Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry (MoHUAM) launch Swachh Toycathon
On 26 September, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs launched Swachh Toycathon, a unique competition to make toys from waste.
The competition will be open to individuals and groups to bring innovation to the design of toys using dry waste.
The focus will be on the design of those toys, on the basis of which a large number of toys can be made.
These toys will have to comply with the minimum safety standards.
The competition will be hosted on MyGov innovate India portal.
Center for Creative Learning IIT-Gandhinagar will be the knowledge partner of this competition.
Due to the economic development, income growth and many innovations in the country, the demand for toys has increased tremendously.
The National Toy Action Plan-2020 has been launched to establish India as a global toy hub and promote traditional handmade toys.
National Toy Action Plan-2020
The government has prepared a National Toy Action Plan involving 14 ministries to make the domestic toy industry competitive.
It aims to make India self-reliant in the toy sector and increase the presence of domestic toys in the global market.
The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade and 14 Ministries are implementing various aspects of the scheme.
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