And to think I paid for mine

Jhunjhunu is a city of about 115,000 in northwest India, and apparently that’s enough for the local administration:

Get sterilized and drive away in a Nano car. This is what the medical and health department of Rajasthan’s Jhunjhunu has offered people to check population growth.

Well, one person, anyway. Tata’s bodacious minicar is only one of several incentives being offered:

The prizes include a Nano car, five motorcycles, five 21-inch colour TVs and seven mixer-grinders. “The aim is to encourage sterilisation in the district,” said Jhunjhunu CMO Sitaram Sharma. Provisional Census 2011 shows an 11.8% population growth in Jhunjhunu in ten years.

(Seen at Autoblog.)





1 comment

  1. Jeffro »

    3 July 2011 · 8:23 pm

    Brings a whole new perspective on the phrase: “I’d give my left nut for ________!”

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