Maharashtra State Rural Livelihood Mission (MSRLM) signs MoU with 23 PIAs for implementing DDU-GKY


Maharashtra State Rural Livelihood Mission MSRLM –UMED is an organization dedicated towards empowering the poor and vulnerable households of rural Maharashtra. They have partnered with several agencies to initiate programmes in various fields to scale up skill development and provide livelihood.

Maharashtra State Rural Livelihood Mission (Umed) has initiated the process of Placement linked Training Programme in Maharashtra under the Flagship programme of Ministry of Rural Development – Deen Dayal Upadhaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY). The project is being implemented since 2016 for the training and placement of 58335 rural youth for which 27 implementing agencies were allotted target in first phase. The agencies are successfully training the candidates in sectors like Retail, Security, Hospitality, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Medical, Construction etc. and placing them in reputed companies. Candidates placed through training and direct placement in the year 2016-17 across 34 districts of Maharashtra are – 10225.

msrlm_ddugky_mouFor the 2nd phase of allotment Smt. R.Vimala, IAS, CEO, MSRLM has signed MoU on 26th June, 2017 with 23 agencies (19 Project implementing agencies and 4 Government Agencies all put together 23579 target allotted – List of the agencies is enclosed), 5 MoUs were signed earlier this month. The total target allotted during the phase is 32,773 for next three years. Out of 24 agencies, three are implementing project under Sagarmala, a project in convergence with DDUGKY which is wholly funded by Ministry of Shipping for training youth of Costal belt of Maharashtra. The decision is taken in a Project Approval Committee meeting under the chairmanship of Hon. Secretary RDD, GoM in dialogue with CEO, MSRLM on 22nd June, 2017.

The three agencies that are implementing the project under Sagarmala are Orion Edutech Pvt. Ltd, SAFEDUCATE Learning Private Limited and Surya Wires Private Limited. Some of the sectors in which these projects will be implemented are Tourism & Hospitality, Construction, Logistics and Supply chain management, Retail etc.

Shri. Randhir Sowanshi, Deputy Director, Non-Intensive and Shri. George Bernard Shaw, State Mission Manager, Shri Vishal Jadav, Mission Manager along with Trapti, Ajay, Sagar, Pankaj from NABCONS Technical Support Team were also present during this signing of MoU at MSRLM Office, CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai.

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