Description : The item contains detailed proceedings of the annual general meeting and the annual report of the Chamber for the year 1911. The proceedings of the meeting deal with : Members present, President's speech, Resolutions taken, Working committee for the year 1911, representations of the Chamber in various bodies, the coronation and the Imperial Visit to India, Congresses of the Chamber of commerece of the Empire. The Report includes the following titles. The Law and Legislation section includes : The Legislative councils, Life Insurance legislation, the white phosphorous matches prohibition bill, the law relating lunacy, prposed revision of the Administrator General's Act, the Delegation Bill, Indian Arms Act, Indian Arbitration Act, Indian Factories Act, the Bengal Estates Partition bill, Bengal Smoke Nuisance Act, the Board of Revebue, jute gambling, Indian Patents and Design Act, the Indian Post Office Act, the Offcial assignee. The Customs section include : registration of Indian Trade Statistics, the Indian Merchandise Marks Act, the Sea Customs Act, the Indian Tariff Act, revision of the list of Cotton peice goods, customs duty on tobacco and cigarrette, imported wine netting, silkworm eggs. The Marine section includes : the Chittagong Port Bill, the Waterways question, proposed canalisation of Tolly's Nullah, proposed navigation of the Hooghly river at night, bengal pilot service, thefts on the river, fires in Indian Coal Cargoes, Calcutta tonnage schedule, charter parties-brokerage, lights in the Red Sea, Inland Steam Vessels Act 1881. The Posts and Telegraph section includes : Issues related to Indian Post Office, workings of Indian Telegraph department. the Railways section comprises of : railway finance, railway risk notes, railway freight, wagon supply. The Finance section includes : Currency question, the Universal Currency Notes, registration of currency notes, the INdian Coinage Act, the Inian Stamp Act of 1899. the Municipal Section includes: Calcutta Imporovement Act 1911, Calcutta Municipal Act, Roads in Calcutta, the eastern and Baliaghata canals, cndensed skimmed milk. the Miscellaneous section includes : the Indian Petroleum Act, moisture in Jute, trade with Australai-jute manufactured goods, Australia-passport for Indian visitors, state technical scholarships, Calcutta daily weather report, the coalfields electric license, the Bengal Boiler Commission, import statistics of Indian Cotton goods, the Bazaar Maund. he Accounts and Finance section includes : reports related to the Chamber, royal exchange, accounts of the chamber, lists of presidents and members, reports and sub-committee reports, rules and regulations etc.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries for the year 1911, Vol. 1.
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1911_Vol_I
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1911_Vol_I.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1911_Vol_I_001 to BCCI_Report_1911_Vol_I_187
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1911_Vol_I_001 to BCCI_Report_1911_Vol_I_187
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1911_Vol_I
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1991, Vol. 1
Date(s) : 1911
Extent (Pagination) : pp I to pp VI (Contents), one leaf without pagination, pp 1 to pp 348.
Volume and issue number : 1991, 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 : 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 : Pages torn, title page torn, folded oversized pages present, presence of foxing and brown spots, edges darkened, discolouration, yellowing pages.
No of Leaves : 179 + 4 binding pages + cover + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 24.3 x 15.5 x 2.1
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 23.5 x 14.7 x 1.5
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 : 8-Jul-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.