Ludhiana, Sep. 11 (ANI): A large number of students from Punjab prefer going abroad for advance studies. But, in a reverse trend, foreign academies are now venturing into Punjab to provide quality education to Punjabi students.
Orane Beauty academy from Canada, located in Ludhiana is one such institution.
Olga Arefyeva has come from Canada to take a look at how Orane Beauty Academies in Punjab are functioning. She is responsible to ensure the working and standards of the Orane Beauty Academy, the subsidiaries of Orance Incorporation, Canada. meet a certain standard.
The company runs three academies in Ludhiana, Jalandhar,and Amritsar districts for students from Punjab.
They provide an opportunity to students to gain skills that will stand in them in good stead when they look for jobs across the world.
"Beauty industry is growing from year to year and by this date about 500 million dollars are spent for beauty salons and for beauty. From our point of view India people are more willing to study beauty and as we can see there are lot of beauty salons are opening all over the world," said Olga Arefyeva, Franchise Development Officer, Orane Incorporation, Canada.
"As most of the Punjabi people, they want to go abroad. After getting this certificate, they will be able to work in good positions like beauty therapists. They can open their own salon. They need not to go for any other certification to work in any country, so this is the benefit for the people of Punjab and I hope students will get certificates and work all over the world. The kind of attitude Punjabis have, can work according to that," said Dinesh Sood, Director, Orane Beauty Academy.
Aestheticians and beauty professionals have never been so well paid as they are today and such international academies have come as boon to those who want to make a career in these areas.
Foreign trainers regularly visit the academies to update the students on latest beauty trends and styles.
The foreign Academies in Punjab aim at enabling their students find suitable jobs anywhere in the world.
They even assist students by providing Visa Consultancy services and provide training in Public relations and International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
The entire process makes the students optimistic and confident about getting jobs in the beauty industry across the world.
"A large number of people have opened beauty salons in India these days. However people give preference to international academies as they teach advanced techniques, which are used internationally," said Nisha, a trainee, Orane Beauty Academy.
"These days beauty is a very upcoming field, you can very well see all over in our country. You can never imagine beauty will go on and on throughout our lives, so its very important level also, so this is the line that we should know, learn and our future and career totally depended on it. In this field you will never see any recession, it will go on and on," said Simmi Kumar, Trainee, Orane Beauty Academy.
These students are also excited about the existing opportunities in the domestic market.
Jobs are widely available at beauty salons and spas mushrooming across India. And with the arrival of the international chain of beauty salons like L'Oreal and Lakme - aestheticians and beauty professionals are extremely happy. By Karan Kapoor (ANI)