Description : The item contains the proceedings of the annual general meeting and the annual report of the Chamber for the year 1922. The proceedings annual meeting includes : Members present, President's speech, speeches of other eminent members, resolutions taken, election of Committee, representation of the Chamber in various significant bodies. The other topics included are : The Royal Exchange, Licensed Measurers Department, Tribunal of Arbitration, Calcutta Accident Insurance Association,The Unemployment Committee, Bengal; The London Chamber of Commerce : East India Section, The Japanese disasters. The Law and legislation section deals with : The Interest Act, 1859; The Workmen's Breach of Contract Act, 1850; the Indian Succession ill, the ndian Petroleum Act, 1899; the Indian Mines Act, 1923; the Indian Tea Cess Act, the Indian Limitation Act, the Indian Registration Act, the Indian Companies Act, 1913; heavy motor cars in Calcutta, the Indian Explosives Rules, 1914; the Indian Emigration rules, 1923; British Empire patents, League of Nations : Arbitration draft convention, representation of Commerce in the legislative assembly, the Indian Income tax Act : related issues, the Bengal Ternancy Act, the Bengal Ropeways Act, Calcutta Improvemnt Bill, the Bengal Tea Gardens Public health Bill, the Indian bar Committee, Calcutta University, the administration of Justice, Calcutta Court of Small Causes. The Customs section deals with : Calcutta Customs house : daily report of import and exports, annual revision of import and export tariff, The Cotton duties Act of 1896, revision of the list of cotton peice goods, league of nations : international customs conference, the fiscal question, prohibition of importation of foreign goods marked with the royal arm. The Marine section deals with : The Indian Merchant Shipping Act, The Indian Wireless Telegraphy rules, The Indian Ports Act, the prevention fo deffered rebates bill, the Indian Mercantile Mrine Committee, recruitment of Indian Sea men, employment of Indian sea men in North Pacific, the howrah bridge, The International Sanitary Convention, 1912. The Posts and Telegraphs section includes : The homeward mails, Cable communications, Inland telegrams. The Railways section deals with issues related to the eastern railway and eastern bengal railway. The Finance section deals with : proposed discontinuation of of one rupee note, The Indian Stamp Act of 1899. The Municpal Section deals with : The Calcutta Rent bill, 1923, the telephone service, calcutta electric supply corporation limited, the belliaghata and eastern canal. The Industrial section deals with : The Indian Factories Act, Fifth International Labour conference, the cotton Industry. The Miscellaneous section includes : Calcutta Customs house, crop forecasts, proposed Pasteur Institute Of Calcutta, Calcutta Daily Weather Report, police reports, Storm warning station at Namkhana, the Barakar Bridge. Other sections included are : Membership, Accounts and Finance, reports and sub-committee reports, rules and regulations of the Chamber, tribunal of Arbitration of the Chamber etc.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries for the year 1923, Vol. 1.
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1923_Vol_I
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1923_Vol_I.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1923_Vol_I_001 to BCCI_Report_1923_Vol_I_206
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1923_Vol_I_001 to BCCI_Report_1923_Vol_I_206
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1923_Vol_I
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1923, Vol. 1
Date(s) : 1923
Extent (Pagination) : pp I to pp VII (Contents), 3 pages without pagination, pp I to pp XXIV, 2 page swithout pagination, pp 1 to pp 357.
Volume and issue number : 1923, 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