Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana

The Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) announced the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) on Antyodaya Diwas - 25th September 2014. DDU-GKY is a part of the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM), tasked with the dual objectives of adding diversity to the incomes of rural poor families and cater to the career aspirations of rural youth.

DDU-GKY is uniquely focused on rural youth between the ages of 15 and 35 years from poor families. As a part of the Skill India campaign, it plays an instrumental role in supporting the social and economic programs of the government like the Make In India, Digital India, Smart Cities and Start-Up India, Stand-Up India campaigns. Over 180 million or 69% of the country's youth population between the ages of 18 and 34 years, live in its rural areas. Of these, the bottom of the pyramid youth from poor families with no or marginal employment number about 55 million.

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Proposed Capacity Building Programme Calendar


SNo Programme Proposed Date Location
1 Opportunities for Skilling and Placement for DDU-GKY in Food Processing Sector 03-JUN To 03-JUN Online
2 Kaushal Bharat Refresher Training 03-JUN To 04-JUN Online
3 Kaushal Bharat Refresher Training 08-JUN To 08-JUN Online
4 Kaushal Pravesh: Induction Programme on DDU-GKY for new PIAs 15-JUN To 18-JUN Online
5 COVID Protocol Master Class Registration 15-JUN To 15-JUN Virtual Class
6 Induction Programme for SRLMs 15-JUN To 18-JUN Virtual Session
7 Kaushal Bharat Refresher Training 16-JUN To 17-JUN Online
8 Thematic Workshop on IT Platform- PFMS for PIAs 21-JUN To 21-JUN online
9 Kaushal Salah: Orientation Programme on DDU-GKY for Prospective PIAs 22-JUN To 25-JUN Virtual Class
10 Kaushal Bharat Refresher Training (Inspection Module) 22-JUN To 30-JUN Virtual Session
To nominate write to trainingddugky.nird@gov.in / contact 040-24001205