Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries for the year 1908, Vol.1., BCCI_Report_1908_Vol_I, English

Description : The item consists of the details of annual general meeting and the annual report of the Chamber for the year 1908. The Annual Meeting section includes: Proceedings of the annual general meeting, resolutions taken etc. The Report consist of the following items : Report of the Committee for the year 1908, working Committee during the year 1908, representation in various bodies, the disaster in Hyderabad and other chamber proceedings. The Law and Legislation section includes : The English Life Assurance Companies Act, The English Companies Act, The Presidency towns insolvency bill, registration of british ship in British India, registration of british ships in India, the Indian Arbitration Act, Indian Patents and design bill, bill for the protection and preservation of games, Inland Stamp act, registration of partnerships, the public charities account bill, Indian Port Bill, The Salt Duty, Bengal Vaccination Act, The Court of Wards Act. The Law and Legislation section includes : The Jury List, propsed separation of Judicial and Executive duties, proposed establishmnet of city civil court in Rangoon, The Calcutta High Court. The Customs Section includes : Customs duty on Cotton rope, working hours of the office, list of cotton peice good. The Marine section deals with : Calcutta Port rules, food stuff unfit for human consumption, loading of Cargo in inland steam vessels, certificates of competency for officers, carriage of passengers in inland steam vessels, Inland steram vessels act, The Indian Merchant shipping act, registry of British ships, wireless telegraph service between Calcutta and Sand heads. The Municipal section includes : road repairs in Calcutta, paving of the Strand road, traffic in New China Bazar. The Postal and Telegraph section includes : proposed value of parcels, maximum limit of wieght for inland parcels, Calcutta General Post Office, proposed abolition of sea post offices, the telegraph department, mutilated telegrams, deposit system of accounts. The Financial section includes : proposed half anna nickel coin, loan issues, the Narsingpur treasury, the Paper currency reserve. the Railwyas section deals with : State Vs Company managemnet of Indian railways, Indian Railway Finance Committee, The Lower Ganges Bridge, The Eastern Bengal State Railway, Supply of Railway wagons. the Miscellaneous section includes : The Political situation in India, Indian Factory Labour Commission, The Fiscal Question, State Technical Scholarships, The Sanitary Services in India, Septic Tank Installation, proposed river police force, Bengal fisheries, proposed daily price list of hessian cloth, propose dgeneral produce association, trade with Russia, The boiler commission, commercial exhibitions, the Labour Question. The Accounts and Finances section include: Reports and sub committee reports, rules and regulations etc.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries for the year 1908, Vol.1.
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1908_Vol_I
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1908_Vol_I.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1908_Vol_I_001 to BCCI_Report_1908_Vol_I_199
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1908_Vol_I_001 to BCCI_Report_1908_Vol_I_199
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1908_Vol_I
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1908, Vol. 1
Date(s) : 1908
Extent (Pagination) : pp i to pp vii (Contents), one page without pagination, pp 1 to pp 368.
Volume and issue number : 1908, 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 : The Catholic Orphan Press
Place of Publication : 4, Portuguese Church Street, Calcutta
Subject : Yearly financial report of the BCC&I, Economics, Finance, Colonial history, Calcutta under the British
Physical Condition : Moth eaten, presence of foxing marks, edges damaged, discoloured.
No of Leaves : 191 + 4 binding pages + cover + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 24.5 x 15.5 x 2.2
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 23.8 x 14.4 x 1.6
Note on item : 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 : 30-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.