Vidisha (Madhya Pradesh): It's a dream come true for 22-year-old Swapnil Jain, a computer science graduate from IIT-Delhi. Swapnil, who hails from Vidisha in Madhya Pradesh, has been offered a job by micro-blogging website Twitter - at a whopping package of Rs 80 lakh per annum.
He is moving to California in October to start his new job.
"Twitter has offered me a software engineer's job during the placement in IIT-Delhi. It was my dream to work for companies like Twitter or Facebook. I have worked very hard and my efforts have paid off," he said.
Swapnil says this is the first time in the last two years that Twitter has hired someone from India. And he is thrilled.
"I want to represent my country and hope that I'm able to make my family and city proud," he said.
"I am very happy. He made this possible through his hard work and dedication," said Swapnil's father Sanjay Jain.