Description : The report consists of proceedings of the Annual Ordinary General Meeting and reports from the Committee Report of 1st February 1898 to 31st January 1899, which include matters pertaining to several fields. In the legislative section the following issues were addressed : consolidations of laws related to stamps, issues related to insolvency, lwas related to arbitration, Amendment of Inland Steam Vesssels Act, Encumberd Estates Act of Chotanagpur, Amendment of Calcutta Port Act, and other amendments of acts related to : maritime trade, forgery of bank notes, Indian Evidence Act, regulation of carriers. In the Customs sections, issues discussed are : disposal of fines, changes in the collectorate, import duty upon kerosene oil, testing of yarns, levy of import duty on mineral oil, production of dyed yarn, customs tarrif circular etc. In the Marine section, issues addressed were : export of coal, usage of coal, cargo boats, representation of the chamber on the port commission, functionings at the Kidderpore dockyard, supply of filtered water to shippings. In the Municipal section the discussions were : Issues related to Tramways, Plague, condition of streets and roads in the city, amendment of the Municipal Act, Issues related to the Magisterial board. In the Municipal section, the topics were : Proposition for a new railway station, reinforcement of certain routes of the Eastern railway, official discourses, inclusion of indigenous products like crude oil and rubber in railways transportation, the currency question, and other issues. In the miscellaneous section issues such as : exportation of sugar, double charging of income tax, conveyancing in Assam, prevention of cholera, canalisation, issues related to cotton and rhea, shipment of rice from bengal, petroleum issues, developement of burmese railway, list of holidays.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries Vol. 1, from 1st February 1898 to 31st January 1899, with Appendices.
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1898_1899_Vol_2
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1898_1899_Vol_2.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1898_1899_Vol_2_001 to BCCI_Report_1898_1899_Vol_2_365
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1898_1899_Vol_2_001 to BCCI_Report_1898_1899_Vol_2_365
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1898_1899_Vol_2
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1898-1899, Vol 2
Date(s) : 1st February 1898 to 31st January 1899
Extent (Pagination) : pp I tp pp iv, pp 1 to pp 710.
Volume and issue number : 1898-1899, Vol 2
Medium of copies : Photographed digital images [24 bit, 400 dpi, uncompressed, colour, Tiff]
Medium of original material : Paper, printed in black and white
Creator(s) - Author(s) : BCCI Committee
Publisher : Caxton Team Printing Works.
Place of Publication : 1, Mission Row, Calcutta.
Subject : Yearly financial report of the BCC&I, Economics, Finance, Colonial history, Calcutta under the British
Physical Condition : The spine is horizontally broken, excessive hard binding, foxing along the margins, pages at the beginning and he end are torn.
No of Leaves : 357 + 8 binding pages + cover + spine.
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 24.3 x 16 x 4.4 cm
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 23.7 x 14.3 x 3.3 cm
Note on item : Handwritten notes are present in BCCI_Report_1898_1899_Vol_2_167, BCCI_Report_1898_1899_Vol_2_202, BCCI_Report_1898_1899_Vol_2_203 and BCCI_Report_1898_1899_Vol_2_204. Presence of adhesive tape has rendered text invisible in BCCI_Report_1898_1899_Vol_2_230 and BCCI_Report_1898_1899_Vol_2_246. Presence of stamp mark that says '24th Aug 1936' in BCCI_Report_1898_1899_Vol_2_362.
Languages of material : English
Scripts of material : Roman
Contributor(s) - Owners of the original material : The Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries
Creator(s) of digital copy : Aki + Amritesh + Arnab + Sujata + Soumashree + Chandrima
Catalogued by : Sayan
Date(s) of the digital copy : 16-Mar-14
Place where copy was made : SCTR, JU, Kolkata
Present storage location : BCC&I Kolkata
Software : Canon EOS Utility , Adobe Lightroom 5
Hardware : Canon EOS 60D
Keywords : Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Trade Records, Colonial Trade Records, Imperial Trade Records, British Trade Records in Kolkata, British Raj in Kolkata.