The Ministry of Rural Development on Tuesday signed MoUs with 19 ‘Captive Employers’ for training and placement of 31,000 rural youths under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY).
‘Captive Employers’ refer to companies or industries that select rural youths, skill them, and deploy them in one of their own establishments, sister-concerns or subsidiaries.
The MoUs were signed in the presence of Rural Development Minister Giriraj Singh.
Addressing the gathering, Giriraj Singh said that India has the potential to become the skill capital of the world.
“As amnay as 31,000 rural youths will get training and placement with the 19 captive employers in the first phase,” he said.Also ReadNarendra Modi Independence Day Speech Live Updates: India now identified ...Govt SOP for Judges: Do not name officials for court panelsShivaji statue vandalised in Goa, police initiate inquiry‘Will return to Red Fort next year’: In Independence Day speech, PM Modi ...
He expressed hope that soon the figure of 30,000 will increase to 1,30,000.