G. Narasimha Rao
Many parents thrilled to see their wards getting offers of appointment
Highest salary of 14.40 lakhs offered by Anglo Eastern Ship Management
One man says his total retirement benefits are less than his son’s first salary
VISAKAHPATNAM: Son of a man, who sells sweets near a cinema theatre in Guntur, and son of a tobacco merchant of Kurupam in Vizianagaram district are landed with jobs with an annual pay of Rs. 9.5 lakhs each.
There are many parents at GITAM University campus on Saturday morning, thrilled to see their children getting offers of appointment from many reputed and MNCs with an average salary of Rs.3.2 lakhs.
The highest salary is Rs.14.40 lakhs offered by the Anglo Eastern Ship Management and B. Narasimha from Guntur and A. Eswar from Kurupam, who are roommates during their study of MCA in the university, are offered jobs by Yahoo with an annual pay of Rs. 9.5 lakhs. Mircosoft has offered a salary of Rs.8.5 lakhs for some students.
Narasimha’s father Lakshmana Murthy is running his kiosk near Harihara Mahal in Guntur and the youngster, who has an elder and younger sister, says one lady M. Bala Triupar Sundari has helped him throughout.
Eswar, son of Vishnumurthy, has studied in the ZPP High School, Kurupam and Bhaskar College before joining MCA at GITAM. Both youngsters and their parents were thrilled that the hard work has resulted in getting cushy jobs.
GITAM organised an Achievers’ Day function to hand over the offers of appointment to as many as 500 students of engineering, sciences, commerce and management programmes.
President of GITAM University M.V.V.S. Murthi has overcome with emotion as he saw the happiness on the faces of the students and their parents.
“There is (economic) slow down all around, but see as many as 500 students of our university are going to be recruited by major companies,” he. Murthi said.
Parents of some students said GITAM University has honed the skills of their children and turned them into great achievers.
One man said his total retirement benefits were less than what his son would be drawing as his first salary. Another parent said his daughter’s insistence that she would study only at GITAM and now she was reaping the benefits.
All students highly appreciated Training and Placement Officer S.R. Gollapudi for finding good companies and institutions and helping them to get good jobs.