Government Skilling Projects

The Directorate General Resettlement (DGR) is an Inter Service organization functioning directly under the Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare (Ministry of Defence). In order to maintain a youthful profile of the Armed Forces, approximately 60,000 service personnel are retired/released every year at comparatively young age. Majority of the service personnel at the time of retirement are at an age where they have numerous unfinished domestic responsibilities, which necessitate their taking up second occupation. DGR assists Ex-Servicemen to train and acquire additional skills and facilitate their resettlement through a second career.

Armed Forces personnel, having acquired certain competencies during their service career, need to re-orient their skills and attitude for second career post-retirement/release. It is the endeavour of DGR to provide opportunities to service personnel and ESM for this reorientation. However, it is for individuals to identify their aptitude before choosing second career. DGR is committed towards generating opportunities and nurturing dreams for re-employment/entrepreneurship. JCOs/OR and their equivalent of the three Services are eligible to undergo resettlement training .

Edulight is one of the chosen few by the government to implement this program. Edulight’s ability to assist our brave hearts for jobs and in the process seamlessly resettle them in to a new career gives them additional edge for the defence personnel to choose Edulight programs. These programs are delivered in Mumbai at their training centers and Edulight assists them with accommodation and other living arrangements during the duration of their stay for the training program. Edulight welcomes our defence personal to choose these programs and get resettled in their second innings. For details about these programs, you may write to or