Department of Economics

History of the Dept

The department of Economics has a long-standing history. It goes back to the day of inception of the college way back in 1983. The department was started with one division each in FYBA and FYBCOM. The first teacher and head of the department was P. Indira, who got superannuated after commendable contributions of 33 long years. Subsequently other faculty members such as Late Danial Albert, Ms. Sujata B. Kulkarni, Mr. Somnath S. Vibhute and Gunwant B. Gadbade joined the department. The department started the specialization at the third year BA level with six papers in Economics in the year 1999. The department has successfully launched the post graduate programme i.e., Master of Arts (MA) in Economics from the academic year 2020-21.