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 Kaushal Bharat Refresher Training (Placement Module) 02-SEP To 02-SEP VC for SRLM Officials
2 Orientation module on DDU-GKY 03-SEP To 03-SEP VC for MoS
3 PACE Soft Skill ToT 06-SEP To 17-SEP ToT for PIAs
4 Training on Due-Diligence and Inspections 09-SEP To 09-SEP VC for Assam New PIAs
5 Kaushal Bharat Refresher Training for SRLM 14-SEP To 15-SEP VC for Pan India
6 Training on Default Management 14-SEP To 14-SEP VC for PIAs (Meghalaya & J&K)
7 Thematic Workshop on IT Platform- PFMS for PIAs 15-SEP To 15-SEP Virtual Class
8 Training on Placement Verification Process 16-SEP To 16-SEP VC for WB & Karnataka
9 Kaushal Bharat Refresher Training (Placement Module) 17-SEP To 17-SEP VC for PIAs
10 Training on Due-Diligence and Inspections 17-SEP To 17-SEP VC for WB
11 Kaushal Pravesh: Induction Programme on DDU-GKY for new PIAs 20-SEP To 23-SEP VC for Himachal Pradesh PIAs
12 Kaushal Bharat Refresher Training (Inspection Module) 21-SEP To 21-SEP VC for SRLM/PIAs
13 Training on Project Closure process 24-SEP To 24-SEP VC for Haryana & Assam
14 PFMS ToT for SRLMs 24-SEP To 24-SEP VC for Gujarat
15 Kaushal Bharat Refresher Training for PIAs 28-SEP To 29-SEP Virtual Session
16 Thematic Workshop on Financial Procedures 30-SEP To 30-SEP Virtual Class
To nominate write to trainingddugky.nird@gov.in / contact 040-24001205