Description : The item contains documents and correspondences about the report of the Chamber for the year 1919. The General section includes : Conference of Indian and Ceylon chamber of commerce, Association of chambers of commerce of India and Ceylon - Formation of the Association, rules of the association. Trade after the war : enemy aliens. The Indian Defence Force : Military Service Bill, 1919; Demobilised Officers, Indian Army of Reserve Officers. The Indian Constitutional Reforms. The Law and Legislation section includes : proposed registration of business names, the Indin Companies restriction Act, 1918; The Excess profits Duty Act, 1918; the question of the Levy of double Income tax, The Indian Electricity Act, The Indian Explosives Act, The Indian explosives Act, 1884; The Indian Petroleum Act, VII of 1899, The Indian Motor Vehicles Act, VIII of 1914; Maintenence Orders, The Charitable and Religious Trust Bill, The Indian Non-ferrous Metal Industry Act, 1918; The Indian Cariers Act, III of 1865; The Calcutta Cruelty to Animal Bills; The Eastern Frontier rifles Bill, 1919; The Darjeeling hillsides and Rivers Conservation BIll, 1919, Petty thefts in Colliery districts. The Customs section deals with : the trade in Indian hides and skins. The Marine section includes : The Indian Ports Act, XV of 1908; port dues on government vessels, infectious disease rules, Native Passenger ships Act of 1887, Vizagapatnam Harbour, Indian Seamen, The Seychelles Islands, Headways of Railway bridges over navigable rivers, rate of exchange for payment of Ocean freights, Working of the Port : the Howrah Bridge. The Railways section deals with : Supply of rolling stock, The Indian Industrial Commission : railway rates, railway receipts, The Indian Railway Conference Association, Bengal-Nagpur railway, proposed railway bridge over the Hooghly. The Posts and telegraphs section deal with : The Homeward mail, delivery in Calcutta of the English mail, parcel postage rates, foreign language, Calcutta Central Telegraph Office, the Telegraph Gazette. The Municipal section deals with : Calcutta Municipal bill, 1917; The Calcutta Improvement trust, the Calcutta fire brigade, Calcutta rent committee, The Indian Motor Vehicles Act, VIII of 1914. The Finance section deals with : system of payment by the Government to commercial firms, the Indian Stamp Act of 1899, the exchange and currency question. Miscellanous section includes : The Labour Question in India, The Official Trade and Navigation Statistics, the collection and publication of wage statistics, the Public Services Commission, The Medical Services Commission, Purchase of Tea for the Army in India, Purchase of Government Stores, Proposed Indian Agricultural Society, proposed Commercial Museum at Madras, the Water-Power resources of India, the distribution of Peice Goods, Daylight Saving, The Daily Weather Reports, the Telephone Service in India, Civil Aviation.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries for the year 1919, Vol. 2.
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1919_Vol_II
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1919_Vol_II.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1919_Vol_II_001 to BCCI_Report_1919_Vol_II_412
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1919_Vol_II_001 to BCCI_Report_1919_Vol_II_412
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1919_Vol_II
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1919, Vol. 2
Date(s) : 1919
Extent (Pagination) : pp I to pp III (Contents), 3 pages without pagination, pp 1 to pp 799.
Volume and issue number : 1919, 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