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Establishment of Craft Societies

Another mission of the National Crafts Council is to establish and maintain “Craft Societies” at local levels with a view to mobilizing and organizing artisans scattered all over the island.

The objective of the program is to promote the economic, social and cultural development of the artisans engaged in the traditional and modern handicrafts sector in Sri Lanka and especially to develop the artistic skills of the members of Craft Societies, to uplift their living standards, to provide the artisans with raw materials, training and marketing facilities, and welfare facilities as well.