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FOUNDATION DAY OF DEEN DAYAL UPADHYAYA GRAMEEN KAUSHALYA YOJANA (DDU-GKY) CELEBRATED AS “KAUSHAL SE KAL BADLENGE”

FOUNDATION DAY OF DEEN DAYAL UPADHYAYA GRAMEEN KAUSHALYA YOJANA (DDU-GKY) CELEBRATED AS “KAUSHAL SE KAL BADLENGE”

Context

Recently, the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) has celebrated the foundation day of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) as “Kaushal Se Kal Badlenge” on the occasion of Antyodaya Diwas (25th September).

Details

  • Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) inaugurated Agripreneurship Program and released the following during this program:
  • Guidelines regarding Captive Employment under DDU- GKY
  • Guidelines for Promotion of Integrated Farming Cluster (IFC)
  • Compendium of success stories of DDU- GKY placed candidates

About Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY)

  • It is a part of the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM).
  • It has dual objectives to add diversity to the incomes of rural poor families and cater to the career aspirations of rural youth.
  • It 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.

About National Rural Livelihood Mission

  • It is a poverty alleviation project implemented by the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India.
  • It aims to  promote self-employment and organization of rural poor.

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