Dissemination of Information
The Chamber regularly disseminates information so as to keep
the members update regarding changes in Government policies
and procedures as well as latest trends in the economy.
Submission of Memorandum/ Representations
The Chamber provides a crucial link between members and Government
authorities both at Central and State levels by submitting
memorandum/representations on major' policies of the Government
(e,g. Union and State Budgets) It also takes up problems of
individual members with the appropriate authorities for redressal.
Liaison with Public Bodies
The Chamber is represented through its nominees in a number
of public bodies and takes active part in their deliberations.
These include the State Export Promotion Council, Regional
Direct Taxes Advisory Committee, WBIDC. Divisional Railway
User's Consultative Committee, etc.
The Chamber regularly issues circulars on important issues,
trends and developments in business and the economy.
Conference / Exhibition Facilities
The Chamber has a well-equipped air-conditioned Conference
Room and two air- conditioned halls which are available for
members for holding meetings, exhibitions, etc. on payment
of a nominal usage fee.
Certificate of Origin
Calcutta Chamber of Commerce is officially authorized by the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India to issue Certificate of Origin ( Non-Preferential) in respect of goods exported from India. It also attests Export Documents like Invoices, Packing List, Declaration, etc. as required by the applicant for facilitating their trade activities.
Authentication / attestation fee is accepted in cash only.
The charges for authentication / attestation of documents are as under: Rs. 50/- + 12.3% Service Tax per shipment.
Calcutta Chamber of Commerce issues recommendation letters to member companies for issue of visa for business promotion visits to foreign countries. Calcutta Chamber has been advised to obtain certain basic information before issuing the recommendation letters for issuance of visa. Member companies desirous of obtaining recommendation letters for issue of visa are requested to furnish the following information to Calcutta Chamber at the time of applying.
1. Request letter addressed to Calcutta Chamber, on the printed letterhead of the company, clearly specifying the name of the person who is seeking the visa, his / her designation in the company, his / her passport number and the country(s) to be visited.
2. Photocopy of the passport of the person applying for the visa.
3. Photocopies of invitation letters / trade enquiries received from the country(s) to be visited.
4. Fee payable: Rs. 300/- + 12.3% Service Tax per person.