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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Newsletter (Sep-18)

Proposed Capacity Building Programme Calendar


SNo Programme Proposed Date Location
1 Thematic Workshop on Centre Management 03-JAN To 03-JAN SEEDAP
2 Training on Placement Verification Process 06-JAN To 06-JAN SEEDAP
3 Thematic Workshop on Centre Management 06-JAN To 07-JAN SEEDAP
4 Training on Placement Verification Process 07-JAN To 07-JAN SEEDAP
5 Training on Placement Verification Process 08-JAN To 08-JAN SEEDAP
6 Thematic Workshop on Centre Management 09-JAN To 10-JAN SEEDAP
7 Thematic Workshop on IT Platform- PFMS for PIAs 21-JAN To 21-JAN NIRDPR Campus
8 Kaushal Salah: Orientation Programme on DDU-GKY for Prospective PIAs 22-JAN To 23-JAN NIRDPR Campus
9 Workshop on DDU-GKY for Internal Team and Empanelled Auditors 28-JAN To 28-JAN NIRDPR Campus, HYD
10 Kaushal Praveen: ToT 28-JAN To 30-JAN PIA training center
SNo Programme Proposed Date Location
1 Induction Programme for SRLMs 11-FEB To 14-FEB NIRDPR Campus
2 Training on Placement Verification Process 18-FEB To 18-FEB NIRDPR Campus
3 Thematic Workshop on Financial Procedures 19-FEB To 19-FEB NIRDPR Campus
4 Kaushal Salah: Orientation Programme on DDU-GKY for Prospective PIAs 26-FEB To 27-FEB NIRDPR Campus
To nominate write to trainingddugky.nird@gov.in / contact 040-24001205