A viral message is claiming that the applicants of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana will be given an amount of Rs 12,000 for free. The message further claims that the last date to apply for the scheme is 5 September 2018.
VERDICT: TRUE OR FAKE?
The message is fake.
The message comes along with the URL - http://pm.yojna-of-govt.in/ - while the official website of the government of India is the National Portal of India (india.gov.in).
Clicking on the link redirects the user to a page that asks for personal details of the users.
This message is another one of the hoax messages which has been spread through social media about government schemes. Earlier, ahead of independence day, a similar message was circulated which claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was giving out Rs 10,000 to girls under Sukanya Yojana.
(With inputs from SMHoaxSlayer)
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