Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with participants of Toycathon-2021 on June 24 via video conference, an event aimed at boosting the toy industry in India to help it capture a greater share of the toy market.
The meeting is scheduled for 11 a.m. The Union Minister of Education will also be present on the occasion.
Toycathon 2021 was jointly launched by the Ministry of Education, Ministry WCD, Ministry MSME, DPIIT, Ministry of Textile, Ministry I&B and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) on January 5 of this year. to search for ideas for innovative toys and games.
About 1.2 lakh of participants from across India registered and submitted over 17,000 ideas for the 2021 Toycathon, of which 1,567 ideas were shortlisted for the three-day online grand finale of the Toycathon, to be held from June 22 to 24. Due to Covid- 19 restrictions, this grand finale will have teams with digital toy ideas, while a separate physical event will be held for non-digital toy concepts.
India’s domestic market as well as the global toy market provide a huge opportunity for our manufacturing sector.
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