Under the scheme Deen Dayal Upadhyaya-Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) by the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of J-K, along with partner training agencies has been providing skill training and placements to youth. Under this scheme, the youth enrolled for the training belong to the 18 to 35 age group.
Trainees report a huge increase in their confidence and communication abilities. They feel confident on meeting the demands of work life.
Women in particular have been significantly empowered by the schemes. Unemployed youth are now provided with jobs and skills.
While speaking to ANI, a trainee said, “Earlier we had no idea about this training but after coming to this place we gained enough practical knowledge. Besides that we got free facilities including uniform and accommodation”.
Source: Business Standard