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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  • A person shall cease to be member of the Council

    1. On resignation; or

    2. On dissolution or winding up;

    3. If he is found to conduct himself in a manner unbecoming of a member of the Council by the Committee or a disciplinary committee , if any constituted by the Executive Committee under the Bye-laws or otherwise

    4. If he ceases to comply with the Rules & Regulations and Bye-laws of the Council and with the applicable conditions of and qualification for membership.

    5. If he fails to pay the annual subscription within three months after it has fallen due (unless a further time or exemption is granted by the Committee).

  • The Committee may at its sole discretion and on and subject to such terms and conditions as the Committee may in its sole discretion consider appropriate, readmit any member whose membership has been terminated pursuant to this Rule.

  • In case of termination of membership of a membership of a member, such member shall be communicated the reasons for his termination in writing.


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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