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Captive Employment

Captive Employment:

The Ministry of Rural Development has launched a new initiative called “Captive Employment” under the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) program.

  • Captive employers are any Employer or Industry that provides employment to candidates in their own organization or one of its subsidiaries and has suitable in-house training facilities.
  • It aims to train and place more than 31,000 rural youth in their own establishment or subsidiary companies.
  • The trained candidates are assured post-training placement of a minimum of six months with a minimum CTC of Rs 10,000/-. The program is expected

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana:

  • Launched in 2014
  • Ministry: Under Rural Development
  • Part of the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM)
  • Objective is to Demand-led skill training aimed at rural poor youth between 15 and 35 years of age. Mandatory coverage of socially disadvantaged groups (SC/ST 50%; Minority 15%; Women 33%). The emphasis is on Career Progression rather than just training.