The Department runs B.A., M.A., M. Phil and Ph.D. Programmes. The Course objectives are to impart knowledge and develop understanding of the economy and to provide necessary analytical tools and intellectual training. Emphasis is therefore given on Economic Theory (Understanding), Indian Economy (Information) and Quantitative Techniques (Tools). The Curriculum is reviewed and if necessary revised every year. The faculty and students work on UGC and ICSSR sponsored research projects particularly relating to Indian Economic Problems. Research also takes place in the form of M.Phil and Ph.D. dissertations. The major thrust areas are Development Economics, International Economics, Public Finance, and Agriculture and Rural Development.The faculty has adequate representation in Conferences, Seminars and Workshops and has a number of publications in the form of papers and books.

The Department organizes Professor P.N. Mathur memorial Lectures every two years. Late Prof. P.N. Mathur was an eminent social scientist (specially an economist), founding member and Vice-President of Vidyapith. Eminent economists including Prof. V.R. Panchmukhi, Prof. A.M. Khusro,  Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prof. B.B. Bhattacharya, Prof. Bibek Debroy and Mr. Ashok Thakur have delivered the memorial lectures.

Department of Economics organizes an annual Academic Event ‘PRAGATI’ comprising activities such as Debate, Paper presentation, Quiz, Skit etc.




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