Human factor is the key to the developmental process. For our economy to grow fast, a skilled workforce is essential and for economic development to be equitable it is necessary to incorporate the vast major portion of the population living in rural areas. India has a vast geographic dividend. According to census 2011, India has 55 million potential workers between the age group of 15-35 years in rural areas. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY), a part of the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM), has been started with the objective of improving the economic condition of rural poor. It aims to satisfy the livelihood ambitions of youth residing in rural areas by training them and providing employment opportunities. This paper focuses on the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana and highlights its significance in increasing rural employment in the state of Chhattisgarh. Secondary data has been used for the purpose of study.
Cite this article:
Rashmi Dewangan. Rural Human Resource Development in light of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana in the state of Chhattisgarh. Asian Journal of Management. 2018; 9(1):432-434. doi: 10.5958/2321-5763.2018.00066.5