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Funskool India awarded for outstanding performance in Export of Sports Goods and Toys

Promoted by MRF Group, the toy company has been recognized for achieving the second-highest export of sports goods and toys by the Sports Goods Export Promotion Council (SGEPC) during the year 2019-20.

January 29, 2021

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In the past too, Funskool India has received the Gold Award in 2018-19 and 2017-18 in the same category by SGEPC. Recently, the toymaking company has also become the first Indian toy manufacturer to receive the BIS certification for the Safety of electric toys. Image: The New Indian Express

Funskool India Ltd. has been awarded the Platinum Award for outstanding performance in the export of Sports Goods & Toys by the Sports Goods Export Promotion Council (SGEPC). The Indian toy manufacturer has been recognized for achieving the second-highest export of sports goods and toys during the year 2019-20.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. R. Jeswant, CEO, Funskool India, affirmed “We are extremely happy to have received this recognition. Our own brands have made an impact in several overseas markets and we have emerged as a reliable manufacturing partner for several international toy companies. The toy industry has a lot of potential in India and we are very optimistic about the future.”

The Export Awards 2019-20, organized by Sports Goods Export Promotion Council is sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. Funskool India, in the past, has also received the Gold Award in 2018-19 and 2017-18 in the same category by SGEPC. SGEPC has also confirmed that Funskool is the largest exporter of toys from India in 2019-20.

Mr. Shabir, General Manager-International Division, Funskool India, said “We share our Prime Minister’s vision of making India a hub for manufacturing high-quality toys. Funskool shall lead the way in getting toys designed and made in India exported to every major country in the world.”

Promoted by MRF Group, Funskool India is also the first Indian toy manufacturer to receive the BIS certification for the safety of electric toys for the manufacturing plant based in Goa, which covers non-electric toys.