Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) is a scheme under theMinistry of Rural Development of the Government of India. In Meghalaya, it is implemented bythe State Institute of Rural Development (SIRD) under the Community & RuralDevelopment Department since 2016. DDU-GKY was implemented on Public PrivatePartnership mode with the Project Implementing Agencies (PIAs) duly recognized by the Government as an intervention aimed at eliminating the challenges faced by the youngpotential workers of rural areas.