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.
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.