There's a sword hanging on our head and they can "arbitrarily" change their policies, according to their whim. On Paytm, these apps open within a window as a webpage inside the Paytm app. While a few Android Go apps are restricted to Android Go phones, it appears like Google has made Gmail Go available for all Android phones. "In our case, the charges are so minuscule.We are giving power to the developers, the torch painters of technology", he said. The app takes up less space and uses less data while working. It is here that we showcased our recently launched "Paytm Mini App Store" to the developer community and outlined our vision for a self-reliant Indian app ecosystem. This is the result of the discontent among Indian startups against Google.It will be a non-profit association independent of existing bodies, such as the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), said Murugavel Janakiraman, founder of Matrimony.com. Paytm was forced to comply with Google's mandate of removing its UPI cashback offer to get re-listed on Play Store. Separately, Google is also creating a new Android security team that will only be focused on looking for vulnerabilities in highly sensitive apps on Google Play store.
Sharma also alleged that Google's Play Store billing will be routed through Google Pay, its Indian payment arm, which brings in the debate of colliding with unfair practices for "wilful gains".
Google faced criticism from developers after it announced its policy asking them to integrate with the Play Store billing system. In short, Play Store would ban the Paytm app or Paytm First Games app if they promote their pro app. This local India's app store aims to drive the Atmanirbhar Bharat mission while keeping the digital consumer spends within India. A 10 Crore equity investment with some of the most lenient investment terms that you can expect. However, it will enable the companies to promote the app on its video-sharing platform YouTube for a "hefty fee".