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Monark from Jaipur joins as a scientist in US army, offered Rs 1.20 crore package

Monark started working with NASA in 2013

May 10, 2017, 10:21 am

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Jaipur boy Monark Sharma joins in the U.S. army as a scientist.

Jaipur: Jaipur boy, Monark Sharma, has made India proud. He has bagged a prestigious job in the U.S. army as a scientist.

Monark with a bachelor’s degree in engineering and communication from Jaipur National University will work in the American army’s unit responsible for manufacturing and development of AH-64E combat fight helicopters.

Monark started working at NASA as a junior scientist in 2013.

He was then recruited in the U.S. army in 2016.

Monark has been offered an annual package of Rs 1.20 crore with U.S. citizenship and many other perks.

Monark completed his primary education from a private school in Jaipur.

He did his bachelor’s degree in electronics and communication from a Jaipur-based college.

Monark stole the limelight after he participated in two NASA projects – Moon Baggi and Luna Boat.

Under Monark guidance, the two projects won awards from NASA.

After starting to work with the U.S. army, Monark was bestowed with two prestigious medals – Army Service Award and Safety Excellence Award.

Monark will now be a part of a team that looks after the designing, manufacturing and inspection of U.S. army’s combat helicopters.

The U.S. army offered him American citizenship. He is now a green card holder.

Monark says that he didn’t get a chance to work with Indian army, but his achievement in the U.S. army will also make India proud.

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First published: May 10, 2017