The Government of India through its Deen Dayal Upadhyay Centres for Knowledge Acquisition and Upgradation of Skilled Human Abilities and Livelihood, has established KAUSHAL Centers with specific focus on vocational education. These KAUSHAL centers have been established to address the significant skill-gap that exists between the 'demands' of the industry and the 'supply' by the educational institutions. Ramnarain Ruia College with almost eight decades of experience in higher education and training and with the strong industry-academia linkages it has developed as a direct outcome of its research in humanities and sciences was the first college in the city of Mumbai to be granted permission by UGC to start a KAUSHAL Centre in August 2015.
At the DDU KAUSHAL Kendra, Ramnarain Ruia Autonomous College students are trained to develop hands-on skills that will significantly boost their industrial acceptability and employability. Under this center the College has implemented three programs leading to Bachelor of Vocation (B.Voc) degree, and two programs leading to M.Voc degree: