Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with participants of Toycathon 2021 today via video conferencing at 11 am. Toycathon 2021 is aimed at boosting the toy industry in India to help it capture a wider share of the toy market. Around 1.2 lakh participants from across India registered and submitted more than 17,000 ideas for the Toycathon 2021
The hackathon was initially conceptualized in physical as well as digital mode. Due to the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic and owing to the safety of participants the physical edition has been deferred and now only digital edition is being conducted from June 22 to June 24, 2021.