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 Kaushal Bharat Refresher Training for SRLM 06-JUL To 07-JUL Online
2 Induction Programme for SRLMs 06-JUL To 09-JUL VC for Gujarat
3 Training Design and Planning 09-JUL To 09-JUL Online
4 Thematic Workshop on Financial Procedures 12-JUL To 12-JUL VC for Meghalaya
5 Training on Project Closure process 13-JUL To 13-JUL Virtual Class
6 Training on Default Management 14-JUL To 14-JUL VC for Gujarat
7 Thematic Workshop on IT Platform- PFMS for PIAs 14-JUL To 14-JUL Online
8 Workshop on Mobilisation Tools and Techniques 15-JUL To 16-JUL VC for Jharkhand
9 Training on Placement Verification Process 15-JUL To 15-JUL VC for Punjab
10 Training on Project Implementing Procedures 19-JUL To 19-JUL VC for West Bengal
11 Training on Installment Release 19-JUL To 20-JUL VC for Jammu & Kashmir
12 Training Programme on Assessment and Certification 23-JUL To 23-JUL Virtual Class
13 Training on Project Closure process 23-JUL To 23-JUL VC for Assam and J&K
14 Orientation module on DDU-GKY 26-JUL To 26-JUL Virtual Class
15 Kaushal Bharat Refresher Training for PIAs 27-JUL To 28-JUL Virtual Session
16 Kaushal Salah: Orientation Programme on DDU-GKY for Prospective PIAs 27-JUL To 30-JUL Virtual Class
17 Thematic Workshop on IT Platform- PFMS for PIAs 28-JUL To 28-JUL Virtual Class
To nominate write to trainingddugky.nird@gov.in / contact 040-24001205