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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  • Except as otherwise provided herein , no business shall be transacted at any General Meeting unless there be personally present at the time when the meeting proceeds to business, a quorum of at least 1/3 rd of the total strength.

  • If after 30 minutes from the time appointed for any general Meeting such quorum be not present, the meeting.

    1. If convened upon the requisition of members in accordance with Rule-10(b)(ii)(b) hereof , shall stand dissolved and

    2. In any other case, shall stand adjourned to the same day, time & place the following week or if that day is public holiday, till the next succeeding day, which is not a public holiday at the same time and place.

The members present at any meeting adjourned pursuant to this Rule, irrespective of their number, shall constitute a quorum.

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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