Internet-giant Google has offered Rs 14 million yearly package to a 16-year-old boy from Chandigarh for icon designing.
The search-engine giant has offered the class 12 passout, Harshit Sharma, the offer to be part in its team as a graphic designer.
“I can’t share my happiness, it’s like a dream has come true,” says Harshit Sharma
Sharma, a student of Class-XII of Government Model Senior Secondary School, Chandigarh, will fly to California, USA in August.
The offer by the Google to the 16-year-old boy was released by government officials of Chandigarh.
Google will pay Rs 4 lakhs per month as stipend for a year and give him advance training in graphic designing. After a year he will be enrolled as a regular employee and receive a salary of Rs 12 lakhs per month.
Sharma talking to the media said, “I was hunting for job as a graphic designer online. I came across the opening with google. I had to go through an online interview.”
He added that he was interested in graphic designing since he was 10-year-old. Last year posters designed by Harshit was selected by Google.
Harshit’s teachers told the media that he was a meritorious student.
Harshit school teachers also informed the media that he had received an award of RS 7,000 under the Digital India Scheme.