Department of Economics
Courses and programmes offered: B.A Major & General
History of the department:
|Date of Establishment||21st July, 1969|
|Introduction of BA. (General) course||1972-1973|
|Introduction of BA (Major) course||1978 – 1979|
|Affiliation of BA (General) course by Gauhati University||1978|
|Date of permission of BA (Major) course by Gauhati University||1979|
|First teacher to join the department||Mr. Dambarudhar Ray|
Name of the ex-faculty of the department:
|Sl. No.||Name of the Ex – Faculty|
|O1||Mr. Dambarudhar Ray. (M.A.)|
|O2||Mr. Umesh Chnadra Majumdar. (M.A.)|
|O3||Mr. Dinesh Chandra Dutta. (M.A.)|
|O4||Mr. Dharanidhar Nath. (M.A.)|
|O5||Mr. Puiln Bihari Nath. (M.A.)|
|O6||Mrs. Dipti Saikia. (M.A.)|
|O7||Ms. Bonti Neog. (M.A.)|
|Name of the Faculty||Mrs. Nandita Das (M.A.)|
|Designation||HOD & Associate Professor|
|Areas of Interest||Demography and Applied Statistics|
|Name of the Faculty||Mrs. Sabita Ray. (M.A.)|
|Areas of Interest||Banking|
|Name of the Faculty||Mr. Malay Kumar Chanda. (M.A.)|
|Areas of Interest||Econometrics, 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.
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.
- National level seminar on “The Role of Higher Education Institutions in Skill Development and Employment Generation in the North-East.” 2016
- State level workshop on “The Role of Self-Help group in Rural Economic Development of Assam. Date: 15.11.2003
- Webinar : Nil
- Misc. : Nill
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.