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Name of the programme launched for the youth of J & K under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen kaushalya Yojana?
1. Jyoti
2. Sahayog
3. Insaniyat
4. Himayat

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Correct Answer - Option 4 : Himayat

The correct answer is Himayat.

  • Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana
    • It is a centrally-sponsored scheme launched in 2014.
    • It is a part of the National Rural Livelihood Mission.
    • The focus of this yojana is on rural poor youth between the ages of 15 and 35.
    • The scheme is monitored by the Ministry of Rural Government, Government of India.
    • Its objectives:
    1. Enable Poor and Marginalized to access benefits.
    2. Mandatory coverage of socially disadvantaged groups (SC/ST 50%; Minority 15%; Women 33%).
    3. Post Placement support, migration support, and alumni network.
    4. Guaranteed Placements for at least 75% trained candidates.
    5. Nurturing new training service providers and developing their skills.
    6. Catering to the career aspirations of rural youth.
    • Greater emphasis on projects for poor rural youth in Jammu and Kashmir (Himayat).
  • Himayat
    • It is a placement-linked skill training programme for employed youth of Jammu and Kashmir.
    • It is being implemented by the Himayat Mission Management Unit, J&K State Rural Livelihoods, and the Government of J&K.
    • It was launched on the recommendations of Dr.C. Rangarajan Committee report which suggested a scheme of Skill for School and College dropouts.
    • It will cover both urban and rural populations irrespective of levels of poverty.

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