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Review of DDU-GKY

 

DDUGKY: Relevance

  • GS 2: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States

 

DDUGKY: Context

  • Recently, Ministry of Rural Development has conducted a periodic review of the implementation of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) with States/UTs.

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DDUGKY: Key points

  • It is targeted to train 2.80 lakh candidates and place 1.96 lakh candidates under DDU-GKY during 2021-22.
  • Till February 2022, more than 11.5 lakh candidates were trained under DDU-GKY, among which more than 7 lakh candidates were placed under DDUGKY.
  • The periodic review and a NITI Aayog study on NRLM (National Rural Livelihood Mission), both has said that there is no need to make any changes in the program.
  • There is no indication of rural youths showing less interest in DDU-GKY in comparison to last years.

 

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What is DDUGKY?

  • Ministry of Rural Development has announced the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDUGKY) in 2014 as a part of the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM).
  • DDUKGY is 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 caters to the challenges of rural population by funding training projects benchmarked to global standards, with an emphasis on placement, retention, career progression and foreign placement.
  • DDU-GKY is present in 28 States and UTs, across 689 districts, impacting youth from over 7,426 blocks.

 

DDUGKY benefits

  • It enables poor and marginalized section of society to access benefits as it provides demand led skill training at no cost to the rural poor.
  • It has an inclusive program design as it mandatorily covers the socially disadvantaged groups (SC/ST 50%; Minority 15%; Women 33%).
  • It shifts focus from training to career progression as it pioneers in providing incentives for job retention, career progression and foreign placements.
  • It provides greater support for placed candidates by providing post-placement support, migration support and alumni network.
  • It has a proactive approach in building partnership placements as it provides guaranteed placement for at least 70% (earlier 75%) trained candidates.

 

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DDUGKY eligibility

  • Rural Youth:15 – 35 Yrs
  • SC/ST/Women/PVTG/PWD: upto 45 Yrs

 

DDUGKY implementation

  • DDU-GKY follows a 3-tier implementation model.
  • The DDU-GKY National Unit at MoRD functions as the policy-making, technical support and facilitation agency.
  • The DDU-GKY State Missions provide implementation support; and the Project Implementing Agencies (PIAs) implement the programme through skilling and placement projects.

 

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