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India to create its own WhatsApp! Govt proposes its alternative service for secure messaging

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  • Date Added: Feb 03, 2020
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FINANCIALEXPRESS JAN-2020 To improve confidentiality in official communications, the government is in the process of setting up its own instant messaging service for mobile phones. The platform, for which pilot tests are currently being conducted by the ministry of electronics and information technology (MeitY), will be named Government Instant Messaging Service (GIMS) and is expected to be rolled out later this year.