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Sandes : An Indian Version of WhatsApp – Instant Messaging App

written by Harshita Khangarot | Feb 09, 2021

On the WhatsApp series, made in India, Sandes instant messaging app is ready for limited beta users. According to the report, some government officials are using it.

Last year, the Government of India talked about working on an app similar to WhatsApp.

Now it seems that this app is ready. Right now, it has been given to the government officials. No other person other than government officials can use it for now. It is in testing phase right now. 

How will Sandes Instant Messaging App Look?

Users can go and check the app on the government website The logo of the Sandes app will give you a thought on the Made in India concept. Tri-color Ashoka Chakra can be seen in it.

Basically, this logo has three layers. The three layers together make the tricolour, and there is Ashoka Chakra in the centre. The second layer is dark green that looks  quite similar to Whatsapp. 

Initially for Government Users?

Sandes instant messaging app

Last year, several reports claimed that this official chatting app would be called the Government Instant Messaging System (GIMS). 

According to the Business Standard report, some officials have already started using the Government Instant Messaging System (GIMS).

Now the news has come out that it has been named as Sandes App that depicts more of the Indian culture favour.

There is also some information about Sandes on the website of By tapping on any option, a message will appear on the page. It states that this authentication method is applicable only to authorized government officials.

Sandes instant messaging app

You cannot create an account on the website, nor can you log in.

It is limited to officers. It is not clear when it will be introduced for common users.

What You Will Get?

According to the report, these Sandes will be brought for both Android and iPhone platforms. This app will be managed by the National Informatics Center, which comes under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.

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Currently, the use of the Sandes app is limited to only a few government officials.  It is likely to roll-out to the public later as per the demand and requirements. 

In the End

It will be interesting to see how it can compete with WhatsApp. But there are chances that it will be available for government officers only.

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Harshita Khangarot

A skilled content writer and a lifelong learner with an ongoing curiosity to learn more, I specialize in technical, banking, hospitality, and poetry content writing; while taking every opportunity as a responsibility and believe in creativity that is beneficial for society.

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