Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana
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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 Current Status Location
1 Writeshop on Coffee Table Book of DDU-GKY capturing DDU-GKY Program 05-FEB To 05-FEB NIRDPR
2 clarification and orientation program on the sanction of additional target application processes 09-FEB To 09-FEB NIRDPR
3 Thematic Workshop on IT Platform- PFMS for PIAs 15-FEB To 15-FEB NIRDPR
4 Training on Quality Management in DDU-GKY for PIAs 22-FEB To 22-FEB NIRDPR
5 Orientation on DDU-GKY Program for SRLM Officials 22-FEB To 23-FEB NIRDPR
6 Training on Placement Procedure in DDU-GKY 23-FEB To 23-FEB NIRDPR
7 Training on Financial Procedure in DDU-GKY 27-FEB To 27-FEB NIRDPR
8 Training Programme on Assessment and Certification 29-FEB To 29-FEB NIRDPR
To nominate write to trainingddugky.nird@gov.in / contact 040-24001205