Leading online home service provider Housejoy, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Beauty and Wellness Skill Council (BWSSC), a not for profit organization promoted by CII with financial support from NSDC, under the aegis of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. As a part of the MoU, Housejoy will hire as well as certify existing service providers across Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai and Delhi. Housejoy will also help in the enhancement of the qualitative and quantitative reputation in the beauty and wellness industry.

Commenting on the association, Ms. Anu Wadhwa, CEO, BWSSC said “Our partnership with Housejoy is a significant development towards strengthening the apprenticeship ecosystem in the beauty segment of the country. The association will offer a platform to the youth to acquire practical skills of doing a job and will also address the need of the industry to have skilled individuals.”

Elaborating on the partnership Mr. Saran Chatterjee, CEO, Housejoy said “With a significant number of our youth suffering from skill deficits, the biggest problem is employability and not unemployment. Through this association we aim to create gainful employment opportunities for the youth in the beauty and wellness sector.”

As part of the MoU, Beauty and Wellness Skill Council will allow Housejoy to foster market research collaboration between industry partners, to set the curriculum for apprenticeship training and competency matrix for job roles. It will also allow Housejoy to set framework for long term council industry partnership and thereby strengthen the skilled labour pool required in the beauty and wellness industry.

About Housejoy:

Housejoy is the leading provider in the home services space. They are pioneers in providing high-quality on demand residential services, supported by a team of dynamic, capable and trusted professionals. Housejoy launched in January 2015 to provide an aggregation of services to customers ensuring punctuality, quality and reliability. They perform a wide variety of services ranging from maintenance and home repairs to high quality plumbing, electrical services, home cleaning and computer repairs. Housejoy additionally offers specialized services in beauty and in-house bridal make-up and are expanding their service portfolio. Housejoy will also take care of your laundry and dry cleaning, with pickup and delivery right at your door step. Within a short time, Housejoy is operational in 6 cities across the nation and has raised 4 $Million funding in series A from Matrix Partners and has raised 22 $Million in series B led by Amazon and included new investors Vertex Ventures, Qualcomm and Ru-Net Technology Partners.

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