Let us tell you that when the Press Information Bureau investigated this news, it was found that it is completely fake … That is, no such rule has been implemented. Let us tell you what PIB said by tweeting-
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PIB tweetedPIB Fact Check tweeted that according to the notification only KYC is required to be done on jewelery of above Rs 10 lakh. In this media report, it was being claimed that if you want to buy any amount of gold-silver jewelery, then it will be necessary to get PAN / Aadhaar card based #KYC. PIB said that this claim is completely false, no such rule has been issued by the government.
Claim: In a media report, it is being claimed that if you want to buy gold and silver jewelery of any amount, then PAN / Aadhaar card based #KYC It will be necessary to do it.#PIBFactCheck: – This claim is misleading. According to the notification, KYC is required to be done only on jewelery of above Rs 10 lakh. pic.twitter.com/4fKUPOWQBe
– PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) January 8, 2021
Know what the government said?
The notification issued on December 28 under the Anti-Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PML Act, 2002) states that KYC documents have to be filled for cash transactions of gold, silver, jewelery and precious metals of Rs 10 lakh or more. The Revenue Department of the Finance Ministry clarified the notification issued on December 28, 2020, stating that the requirement of KYC on cash purchases of jewelery, gold, silver and precious metals gems and jewelery worth more than two lakh rupees has been released in the country for the last few years. is. It is still going on.
Fake news is increasing in Corona period
In the Corona era, the kind of situation that is prevailing throughout the country, many fake news are becoming increasingly viral. The Press Information Bureau of the Government of India has denied the viral news and said that the government has not taken any such decision. The government has also made several efforts to prevent such fake news from spreading during the Corona period.
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