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 PACE Soft Skill ToT 04-JAN To 05-JAN B1 Virtual Class
2 Kaushal Pravesh: Induction Programme on DDU-GKY for new PIAs 05-JAN To 08-JAN WB VC B1
3 Kaushal Pravesh: Induction Programme on DDU-GKY for new PIAs 05-JAN To 08-JAN WB VC B2
4 Training on Kaushal Bharat- DDUGKY ERP 05-JAN To 06-JAN J&K SRLM VC
5 PACE Soft Skill ToT 05-JAN To 06-JAN B2 Virtual Class
6 Training on Kaushal Bharat- DDUGKY ERP 07-JAN To 08-JAN J&K PIAs B1 VC
7 Training on Project Closure process 08-JAN To 08-JAN EGMM
8 Training on Kaushal Bharat- DDUGKY ERP 11-JAN To 12-JAN J&K PIAs B2 VC
9 PACE Soft Skill ToT 18-JAN To 29-JAN Virtual Class
10 Kaushal Salah: Orientation Programme on DDU-GKY for Prospective PIAs 19-JAN To 22-JAN Common VC
11 Guidelines for MoU Signing 19-JAN To 19-JAN Punjab VC
12 Thematic Workshop on Financial Procedures 20-JAN To 20-JAN WB PIAs VC
13 Training on Project Implementing Procedures 21-JAN To 21-JAN Punjab VC
14 Training on Project Closure process 22-JAN To 22-JAN Haryana VC
15 Training on Kaushal Bharat- DDUGKY ERP 25-JAN To 25-JAN Telangana VC
16 Training on Placement Verification Process 28-JAN To 28-JAN Haryana VC
17 Thematic Workshop on Centre Management 28-JAN To 28-JAN Telangana VC B1
18 Thematic Workshop on Centre Management 28-JAN To 28-JAN Telangana VC B2
19 Thematic Workshop on Centre Management 29-JAN To 29-JAN Andhra Pradesh VC B3
20 Thematic Workshop on Centre Management 29-JAN To 29-JAN Andhra Pradesh VC B4
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