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ECONOMICS DEPARTMENT

Profile

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

With the establishment of the College, ECONOMICS as a subject came in to existence with Govt. Recognition & Permission in the year 1986-87. In the year 2016-17, the state Govt. permitted to open HONOURS in ECONOMICS with 16 seats.

Objective

  1. To produce competent, confident, creative and committed students.
  2. To implement Applied Economics along with Economic Theory and consequently to inspire students to become GOOD ECONOMIST in practical life.
  3. To build up analytical and reasoning skills among students.

Course Structure for B.A. (Honours) Economics

There are a total of fourteen economics core courses that students are required to take across six semesters. All the core courses are compulsory. In addition to core courses in economics, a student of B.A. (Honours) Economics will choose four Discipline Specific Elective (DSE) Courses. The DSE Courses are offered in the fifth and sixth semesters and two such courses will be selected by a student from a set of courses specified for each of these semesters.

Semester I

1.  Economics Core Course 1:

Introductory Microeconomics

2.  Economics Core Course 2:

Mathematical Methods for

Economics I

3.  AECC I:Environmental Studies

4.  Generic Elective Course (GE) I

Semester II

1.  Economics Core Course 3:

Introductory Macroeconomics

2.  Economics Core Course 4:

Mathematical Methods for

Economics II

3.  AECC II:  MIL (Odia )

4.  Generic Elective Course (GE) II

Semester III

1.  Economics Core Course 5:

Microeconomics I

2.  Economics Core Course 6:

Macroeconomics I

3.  Economics Core Course 7:

Statistical Methods for

Economics

4.  Skill Enhancement Course

(SEC) I: English

5.  GE III

Semester IV

1.  Economics Core Course 8:

Microeconomics II

2.  Economics Core Course 9:

Macroeconomics II

3.  Economics Core Course 10:

Public Economics

4.  Skill Enhancement Course

(SEC) II : Modern office Management

5.  GE IV

Semester V

1.  Economics Core Course 11:

Indian Economy I

2.  Economics Core Course 12:

Development Economics I

3.  Discipline Specific Electives

(DSE) Course I :Economic History of India 1857-1947

4.  Discipline Specific Electives

(DSE) Course II : Odisha Economy

Semester VI

1.  Economics Core Course 13:

Indian Economy II

2.  Economics Core Course 14:

Development Economics II

3.  Discipline Specific Electives

(DSE)Course III: Agricultural Economics

4.  Discipline Specific Electives

(DSE) Course IV :Project

FACILITIES

  • Central Library Available for Students and Staff (No.  of ECONOMICS Books Available):

                                                                  Text Books: 190

                                                                   Reference Books: 288

                                                                  Total No of Books: 478

  • Department Library Available for the Students and Staff:28 Books
  • Internet Facilities for Staff and Students Wi-Fi Available (from Current Session)
  • Class Rooms With ICT Facilities: Available

Faculty Profile

Sl No

Name

Qualification

Designation

Date of joining

Specialization

Awards/Honors/

Fellowship

1

Mrs Gitanjali Behera

M.A, B.Ed.

Lecturer(HOD)

03 Dec 1988

Demography

 

2

Sri Pitabas Biswal

 

M.A, M.Phill,

NET, JRf

Lecturer

06 Oct 2016

Mathematical Economics,

Econometrics

  1. Received Gold medal for achieving 1st class first position in Economics Honours from Nayagarh autonomous college(2010-13 Batch)
  2. Received UGC PG merit scholarship for University Rank Holders(2013-15)
  3.  Qualified UGC NET -2014 DEC
  4. Qualified UGC JRF

              2015 JUNE

  1. Received Gold medal for securing 1st position in 100 meter run in Utkal University athletic meet-2015

3

Sri Bapi Nayak

M.A

Lecturer

26 Dec 2018

Econometrics,

Industrial Economics

 

List of teaching methods adopted by faculty

  1. Use of information and communication technology.
  2. Inductive and deductive
  3. Analysis and synthesis
  4. Case study
  5. Group discussion

Seminars / webinars

Date

Resource Person

Topic

Number Of Participants

28/11/2018

Dr. Himanshu Sekhar Rout

Reader , Dept. Of A And A Economics, Utkal University

Goods And Services Tax In India

73

05/02/2020

Sibanarayan Mishra,

Lect. in Economics,

P.S. College, Khandapada, Nayagarh

Current economic Slowdown in India: Reasons and Remedies

58

24/07/2020

Dr. Amarendra Das,

Reader-F, Economics, NISER

Webinar On Impact Of COVID-19 On Odisha Economy

273

Strengths

  1. Experienced and committed faculty members
  2. Availability of teachers with specialization  in Mathematical economics
  3. Internet facilities
  4. Guest seminars
  5. Seminar Library
  6. Healthy Teacher-student Relation
  7. Maintaining the “Plan-progress Register” of the Faculty Members

 

 

Faculty

No. of Teacher working -03

Name and Qualification of Teachers :

i): Gitanjali Behera, M.A., B.Ed.

ii): Pitabas Biswal, M.A., M.Phil, NET, JRF, PhD Cont.(Utkal University)

iii): Bapi Nayak, M.A. NET

 

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Student

Intake Capacity : Hons-16 

Intake Capacity : Pass-32

 

 

Activity

 
  1. Teaching and Learning of prescribed course
  2. Project Activities
  3. Seminars
  4. Department Competition
  5. Celebration of National / International Days
  6. Welcome meeting, ferewell meeting and other meetings.
  7. Study tour
  8. Field survey