Google hires 16-year-old student of a Chandigarh based government school at an annual package of Rs 1.44 crore


As India’s talent is being facing with a huge layoff issues, there’s another reverse gear story of hiring a young Indian computer prodigy trending up. Yes, in fact Google has hired a 16 year old Chandigarh based government school student and offered him a package of whopping Rs. 1.44 Crore per annum.¬†According to a report in Hindustan Times, the teenager named Harshit Sharma, will be joining the graphic designing team of the company later this month in the US.

A student of Government Model Senior Secondary School (GMSSS), Sector 33, in Chandigarh, Harshit will reportedly be undergoing training for a year at the company. During this period, he will be getting a stipend of Rs 4 lakh per month. Once he gets his training completed, he will get a monthly salary of Rs 12 lakh.

Harshit Sharma

Talking to the Hindustan Times, Harshit said, “I kept searching for jobs online.” “I applied for this job in May, and was interviewed online. I have been interested in graphic designing for the past 10 years. I was selected on the basis of the posters I designed,” he said.

As per other report, Harshit had applied through a Google job post link and the company sent him appointment letter in June. “During my school time, I used to make posters of both Bollywood and Hollywood stars and earned Rs 40,000-50,000,” he told Chandigarh Newsline.


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