Pradhan Mantri Balika Anudan Yojna Launched to Provide Rs 50,000 Financial Aid to BPL Families For Daughter’s Marriage? PIB Fact Check Calls It Fake News

A portal has claimed that the Centre is running a scheme under which families falling below the poverty line (BPL) can get Rs 50,000 financial aid for their daughters’ marriages. Know the truth here.

September 30, 2020

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New Delhi, September 29: A portal has claimed that the Centre is running a scheme under which families falling below the poverty line (BPL) can get Rs 50,000 financial aid for their daughters’ marriages. The scheme is called Pradhan Mantri Balika Anudan Yojna, according to the portal. However, the government on Tuesday dismissed this report, clarifying no such scheme has been launched by it. 

“A website is claiming that the central government will provide financial assistance of Rs 50,000 for marriage of daughters of BPL category families under Pradhan Mantri Balika Anudan Yojana. This claim is fake. Such a scheme is not being run by the central government,” said the PIB Fact Check on Twitter. PIB Fact Check is a dedicated platform that counters misinformation related to government schemes and policies.

PIB Fact Check Debunks Fake News of Centre Giving Rs 50,000 For Daughter’s Marriage to BPL Families:

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