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Head of the Department

Department of Economics

There is really no discipline that is more tightly intertwined

The department of Economics was established in 1955. The department offers an undergraduate programme in Economics. The department has been making steady and spectacular results over the years. At the UG level, it has created more than 3000 graduates through 57 batches and many of them are occupying important positions in social life. The department proposes to start PG course subject to the approval of Government. The department bagged third rank in BA in 2008.

An Egalitarian society having holistic and sustainable development.

To mould posterity who would wipe tears from every eye and lead India in the steady state growth path towards sustainable and equitable development horizon.

 


Courses Of Department

B. A. Economics

History and Politics as Complementary Papers

M.A Econometrics

The college offers MA in Econometrics(Aided) which was sanctioned this academic year.Classes will commence soon.


Faculties

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Dr. Shyni T. Alexander

Head Of The Department

M.A., B.Ed, Ph.D.

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The Department of Economics plans to continue with its intensive research interests alongside its regular teaching as well as to maintain, and if possible, expand areas for seminars/conferences.

Dr. Geevarghese M. Thomas

M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D

Asst Professor

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Bejoy D Abraham

M.A, B.Ed

Asst Professor

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Faculty Achievements

Co-curricular Activities

  1. Union Budget Analysis is conducted every year on March.
  2. Conducted a regional seminar on” Impact of International Trade on Kerala’s Economic Growth” on 10th December 2009. Dr. P. J Philip, Research Guide, Mahatma Gandhi University was the main resource person.
  3. A regional seminar was conducted on “Emerging Issues in Indian Economy” on 06/12/2013. Dr. M. P. Philip, Associate Professor in Economics, Post Graduate and Research Department of Economics, St. Berchmans’ College, Changancherry was the main resource person. Prof. Itty Varghese, Principal, St. Cyril’s College, Adoor inaugurated the seminar.
  4. Civil Service Orientation was conducted on 05/07/2014. Mr. Johnny Tom Varghese IAS led the session.
  5. UGC Sponsored two day National Seminar on “Inclusive Growth: The Unfinished Agenda” was conducted on 9th and 10th September 2015. More than 200 participants actively participated in various sessions.
  6. Financial literacy programme was launched during November 2015. As part of it, students and faculty members visited Karikulam Colony near the college and an awareness campaign was conducted among the colony members about the Fake Currency identification. A class on practical banking was conducted at Government Higher Secondary School, Thaicavu, Pathanamthitta.
  7. Classes on personality development and career guidance are conducted regularly.

Research Publications

 

Name of the Teacher Title of the Paper Name of the Journal National /International Year of Publication Impact Factor Vol & Issue Page No ISSN
Dr. Shyni T. Alexander Decline in Rubber prices in Kerala-A Case study of Vallicode Panchayath in Pathanamthitta District Journal of Economic and Social Development National 2016   Vol.12 No.2 87 to 96 0973-886X
Dr. Shyni T. Alexander The Relevance of Special Agricultural Zones in Kerala with Reference to Paddy Cultivation Epitome: International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research International 2018 3.656 Vol 4 Issue 2   2395-6968
Dr. Shyni T. Alexander Tribal Welfare Programmes and Policies in India: An Overview Epitome: International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research International 2018 3.656 Vol 4 Issue 4   2395-6968
Dr. Shyni T. Alexander Mergers and Acquisitiond in Banking Sector with Special Reference to State Bank of India Economic Challenger International 2020 5.411 No.23 Issue 89 67 to 74 0975-1351
Dr. Shyni T. Alexander Pandemic and Panic in the World of Work: A Study on India’s informal Sector During COVID 19 Southern Economist National 2020   Vol 89 No 12 11 to 15 0038-4046
Bejoy D Abraham Globalisation and Structural Changes of the Indian Economy Future of Globalisation -Through the Lens of Development Economics (Edited Book) National 2017   NA 91 -94 978-12-3456-789-7(ISBN)
Dr.Geevarghese M. Thomas An Inquiry into the Digital Divide in Kerala International Journal of Current Research International 2017 7.084 Volume 09, Issue 05 51597-51598 0975-833X
Dr.Geevarghese M. Thomas Labour Market Dichotomy: An analysis of post-liberalization period International Journal of Current Research International 2017 7.084 Volume 09, Issue 06 52236-52238 0975-833X
Dr.Geevarghese M. Thomas An Exploration into the Spatial Variations of Informal Labour Market International Journal of Development Research International 2017 4.753 Volume 07, Issue 08 14384-14387 2230-9926

 


Project Description

Minor Research Projects

  • Title: - A Study on Spatial Variations of the Informal Labour Market in Kerala.
    Principal Investigator: - Dr. Geevarghese M. Thomas.
    Agency: - UGC 
    Period: - 2013-2015

Extension Activities

  • Evaluation of MGNREGS: A Case Study of Pramadam Grama Panchayath.
  • An evaluation of National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) & National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) in Pathanamthitta District.
  • Socio Economic Survey of students in the Catholicate College, Pathanamthitta.
  • Financial Literacy Programme (Phase I).