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 Thematic Workshop on Financial Procedures 04-AUG To 04-AUG J&K VC B1
2 Training on Kaushal Bharat- DDUGKY ERP 04-AUG To 05-AUG MP VC B1
3 Thematic Workshop on Financial Procedures 05-AUG To 05-AUG J&K VC B2
4 Thematic Workshop on IT Platform- PFMS for PIAs 06-AUG To 06-AUG Assam VC
5 Training on Kaushal Bharat- DDUGKY ERP 06-AUG To 07-AUG MP VC B2
6 Thematic Workshop on Financial Procedures 12-AUG To 12-AUG Assam VC
7 Thematic Workshop on Financial Procedures 13-AUG To 13-AUG Assam VC
8 Training on Kaushal Bharat- DDUGKY ERP 13-AUG To 14-AUG MP VC B3
9 Training on Project Implementing Procedures 18-AUG To 18-AUG Haryana VC
10 Training on Project Implementing Procedures 19-AUG To 19-AUG Haryana VC
11 Training on Kaushal Bharat- DDUGKY ERP 19-AUG To 20-AUG MP VC B4
To nominate write to trainingddugky.nird@gov.in / contact 040-24001205