The Prime Minister on Tuesday sought to quell any concern over ad-blockers by saying that “there is no need to use any ad-based payment system”.
Mr Modi, who is also India’s longest-serving prime minister, also promised to take a stand on online censorship as well as to fight corruption and to curb the power of vested interests.
“We have to fight against corruption, corruption of all kinds.
The corruption is the biggest obstacle to progress,” he told a media briefing on the country’s latest economic performance.
He said he will introduce new regulations and measures to curb corruption and corruption of the media, which he said were the main causes of corruption.
“I have to face the fact that we are facing corruption in the country, in politics, in business.
There is a need to take up these issues,” he said.
Mr Modi’s pledge came after a month of talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s chief minister, Narendra Modi, and the Congress leader and the other leaders in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Mr Modi said the government would not change any of its policy on ad-hoc payments.
“There is no such thing as an ad-driven payment system.
You can pay via debit card or through cash,” he added.”
The government will ensure that we have a fair and transparent government that ensures that every single person is getting the job done,” he declared.
Mr Obama had said in May that there would be no new legislation in the US to ban ad-blocks, but he said that the “world is changing” and that ad-supported payments like WhatsApp, Instagram and Spotify had “changed the world”.
“We can do this,” Mr Obama said at a meeting with Mr Modi in New York, adding that the new global rules will be the result of an agreement with the United Nations that will be made in the next few months.
“When you have a government that’s doing things that are going to be more sustainable, then you have to look at the whole picture,” he explained.
The President said he would not seek a legislative change to the global ad-payments framework.
The issue of blocking ads in India is a sensitive one in the digital economy.
The government, however, is trying to ensure that users can access the government’s services without being blocked by ad-blocking apps.