The recent ban on 59 Chinese apps following an Indian government order has put the spotlight on domestically made apps. These apps serve as alternatives to the banned apps and some are built with new innovative features. Many Indian apps built in India have seen a sudden surge in downloads post the boycott of Chinese imports. 


Following the Galwan Valley border clash, hostility towards Chinese apps grew among the Indian public. People have shown anger towards Chinese investment in Indian apps. This present movement gave a push to swadeshi developed apps by recent digitization.

SkillBox App

SkillBox is a social network platform that helps to discover and connect with musicians, artists, DJs, bands, session artists, producers, photographers, designers, with enthusiasts and businesses. The app recently launched a live show section on it.

Bolo Indya App

The Bolo Indya App is a UGC short video app that allows users to create a two-minute video in which they can share their knowledge, experience, and opinion in their interest areas. Users can create and share content in up to 10 Indian languages. The app has 5.2 lakh active members and users who spend more than 39 minutes per day on the app.


Chingari App

Chingari is a made in India social app that allows users to download and upload videos, chat with their friends, read the news, share content etc. After the ban on TikTok, Chingari saw a huge spike in downloads. The app downloads crossed 10 million with increasing users’ time spent on the app.

Roposo App

Roposo offers short video creation and photo editing features with video in 12 Indian languages. The app provides TV-like features with 24 channels powered by regional network influences. With more than 14 million video creatures, 80 million newly created videos and 50 million app downloads, Roposo is ruling the rustic zones.

Ludo King

Popular gaming app Ludo King is an Indian app with the highest downloads in the Indian gaming section. The app gives a modern touch to the Indian royal game Pachisi. The app prevailed into Indian households of all ages and beat gaming apps like Candy Crush, PUBG, Clash of Clans, etc.



Indian fitness app StepSetGo launched in January 2019 works as a pedometer and exercise app to give users simple workout sessions on their phones. The app is a great motivation for people who take short walking sessions by providing a detailed representation of distance, steps, and coins to buy items on the app. The app has 5 million downloads on Google play store.