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All you need to know about Sandes, Indian government’s alternative to WhatsApp

An Indian alternative of messaging service Whatsapp named ‘Sandes’ is currently being tested by government officials in India.

The app is ready and is being tested by ministry officials, news agencies reported. Sandes is a Hindi word which means ‘message’.

Although there is no information regarding the rollout of the app in India but if you go to the gims.gov.in page, you will notice it says ‘Sandes’.

The ‘Sandes’ app provides all the features that any instant messaging application would provide. Users can use features like voice and data.

The National Informatics Centre, a branch under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology handles the backend of the Sandes Application.

As per reports, ‘Sandes’ is available for both iOS and Android platforms.


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