Viral Message: “Beti Bachao Beti Padhao” scheme of the centre, initially surfaced in the state of Uttar Pradesh, the same form is now being circulated and being sold in the national capital
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After the fake forms of “Beti Bachao Beti Padhao” scheme of the centre, initially surfaced in the state of Uttar Pradesh, the same form is now being circulated and being sold in the national capital, Delhi and surrounding areas. Unidentified persons are apparently distributing fake forms of the Beti Bachao scheme for Rs 5- 10 by telling the parents that the scheme will provide Rs 2 lakh monetary benefit to the girl child.
Viral Message Verification:- The Beti Bachao Beti Padhao as a initiative by the central BJP government, has been widely approved and accepted by the people of India. now the percentage of the girl child going to school have increased as well.
However along with the initiative, there are many opportunists who have tried to take advantage of this scheme by using foul play. Unidentified persons in the national capital are distributing fake forms of the Beti Bachao scheme for Rs 5- 10 or Rs 20 to 50 even and telling the parents that the scheme will provide Rs 2 lakh monetary benefit to the girl child. The ministry has been receiving a number of forms with the people seeking to get Rs 2 Lakh benefit.
The scheme was launched by the Central government for women and child development ensures survival & protection of the girl child and do not provide any cash benefit at all.
The Central government issued a disclaimer saying that they had been receiving reports of fake forms being distributing in exchange for. The ministry requested people to not fall into such trap. The ministry further affirmed that the scheme had no provision for cash transfer component.
An FIR has been registered against unknown persons under Sections 420 of the IPC at Shivaji Nagar police station. Police are investigating into the matter.
The areas that have been affected in New Delhi include Dakshinpuri Extension, Sangam Vihar, Tikri, Bhatti Khurd,Sanjay Colony and Sarita Vihar. Most forms came from UP, the biggest surge in fake forms was seen in Himachal as reported in indiatimes article.
It has been assumed that over 30 lakhs of people have been dumped by this so called schme.
The Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme is a praiseworthy initiative by the Indian Government to address the issues revolving around girl children in India, right from the time they aren’t even born to them turning adults. Ayupp will be doing more research in finding if any other schemes are as well running to fool the people.
This is hereby notified for information of the general public that Ministry of Women & Child Development (MWCD), Government of India, since the beginning of this year, has been receiving filled fake forms from many duped girls/women, whereby the forms falsely promise cash incentive in the name Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) Scheme. A “Fake Form” is an application form for receiving any form of benefits either in kind or cash which is NOT prescribed or issued by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India. BBBP has no provision for individual CASH Incentive TRANSFER COMPONENT by Government of India. Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme focuses on challenging mindsets and deep rooted patriarchy in the societal system, strict enforcement of PC&PNDT Act, advancing education of the girl child: focus is on issues of women empowerment on a life cycle continuum. It is not a DBT (Direct Benefit Transfer) scheme. It is implemented through the office of Collectors/DMs/DCs in the Districts and for multi-media advocacy outreach through authorized media agencies.
The fake scheme started by miscreants, which first appeared in the State of UP, gradually spread to neighboring States like Haryana, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi. In some measures we also have received forms form Bihar, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Kerala, Rajasthan. Total forms received mainly by registered post have flooded the Ministry running into lakhs of fake forms. We have taken up with the Authorities of the affected States for checking the menace. Also, we have carried out warning public notices warning against the illegal activity and advising citizens not to fall prey to such misleading and false activity through print media, TVs, Radios, Social Media, Ministry’s website and through post offices, besides action taken by State Governments through their channels and local media. The warning has been broadcasted several times. However, many people continue to fall prey to the fraudand even paying money and disclosing personal details for a non-existent benefit /scheme being falsely offered in the name of BBBP scheme. In other words, the menace is not dying down.
It has been decided that hence forth, ANY SUCH FAKE AND ILLEGAL FORM RECEIVED IN THE MINISTRY WILL BE DISPOSSED OFF SUMMARILY BY DESTROYING AND WITHOUT ISSUING ANY NOTICE. The general public is therefore, once again advised not to fall prey into this fake and fraudulent activity, wasting energy and resource.
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