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These days a message on social media in which 10th pass youths are being talked about giving free laptops. A link with a photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is being shared on social media.

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News Claim: These days a message on social media in which 10th pass youths are being talked about giving free laptops. A link with a photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is being shared on social media, clicking on this link, personal details like name, mobile number, bank account number, email id is being asked to continue.

Sharing a link with PM Modi's photo on social media, it is being said that a big decision has been taken under the Prime Minister's Laptop Distribution Scheme. Registration is going on for Pradhan Mantri Laptop Distribution Scheme 2022, in which all 10th pass (age 16 to 40 years) youth will be given free laptops. Along with this, it is also being said in the message that you should register in this link from your mobile now. This link https://pm-laptop--vitaran-yojana-2022.blogspot.com/ has also been shared in the message. 

News Verification: The link which is shared is completely fake.  If you have also received any such link or message regarding a free laptop, then first know its truth, or else you may be a victim of fraud. If you click on this message then you can be a victim of online fraud. Hackers can rob your bank account. Apart from this, the Press Information Bureau (PIB), which checks facts for the government, has issued a warning regarding this message on its official Twitter account. On behalf of PIB, it has been said in the tweet that, 'Claim: Free laptops are being given to 10th pass youth under Pradhan Mantri Laptop Distribution Scheme 2022'. #PIBFactCheck No such scheme is being run by the central government. Do not forward/share such fake messages. Do not even share your personal information on such links and websites.

News Verdict ayupp.com: This claim has been found to be false. No such scheme is being run by the central government. Do not forward/share such fake messages.



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