Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana

About DDU-GKY

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 PFMS ToT for SRLMs 11-JUN To 12-JUN NIRDPR Campus
2 Kaushal Praveen: ToT 11-JUN To 13-JUN NIRDPR
3 Training on Installment Release 12-JUN To 13-JUN NIRDPR
4 Kaushal Salah: Orientation Programme on DDU-GKY for Prospective PIAs 13-JUN To 14-JUN NIRDPR
5 Kaushal Pravesh: Induction Programme on DDU-GKY for new PIAs 18-JUN To 18-JUN NIRDPR
6 Training Programme on Assessment and Certification 18-JUN To 18-JUN NIRD-NERC, Guwahati
7 ToT for CTSA 18-JUN To 18-JUN NIRDPR Campus
8 Thematic Workshop on IT Platform- PFMS for PIAs 19-JUN To 19-JUN NIRD-NERC, Guwahati
9 Thematic Workshop on IT Platform- Kaushal Pragati for PIAS and SRLMs 20-JUN To 20-JUN Virtual Session
10 Thematic Workshop on IT Platform- eSOP for PIAS and SRLMs 21-JUN To 21-JUN Virtual Session
11 Thematic Workshop on DDU-GKY ERP 24-JUN To 28-JUN Bangalore
SNo Programme Proposed Date Location
1 Thematic Workshop on Financial Procedures 09-JUL To 09-JUL NIRDPR Campus, HYD
2 Kaushal Salah: Orientation Programme on DDU-GKY for Prospective PIAs 11-JUL To 12-JUL NIRDPR Campus, HYD
3 Thematic Workshop on IT Platform- PFMS for PIAs 18-JUL To 18-JUL Punjab
4 Training on Installment Release 24-JUL To 25-JUL NIRDPR Campus, HYD
To nominate write to trainingddugky.nird@gov.in / contact 040-24001205