Eligibility Criteria for Empanelment of NGOs with the Office of Development Commissioner(Handicrafts)
Essential Conditions
  • It should be enrolled with NITI Aayog on its prescribed portal.
  • It should be registered entity and shall be 3 years old (minimum) & have experience in the area of livelihood in Handicraft and Handloom sector.
  • Not black listed either by the State or Central Govt. Agencies.
  • The proposal of NGO empanelment should be forwarded through Regional Director only. For this Regional Director may constitute a committee with concerned Assistant Director and state representatives.
  • The documents related to its Bye Laws, audited accounts and its returns must be submitted by NGO’s.
  • The organization must provide the Update details of Secretary and President plus all the members of their organization. Details Must be same as NGO Darpan Portal and in MOA & Bye-Laws. If there is any change it has to be updated first on NGO Darpan Portal and also in MOA & Bye-Laws. Content of modification in membership duly approved copy may be uploaded as first page along with old document of MOA & Bye-Laws
After fullfilling the above essential conditions, NGO may be considered for allocation of the projects in following manner/category :-

Category I :
  • For a NGO having no experience in the craft sector projects in government sector,we may assign a project of maximum amount of Rs. 10 lakhs only in a year in different schemes of Office of DC (Handicrafts).
Category II :
  • For a NGO which has executed projects assigned by DC(Handicrafts) Office or having experience in other Ministries of Government of India or State Governments and having completed projects of at least Rs.10 lakhs in last 2 years may be assigned projects for not more than Rs.20 lakhs in one year & for SCSP project limit may be extended to Rs.30 lakhs.
Category III :
  • For NGOs which have been in category II in last one year and successfully completed projects may be assigned projects costing not more than Rs.35 lakhs & for SCSP projects the limit may be extended to Rs.50 lakhs.
Instructions :
  • For any futher update/modification, change should be made at NITI Aayog Portal only.
  • Please keep your information ready as per below format:-
    Year Type of Sanctioning Agency Project Name Location Area of Work Sanctioned Amount(in Rs.) Project Status(Completed/In Progress) Remarks Sanction Order
Disclaimer-: Empanelment of implementing agency and grant-in-aid is done without any Third Party inspections and no fees is charged.