Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana

About DDU-GKY

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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Newsletter (Sep-18)

Proposed Capacity Building Programme Calendar


SNo Programme Proposed Date Location
1 Thematic Workshop on DDU-GKY ERP 05-MAR To 08-MAR PSDM
2 Thematic Workshop on IT Platform- Kaushal Pragati for PIAS and SRLMs 07-MAR To 07-MAR Virtual
3 Kaushal Praveen: ToT 11-MAR To 13-MAR NAC
4 Thematic Workshop on DDU-GKY ERP 11-MAR To 15-MAR NIRD NERC
5 Thematic Workshop on DDU-GKY ERP 12-MAR To 15-MAR SRLM
6 Training on Installment Release 14-MAR To 15-MAR NIRDPR Campus,Hyd
7 Thematic Workshop on IT Platform- Kaushal Pragati for PIAS and SRLMs 14-MAR To 14-MAR NIRDPR Campus, HYD
8 Thematic Workshop on IT Platform- eSOP for PIAS and SRLMs 15-MAR To 15-MAR NIRDPR Campus, Hyd
9 Kaushal Praveen: ToT 18-MAR To 20-MAR NIRDPR Campus
10 Orientation Programme on DDU-GKY for Prospective PIAs 19-MAR To 20-MAR NIRDPR Campus, HYD
11 Thematic Workshop on Centre Management 25-MAR To 25-MAR Tami Nadu
12 Training on Placement Verification Process 25-MAR To 25-MAR TN
13 Thematic Workshop on Centre Management 26-MAR To 26-MAR TN
14 Training on Placement Verification Process 26-MAR To 26-MAR TN
15 Kaushal Praveen: ToT 26-MAR To 28-MAR PIA Training Center
16 Induction Programme on DDU-GKY for new PIAs 27-MAR To 29-MAR NIRDPR Campus
SNo Programme Proposed Date Location
1 Workshop on Appraisal Module for SRLMs 02-APR To 05-APR NIRDPR
2 Thematic Workshop on Financial Procedures 09-APR To 09-APR NIRDPR Campus
3 Training on Installment Release 10-APR To 11-APR NIRDPR Campus
4 Orientation Programme on DDU-GKY for Prospective PIAs 12-APR To 13-APR NIRDPR Campus
5 Induction Programme on DDU-GKY for new PIAs 23-APR To 25-APR NIRDPR Campus
6 Thematic Workshop on IT Platform- Kaushal Pragati for PIAS and SRLMs 29-APR To 29-APR NIRDPR Campus
7 Thematic Workshop on IT Platform- eSOP for PIAS and SRLMs 30-APR To 30-APR NIRDPR Campus
To nominate write to trainingddugky.nird@gov.in / contact 040-24001205