Fact Check: Viral post about Rs 5 Lakh subsidy under PM Kisan Tractor Yojana is fake

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A claim has been going viral on social media claiming that the Centre is giving Rs 5 Lakh to farmers under the PM Kisan Tractor Yojana as a subsidy. The post also has a smiling picture of PM Narendra Modi.


 
We also found such posts dating back to June 2020.


Additionally, we found such information on a few websites as well:

FACT CHECK

We fact-checked the above claims and found them to be false.
Since the Press Information Bureau is the official source for all government-related news, we checked their official Twitter account.
On the PIB Fact Check official Twitter account, we found a recent tweet from August 15, 2020, stating that the claims are false and that the government has not launched any such scheme.


Hence it is proven that the claims are fake.

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