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'My first salary was Rs 2,500'

November 17, 2019 09:00 IST

We'd asked you, dear readers, to tell us what your first salary was and what it meant to you at the time.
Devendra R Sawant, AGM-administration and facility for a reality firm tells us what his first salary meant for him.

Devendra Sawant

'I joined M/s BPL Mobile Communication Center for a part time position at their call centre.'

'I received my first salary of Rs 2,500  in 2000.' 

'I felt (like I was) on top of the world.'

'I felt something special about myself.

'I gave the salary to my parents and touched their feet.'


Dear readers, do you remember what your first salary was?

When did you receive it? Which year was it?

Do you have a photograph of it?

What did it mean to you at the time? Tell us all about it.

What was your first job and salary? And how did you spend it?

Did you buy a sari for your mum or a gift for your girl/boyfriend?

Write in to us at getahead@rediff.co.in (Subject line 'My First Salary') along with your NAME, AGE, LOCATION and photograph, if possible. We will publish the best responses right here on Rediff.com!

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