History

The Department of Economics was established in the year 1970 and it offers undergraduate programme as well as skill development programmes to the students, apart from the curriculum-based knowledge transfer method. Special programmes are organized to trigger the interest of the students in current economic affairs. The department transformed itself into a research department in the year 2016. Dr.(Smt.) V. Lakshmi, Principal and Head, serves as the recognized research guide, supervising the research work of Ph.D. scholars. The staff members who are awarded Ph.D. are soon to receive the official recognition to guide research scholars. The staff members have presented numerous research papers in international and national conferences.

Vision

To make the students understand the academic value and relevance of Economics.

To create proper awareness about the opportunities available to the students who have impeccable academic records. The Students make use of Commerce Lab for their practical knowledge.

Mission

To transform the department as a centre of excellence in the field of Economics and to create academically empowered who can contribute to the development and progress of the nation.

To create undergraduates who possess the maximum level of human resource potential.

Dr. S. Veeramani,M.A(Eco).,M.A.(Eng).,M.Phil., Ph.D.,NET.,

Associate Professor & Head


Years of experience : 21 yrs

Email : [email protected]

Dr. (Smt.) V. Sujatha,M.A., M.Phil., M.B.A., Ph.D.,SLET.,

Assistant Professor


Years of experience : 23  yrs

Email : [email protected]

Mr.S. Shanmugam M.A., M.Phil.,SLET.,

Assistant Professor


Years of experience : 18 yrs

Email : [email protected]

Mr.B. Vinayagam M.A.,NET.,

Assistant Professor


Years of experience : 03 yrs

Email : [email protected]

                                                                      Plan of Action for the Academic Year 2019-2020

 


VIVA VOCE EXAM CONDUCTED FOR MRS. D. SUNDARI     

           

 

        

 

Department of Economics has conducted Viva Voce Exam for Mrs.D.Sundari, the part time research scholar under the supervisor of Dr.V.Lakshmi, Principal and research supervisor on 19.07.2019. Dr.Venkatachalam, Professor, Madras Institute of Development Studies presided over the event as external examiner. The title of the research study is “An Economic analysis of Irrigation and Technology in groundnut cultivation in Thiruvallur District. Professors from Anna University, Chellammal college, Loyola college, Ambedkar college of Arts & Science, our college and research scholars.

GUEST LECTURE ON HEALTH ECONOMICS         

           

On 9th July 2019, the Department of Economics has organised an invited lecture. The topic of the lecture was Health Economics. Dr. Muniyandi, Scientist C a renowned economist in the field of economics, Department of Socio Behaviourial Research, National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis has consented to deliver that lecture on the topic health economics. He has got 19 years or rich research experience. In his lecture he has highlighted the importance of health and how health factor affect the productivity of a country by giving number of evidences. He also enlightened the students on how health issues affect the efficiency, effectiveness value and behaviour in the production and consumption.                                     


WORLD POPULATION DAY : CENSUS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT        

      

On 11th July 2019, the Department of Economics has celebrated World Population Day to highlight the value of population study. On 11th July every year, World population Day is being celebrated to raise awareness of global population issues. The event was established by UN Development Programme in 1982.  Shri. R. Gyanashekar, Joint Director, Directorate of Census operations, Tamil Nadu, Chennai has consented to be the chief guest. On this occasion, he spoke about the aim of celebrating World Population Day. The motive of this day is to increase people’s awareness on various population issues such as the importance of family planning, gender equality, poverty, maternal health and human rights.

                                                           


INAUGURATION OF ECONOMICS ASSOCIATION

Inauguration of Economics Association 2017-2018. Dr. Jothi Sivagnanam, Head of the Department, University of Madras was the Chief guest.

ECO BAZAAR – 2018

Organised “Eco Bazaar on 21.02.2018.  Students arranged 62 stalls in which the items like ornaments, handicrafts, food stuff, Nursery & Herbal plants, Sarees etc were sold out.  Dr.Raichal Rebecca Philip, Dactorpreneur was the Chief Guest.

EDP PROGRAMME

Khadi and Village Industries Commission  trained our students on Bakery products making and Fasion Jewellery making. The certificate courses were conducted between 20.12.2017 and 24.12.2017

ORIENTATION  PROGRAMME TO +2 STUDENTS

Orientation  Programme on career prospects in Economics to +2 students of Dasar Higher Secondary School in our College.  Dr.S.Veeramani, Associate Professor, Dr.V.Sujatha, Assistant Professor & Sri S.Shanmugam, Assistant Professor were the Resource person.

 

SKILL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

  • Conducted by KVIC on dec 24-29
  • 35 Students participated in bakery products
  • 35 Students participated in food processing

WORKSHOP ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

  • Conducted by CIPR(center for interllectual property rights, chennai)
  • 70 students participated in this programme

2016-17

  • Inaugration of Economics Association by Dr. S. N. Sugumar Associate prof & Head dept. of Economics R.K.M Vivekananda college on 22-07-2016
  • Entrepreneurial awarness programme by KVIC Mr . Raju Mr. Muthukumar on 26-07-2016
  • Guest lecture on “Personality Enrichment “ by Mr. Chidamparam on 05-08-2016
  • State level Workshop on “An Introduction to the Rudiments of Research”Dr.Sivarajan Associate prof. Dept of Economics Pachaiyappa’s College Dr.V.Laskhmi Associate prof. Dept of Economics D.R.B.C.C.C Hindu College Dr.Sridhar Librarian ,D.R.B.C.C.C Hindu college Dr. Rajesh Asst prof. Dept of Statistics on 11-08-2016
  • One Day National Conference on “Indian Economic Development A long term study since 1950.”Dr.Vedagiri Shanmugasundaram (Executive President TNEA) Dr.Viswanathan (VIT University, Vellore) Dr.Panchanan Das, University of Calcutta Dr.Anil Kumar Takur (IEA- Secretary), Dr.Yashodha Shanmugasundaram, Dr.Thirunavikkarasu, Principal, D.G. Vaishnav College, Dr.A.R. Veeramani, Registar, Vel’s University, Dr.G. Viswanathan, Chancellor, VIT University, Vellore/Chennai and Dr.S.N. Sugumar (Secretary General, TNEA) on 19-12-2016

2015-16

  • Inaugration of Economics Association by Dr. T. S Prema Associate professor, Dept. of Economics, D.G. Vaishnav college on 14-07-2015
  • State level Seminar on “Techniques of Paper Presentation” by Dr.G.Yoganantham, Thiruvalluvar University on 14-08-2015
  • Guest lecture on “Awareness Program Regarding Female Infanticide” on 23-09-2015
  • Entrepreneur development Program on Sanitary ware on  28-08-2015 to 01-09-2015
  • Special lecture on Evolution of Money by Dr.V.Laskhmi on 15-02-2016

2014-15

  • Economics Association inaugration by Dr. Shanthi Associate professor Dept.of Economics,Chellamal Women’s College for women on 14-07-2014
  • State level seminar on “Water Resource Management”, by Dr.B.P.Chandra Mohan Presidency college on 15-09-2014
  • Guest lecture on “Personality Enrichment”. by Mr. vibrant subbu on 22-07-2014
  • Guest lecture on “Impact of world wars on the International Economy” by Dr.V.Ranganivas on 07-08-2014
  • Visit to Agricultural University Training on “Roof Gardening and Food Presentation” on 27-08-2014 & 28-08-2014
  • Workshop on Fruits & Vegetables presentation by KVIC on 29-12-2014 to 02-01-2015
  • Eco Bazaar on 22-01-2015
  • Visit the Agricultural presentation on 29-01-2015
  • Environment study tour to Kanchipuram on 07-02-2015
  • Guest lecture on “Energy Security” by Dr.M.Sivarajan Associate professor Dept. of Economics Pachaiyappa’s College on 17-02-2015

2013-14

  • Inter department level seminar on current affairs & economics by Dr.V.Laksmi on 06-08-2013
  • Visit to Agricultural University “Training on Chocolate & Ice-cream Making” on 08-08-2013
  • EDP Skill development Workshop on paper products by Dr.Muthusamy on 23-09-2013
  • Eco Bazaar,Debate on “Corruption can be controllable or non controllable” by Dr. V. Lakshmi Moderator,Inter department quiz programme on current affairs and Economics by Mr.Rayappan on 24-01-2014

Dr. (Smt.) V. Lakshmi, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.,

Research Supervisor

Number of Research Scholars                                                 : 03

Number of papers published in journals                              : 20

Number of Paper presented/ published in conference    : 34

       Number of books published                                                     : 02

Number of workshop and FDP/Seminar attended             : 26

 


Dr. S. Veeramani, M.A.(Eco).,M.A.(Eng).,M.Phil., Ph.D.,NET.,

Number of Paper published in Journals                                : 06

Number of Paper presented/ published in conference    : 13

Number of Workshop / FDP/Seminar attended                 : 05


Dr. (Smt.) V. Sujatha, M.A., M.Phil., M.B.A., Ph.D.,SLET.,

Number of Paper published in Journals                               : 02

Number of Paper presented/ published in conference   : 05

Number of Workshop / FDP/Seminar attended                 : 02


Mr.S. Shanmugam, M.A., M.Phil.,SLET.,    

Number of Paper presented/ published in conference   : 05

Number of Workshop / FDP/Seminar attended                 : 04


Mr.B.Vinayagam, M.A.,NET.,

Number of Paper published in Journals                               : 01

Number of Paper presented/ published in conference   : 01

Number of Workshop / FDP/Seminar attended                 : 05