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Statistics for the Year 2013  
Registration of CraftsmenNo. of Craftsmen registered 1099
Establishment and Updating of New Crafts Development SocietiesNo: of Newly Established Crafts Development Societies29
No: of Crafts Societies Updated16
Crafts sectorsNo. of Main Crafts Sectors20
No. of Sub Crafts Sectors58
Intermediate Training ProgrammesNo: of Intermediate Training Programmes Conducted8
No: of Craftsmen Trained151
Basic Technology Training ProgrammesNo: of Basic Technology Training Programmes Conducted32
No: of Craftsmen Trained647
Provincial Handicrafts ExhibitionsNo: of Handicrafts Exhibitions Conducted9
No: of Competitors (Craftsmen) participated2688
Master Craftsmen Training ProjectNo: of Master Craftsmen Classes Conducted76
No: of Apprentices Trained826
Conducting of the “Shilpa” National ExhibitionNo. of Exhibits25000
No: of Winners at National Level334
Local Trade FairNo: of Domestic Trade Fairs Conducted4
No: of Craftsmen participated113
Awareness Workshops heldNo: of Awareness Workshops (District)24
No: of Craftsmen Attended2824
Crafts Study ToursNo: of Crafts Study Tours Conducted1
No: of Craftsmen participated17
Foreign Handicrafts Trade Fairs and ExhibitionsNo: of Trade Fairs and Exhibitions Conducted4
No: of Craftsmen Attended32
Special Self-Employment Training ProjectNo: of Special Self-Employment Training Projects Carried Out6
No: of Apprentices Trained189
Handicrafts Training ProjectNo: of Training Centres in Operation121
No: of Fields of Training18
No: of Apprentices Trained on Full Time Basis550
No: of Craftsmen Receiving Production Facilities through Crafts Training Centres481
Value of Production of Crafts Training Centres (Millions)10.4

Statistics for the Year 2014  
Registration of CraftsmenNo. of Craftsmen registered 1487
Master Craftsmen Training ProjectNo: of Master Craftsmen Classes Conducted 75
No: of Apprentices Trained 704
Basic Technical Training ProgrammesNo: of Basic Technical Training Programmes Conducted 39
No: of Trained Craftsmen 869
Intermediate Training ProgrammesNo: of Training Programmes Conducted4
No: of Craftsmen Trained68
Cultivation of Raw MaterialsTotal No. of plants cultivated 208155
Awareness Workshops of HandicraftsmenNo: of Awareness Workshops (District) 24
No: of Craftsmen Attended 2972
Provincial Handicrafts Competitions and ExhibitionNo: of Provincial Handicrafts Exhibitions Conducted 9
No: of Competitors (Craftsmen) participated 4008
“Shilpa” National Competition & ExhibitionTotal No: of Winners at National Level 400
No. of Exhibits Presented to the Exhibition 1878
No: Present at the National Exhibition 32956
Establishment and Updating of New Crafts Development SocietiesNo: of Newly Established Crafts Development Societies 21
No: of Crafts Societies Updated 1
Local Trade Promotion ProgrammesNo: of local Trade Fairs organized 07
No: of Craftsmen participated 146
Foreign Trade Promotion ProgrammesNo: of Trade Fairs and Exhibitions attended 6
No: of Craftsmen Participated 33
Crafts Exchange ProgrammeNo: of Crafts Exchange Programmes Conducted 2
No: of Craftsmen Trained 21
Facilitation for the commencement of Self-EmploymentNo: of Craftsmen received raw materials and equipment 93
Craftsmen Welfare ProgrammeNo. of Craftsmen Benefitted 46
Conducting Product Development WorkshopsNo. of Workshops Conducted 8
No: of Craftsmen Trained 223
Conducting Human Resource Development ProgrammeNo. of Employees Trained 17
Infrastructure Development in Crafts Training CentresNo: of Crafts Training Centres where Buildings have been Repaired2
Handicrafts Training ProjectNo: of Training Centres in Operation120
No: of Apprentices trained on Full Time basis through Training Centres587
No: of Craftsmen receiving production facilities from Crafts Training Centres490
Special Villages Development Project - 2014No. of Villages developed11
Total No. of direct beneficiaries872
Total No. of indirect beneficiaries1270

Statistics for the Year 2015  
Registration of CraftsmenNo. of Craftsmen registered 1667
Master Craftsmen Training ProjectNo: of Master Craftsmen Classes Conducted 58
No: of Apprentices Trained 610
Basic Technical Training ProgrammesNo: of Basic Technology Training Programmes Conducted 19
No: of Trained Craftsmen 371
Intermediate Training ProgrammesNo: of Intermediate Training Programmes Conducted09
No: of Craftsmen Trained170
Awareness Programmes towards National Handicrafts ExhibitionNo: of Awareness Workshops (Districts) (District) 20
No: of Craftsmen Attended 2959
Provincial Handicrafts Competitions and ExhibitionNo: of Provincial Handicrafts Exhibitions Conducted 9
No: of Creations Awarded1496
“Shilpa” National Competition & ExhibitionTotal No: of Winners at National Level 382
No. of Exhibits Presented to the Exhibition 1496
Establishment of New Crafts Societies & Restructure No: of Newly Established Crafts Development Societies 06
No: of Crafts Societies Restructured 14
Local Market Promotion ProgrammesNo: of local Trade Fairs organized 04
No: of Craftsmen participated 120
Foreign Market Promotion ProgrammesNo: of Foreign Exhibitions & Trade Fairs 09
No: of Craftsmen Participated 45
Crafts Exchange ProgrammeNo: of Crafts Exchange Programmes Conducted 01
No: of Craftsmen Trained 02
Facilitation for the commencement of Self-EmploymentNo: of Craftsmen facilitated 135
Craftsmen Welfare ProgrammeNo. of Craftsmen Benefitted 66
Conducting Product Development WorkshopsNo. of Workshops Conducted 03
No: of Craftsmen Trained 33
Conducting Human Resource Development ProgrammeNo. of Employees Trained 12
Rehabilitation of Crafts Training CentersNo: of Crafts Training Centers Renovated13
Handicrafts Training ProjectNo: of Training Centres in Operation113
No: of Apprentices trained on Full Time basis through Training Centers716
No: of Craftsmen receiving production facilities from Crafts Training Centers474

Statistics for the Year 2016  
Registration of CraftsmenNo. of Craftsmen registered 1713
Master Craftsmen Training ProjectNo: of Master Craftsmen Classes Conducted 65
No: of Apprentices Trained 680
Basic Technology Training ProgrammesNo: of Basic Technology Training Programmes Conducted 25
No: of Trained Craftsmen 478
Intermediate Training ProgrammesNo: of Training Programmes Conducted18
No: of Craftsmen Trained311
Cultivation of Raw MaterialsTotal No. of Plants Planted 2100
Awareness Programmes towards National Handicrafts ExhibitionNo: of Awareness Workshops (District) 25
No: of Craftsmen Attended 3253
Provincial Handicrafts Competitions and ExhibitionNo: of Provincial Handicrafts Exhibitions Conducted 9
No: of Creations Awarded 1785
Presidential Awards Handicrafts Competition & Exhibition “Shilpa Abhimani - 2016”Total No: of Winners at National Level 355
No. of Exhibits Presented to the Exhibition 1776
"Shilpa Navoda” All Island School Handicrafts CompetitionNo: of Schools Participated202
No: of Children Participated 37057
Establishment of New Crafts Societies & RestructureNo: of New Crafts Societies Established33
No: of Crafts Societies Restructured 13
Local Market Promotion ProgrammeNo: of Local Trade Fairs Organized 05
No: of Craftsmen Participated 122
Foreign Market Promotion ProgrammesNo: of Foreign Exhibitions & Trade Fairs02
No: of Crafts Producers Provided with Marketing Assistance14
Facilitation for Self Employment (Raw Material and Equipment)No. of Craftsmen Facilitated 383
Craftsmen Welfare ProgrammeNo. of Craftsmen Benefitted 85
Conducting Product Development WorkshopsNo. of Workshops Conducted 02
No: of Craftsmen Trained 140
Conducting Human Resource Development ProgrammeNo. of Employees Trained 44
Rehabilitation of Crafts Training CentersNo. of Crafts Training Centers Renovated27
Handicrafts Training ProjectNo: of Training Centres in Operation112
No: of Apprentices Trained on Full Time Basis through Training Centres740
No: of Craftsmen Receiving Production Facilities from Crafts Training Centres547
Development of Enterprise Village & Women Entrepreneurship ProgrammeNo: of Villages Developed03
No: of Craftsmen Benefited127
Good Market Programme No: of Craftsmen Benefited 120
Development of Library Establishment of New Library in Polgolla01
No: of Publications Purchased415
Development of MuseumNo: of Awarded Handicrafts Creations Purchased20
Purchasing Machinery & Equipment for Craft Training Centers15
Development of Polgolla Handloom Project No: of Apprentices Trained44

Statistics for the Year 2017  
Registration of CraftsmenNo. of Craftsmen Registered 2086
Master Craftsmen Training ProgrammeNo: of Master Craftsmen Classes Conducted 69
No: of Apprentices Trained 711
Intermediate Training ProgrammesNo: of Intermediate Training Programmes Conducted 26
No: of Craftsmen Trained523
Facilitation for Cultivation of Raw Material & DistributionTotal No. of Plants Planted 4000
Awareness Programmes towards National Handicrafts ExhibitionNo: of District wise Awareness Workshops Conducted (District) 25
No: of Craftsmen Attended 3718
Provincial Handicrafts Competitions and ExhibitionNo: of Provincial Handicrafts Exhibitions Conducted 9
No: of Creations Awarded 1191
Presidential Awards Handicrafts Competition & Exhibition “Shilpa Abhimani - 2017”Total No: of Winners at National Level 428
No. of Exhibits Presented to the Exhibition 1191
Presidential Handicrafts Awards CeremonyNo: of Best Performing Craftsmen Awarded at National Level - 2015 & 2016737
"Shilpa Navoda” All Island School Handicrafts CompetitionNo: of Schools Participated179
No: of Children Participated 12535
Establishment of New Crafts Societies & RestructureNo: of New Crafts Societies Established28
Local Market Promotion ProgrammeNo: of Local Trade Fairs Organized 03
No: of Craftsmen Participated 124
Foreign Market Promotion Programmes, Exhibitions & SeminarsNo: of Foreign Exhibitions, Trade Fairs, Exhibitions & Seminars05
No: of Crafts Producers Provided with Marketing Assistance27
Other Marketing Promotion ProgrammesNo: of Craftsmen Benefited150
Provision of Machinery, Equipment, Tools & Raw Material to Initiate Self-Employment in the Field of HandicraftsNo: of Master Craftsmen Trainees Facilitated276
No: of Trainees of Crafts Training Centers Facilitated242
No: of Craftsmen Facilitated98
Craftsmen Welfare ProgrammeNo. of Craftsmen Benefitted 86
Conducting Human Resource Development ProgrammeNo. of Employees Trained 14
Rehabilitation / Upgrading of Crafts Training CentersNo: of Crafts Training Centers Developed with Infrastructure Facilities04
Handicrafts Training ProjectNo: of Training Centres in Operation112
No: of Apprentices Trained on Full Time Basis through Training Centres965
No: of Non Full Time Trainees306
No: of Craftsmen Receiving Production Facilities from Crafts Training Centers576
Development of Enterprise Village & Women Entrepreneurship ProgrammeNo: of Villages Developed06
No: of Craftsmen Benefited280
Development of Museum No: of Awarded Handicrafts Creations Purchased10
Provision of Equipment For Crafts Training Centers & TraineesNo: of Crafts Training Centers Facilitated25
No: of Trainees Facilitated250
“Shilpa Saviya” Entrepreneurial Promotional ProgrammeNo: of Workshops Conducted 01
No: of Craftsmen Upgraded25

Statistics for the Year 2018  
Registration of CraftsmenNo. of Craftsmen registered 1382
Master Craftsmen Training ProjectNo: of Master Craftsmen Classes Conducted 72
No: of Apprentices Trained 798
Providing Raw Material - No: of Trainees Benefited798
Providing Equipment - No: of Trainees Benefited244
Conducting Basic / Intermediate Technology Training WorkshopsNo: of Workshops Conducted17
No: of Craftsmen Trained433
Facilitation For Cultivation of Raw Material & DistributionTotal No. of Plants Planted 500
No: of Craftsmen Benefited by Providing Brass52
Awareness Programmes towards National Handicrafts ExhibitionNo: of Awareness Workshops (District) 25
No: of Craftsmen Participated 3167
Provincial Handicrafts Competitions and ExhibitionNo: of Provincial Exhibitions held towards National Exhibition09
No: of Crafts Persons Participated3908
Presidential Awards Handicrafts Competition & Exhibition “Shilpa Abhimani - 2018”No: of Creations Awarded447
No: of Crafts Persons Exhibiting Products1418
Presidential Handicrafts Award Ceremony - 2017No: of Best Performing Craftsmen Awarded at National Level - 2017428
"Shilpa Navoda” All Island School Handicrafts CompetitionNo: of Schools Participated566
No: of Creations Presented1708
Establishing District Crafts Council / Establishing & Restructuring
Crafts Societies
No: of District Crafts Councils Established06
No: of Crafts Societies Established & Restructured 15
Local Market Promotion ProgrammeNo: of Local Trade Fairs Organized 04
No: of Craftsmen Participated 110
Foreign Market Promotion ProgrammesNo: of Foreign Exhibitions & Trade Fairs04
No: of Crafts Producers Provided with Marketing Assistance23
Other Marketing Promotion ProgrammesNo. of Craftsmen Benefited74
Provision of Machinery, Equipment, Tools & Raw Material to Initiate
Self-Employment in the Field of Handicrafts
No: of Master Craftsmen Trainees Facilitated164
No. of Trainees of Crafts Training Centers Facilitated104
No. of Craftsmen Facilitated195
Craftsmen Welfare ProgrammeNo. of Craftsmen Benefited 88
Conducting Human Resource Development ProgrammeNo. of Employees Trained 106
Rehabilitation/ Upgrading of Crafts Training CentersNo. of Crafts Training Centers Developed with Infrastructure Facilities06
Handicrafts Training ProjectNo: of Full Time Trainees814
No: of Non Full Time Trainees233
No: of Producers/ Incubation603
Providing Raw Material - No: of Craftsmen Benefited708
Development of Enterprise Village & Women Entrepreneurship ProgrammeNo: of Villages Developed07
Purchasing of Awarded Creations for MuseumNo: of Awarded Handicrafts Creations Purchased15
“Shilpa Saviya” Entrepreneurial Promotional Programme for
Outstanding Handicraftsmen
No: of Craftsmen Upgraded27

Statistics for the Year 2019  
Registering Craftsmen, Issuing ID cards and Upgrading of Data Base / Conducting Mobile Service on Registration of CraftsmenNo. of Craftsmen registered 2832
Master Craftsmen Training ProgrammeNo: of Master Craftsmen Training Classes Conducted60
No: of Trainees 631
Providing Raw Material - No: of Trainees Benefited607
Providing Equipment - No: of Trainees Benefited92
Conducting Basic / Intermediate Technology Training WorkshopsNo: of Workshops Conducted05
No: of Craftsmen Trained110
Facilitation For Cultivation of Raw Material & DistributionNo: of Craftsmen Benefited by Providing Brass 37
No: of Craftsmen Benefited by Providing Ebony Wood Permit11
Awareness programmes towards National Handicrafts ExhibitionNo: of Awareness Workshops (District) 25
No: of Craftsmen Participated 4584
Provincial Handicrafts Competitions and ExhibitionNo: of Provincial Exhibitions held towards National Exhibition09
No: of Crafts Persons Participated4997
Presidential Awards Handicrafts Competition & Exhibition “Shilpa Abhimani - 2018”No: of Creations Awarded456
No. of creations selected for Presidential Awards Handicrafts Competition1515
"Shilpa Navoda” All Island School Handicrafts CompetitionNo: of Schools Participated304
No: of Children Participated830
No: of Creations Awarded284
Establishing District Crafts Council / Establishing & Restructuring
Crafts Societies
No: of District Crafts Councils Established17
No: of Crafts Societies Established & Restructured 36
Local Market Promotion ProgrammeNo: of Local Trade Fairs Organized 02
No: of Craftsmen Participated 58
Foreign Market Promotion ProgrammesNo: of Foreign Exhibitions & Trade Fairs04
No: of Crafts Producers Provided with Marketing Assistance18
Other Marketing Promotion ProgrammesNo. of Craftsmen Benefited105
Provision of Machinery, Equipment, Tools & Raw Material to Initiate
Self-Employment in the Field of Handicrafts
No: of Master Craftsmen Trainees FacilitatedIn Progress
No. of Trainees of Crafts Training Centers Facilitated
No. of Craftsmen Facilitated31
Craftsmen Welfare ProgrammeNo. of Craftsmen Benefited 43
Conducting Human Resource Development ProgrammeNo. of Employees Trained 133
Rehabilitation/ Upgrading of Crafts Training CentersNo. of Crafts Training Centers Developed with Infrastructure FacilitiesIn Progress
Handicrafts Training ProjectNo: of Full Time Trainees973
No: of Producers / Incubation630
Providing Raw Material - No: of Craftsmen Benefited981
Development of Enterprise Village & Women Entrepreneurship ProgrammeNo: of Villages DevelopedIn Progress
Purchasing of Awarded Creations for MuseumNo: of Awarded Handicrafts Creations Purchased01
“Shilpa Saviya” Entrepreneurial Promotional Programme for
Outstanding Handicraftsmen
No: of Craftsmen Upgraded46
Upgrading of Handicrafts Production & Marketing VillageNo: of Crafts Villages Upgraded02 (Hambantota & Molagoda)
Purchasing of Machinery & Equipment for Crafts Training CentersNo: of Crafts Training Centers FacilitatedPottery Wheel - 05 Sewing Machine - 11