Bangalore, April 3, 2018: Leading online home service provider Housejoy, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Betterplace Safety Solutions Private Limited. As a part of the MoU, Housejoy will provide entrepreneurship opportunities to 1500 apprentices across Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai and Delhi.

The MoU includes a partnership with government for theskill development programs, under which an automated based self-learning modulewill be provided in vernacular languages for jobs like Housekeeping/Cleaning Staff, Beautician, Electrician, Plumber, Carpenters and Mechanics.A certification will also be provided by NSDC/Sector Skill Council under theRPL scheme of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY). 

Commentingon the association Mr. Pravin Agarwal, CEO -Better Places said "Models of self-employment and microentrepreneurship like the ones offered by Housejoy are the need of the hour. Weare delighted to be working with team Housejoy in this journey to createenormous value for the aspiring youth and the growing new economy". 

Elobratingon the partnership Mr. Kumar Saurabh, VP Operations - Housejoy said"This partnership is win - win for all of us. On one side, this will helpin upliftment of un-organized skilled manpower, and on the other, this willhelp delivering quality service to the end consumer. We are very positive inbeing a part to contribute towards the mission taken by Prime Minister andSkill Ministry and add value in the entire value chain. Partnering with BetterPlaces will enable us to scale this with the help of technology"

The MoU extends to support the apprentices with anentrepreneurship loan of up to INR 10,00,000/- under Mudra Yojna, therebyenhancing the growth of micro entrepreneurs in the country. 

During the event, two beauticians from Housejoy werefelicitated by Mr. Anantkumar Hegde (Union Minister of State for SkillDevelopment and Entrepreneurship) and nine others were offered MudraLoans across categories like Plumbing, Appliances, Carpentry and Home Cleaning.

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