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 Workshop on Appraisal Module for SRLMs 02-APR To 05-APR NIRDPR
2 Training on Installment Release 04-APR To 05-APR NIRDPR Campus
3 Thematic Workshop on Financial Procedures 09-APR To 09-APR NIRDPR Campus
4 Training on Installment Release 10-APR To 11-APR NIRDPR Campus
5 Training on Installment Release 22-APR To 24-APR NABCONS Office
6 Induction Programme on DDU-GKY for new PIAs 23-APR To 25-APR NIRDPR Campus
7 Orientation Programme on DDU-GKY for Prospective PIAs 25-APR To 26-APR NIRDPR Campus
8 Thematic Workshop on IT Platform- Kaushal Pragati for PIAS and SRLMs 29-APR To 29-APR NIRDPR Campus
9 Kaushal Disha: Orientation Programme on DDU-GKY (Pre-PRN) 29-APR To 29-APR NIRD NERC
10 Thematic Workshop on IT Platform- eSOP for PIAS and SRLMs 30-APR To 30-APR NIRDPR Campus
SNo Programme Proposed Date Location
1 Thematic Workshop on Financial Procedures 22-MAY To 22-MAY NIRDPR
2 Thematic Workshop on IT Platform- PFMS for PIAs 23-MAY To 23-MAY NIRDPR
3 Kaushal Praveen: ToT 27-MAY To 29-MAY Manipur
4 Kaushal Salah: Orientation Programme on DDU-GKY for Prospective PIAs 28-MAY To 29-MAY NIRDPR
To nominate write to trainingddugky.nird@gov.in / contact 040-24001205