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 Kaushal Pravesh: Induction Programme on DDU-GKY for new PIAs 05-FEB To 07-FEB others
2 Thematic Workshop on DDU-GKY ERP 07-FEB To 07-FEB Virtual
3 Thematic Workshop on Centre Management 10-FEB To 10-FEB SEEDAP
4 Thematic Workshop on Centre Management 15-FEB To 15-FEB BRLPS
5 Training on Placement Verification Process 18-FEB To 18-FEB NIRDPR Campus
6 Thematic Workshop on Financial Procedures 19-FEB To 19-FEB NIRDPR Campus
7 Thematic Workshop on IT Platform- PFMS for PIAs 19-FEB To 19-FEB PSDM
8 Kaushal Salah: Orientation Programme on DDU-GKY for Prospective PIAs 26-FEB To 27-FEB NIRDPR Campus
9 Kaushal Salah: Orientation Programme on DDU-GKY for Prospective PIAs 27-FEB To 28-FEB NIRD NERC
SNo Programme Proposed Date Location
1 Induction Programme for SRLMs 17-MAR To 20-MAR NIRDPR Campus
2 Kaushal Pravesh: Induction Programme on DDU-GKY for new PIAs 17-MAR To 19-MAR NIRDPR Campus
3 Thematic Workshop on IT Platform- PFMS for PIAs 20-MAR To 20-MAR NIRDPR Campus
To nominate write to trainingddugky.nird@gov.in / contact 040-24001205