Testing of Made in India app ‘Sandes’ is going on and in the initial phase it is being used by government officials only. The news is that soon it will be made available to all the people.
- Last Updated:February 10, 2021, 10:26 AM IST
An Indian alternative to WhatsApp messaging service ‘Sandes’ can knock in India soon. According to the report, its testing has been started by the government officials. Sandes is a Hindi word which means ‘message’. The Government of India had talked about making this app last year and at present it is in the testing phase, and is almost ready. It is being told that in the initial phase it is being used only by government officials and soon it will be introduced to everyone. Although no information has been given about the rollout of the app in India, but if you visit the gims.gov.in page, you can see ‘sandes’. This app comes with all the features that are given in any instant messaging app. In this, users will be able to use features like voice and data.
National Informatics Centre, a branch of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, handles the bank end of this app. According to the report, it has been made available for both Android and iOS platforms. If users try to sign-in the app via LDAP sign-in, OTP sign-in and sandes web sign-in, they get a pop-up which reads, ‘This authentication method is for authorized government officials’ is applicable.