Description : The item contains the proceedings of the general annual meeting and the annual report of the Chamber for thew year 1912. The Annual meeting section includes : Proceedings of the annual general meeting, resolutions taken, working committee during the year 1912, representation of the Chamber in various bodies, the Royal Exchange, licensed measurer's department, certificates of origin, eigth congress of Chambers of Commerce of the Empire, fifth international Congress of Chambers of Commerce. The Administrative Changes section includes : Transfer of the Capital of India to Delhi, location of the Department of commerce and Industry, Location of the office of Head Commissioner of Paper Currency. The Law and Legislation ssection includes : Proposed revision of the Administrator General's Act of 1874, The Official trustees Act, The Indian Companies Bill, The Indian Life Assurance companies Act, The English copyright Act, The civil Procedure Code, The Indian Explosives Act, the White Phosphorous matches prohibition bill, The use of the Royal Arms, the female Slave Trade Supression bill, The Bengal Smoke Nuisance Act, The Calcutta Court of Small Causes, The Presidency Jail. The Customs Section deals with : The Indian Merchandise Marks Act, Calcutta Custom House etc. The Marine section deals with : The Indian Ports Act, Calcutta Port Bill, The Indian Ports Act : rules in respect of infectious and contagious diseases, Calcutta Port bill, Indian Steamships Act, the Pilgrim Traffic, Calcutta Tonnage schedule- Molasses, The Suez Canal : Reduction in transit dues, The Bengal Pilot Service, The Waterways Question, Marine Insurance : War risk, London Jute association contract. The Post and Telegraph section deals with : Propsed amalgamationn of Indian Post Office with Indian Telegram Service, receipts of registered postal parcels, Indian Post Office, Indian telegraph Guide, Telegram envelopes. delays of foreign telegram. The Railways section has : Railway transport facilities, railway finance, The Oudh and Rohilkahnd raiways, Eastern Bengal State Railways, Assam-Bengal railway, Central Indian Railway. The Finance Section includes : Indian Finance , Government Securities, registration of Government Currency, Income tax, The Indian Stamp Act. The Municpal Section includes : Calcutta Improvement Trust, Calcutta Municiapl Act of 1899, Licensed Warehouse and Fire Brigade Act, the roads in Calcutta, Traffic in New China Bazar Street, Clive Street, Location of Calcutta Police court etc. The Miscellaneous Section deals with : The Indian Negotiable Instruments Act, Mechanical transport, Aerial Ropeways, the Indian Jute Mills's Association Contract for Jute goods, The Indian Jute Factories Act, rivers in the jessore District, dacoities in the Jute districts, Calcutta Daily Weather report, crop forecasts, trade marks, proposed British empire trademark, state technical scholarships, European and Anglo Indian Education, Commercial education, The Ecuador consulate, trade with Russia. The Accounts and Finance section includes: List of Members and theor respective duties, Committees and Sub-Committee reports etc.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries for the year 1912, Vol. 1.
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1912_Vol_I
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1912_Vol_I.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1912_Vol_I_001 to BCCI_Report_1912_Vol_I_193
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1912_Vol_I_001 to BCCI_Report_1912_Vol_I_193
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1912_Vol_I
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1912, Vol.1
Date(s) : 1912
Extent (Pagination) : pp I to pp Vi (Contents), one leaf without pagination, pp 1 to pp 179 A.
Volume and issue number : 1912, 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 : Criterion Printing Works
Place of Publication : 8, Jackson Lane, Calcutta
Subject : Yearly financial report of the BCC&I, Economics, Finance, Colonial history, Calcutta under the British
Physical Condition : yellowing pages, presence of foxing marks and brown spots, some portion of the text is lost in few pages due to tight binding.
No of Leaves : 185 + 4 binding pages + cover + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 24.2 x 15.5 x 2.4
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 : 7-Aug-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.