New Delhi, October 30: A viral YouTube video is being shared on social media platforms claiming that 'Ayushman Mitra Recruitment 2020' has been announced on the website of 'Ayushman Bharat'. The video is being widely shared on social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp, triggering confusion among people. The Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana is a scheme of the Government of India to provide free access to healthcare for 40% of people in the country. People using the program access their own primary care services from a family doctor. Kisan Vikas Mitra Samiti (KVMS) Providing Jobs Through Website Under Ministry of Agriculture? PIB Debunks Fake News.
The claims quotes a YouTube video saying that 'Ayushman Mitra Recruitment 2020' has been announced on Ayushman Bharat website. After the fake news of 'Ayushman Mitra Recruitment 2020' went viral, a fact check by Press Information Bureau (PIB) categorically denied the misleading post and said that there is no such recruitment announcement under the Ayushman Bharat scheme. "This claim is fake. No such announcement has been made on the website of Ayushman Bharat", a fact check by PIB stated.
Here's the tweet:
दावा: एक #YouTube वीडियो में दावा किया गया है कि आयुष्मान भारत की वेबसाइट पर ‘आयुष्मान मित्र भर्ती 2020’ की घोषणा की गई है। #PIBFactCheck: यह दावा फर्जी है। आयुष्मान भारत की वेबसाइट पर ऐसी कोई घोषणा नहीं हुई है। pic.twitter.com/KiCsLzL8U5
— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) October 29, 2020
Fake news has been spreading like wildfire, especially after the coronavirus outbreak. The government has advised people not to believe in such fake news and rumours. Several initiatives have been taken by the government to curb the spread of fake news by doing a fact check of the fake and misleading information on digital platforms.
YouTube video claims that 'Ayushman Mitra Recruitment 2020' has been announced on the website of Ayushman Bharat.
This claim is fake. No such announcement has been made on the website of Ayushman Bharat.
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