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.


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Home Expo India From 16th of April to 18th of April, 2016 At India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida Expressway (UP)

EPCH has organized 5th edition of Home Expo India as Buyer Seller Meet w.e.f. 16.04.2016 to 18.04.2016 at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida Expressway (UP). The show brings the manufacturers, producers, exporters, artisans and craftpersns of Home Decorative, home furnishing and furniture who are by and large from the cottage and medial scale industry.

The fair remain opened for the buyers till 18th April, 2016, where Member Corporation, participated under the banner of COHANDS. In the Home Expo, 2016. COHANDS, Chairman Dr. K. Gopal, Development Commissioner (Handicraft) had inaugurated the Cohands participation in Home Expo, 2016. The idea behind participating in the event Home Expo 2016 was to provide a platform for showcasing the unmatched quality of their handicraft products by the Member Corporation participated in the fair under the banner of COHANDS, provided unique opportunity to explore Handicraft exports and has a vast business potential etc.


Forthcoming Events

  • State level marketing workshop at Dimapur Nagaland from 18th to 19th July 2018.

  • Seminar Workshop on 30th & 31st July, 2018 at Morigaon, Assam in Artistic Textile Craft

  • Thematic Exhibitions for the benefit of SC artisans at T.D.I. Mall, Rajori Garden, New Delhi w.e.f. 31.07.2018 to 05.08.2018

  • Thematic Exhibitions for the benefit of SC artisans at City Centre Mall, Dwarka w.e.f. 07.08.2018 to 12.08.2018

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