Through the letter, a demand of Rs 11,500 has been demanded from the selected person as security fee. According to the letter, this amount is refundable, which will be returned later.
Fake appointment letter
An appointment letter is going viral on social media, which is being described as Digital India i.e. Government of India. In this letter, there has been talk of appointment to the post of driver and peon and a demand for payment of money has been made from the selected people for the job. The Press Information Bureau (PIB), a government body, has analyzed this appointment letter and termed it as fake.
PIB has analyzed the appointment letter in a tweet, claiming in an appointment letter that @_DigitalIndia
Has selected the applicant for the above post (driver / peon) for a government job and has demanded payment of money in lieu of this. PIB has further written, this letter is fake. No such letter has been issued by DigitalIndia.
What is in the letter
The viral appointment letter on social media has been named as Approval Letter, which has been issued by Digital India. Through the letter, a demand of Rs 11,500 has been demanded from the selected person as security fee. According to the letter, this amount is refundable, which will be returned later. The letter talks about the appointment of a driver or peon and the joining place is Odisha.
It is claimed in an appointment letter that @_DigitalIndia Has selected the applicant for the above post (driver / peon) for a government job and has demanded payment of money in lieu of this.#PIBFactCheck: this letter #bogus Is #DigitalIndia No such letter has been issued by pic.twitter.com/PblnZimJBL
— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) April 7, 2021
It is written in the fake appointment letter, you are gladly informed that in Digital India Mission, your selection of driver / pion has been made for permanent government service. You will be given a monthly salary of 38,200 per month. Keep in mind that your election has been done through the Direct Recruitment Law of Digital India Mission 2021 section 56/4. It has also been written in the letter that the Ministry requests you that by following all the terms and conditions, being a responsible person will make the Digital India Mission a success. PIB has termed this appointment letter as fake and has requested not to look into it.
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