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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the India Toy Fair 2021 via video conferencing

New Delhi, Feb 27/2/21: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Narendra MPrime Ministerodi on Saturday inaugurated the India Toy Fair 2021 via video conferencing. Over 1000 exhibitors from across 30 States and Union Territories will display their products in e-commerce enabled virtual exhibitions.Addressing the event, PM Modi said, “Innovation and competition in toy-making can fuel India’s vocal for the local campaign and can popularize indigenous Indian toys abroad.”This comment, by the Prime Minister, came while addressing the artisans of Channapatana at the inauguration of the India Toy Fair 2021 via video conferencing.

The Prime Minister also urged the Jaipur katputli makers to try new ways to reach and teach children like making short skits to encourage children to wash hands and wear masks, at the inauguration of the India Toy Fair 2021. Earlier, a press release from the Prime Minister’s Office said, “Toys play a significant part in the development of a child’s mind and also help improve psychomotor and cognitive skills in children. In his Mann ki Baat address in August 2020, the Prime Minister had said that toys not only augment activity but also give flight to aspirations.” Noting the importance of toys in the holistic development of a child, the Prime Minister also emphasized boosting toy manufacturing in India. The India Toy Fair 2021 is being organized in line with this vision of the Prime Minister

The Fair will be held from February 27 to March 2, 2021. It aims to bring together all stakeholders including buyers, sellers, students, teachers, designers, etc. on a virtual platform to create sustainable linkages and encourage dialogue for the overall development of the industry

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.
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