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A Brief Profile of the Department

The Department of Economics was established coinciding with the inception of the college, in 1984. Ms. Alpana Shyam, Mr. P. Ksoo and Ms. Ruma Paul were its first three faculty members. The department has been performing moderately well. The faculty members are engaged in research activities.

Ms. Mayashree B. Das, M.A., M.Phil., joined the college as Lecturer in Economics, in June 1989. Currently Head, Department of Economics, Ms. Das is the Member-Coordinator of the college IQAC. She has completed two projects, one under ICSSR and another under UGC. She is also actively associated with different activities in the college.

Ms. Haimanti Choudhury, M.A., L.L.B., joined the college as Lecturer in Economics, in September, 1990. She has worked as a co-investigator in a UGC and ICSSR sponsored research projects. She is actively involved with various co-curricular activities of the college.

Dr. (Ms.) Madhuchhanda Dasgupta, M.A., Ph.D., joined the college as a Lecturer in Economics, in August, 1993. Dr. Dasgupta also served as a faculty in the ICFAI University, Meghalaya. She has completed two Research Projects, as co-investigator, sponsored by UGC and ICSSR. Besides, she is associated with various co-curricular activities of the college.

Dr. (Ms.) Sangeeta Dasgupta, M.A., Ph.D.,  joined the college as Lecturer in Economics, in August, 2002. An alumni of the college, she is now the Treasurer of W-Alumni, the college alumni society. She is also an excellent painter and takes participation in various activities of the college.