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The Department of Economics is one of the oldest Departments, established in 1971, under the Faculty of Social Sciences. The department is highly reputed and well-recognized in the country for its Programmes, viz., Ph.D., M.A., B.A (Hons), and BACA Programmes as it has always maintained high standards of the teaching-learning process. It has state-of-the-art Infrastructural support where all the computers of the Department have internet connectivity, a Smart Class Room – unique and only in the university, two other classrooms with AC facilities, and a Computer Laboratory well-equipped in terms of Hardwares and Softwares including application of Econometric Software’s Like SPSS, E-views, STATA etc.,The system is well-equipped in on-line support for learning and advancement in research. The Department has grant to the tune of Rs 20 lakhs from UGC under SAP/DRS-I. The students are inducted through rigorous selection process based on written test and interviews to ensure qualitative input. The Department hence has the capacity to explore new programmes, upgrade existing courses syllabus frequently. It is equipped to incorporate any direction or guidelines issued such as from UGC and other statutory bodies of the Government. The Department mentors its student through orientation programmes, advises on career progression and assisting in placement through a Faculty Member as a Coordinator of Placement. All these could be achieved as the Department has a Transformational Leadership at the helm – conducting business of the Department, inspiring people formally and informallythrough Coordinators and Committees/SubCommittees, involving everyone, using bottom-up approach, with effective communication skills, verbal and written, with due ethical practices, with technology-based innovative ideas such as Faculty Presentations, and introducing Lecture Series in the memory of Zakir Hussain. Conferences, workshops and seminars are a regular phenomena on various aspects of the subject of Economics, including Environment protection and sustainable development.