Proposals invited to onboard Captive Employer under DDUGKY in Bihar

Bihar Rural Livelihoods Promotion Society (BRLPS), locally known as JEEViKA, is an autonomous society under the aegis of Rural Development Department, Government of Bihar. It has mission to drive social and economic empowerment among rural communities. Collaborating and spearhead the project of National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM) in State of Bihar. BRLPS (JEEViKA) is engaged with more 10 lacs Community Institution which gives direct support more than 1 crore women of Bihar.

Under the aegis of NRLM, BRLPS (JEEVIKA) in Bihar is the nodal agency for the implementation of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) with a vision to elevate rural youth into an economically independent and globally relevant workforce. The core aim of DDU-GKY is to provide concurrent skill training and placement opportunities to rural youth, distinguishing itself through a focus on sustainable employment and incentivizing higher placements.

Recognizing the vital role of industry engagement in our mission, BRLPS (JEEVIKA) is extending an invitation for the Captive Employment model under DDU-GKY. This model presents a unique opportunity for industries to actively participate in sourcing, training, and deploying rural youth according to their specific organizational, industrial, or operational needs. Through this partnership, employers can select candidates, tailor their skills, and deploy them within their establishments or subsidiaries, ensuring assured placement.

To fulfill the above requirement, BRLPS (JEEVIKA) is inviting proposal for potential agencies who meet the prequalification criteria. Interested agencies are invited to submit comprehensive technical proposals, supported by relevant documentation, detailing their capabilities and commitment to the Captive Employer partnership under DDU- GKY.

The Pre-qualification and technical proposals must be submitted in separate sealed envelope marked as “Pre-Qualification proposal” and “Technical Proposal” and both the envelopes will be kept in a single envelope marked as “Proposals (Pre-qualification + Technical) for Selection of select a Partner as Captive Employer under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana.

Project Duration

  • The total duration of the assignment is envisaged for 3 years as per the terms and conditions of Captive Employment Guidelines under DDU-GKY.
  • The Agency will be obliged to manage and undertake the assignment in accordance with the provisions of the Contract Agreement and terms and conditions therein and DDU-GKY and Captive Employment Guidelines under DDU-GKY, failing which the Agency will be liable for consequential action in terms of the contract and under existing law.

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Scope of Work

  • Training
    • Training Infrastructure as per the requirement of Job Role
    • Willingness to provide basic training as per the NSQF Aligned courses
    • Commitment to provide assessment and certification from govt. recognized awarding body
    • Commitment to train and place minimum 500 candidates in the period of 3 years
  • Placement
    • Minimum placement commitment of 70% of training target (as prescribed in DDU-GKY Norms) for the minimum period of six months
    • All the placement of trained candidates needs to be in ‘Captive Employment ‘or Affiliate Companies
  • Minimum Wage Commitment
    • Minimum CTC of Rs. 10,000/- month or minimum wages whichever is higher for the training courses less than six months
    • Minimum CTC of Rs. 12,000/- month or minimum wages whichever is higher for the training courses more than six months
  • Co – Branding as per DDU-GKY guidelines


  1. No agency can submit proposal as a Joint Venture/Consortium. Agencies will not sublet the assignment to other agency without written approval from the BRLPS.
  2. Manpower Supplying Agencies are not allowed to participate in this bid.

Last Date for Submission: 18 April 2024, 15:30 hours IST (03:00 PM IST)