Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the moment requested the toy producers to make use of much less plastic and extra eco-friendly materials, as well as, to concentrate on innovation.
Inaugurating the primary India Toy Fair 2021, PM Modi mentioned, “We have to become Aatmanirbhar in the toy sector and also cater to the global market.”
He regretted that India’s share within the USD 100 billion international toy market may be very much less, and about 85 per cent of the toys offered within the nation are imported.
“We need to promote hand-made in India,” he mentioned.
The Prime Minister additionally interacted with conventional toy makers from Chennapatnam, Varanasi and Jaipur and exhorted them to innovate and make conventional toys extra related preserving in view the altering style of kids.
He requested the toy producers to make eco-friendly, enticing and progressive toys and use extra recyclable materials.
The Prime Minister mentioned the federal government has ready a National Toy Action Plan by involving 15 ministries with a view to make the home toy business aggressive.
The initiative, he added, is geared toward making India Aatmanirbhar within the toy sector and likewise rising the presence of home toys within the international market.
The Indian toy business has custom, expertise, ideas and competence, PM Modi mentioned, stressing that “we can give to the world eco-friendly toys”.
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