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Assam

About the project:

The Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) announced the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) Antyodaya Diwas, on 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. The Yojana was launched on the occasion of the 98th birth day of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay. Earlier theYojana was known as Aajeevika Skills Development Programme (ASDP).

Program Objectives:

    • The target given by ASRLMS to Empower Pragati is 1500 rural youths, which will be trained and placed in jobs with regular wages within Oct 2017- Sept 2020.
    • The target groups for skilling are candidates in the age group 15 – 35 years from rural poor households.
    • Districts to be covered are Dhubri, Nagaon, Karbi Anglong, Karimganj, Hailakandi, Cachar, Chirang & Baksa.
    • Training without any payment.
    • Free accommodation and food.
    • All candidates will be provided an One pair of uniform in case of 3 month or 6month course
    • A bank account will be opened by the PIA for all candidates in the first month of training
    • All candidates will receive training material free of cost including work books, note books and other study materials.
    • Candidates who complete their training and get placed will receive post placement support of:

1000 per month for 2 months for the Placements within District of domicile

1000 per month for 3 months for the Placements within State of domicile

1000 per month for 6 months for the Placements outside State of domicile

District wise target distribution for DDUGKY Assam Project:

District Target
Dhubri 150
Nagaon 200
Karbi Anglong 150
Karim ganj 200
Hailakandi 200
Cachar 200
Chirag 200
Baksa 200

Courses we offer:

Trade Target Course Duration
Trainee Associate -RAS/Q0103 590    4 Months
Food & Beverage Service-Steward – THC/Q301 490     5 Months
Domestic Data Entry Operator – SSC/Q2212 420     6 Months

Communication Address of Our DDUGKY Assam Center:

Center 1:

Empower Pragati DDUGKY Skills Centre

NH 27, Above Akash Hyundai.

Near Sarusajai Stadium.

Sarusajai, Guwahati -781040.

Kamrup (M). Assam.

Ph – 7670010056

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