Description : The item contains documents and correspondences of the Chamber for the year 1917. The items included are : Membership of the Chamber, Visit to India of the Right Hon'ble the Secretary of State for India. The European War section deals with : The future trade policy of India, Impressment of Steamers, Impressment of Motor Cars, the Indian Defence force Act, Mercantile employees on active service. The Law and Legislation section deals with : The Indian Income tax, bill to amend the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898; The Usurious loans bill, The Freight tax Act, the Indian Carriers Act, the Indian Explosives Act, the Indian Motor Vehicles Act, VIII of 1914, the Indian Registration Act, XVI of 1908; proposed registration of business names, the Workman's Breach of Contract Act, XIII of 1859; the Bengal Juvenile Smoking bill, 1917. The Customs section deals with : The Indian Tariff Act, 1894; The Indian Merchandise marks Act, 1889; Official Statistical Publications, Calcutta Customs House, The Indian Sea Customs Act, Customs Tariff circulars. The Marine section deals with : working of the Port, Indian Ports Act, XV of 1908; Calcutta Liners Conference- Claims for slight damage to peice goods, Sunday workings of steamers, Calcutta tonnage schedule, loss of goods in transit from mill to steamer, the Grand Trunk Canal Project, the Pubna - Kushtia Steamer Service, the Nadia Rivers. The Railways section deals with : The Indian railways Act, IX of 1890; East India Railway - Howrah Station, Carriage of Goods between India and Ceylon, the aquisition of the of coal lands by Indian Railways, Coal traffic in East India and Bengal-Nagpur railways. The Municipal section deals with : Calcutta Corporation- Improvement of Barrabazar area, Calcutta Municipal Act, 1890; Howrah General hospital, the telephone service, Calcutta Municipal bill. The Finance section comprises of : The position of exchange, one rupee currency notes, forms and designs of Indian Currency Notes, Chamber ruling no. 60.The Miscellaneous section deals with : The Indian industrial Commission, the Adulateration of Indian policies, the London Hemp Association contract for East Indian Hemp, Crope forecast, prohibition on on importation of rice from Burma into Calcutta, the supply of fish in Bengal, his majesty's trade commisioner service, the excise system in India, Sate technical scholarship, emigration to british guiana, Trinidad, Jamaica and Fiji.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries for the year 1917, Vol 2.
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1917_Vol_II
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1917_Vol_II.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1917_Vol_II_001 to BCCI_Report_1917_Vol_II_258
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1917_Vol_II_001 to BCCI_Report_1917_Vol_II_258
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1917_Vol_II
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1917, Vol 2.
Date(s) : 1917
Extent (Pagination) : pp I to pp III (Contents), 3 pages without pagination, pp 1 to pp 491
Volume and issue number : 1917, 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
No of Leaves : 250 + 4 binding pages + cover + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 23.4 x 15 x 3.4
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 22.6 x 14.5 x 2.5
Note on item : BCCI_Report_1917_Vol_II_004 contains a piece of paper pasted on the page corresponding to the image. Handwritten notes are present in BCCI_Report_1917_Vol_II_005 and BCCI_Report_1917_Vol_II_254.
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 : 22-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.