Kudumbashree receives the National Award for the successful implementation of DDU-GKY in Kerala Updated On 2018-05-07
Kudumbashree Mission received the national award for being the second best state nodal agency for implementing DDU-GKY programme during 2017-18. Shri. Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj and Shri. Raghubar Das, Chief Minister, Jharkhand gave away the award to Dr Praveen, Chief Operating Officer and Shri. Shibu. N.P, State Programme Manager at the programme held at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Ranchi, Jharkhand on 5 May 2018. This is for the second time that Kudumbashree is bagging the award. Last year also Kudumbashree had received the award for being the third best state nodal agency implementing the programme in the state. 9196 out of the 10663 trained youth had secured job placements during 2017-18.
The Award committee has employed two stage process for ranking the states based on their performances during 2017-2018. Score for achieving training target for the last financial year, score for achieving placement target for the last financial year, score for assessed against trained, score for certified against assessed, score for fund installments, score for training centre capacity utilization, score for inspections done, score for utilization of funds, score for engagement of Technical Support Agency, HR score, usage of MIS, score for timely commencement (PAC to MoU), score for timely commencement ( MoU to fund release),score for sanction ( EC approved against sanctioned), State's contribution to National Performance ( Training), State's contribution to National Performance ( Placement), Initiatives or Best Practices etc were the parameters considers for screening the applications etc were considered in the first stage. In the second stage, the presentation on the implementation of the DDU-GKY programme in their respective states was done by the state nodal agencies. It was based on the scores attained by the states in two stages the awards were decided. As of now, Kudumbashree SRLM has 52 PIAs and 83 projects in hand. Kudumbashree had devised various field level and policy level innovations for the successful implementation of the programme in the state.
DDUGKY, the skill training and placement programme under the Ministry of Rural Development ( MoRD) occupies a unique position amongst the other skill training programmes due to its focus to the poor rural youth and its emphasis on sustainable employment through the prominence and incentives given to post placement tracking, retention and career progression. Kudumbashree SRLM is planning to give skill training to 30,000 rural youth during 2018-2019.