A post with a website link is being circulated on social media with a claim that workers who worked between the years 1990 and 2020, have the right to receive a benefit of Rs 1,20,000 from the Ministry of Labour and Employment.
” The workers who worked between the 1990 and 2020, have the right to receive the *benefit of ₹120000 from Ministry of Labour and Employment*.
Check if your name is in the list of the people who have the rights to withdraw this benefits. ” the post read.
Link to the above post.
NewsMobile fact-checked the above post and found it to be fake.
The Press Information Bureau (PIB), in a tweet, clarified that the message in question is fake and the government has announced no such schemes.
Claim- A whatsapp message circulating, claims that workers who worked during 1990-2020 are entitled to receive Rs 120000 from Labour Ministry.#PIBFactCheck: Its #FakeNews! There is no such announcement by Govt. of India. Beware of such fraudulent websites. pic.twitter.com/qyS0mDmQW4
— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) May 14, 2020
Moreover, we found that the .za domain name is used in South Africa and not in India.
The above information proves that the message in circulation is fake.
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