Won’t you kill for a job where you are paid one lakh rupees to make one phone call? And guess what, this job exists in our own country, which funnily is known for cheap call centers and BPOs. According to reports, Niira Radia was paid 60 crores rupees by two clients as legitimate consultancy fees, and all that is known about her is that she makes phone calls to VIPs. She is supposed to have made around 6000 calls to industrialists, politicians, bureaucrats and journalists.
This week’s Sunday Magazine seeks details of this job for the benefit of our future generations: