News regarding a campaign being run by the Central Government, depositing Rs 5,000 to Covid-vaccinated people has recently gone viral in social media. A fake letter, issued in the name of Pradhan Mantri Jan Kalyan yojna is doing the rounds in the social media wherein people who have been vaccinated for covid will be given the above amount.

Rebutting the claims, PIB has tweeted that the order circulating on social media which claims that those who have got the Covid vaccine are being provided Rs 5,000 by the Prime Minister’s Welfare Department after filling an online form is actually fake.

PIB has further appealed to people to not forward this fake message to anyone.

the additional installment of Dearness Allowance will be effective from 01.07.2022 is Fake. PIB further says that the Department of Expenditure has not issued any such order.

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