Modi government’s flagship job schemes across the country have been able to create only 27.5 lakh jobs. Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP), aimed at generating self-employment through micro-enterprises and non-farm sector, created only 17.88 lakh jobs from 2014-2018.
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY), under which rural youth are skilled in job competencies, only about 5 lakh placements could be made across the country. The scheme was designed to benefit more than 55 million poor rural youth.
Deen Dayal Antodaya Yojana-National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) could see the placement of only 4.72 lakh youth in almost the entire period of Modi government
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