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