The volume starts with a concordance of the Indian months with the Gregorian year for 1930 and astronomical and meteorological data, together with a timeline of important events in the history of French India. This is followed by some historical and topographical information on French India, a chronology of governors and heads of administrative services and an overview of the organizational structure of the Ministry of Navy and Colonies. The volume then gets divided into 3 parts: “administrative”, “economic” and “documentary”. The first contains a detailed organizational structure of the Government of French India, including the names of functionaries in all the departments and services. Preceding this are 48 pages of tables containing: a) A list of the French cadres of the colonial administration b) A list of the French cadres deputed from metropolitan France. c) Numerical statistics of all French cadres in the colony as on 1st January 1930. The second part contains information on commerce and industry, budget, postal and telegraph services, transport services (maritime/railways), lighthouse and lighterage charges, associations, societies and periodicals, and agencies of foreign companies. It is followed by an alphabetical subject index. The third part, which starts with a new page sequence, contains a compilation of some important constitutional laws and decrees. It ends with its own subject index.
1 volume containing 608 pages (254; 306; xlviii p.) & 1 foldout containing table. Dimensions: 25 x 17 cm.View images from this file (608)