About Us

Department of Economics was established in the year 1665 with Undergraduate (U.G) Course. The department was upgraded to Postgraduate in the year 1982. Shri P.S. Verma was the first head of the Department who retired in 1991. Prof. V.A. Bourai present Principal of the college joined the Department as a lecturer in the year 1983 and Ms. Sangeeta Bourai worked as lecturer from 1985 to 2001 in the Department. In the year 2007 Dr. Raj Bahadur and Dr. V.S. Rawat were appointed assistant professors in the Department. At present Dr. Raj Bahadur is Head of the Department.

Research Activities

  • The department has actively been engaged in research activities since it became Postgraduate Department.
  • At present all the faculty members of the department are approved guide for Ph.D. (HNB Garhwal University)
  •  Department completed a major project with University of Calgary, Canada in 1995. The students of the department learned and actively participated with Canadian students during field research and data analysis process.
  • Faculties of the Department have completed various research projects funded by UGC, ICSSR etc. and some projects are still going on.
  • More than 60 dissertations are completed by the students of M.A. Final year.

Students Enrollment/ Achievements

  • There are 80 seats at UG level and 40 seats at PG level.
  • 04 scholars of the Department have been awarded D.Phil. Degree.
  • 06 scholars are registered for D.Phil. Degree under the supervision of all faculties of the department.
  • 02 students of the department secured 2nd and 4th rank in 2013 and 02 students secured 1st and 2nd rank in 2014 in University Merit List.

Courses in collaboration with other universities/foreign institutions  

  • Prof. V.A. Bourai visited Calgary University, Canada and delivered lectures to Canadian students.
  • Prof. V.A. Bourai and Dr. V.S. Rawat visited Kostroma State Technological University, Russia.

Facilities Available

  • Broadband NET
  • Classroom with LCD Projector 

Departmental library 

  • The Departmental has library including 200 books and subscription of Journals, Dissertations prepared by M.A. Final year students in lieu of their VIII Paper and thesis submitted by research scholars. We are practicing mentoring system, teachers as well as senior students guide their juniors.

Placement record

  • The placement of our students is remarkable. Many of them are working as Teachers in colleges, while some are working in Banks, Defence services and Police etc.

Good Practices  

  • Department organised seminars and workshops.
  • Department is involved in Interdisciplinary courses with B.Com., Agriculture, & Bio-technology Departments.
  • Mentoring system is in place, under which senior students guide and mentor the junior students.
  • Active participation of students in Sports.
  • Our students are actively involved in co-curricular activities.
  • Keep in touch with students through facebook.

Participation in Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) and Extension activities

  • All the faculty members of the department bear important responsibilities in the college. (Members in different Committees, Sport etc.)

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