A conjoined twins abandoned by their parents have landed jobs with two salaries.
The conjoined twins were abandoned by their parents after their birth.
Having received government jobs, Sohna and Mohna Singh, from Punjab, India, will be working for the first time.
The 19-year-old twins will be working as electricians at the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited.
Their earning is equivalent of £100 per month.
After they were abandoned in New Delhi by their parents, the twins had been living at a shelter.
The conjoined twins have two hearts, kidneys and spinal cords, as well as two pairs of arms, but share a liver, gallbladder, spleen and legs.
Doctors did not separate the twins due to the risky nature of the procedure which could lead to the death of one of them.
Mirror reports that the twins showed a knack for fixing things and would try to help out by attempting to mend any broken appliances at their shelter while living in the shelter.
The twins who spoke to the Independent said: “We are thankful to the Punjab government for recognising our talent.”
Officials at the power company were impressed with the twins after they visited a training site and demonstrated a keen interest in electrics.
Speaking to the Telegraph, Venu Parsad, chief managing director of PSPCL said the twins showed great technical knowledge and took them on under a disabled person quota.