Description : The item contains the Annual General Meeting proceedings and Annual General Report of the Chamber for the year 1915. The Annual general Meeting section includes : Proceedings of the Annual General meeting of the year 1915, resolutions taken, President's speech, representation of the Chamber in various administrative bodies, the Royal exchange, tribunal of Arbitration, the New Royal Exchange etc. The War section deals with : Control of enemy subjects and enemy enterprises , trading with the enemy, trade restrictions regarding exports, imports, carriage of contraband, release of cargo on enemy vessels, wages of Indian crew on enemy steamers, restriction of telegraph facilities, the Indian Volunteer forces. The Law and Legislation section includes : the Indian Carriers Act of 1865- Carrier's risk, bill to amend Indian Trusts Act, the Income Tax Act of 1886, bill to amend the Bengal tenancy Act, The Indian Petroleum Act, the Indian Mines Act, Calcuta Liner's Conference, bill to amend Indian Steam Vessels Act, code of storm arning signals, Chamber Tonnage Schedule, Measurement of Case Cargo, Salt Steamers, The Waterways Question, training workson the Ganges, proposed employment of Lascars in the South American trade. The Post and Telegraph section includes : Indian telegraph administration, Indian Telegraph Gazette, The Homeward Mail. The railways section includes : Issues related to Eastern Bengal Railway. The Miscellaneous section deals with : State technical Scholarships, United provinces Governmnet Textile class, the Punjab cement Contract, the Province of Burma, developement of Indian trade with Burma, developement of Indian trade with Russia, promotion of Indian commercial interests in France. Accounts and Finance issues of the Chamber, reports and sub-committee reports, rules and regulations of the Chamber, tribunal of arbitration of the Chamber.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries for the year 1915, Vol 1.
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1915_Vol_I
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1915_Vol_I.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1915_Vol_I_001 to BCCI_Report_1915_Vol_I_196
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1915_Vol_I_001 to BCCI_Report_1915_Vol_I_196
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1915_Vol_I
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1915, Vol. 1
Date(s) : 1915
Extent (Pagination) : pp I to pp VII (Contents), 3 pages without pagination, pp I to pp XIV, 2 pages without pagination, pp 1 to pp 162, pp 1a to pp 185a.
Volume and issue number : 1915, 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 : front cover damaged, presence of foxing marks, yellowing pages, worm eaten, edges damaged.
No of Leaves : 188 + 4 binding pages + cover + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 23.7 x 15.2 x 2.3
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 23.2 x 14.8 x 1.6
Note on item : Though the report is of 1915, yet it is mentioned as 1916 (BCCI_Report_1915_Vol_I_005) in the annual meeting report. 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 : 18-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.