Description : The item contains documents and correspondences of the Chamber for the year 1920. The General Section includes : Calcutta Tonnage schedule, Chamber rulings. The Indian Constitutional Reforms : Financial relations between the Government of India and the Local Governments, representation of Commercial and Industrial interests in the new Legislators. The Indian Auxiliary force. The Law and Legislation section deals with : The Indian Carriers Act, The Indian Negotiable Instruments Act, The Indian Stamp Act, 1899; The Indian Tea Cess Act, 1903; The Indian Limitation Act, 1908; The Indian Electricity rules, 1911; The Indian Companies Act, 1913 with its related issues; The Indian Explosives Rules, 1914; The Indigo Cess Act, 1918; The Cinematograph (Amnedment) Act, 1919; The Indian Securities Act, 1920; The Indian Paper Currency Act, 1920; The Indian Elections Offences and Enquiries Act, 1920; proposed legislation to control the sale of fertilisers, registration of partnerships and business names, Calcutta High Court : Delays in the disposal of suits, hooliganism in Burrabazar. the Customs section deals with : Export duty on Jute manufactured goods, The Indian tariff act, 1894; The Indian Merchandise Marks Manual. The Marine Section deals with : Various issues related to the working of the port, the Indian Ports Act, 1908; port of Chittagong, The Imperial Shipping committee, The International Labour Conference, Genoa; The Passage Question, Outward Bills of Lading, Fumigation fo Jute Cargoes for the Argentine, The Standing Waterways Advisory Committee, The Grand Trunk Canal, The Nadia Rivers, The Eastern Bengal River Police. The Railways Section deals with : Issues related to the Indian Railways like - the supply of transport facilities, pooling of goods rolling stock, rates for carriage of coal, the railway committee, railways developement in North Bengal, Darjeeling-Himalayan Railways : Enhancement of Rates. The Posts and Telegraphs section deals with : The English Mail, Delivery in Calcutta of the English Mail, rates of Exchange on Sterling Money Order, The V.P.P system between Greatr Britain and India, The Postal Committee, The Telegraph Administration, Rates for Foreign Cables : Delays to Cables, The Indian Telegraph Gazette. The Finance Section deals with : The Exchange and Currency Question, The International Financial Conference, Brussels; The Industrial Section deals with : International Labour Conference, proposed All-India Legislation on the lines of the English Industrial Courts Act, 1919; The Indian Industrial Commission 1916-18, The Indian jails committee, The Tanned hides trade, Bengal Engeneering College, Shibpur; The Chemical Services Committee. The Municipal section deals with : The Calcutta Fire Brigade, issues related to the Corporation of Calcutta, Calcutta Communication Committee, Calcutta Streets : Traffic Control, The Indian Motor Vehicles Act : Motor Cycles, Calcutta Improvement Trust, The Presidency General Hospital, Mendicancy in Calcutta, The Kidderpore Bridge. The Miscellaneous section deals with : Civil Aviation, The Daily weather reports, the sea borne trade and navigation returns, price of loose jute in Calcutta, the decimal system of weights and measures, the rice control, the embargo on the exportation of flour, The Indian Cotton Committee, Vocational Training of Indian and Foreign Soldiers, local clearing Office for India for settlement of enemy debts.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries for the year 1920, Vol. 2.
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1920_Vol_II
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1920_Vol_II.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1920_Vol_II_001 to BCCI_Report_1920_Vol_II_386
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1920_Vol_II_001 to BCCI_Report_1920_Vol_II_386
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1920_Vol_II
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1920, Vol. 2
Date(s) : 1920
Extent (Pagination) : pp I to pp IV (Contents), 2 pages without pagination, pp 1 to pp 747
Volume and issue number : 1920, 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, some portion of the text may be lost due to hard binding.
No of Leaves : 278 + 4 binding pages + cover + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 23.6 x 14.6 x 4
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 22.6 x 14.4 x 3.4
Note on item : Japanese tissue has been pasted on the page corresponding to BCCI_Report_1920_Vol_II_004. Pen marks are present in BCCI_Report_1920_Vol_II_270 and BCCI_Report_1920_Vol_II_271. Ink blotches are present in BCCI_Report_1920_Vol_II_367, BCCI_Report_1920_Vol_II_368 and BCCI_Report_1920_Vol_II_377.
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 : 3-Sep-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.