Patanjali set to re-launch ‘Kimbho’ on August 27

Patanjali set to re-launch ‘Kimbho’ on August 27

New Delhi: Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved is all set to re-launch its messaging app ‘Kimbho’ on August 27. The FMCG firm informed that the messaging app is ready with the new features. Notably, it was taken down from the Google Play Store and Apple App Store after a day only on May 31, 2018.

The trial version of the messaging app, Kimbho, which means how are you or what’s up in Sanskrit has been put on Google Play Store for downloads. Soon it will be available will on Apple App Store.

Acharya Balkrishan, Managing Director, Patanjali Ayurved, said in a tweet, “Kimbho app is now ready with new and advanced features. The app will be officially launched on August 27, 2018, after fixing the ‘shortcomings’.



When the app was put on Google Play Store and Apple App Store on May 31, 2018, for only one day various technical experts pointed out shortcomings in the app on security aspects. With the official launch, the messaging app by Patanjali will compete with the popular chat platform Whatsapp which is owned by Facebook.

S K Tijarawala, the spokesperson of Patanjali, told PTI, “We have put the trial version of Kimbho on the google play store so that we come to know about the shortcoming. We are open for any amendments for any errors and we have invited feedback from the people also”.

He also said that this will be a safe, secure and swadeshi messaging platform.

Tijarawala further added, “Now we are expecting millions download during the next 12 days of trial period and we have built a load capacity for that. On August 27, Union Minister for Road Nitin Gadkari along with Baba Ramdev and Acharya Balkrishna would launch the swadeshi app.”

The company also informed that the app will be launched officially after sorting out all the technical glitches and only after the technical development phase of the app is completed.

It was claimed by the FMCG Company that earlier when the app was put on Google Play Store and Apple App Store only for a day, it witnessed around 1.5 lakh downloads in the first three hours only.

(With Inputs from PTI)