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Deen Dayal Upadhyay-Grameen Kaushal Yojana in North Eastern Region

Posted On: 15 MAR 2022 6:11PM by PIB Delhi

The Deen Dayal Upadhyay-Grameen Kaushal Yojana (DDU-GKY), which is a placement linked skill development program for rural poor youth in the age group of 15-35 years, is being implemented by the Government since September, 2014. DDU-GKY guidelines provide for earmarking 50% of the funds for SCs and STs and 15% for minorities. Further, one third beneficiaries of the respective categories under the scheme should be women.

DDU-GKY has helped youth from poor rural families in accessing free of cost skilling program. DDU-GKY has been providing skilling options in 616 job roles till now as per the aspirations of rural youth and imparting required and relevant skills to rural youth. DDU-GKY provides for placement of minimum 70% of trained candidates providing them with jobs having regular monthly wages.


The details of performance in the North East is as given below:

Cumulative performance of NE States under DDUGKY from 2014-15 till Feb 2022

Sl. No.

North Eastern States

Cumulative performance

Funds Released

Trained

Placed

(Rs in Lakhs)

1

Arunachal Pradesh

138

43

2564.462

2

Assam

54319

33126

37206.610

3

Manipur

2958

1049

7169.791

4

Meghalaya

2633

1197

5295.093

5

Mizoram

783

461

2681.588

6

Nagaland

2323

901

6712.146

7

Sikkim

920

414

2131.245

8

Tripura

6860

4210

7081.403

 

 

Ministry of Rural Development has not made any specific study on the performance of DDU-GKY for North Eastern Region. However, NITI Aayog has conducted an evaluation of National Rural Livelihoods Mission and DDU-GKY as one of the component of NRLM was evaluated. DDU-GKY program design lets the program carry out in depth three tier monitoring by Project Implementing Agencies, State and Central Technical Support Agencies. Review of program implementation with States and Project Implementing Agencies is carried out regularly for achieving the desired outcome of the program.

This information was given by the Union Minister of State for Rural Development Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

 

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