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26 Yr Old Software Engineer Wins Rs.1 Crore Jackpot

by Seema Upadhyay (writer), Mumbai, June 07, 2009

Brother plays for a year, sister wins after playing for 7 months.

Garima P, a software engineer from Pune won Rs.10313291/- jackpot of Smart Lott lotteries, marketed by Scope Marketing (main distributor of Sugal & Damani Group) in Maharashtra. She was felicitated and given the prize money by Mr. C. M. Sharma, Director- Sikkim State Lotteries and Mr. Naresh Mangal, Director – Sugal & Damani Group of Companies.

The 26 yrs old software engineer is planning to give the prize money to her family. Talking about the future plans Garima said that “She plans to study further and buy a house with the prize money”. She was introduced to the Smart Lott lotteries by her elder brother and has been playing since past 7 months. Her advice to the player is to select the numbers by your intuition and you could emerge a winner just like her.

Speaking on the occasion Mr. C.M. Sharma, Director- Sikkim State Lotteries said that,” Since 30 years of its launch their lotteries have always had fair draws and the senior officials of the government are present for these draw. He further added that the Sikkim lotteries are the highest earning state lotteries in North East state. Talking about the future plans he further added that they have already started a casino in Sikkim state and very shortly launching online casino which will have Roulette, Black Jack, and Poker among others”.

Mr. Pradeep Lunkad, spokesperson of Scope Marketing, said that they have 2700 terminals across Maharashtra; and so far in just 9 months they have disbursed Rs.157 crores to the winners across Maharashtra and are also planning to launch more games in near future.

Sugal & Damani group of companies (principal co. of Scope Marketing) are also into social welfare activities through its trust - Empathy Foundation. The foundation mainly works for the underprivileged section of the community in urban & rural Maharashtra. It focuses primarily on welfare work in the educational and medical fields. 36 Government School construction projects in which 27 completed and 9 are in under construction phase. 74 Eye Camps in which 1,51,020 patients have got free Eye Checking facility. Free Spectacles distributed to 95,391 and Free Cataract Operation performed to 4,563 patients. It has adopted a village ‘Dhanui’ at Raigad, wherein we have provided almost all necessary facilities to the villagers.

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