Description : The item deals with the documents and correspondences of the Chamber for the year 1914. The General Section deals with : The Administrative changes, the triennial Congresses of chmbers of Commerce of the Empire. The War section deals with : The Moratorium Question, british and neutral cargos in enemy steamships,hansa liners - barenfels and gutenfels, enemy steamers sheltering at Sabang, British and Neutral Cargo : Claims against Enemy Vessels, suspension of September shipment to Australia, war risk insurance, trade with enemy countries and neutral countries, restirction of telegraph facilities, publication of war news, relief of distress in Eastern Bengal. The Law and Legislation section includes : The Council of India, The Indian Carrier's Act, the Indian Electricity Act, the Indian Petroleum act, the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898, The Poisons Act, proposed legislation against usury, the Indian Merchant Shipping Act, the Merchant Shipping Act, the Inland Steam vessels Act, the Indian Companies Act, the Bengal Tenancy Act, the Bengal Tenancy Bill, the Bengal Embankment Bill, the Bengal Smoke Nuisance Act, proposed city Civil Court. The Customs Section include : The Indian Sea Customs Act- Section 30, the Indian Merchandise marks Act, the Indian Cotton Duties Act, Customs Tariff Circulars. The Marine section enlists : working of the Port as in - The Enquiry committee, Special War-tax, The Howrah bridge, the Indian Ports Act, the Pris sanitary Convention, 1912; Bay of Bengal Storm signals, river crime in Bengal, the International conference Conference on Safety of Life at Sea, etc. The Post and Telegraph section includes : Receipts of telegram, ther telegraph gazette, calcutta General Post Office. The Railways section includes : The Rohilkhand and Kumaon railway, Eastern Bengal State railway, the Dacca -Mymensingha railway, the New route to Ceylon, Calcutta Chord railways. The Finance section includes : the royal Commission on Indian Finance and Currency, The Indian Stamp Act, Government Currency Notes, the Presidency Banks Act. The Municipal section deals with : Calcutta Improvement trust, the roads in Calcutta, police arrangements in burra bazar, proposed cab shelter in Royal Exchange Place, cost of Electric Current in calcutta, Street noises. The Miscellaneous section deals with : Strikes and breakdowns in jute mills, Indian Jute Mill's Association, the trade in jte manufactured goods in South Africa, weights and measures, proposed half marking of gold and silver pletes, the trade in goat skin, Manufacture of cement in Punjab.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries for the year 1914, Vol. 2.
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1914_Vol_II
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1914_Vol_II.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1914_Vol_II_001 to BCCI_Report_1914_Vol_II_422
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1914_Vol_II_001 to BCCI_Report_1914_Vol_II_422
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1914_Vol_II
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1914, Vol. 2
Date(s) : 1914
Extent (Pagination) : pp I to pp IV (Contents), pp 1 to pp 822.
Volume and issue number : 1914, 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 : 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.
No of Leaves : 414 + 4 binding pages + cover + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 24.4 x 15.5 x 4.8
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 23.3 x 14.8 x 3.7
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 : 13-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.