Udayavni Special

Army likely to start using SAI for internal communications from April 1


PTI, Feb 25, 2021, 8:03 AM IST

New Delhi: From April 1, the Indian Army is likely to start using SAI (Secure Application for Internet), a messaging platform, for internal communications, Army chief General M M Naravane said on Wednesday.

He said the application, developed by Colonel Sai Shankar, is undergoing the process of getting cyber and security clearance and data testing.

“One of our officers has developed a software application, which is the equivalent of WhatsApp.

“We plan to introduce that throughout the Indian Army. It is undergoing cyber clearance, security clearance and data testing. And maybe from April 1, we will only use that for our internal communications,” Naravane said at a webinar organised by the Vivekananda International Foundation.

The application supports end-to-end secure voice, text and video-calling services for Android platforms over the internet.

The model is similar to commercially available messaging applications such as WhatsApp, Telegram, SAMVAD and GIMS, and utilises the end-to-end encryption messaging protocol. SAI scores over these platforms in terms of security features with local in-house servers and coding, which can be tweaked as per requirements.

Udayavani is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest news.

Top News

Thank you for sparing time for COVID amidst urgent war to conquer Bengal: Chidambaram’s dig at Modi

Over 12 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in 92 days in India

Three arrested for hoarding, black-marketing Remdesivir, vital for COVID treatment

HC extends interim bail of injured murder convict in view of COVID-19 pandemic

Pregnant, lactating mothers exempted from coming to office: M’luru Compol

Anupama Puchimada, the first ever International Woman Hockey referee from India dies of Covid-19

Government plans to have large fleet of Hydrogen-run buses in India




Related Articles More

Thank you for sparing time for COVID amidst urgent war to conquer Bengal: Chidambaram’s dig at Modi

Jammu-Srinagar national highway reopens for stranded vehicles

Maha must set up welfare office in Belgaum in K’taka: Raut

Mamata demoralised as BJP much ahead of TMC after five phases of polls: Shah

Wrong photo of Hathras rape victim on social media:Plea in HC for information on uploader

MUST WATCH

George Kadiyali | Can We Grow More Food on Less Land?

Udayavani 17-April-2021 News Bulletin

The fear of Covid 2nd Wave!!

Congress Karyakartas accuses police

Success story of a retired teacher in Betel Leaf Farming | Betel Leaf Cultivation

Latest Additions

Thank you for sparing time for COVID amidst urgent war to conquer Bengal: Chidambaram’s dig at Modi

Jammu-Srinagar national highway reopens for stranded vehicles

Maha must set up welfare office in Belgaum in K’taka: Raut

Mamata demoralised as BJP much ahead of TMC after five phases of polls: Shah

Biographical series on Audrey Hepburn’s formative years in the works

Thanks for visiting Udayavani

You seem to have an Ad Blocker on.
To continue reading, please turn it off or whitelist Udayavani.