Fact Check: Is Modi govt offering free laptops to students?

The viral message is fake and the government is not running any such scheme, clarified the Centre

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Monday, April 25, 2022, 06:58 PM IST
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A message doing the rounds of social media claims that the Centre is offering free laptops for all the students.

"Government giving free laptop to all the students of India. Register your number on Govt-Laptop app to get free laptop," the viral message read.

The message also has a link to register to avail of the "scheme".

However, the viral message is fake and the government is not running any such scheme, clarified the Centre on Monday.

"A text message with a website link is circulating with a claim that the Government of India is offering free laptops for all students. The circulated link is #Fake. The government is not running any such scheme," tweeted Press Information Bureau's (PIB) fact checking arm 'PIB Fact Check'.

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