Q. Consider the following statements with respect to Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalaya Yojana (DDU-GKY):
1. It is launched by Ministry of Skill Development in 2014
2. Its aim is to transform rural poor youth into an economically independent and globally relevant workforce
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B
Notes:

The Government has informed that around 4.39 lakh candidates have been trained during 2018-19 and 2019-20 under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalaya Yojana (DDU-GKY).  

It was launched in 2014 by the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) as a part of the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM). Scheme aim is to transform rural poor youth into an economically independent and globally relevant workforce. 

Source: ForumIAS factly