Economy PM Modi asks Japan's MSMEs to explore business opportunities in India Updated : October 30, 2018 06:13 AM IST Modi, who is here to attend the 13th India-Japan annual summit, said the ease of doing business was his top priority. Modi said when he became prime minister in 2014, India was at 140th position in the 'ease of doing business' ranking of the World Bank. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.