21-year-old Vatsalya Singh Chauhan, a final-year student of IIT Kharagpur, who is the son of a welder in Bihar, has bagged a job with US-based Microsoft with an annual starting salary of Rs 1.02 crore.
Vatsalya Singh Chauhan, ed the dream job, hails from Khagariya village in the eastern state where his father runs a small welding workshop.
IIT Kharagpur Director in his Facebook page congratulated Vatsalya.
“I was offered Rs 1.02 crore per annum salary package by Microsoft and I will be joining in October this year,” said Vatsalya Singh Chauhan,
He credits his success to two teachers who mentored and motivated him to pull himself together when he had decided to give up and return home.
Vatsalya’s father, Chandra Kant Singh Chauhan said “My 20-year-long devotion has yielded result and my dream has come true. My son is now going out of India and I want that he should work for the country to glorify the nation’s name abroad.”