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 04-NOV To 06-NOV NIRDPR Campus
2 Kaushal Pravesh: Induction Programme on DDU-GKY for new PIAs 05-NOV To 07-NOV PSDM
3 Kaushal Pravesh: Induction Programme on DDU-GKY for new PIAs 07-NOV To 09-NOV NIRDPR Campus
4 Kaushal Pravesh: Induction Programme on DDU-GKY for new PIAs 13-NOV To 15-NOV PSDM
5 Induction Programme for SRLMs 15-NOV To 15-NOV Puducherry
6 Kaushal Salah: Orientation Programme on DDU-GKY for Prospective PIAs 20-NOV To 21-NOV NIRDPR Campus
7 Training on Placement Verification Process 25-NOV To 25-NOV BRLPS
8 Kaushal Praveen: ToT 28-NOV To 30-NOV Jammu
SNo Programme Proposed Date Location
1 Kaushal Pravesh: Induction Programme on DDU-GKY for new PIAs 10-DEC To 12-DEC NIRDPR Campus
2 Kaushal Praveen: ToT 12-DEC To 14-DEC Sikkim
3 Kaushal Salah: Orientation Programme on DDU-GKY for Prospective PIAs 18-DEC To 19-DEC NIRDPR Campus, Hyd
To nominate write to trainingddugky.nird@gov.in / contact 040-24001205