Tuesday, April 03, 2007

What happens if 1 rupee = 45 US dollars!

Scene 1

Venue: Microsoft Corporation, New York , US

Some s/w engineers are seeing some photographs.

s/w engg 1 : What's that?

s/w engg 2 : Bob's photographs from India .

s/w engg 1 : Wow. Let me see. Which is this place?

s/w engg 3 : (Sees the photo) This is Mount Road , Chennai.

s/w engg 1 : Fundoo yaar! And what is this? He got Bajaj Pulsar also.

s/w engg 2 : Let me see (sees). This guy enjoys life maan..

s/w engg 3 : You know how much an Bajaj Pulsar costs? Nearly 60K..... Say it in dollars...

s/w engg 2: Oops. We can't dream of such a thing here.

s/w engg 1 : Let's go to India & try for a job.

[Everybody excited.]

Scene 2

Venue: Sun Microsystems, SanFrancisco , California , US

s/w engg 1: I'm with you man. My Visa is expected anytime. Soon I will fly to India

s/w engg 2 : Ohhh.... When is the party?

s/w engg 1: When I get it on hand.

s/w engg 2: Where will you be working?

s/w engg 1 : I'll be working in Thallakulam

s/w engg 2 : Oh! Thallakulam. Great yaar. Where it is...

s/w engg 1 : It is in Madurai .

s/w engg 3 : Fundoo place yaar. Nice climate Not like California .

You'll love the weather yaar. One of my friends is in Jaipur, Rajasthan... He says it's the ultimate place to live in. Cool maan.

s/w engg 2 : Who is the client yaar?

s/w engg 1: You know Madurai Municipal Corporation?

s/w engg 3 : Yeah. MMC. One of my friends is there in the Road Cleaning Division. Most challenging job yaar. People are working in the cutting edge of technology there.

s/w engg 1 : I'll be writing software for the accounts department of the GCU.

s/w engg 2: GCU? what it means...?

s/w engg 1 : that is Garbage Collecting Unit.

s/w engg 3 : Great yaar. That's what I like about that country.

You can get a job which requires all your skill. Not like here. See I'm writing software for the space shuttle remote control. I hate this.

s/w engg 1 : Don't worry guys. I'll give you my Hotmail id. You can send your resume to me and I'll forward it to the HRD.

[Everybody takes down his Hotmail id.]

Scene 3

Venue: IBM, New York , US (Conversation between a Male s/w engg. and Female s/w engg.)

Male : Hi!

Female: Hi. You know. I'm planning to settle in India soon.

Male : What??

Female : Yeah. My marriage will be here in America only. He is doing his PhD in Madurai Kamraj University and he's coming here for a month. His study will be over in 2 months. He's already got a job in Mannaar and company. We planned to settle in Madurai itself... I'm also planning to work there. Let's see...

Male: Good luck... dont forget us & US...

Scene 4

Venue: Intel Corp. US

s/w engg 1: Great news guys. Our George has got admission in the Melur Arts College in Melur, Madurai with scholarship for B.A History. A great new field yaar... All are excited...

George : Got my Visa yesterday. It's all finalized now.

s/w engg 2 : Congrats yaar. So you are out of this country.

s/w engg 1 : B.A in Histroy...ohh. ..man, enjoy your life there?

s/w engg 2 : Got full aid, eh?

George : Yeah. Got the UGC scholarship That will be 1200 Rupees per year.

s/w engg 1 : Great. Enjoy.

s/w engg 2 : (Thinking loud): 1200 Indian Rupees...! that means 1200 * 45 = 54,000 Dollars... with that amount I can buy a three bed-room flat & a Mercedes here...!!!

Scene 5

A foreigner working in Chennai as Software Engg gets a call from his Home ..

Father : What are you doing son ?

S/w Eng : Having breakfast ?

Father : what are you eating ?

S/w Eng: Cocunut Sauce and Rice Bread and roasted round ring ie (OUR Idli and Chutney and vada