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MyGovIndia goes live on Indic language social media platform ShareChat

MyGovIndia goes live on Indic language social media platform ShareChat

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 30 Jun 2020, 11:52 am

Kolkata/IBNS: ShareChat, an Indian social media platform, announced that MyGov India, an initiative by the Union government will be available on its platform for citizen engagement.

Now MyGov India will be able to connect and engage with over  60 million active users  in 15 Indian languages. on the platform, said the company.

The announcement came in the wake of the Indian government banning 59 Chinese internet platforms from Monday owing to national security, privacy  and other risks.

Berges Y Malu, Director - Public Policy, ShareChat said, “ShareChat is silently leading a social media revolution with a strong focus on regional outreach keeping its Bharat connect pristine. Over the years, we have worked on addressing our complex regional diversity and scaled up to more than 60 million active users. We have made this possible with our content diversity across 25+ categories that connects culturally with every user on the platform. MyGovIndia’s presence reaffirms our connect with the Indian culture and ethos and inspires us to stay committed towards our regional and language-first internet users.”

Speaking on the ban of 59 Chinese apps, he said, “We welcome the move from the government against platforms that have had serious privacy, cyber security and national security risks. We expect the government to continue their support for the Indian startup ecosystem.”

In April 2020, ShareChat made Aarogya Setu available on its platform, and contributed Rs 50 million worth of ad-credits in spreading awareness around Aarogya Setu, the company said.

ShareChat is a leading Indic language social media platform that allows users to share their opinions, record their lives and make new friends - all within the comfort of their native language.