New Delhi, September 18: Amid the coronavirus lockdown, most of the people are sitting at home and are mulling to install solar panels in their houses. A recent message is being circulated on the social media that Narendra Modi government has launched 'Prime Minister's Free Solar Panel Scheme' whose last date is October 31. However, the government has called this Whatsapp message as incorrect and fake.
According to the Whatsapp message, the government has launched a 'Prime Minister's Free Solar Panel Scheme'. It says that people will get solar panels for free of cost to install it in their homes and villages. Apart from this, the last date mentioned in the message is of October 31, 2019. Recruitments for Government Posts Halted in India? PIB Fact Check Refutes Claims Going Viral on Social Media, Reveals Truth.
Here's the viral post:
दावा : #WhatsApp पर वायरल हो रहे एक मैसेज में दावा किया जा रहा है कि सरकार द्वारा प्रधानमंत्री फ्री सोलर पैनल योजना चलाई जा रही है।#PibFactCheck : यह दावा फर्ज़ी है। केंद्र सरकार द्वारा ऐसी किसी योजना की घोषणा नहीं की गई है। pic.twitter.com/FrX3D6idhP
— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) September 18, 2020
However, the Union government had debunked the reports, stating that there is no such 'Prime Minister's Free Solar Panel Scheme', launched by it. The govt even called the message as fake.
Narendra Modi govt running 'Prime Minister's free solar panel scheme'
The Union government had debunked the reports, stating that there is no such 'Prime Minister's Free Solar Panel Scheme', launched by it.
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