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DDU-GKY

Programme Objectives:

The DDU-GKY (Deen Dayal Upadhaya Grameen Kaushal Yojna) program under the ministry of Rural Development is designed to provide Vocational training and wage employment to rural youth.

Empower Pragati Credentials:

Empower has had experience of mobilizing and training 3,000 rural youth in Andhra Pradesh between 2011-2013 and this experience has come in useful for delivering on the DDU-GKY projects.

Empower Pragati Outcomes:

Empower Pragati has started this project in August 2014 and running till date in Bihar. Empower Pragati has centres in Bihar in three districts Muzaffarpur, Bhagalpur and Samastipur and has trained 821 candidates in sectors like IT/ITeS, Retail and Tourism and Hospitality. This is a residential program; Empower Pragati has two hostels each in three of its centres (boys/girls). The duration of the course is three month. Empower Pragati has been assigned with the responsibility to set up 2 centres in Assam.

Trained:  936

Assessed (pass):  656

Placed:  388

Shubham Singh

“After completing training at Empower Pragati, I was placed at Flipkart as a Sales Associate. Even after completing my graduation...

Shubham Singh

2017-03-13T11:54:16+00:00

Shubham Singh

“After completing training at Empower Pragati, I was placed at Flipkart as a Sales Associate. Even after completing my graduation I was unable to find a job. Doing this training has totally transformed my profile.”

Manisha Meena

“I came to Delhi from a village in Rajasthan to get my mother treated for cancer. Desperately needed money to...

Manisha Meena

2017-12-01T12:38:04+00:00

Manisha Meena

“I came to Delhi from a village in Rajasthan to get my mother treated for cancer. Desperately needed money to support her and my five siblings back at home. I’m currently working at MCD Dispensary and earning more than anyone ever in my family. Empower 

Deeksha Kumari

“My childhood has been full of hardships and I wanted to change this for my family and myself. I found...

Deeksha Kumari

2017-12-28T12:53:48+00:00

Deeksha Kumari

“My childhood has been full of hardships and I wanted to change this for my family and myself. I found about Empower Pragati and its free-training program which would help me find a job through a mobile camp in my locality. Now I’m working at