Sandes is all set to replace Whatsapp
The Government of India has been working on a new message as an alternative to WhatsApp for communications between Government officials.
This new app is called Sandes which translated to Message in English.
The Sandes App is being beta tested amongst the ministry officials.
It was assumed that the app will be called GIMS which stands for Government Instant Messaging System
The Sandes App provides all the features that any instant messaging application would provide. It supports voice and data and can be downloaded on both iOS and Android platforms.
The National Informatics Centre, a branch under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology handles the backend of the Sandes Application.