- 16 Jul 2013
- Reaction score
- Sandes means 'message' in Hindi
- Indian government officials are reportedly using Sandes as a WhatsApp alternative
- Sandes may roll out for general use later
What is Sandes app?
Sandes app is India's answer to WhatsApp. It has been developed indigenously with features similar to modern-day messaging platforms. That said, Sandes wasn't the preferred choice of name for the app. Ever since the Centre revealed its plans to develop a WhatsApp-like messaging platform last year, it was expected to be called GIMS, an abbreviation for Government Instant Messaging System.
Read more here 5 things to know about Sandes, Indian government’s WhatsApp alternative – 91mobiles.com