Department of Economics

Courses and programmes offered: B.A Major & General

History of the department:

Date of Establishment21st July, 1969
Introduction of BA. (General) course1972-1973
Introduction of BA (Major) course1978 – 1979
Affiliation of BA (General) course by Gauhati University1978
Date of permission of BA (Major) course by Gauhati University1979
First teacher to join the departmentMr. Dambarudhar Ray

Name of the ex-faculty of the department:

Sl. No.Name of the Ex – Faculty
O1Mr. Dambarudhar Ray. (M.A.)
O2Mr. Umesh Chnadra Majumdar. (M.A.)
O3Mr. Dinesh Chandra Dutta. (M.A.)
O4Mr. Dharanidhar Nath. (M.A.)
O5Mr. Puiln Bihari Nath. (M.A.)
O6Mrs. Dipti Saikia. (M.A.)
O7Ms. Bonti Neog. (M.A.)

Faculty:

Name of the FacultyMrs. Nandita Das (M.A.)
DesignationHOD & Associate Professor
Areas of InterestDemography and Applied Statistics
Name of the FacultyMrs. Sabita Ray. (M.A.)
DesignationAssociate Professor
Areas of InterestBanking
Name of the FacultyMr. Malay Kumar Chanda. (M.A.)
DesignationAssistant Professor
Areas of InterestEconometrics, Environmental Economics & Human Resource Development

Departmental Facilities & Activities:

The Departmental library boasts of more than 350 books which includes specimen copies. The department maintains a collection of handicrafts items. The Department publishes a wall magazine “Eco-View” The Department also additionally publishes “Economics View” a weighty journal of articles and research papers on issues having economic implication. The Department organizes and conducts the annual study tour of students to places having relevance to the subject taught by it. 

An educational tour was under taken by the Dept. Of Economics on 9th March 2016 to Asarikandi, Terracotta Village, Dhubri District. Twenty-four students and four faculty members visited the village Madhakhali, P.O.- Asarikandi. The students interacted with Dhiren Pal, renowned terracotta artist and national award winner.

Publications:

a) Economic View, 2016 ISBN: 23494646 (Departmental Journal

b) Malay Kumar Chandra, Chapter (bok0, 2020, Curbing Economic Slowdown with Special reference to Corona-Pandemic in India. Editors- Dr. D.P. pandey and D.S. Rajput. ISBN-978-93-90290-15-4, Swashwt Publication, Ram nagar Bilaspur, Chhattsgarh.

Modalities:

  1. Seminar:       
    1. National level seminar on “The Role of Higher Education Institutions in Skill Development and Employment Generation in the North-East.” 2016
  2. Workshop:    
    1. State level workshop on “The Role of Self-Help group in Rural Economic Development of Assam. Date: 15.11.2003
  3. Webinar         :           Nil
  4. Misc.               :           Nill

Research Work:

a) Socio-Economic Survey in Bijni, 2002.

b) Students Awareness Survey in Bijni College, 2005-2006.

c) Minor research Project on A study of Women participation in the retail market in and around Bijni, 2016.

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