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Maruti Suzuki India & MoRD signs MoU for Training Rural Youth for Skill Development



Maruti Suzuki India & MoRD signs MoU for Training Rural Youth for Skill Development: Details, Aim, Highlights

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd on 19th December 2018, signed a MoU with Union Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) for training rural youth for skill development under Deendayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDUu-GKY).

The MoU was signed in the presence of Minister of Rural Development Narendra Singh Tomar.

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU–GKY) is the flagship placement linked skill-training programme under the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD).

The partnership between the government and the Maruti Suzuki India Ltd will provide training to at least 5000 candidates in two years with assured placement to the rural youth of our country.

The agreement for the training of youths was done under “Champion Employers” policy in which the industry leaders who have the potential to provide training and captive employment to the candidates are aligned to the objectives of DDU-GKY.


The Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) was launched by the Union government on 25th September 2014.

The Yojana was launched during the 98th birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay. Earlier the Yojana was known as Aajeevika Skills Development Programme (ASDP).


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