Many apps like Whatsapp and Telegram are used for social messaging in India. But how secure is the data of users, it is a big question. Government of India is going to take big steps to deal with this problem soon. According to media reports, the Indian government is going to launch its own social messaging app to improve the privacy of official communications.For this, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has started testing. According to the information received, this mobile app will be named Government Instant Messaging Service (JIMS).
Testing of JIMS:
According to information received from sources, 'JIMS' will not be launched for the general public at present, only government institutions will be able to use it. It is also being said that apart from central government offices and departments, 'GIMS' can also be used by the state governments. According to the information received, 'JIMS' is an integrated messaging app developed by the National Informatics Center (NIC).
Will WhatsApp banned in India?
Its beta testing is going on in many government institutions like the Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of Home Affairs, Navy, Railways and CBI. Currently, more than 6 thousand users are using the beta version of JIMS. If this app is successful, then it will be formally used for government offices and employees. In such a situation, the use of WhatsApp in government institutions can be stopped.