Several links have been shared on various social media platforms, prompting users to click on them to register for Indian government’s flagship National Health Policy scheme, called, Ayushman Bharat.
NewsMobile fact-checked the above links and found them to be FAKE.
We also found government sources, that clarified that several FAKE links were being circulated and were being falsely attributed to Ayushman Bharat – to procure personal data of Indian citizens.
In a tweet, the Press Information Bureau (PIB) explicitly confirmed that ‘https://pmjay.gov.in‘ is the only official website.
Claim: Whatsapp message circulating claiming https://t.co/TG3v6LBJcw as official website of Ayushman Bharat Yojana#PIBFactCheck: False! The National Health Authority has clarified that https://t.co/tnUGezSd4B. is its only official website.
— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) May 10, 2020
So, before clicking on any such links, check the URL to make sure it’s an authentic government source.
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