Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY)is a special scheme implemented by the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India with an aim to skill rural youth who are poor and give them with jobs having a usual monthly wage at or above the minimum wage. It is a part of the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) - the mission to curb poverty called Aajeevika. Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) chases its goal of reducing rural poverty by adopting a multi-faceted strategy. This comprises programs for rural housing (Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana - PMAY), rural infrastructure (Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana - PMGSY), livelihood promotion (National Rural Livelihood Mission - Aajeevika), employment guarantee (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme - MGNREGS) and social pensions (National Social Assistance Program - NSAP). DDU-GKY emanates its importance from its capacity to curb poverty by varying incomes and decreasing their uncertainty.