PIB Fact Check of Kisan Credit Card Viral Message: Along with the increasing digitization in the country, a rapid increase in the cases of cyber crime is also being registered. In such a situation, the government is making many efforts to avoid such frauds. PIB Fact Check fact-checks the message going viral.
Message going viral on Kisan Credit Card
In the last few days, a message is going viral very fast. It is being claimed in this message that from April 1, 2022, there will be no interest rate on Kisan Credit Card. In this viral message, it has been told that farmers who have taken Kisan Credit Card up to Rs 3 lakh will not have to pay any interest. At present, farmers have to pay an interest rate of 4 percent.
PIB told the truth of the viral message by tweeting
PIB has fact checked the viral message. PIB has given information by tweeting on this matter that this claim is completely fake (Fake News). No such decision has been taken by the central government. Along with this, PIB has also told that farmers have to pay an interest rate of 7 percent on Kisan Credit Card.
A fake picture of a newspaper is claiming that no interest will be charged on Kisan Credit Card from April 1, 2022.#PIBFactCheck
No such decision has been taken by the Central Government.
️7% interest rate applicable on loans up to ₹3 lakh given under Kisan Credit Card pic.twitter.com/U2RK3YhlcB
— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) May 14, 2022
Government did not take any such decision
PIB has told that the government has not taken any such decision. This news of the article printed on the news paper is completely fake. Let us tell you that to help the farmers, the government issues Kisan Credit Card at a cheap rate. Farmers can use it for their farming work.
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