Description : The document contains the annual general report and proceedings of the chamber for the year 1905. Apart from the details of the annual general meeting, the annual report presents the following topics: Report of the committee for the year 1903, working of the committe during the year 1905, The Legislative council of India, The Legislative Council of Bengal, The Municipal Corporation, The Port Commission, boiler Commission, commemoration of Late Babu Joy Gobind, list of recognised associations, conference of Indian and Ceylon Chambers of Commerce, presentation of books to the Chamber Library, International board of foreign trade, New York, The Royal Visit, Punjab Earthquake relief fund, resignation of Lord Curzon, administration of the army in India, the partition of Bengal, Commercial mission to Persia, presidency general hospital, punjab chamber of commerce, the royal exchange. The Law and Legislation section includes : Indian Paper currency bill, joint stock comanies's balance sheets, petroleum rules, use of petrol in motor vehicles, chief Judge-ship of the burma Chief Court, bill to amend Court Fees Act, 1870; bill to amend Bengal Tenancy Act, the Alluvion Bill, Indian Coinage Bill, stamp duty on letter of hypothecation, Indian Merchandise Marks Act, Indian Arbitration Act, amendment of Indian Factories Act, 1881; Bengal Smoke Nuisance Bill, 1904; stamp duty on Labour Contracts. The Customs section includes : Wastage allowance on Salt, Customs duties, tariff valuation on cotton, sugar. The Marine section comprises of the following issues : marine insurance policy rates, inland navigation, scale of provisions for Arab and other native seamen, dock shipments, treatment of Lascars, Status of Eurasians as seamen, plague regualations at Penang and Singapore, native Passenger Ships' Act, 1887; pris International Sanitary Conference, 1903; issues related to Pilot Service. The Municipal Section deals with : Tolly's Nullah, widening of the Kalighat bridge, extermination of rats in connection with Plague, The Office of coroner of Calcutta, Calcutta Improvemnet Scheme. the Telegraphs section includes : metereological weather warnings by menas of wireless telegraphy, reuter's service of commercial telegrams. The Financial section includes : treatment of light coin, inland money orders. The railway section deals with : The railway board, proposed railway bridge over the Bhgirathi river at Azimgunj, railway rates for jute. The Miscellaneous section deals with : Convention with Japan, Presidency General Hospital, the Labour question, proposed river police for Bengal, French import tarrif on Silk goods, working of telephone service, proposed standard time, the gopashtami festival, jute forecasts, commercial education, list of estabishments, members, committees and reports.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries for the year 1905, Vol. 1.
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1905_Vol_I
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1905_Vol_I.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1905_Vol_I_001 to BCCI_Report_1905_Vol_I_214
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1905_Vol_I_001 to BCCI_Report_1905_Vol_I_214
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1905_Vol_I
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1905, Vol 1.
Date(s) : 1905
Extent (Pagination) : pp 1 to pp 9 (Contents), pp I to pp xxix, pp 1 to pp 366.
Volume and issue number : 1905, Vol 1.
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 : Initial pages are severely worm eaten, discoloured, presence of foxing marks.
No of Leaves : 206 + 4 binding pages + cover + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 24.2 x 15.7 x 2.2
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 24 x 15.2 x 1.7
Note on item : Tight binding has rendered certain portions of the text unreadable. Page 36 to Page 42 contain rust stains. The report contains a few oversized pages.
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 : 23-Jun-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.