India Toy Fair 2021 major step towards building AatmaNirbhar Bharat, says PM Modi
Inaugurating the First India Toy Fair via video conferencing, Mr Modi said that most Indian toys are affordable and made from natural and eco-friendly items. He appealed to Indian toy manufacturers to make toys that are best suited for both ecology and psychology.
The Prime Minister said this first Toy Fair is not just a business or economic event, but a link to strengthen the country’s age-old culture of sports and games. He pointed out that people from across the nation have done extensive researches on the toys of Indus valley and Mohenjadaro.
Mr. Modi also pointed out that the world-famous Chess game, originated in India. Mr Modi added that Chess was earlier played in India as ‘Chaturanga or Chaduranga’ and Ludo was also played as ‘Pachisi’. Mr. Modi said there is so much strength hidden in the toy industry and this strength will be increased multifold and the identity of the industry will be consolidated through the AatmaNirbhar Bharat campaign.