Council of Handicrafts Development Corporations (COHANDS) is an apex body of 29 State / Central Government Handicrafts Development Corporations, engaged in assisting grass root level organizations, NGO's, Self Help Groups and small entrepreneurs engaged in handicrafts for promotion of handicrafts.


Chairman's Message
Aims & Objectives
Member Corporations
List of Executive Commitee
Executive Commitee Members
Outline of Activities
Powers of Central Government
Rules & Regulations
Press Release
Photo Gallery















For Enrollment Click Here


Council of Handicrafts Development Corporations

Organizing Exhibition on Handicraft products w.e.f. 7th to 16th August, 2015 at MAHADA open ground near Citi International School Link Road, OSHIWARA, Jogeshwari (West) Mumbai

An Exhibition on Handicraft products of Indian Handicraft has been organized by COHANDS w.e.f. 07.08.2015 to 16.08.2015 at MAHADA open ground near Citi International School Link Road, OSHIWARA, Jogeshwari (West) Mumbai

Marketing platform for 50 Handicrafts Artisans

During the Exhibition a marketing platform was provided to handicrafts artisans by providing them stalls having necessary display/ infrastructure arrangements, benefiting 50 genuine handicrafts artisans w.e.f. 07.08.2015 to 16.08.2015. This included 01 State Awardees who participated in this programme. It is estimated that the total sales generated has been to the tune of Rs.19,41,860/-, similarly, order worth Rs.1,50,000/- were secured during the said Exhibition.

Programme details:-

08.08.2015 : A Cultural programme representing folk arts from different states was organized.

Details of programmes organized w.e.f. 07.08.2015

Live demonstration & display
Sl. No. Craft Name of craft persons Status Category
1 Terracotta Sh. Shrikant N. Pardeshi, Mumbai - OBC


Forthcoming Events

  • Indian Handicrafts & Gift Fair(Spring) at India Expo Mart Ltd. (IEML), Expressway, Greater Noida - 23rd to 27th Feb, 2018

  • Special Master Creation, 2018 at Dilli Haat, New Delhi - 16th to 31st January, 2018

  • Special Marketing Event for the benefit of artisans from various parts of the county at Vishakhapatnam - 5th to 8th January, 2018

Official Site:
Council of Handicrafts Development Corporations
 Link Partners 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 © 2015. All Rights Reserved. Powered by Net Soft Solutions