With the support of the NCC, they are continuously trying to bring out new designs and creations. We can introduce our promising and award-winning craftsmen to new technologies that are becoming part of craft design work across the world. Very soon there will be demands by our craft sector to start work with the latest technological advancements. Such new technologies, as 3D printing and laser operated design setups can help our craftsmen to go global much faster.
With award ceremonies such as the Shilpa Abhimani, I have no doubts that our historic craftsmen will have better market opportunities and a promising future.” Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation (SLIC) is the provider of the free “Shilpa Suraksha” insurance cover to Sri Lankan craftsmen.The NCC which tries to introduce new designs and creations to the crafts sector, has also begun work to decentralize its activities, stated the Ministry.
A new project commenced establishing District Craft Councils (DCCs) in Sri Lanka for the first time in NCC’s 35 year history. Sri Lanka’s arts, crafts, and handicraft traditions widely differ from region to region, span across many sub-sectors and spring from diverse sources–including pottery, wood-carvings, mural creations, lacquer painting, metal works, and jewelry making