Launched: 25 July 2015
Main Objective: To achieve inclusive growth, by developing skills and productive capacity of the
rural youth from poor families.
DDU-GKY aims to train rural youth who are poor and provide them with jobs having regular monthly
wages. It is one of the cluster initiatives of the Ministry of Rural Development that seeks to promote
rural livelihoods. It is a part of the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) – the Mission for
poverty reduction called Aajeevika.
Official Website: http://ddugky.gov.in