Department of Economics
Name of the Department
Department of Economics
Name of the Faculty
Faculty of Social Sciences
Year of the establishment
1950
Head of the Department
Prof. P.K. Pandey
About the Department

From the very inception, the department has undertaken under-graduate as well as post-graduate programme. At the meeting of Board of Studies (18.06.2009), three more Elective Papers are introduced at post-graduate level viz., (i) Environmental Economics; (ii) Computer and Languages; and (iii) Mathematics for Economic Analysis/Operations Research.

The department regularly conducts doctoral research work. Some of the areas of research in Ph.D. programme in recent years are: (i) Development Economics; (ii) Economics of Contracts and Policy Issues; (iii) Role of Operations Management in Main-Stream Economics; (iv) Social Choice Theory; (v) Environmental Policy; (vi) Special Economic Zones; (vii) Globalization and E-Commerce; (viii) Women Empowerment and Entitlement; (ix) Micro Finance; (x) Tax Reforms; (xi) Banking & Finance; (xii) Demography; (xiii) Rural Development; and (xiv) Gandhian Economics.

At present the department has faculty strength of fifteen members (Six- Professors; Three- Associate Professors; and Six- Assistant Professors). The core areas of specialization of the said faculty members are: (i) Normative Economics; (ii) Financial Sector Reforms and Public Economics; (iii) International Economics; (iv) Population Growth and Economic Development; (v) Gandhian Economics/Rural Development; (vi) Operations Research.

Objectives of the Department  

The main objective of the department of Economics is to : enhance human capability of our students so that they can take calculate risk and responsibility in the interest of nation.

Course running in the Department
S.No. Name of the Course (Regular/Self Finance) Fee Number of Seats Duration of the Courses Mode of Courses Regular (Full Time /Part time)
1 B.A. (Regular) Decided as per University rules 300 3 Years Full Time
2 M.A. (Regular) Decided as per University rules 150 2 Years Full Time
3 Ph.D. Decided as per University rules 90 4 Years Full Time
Research/Thrust Area of the Department
1. Normative Economics.
2. Rural Economics/Gandhian Economics.
3. Dynamic Economics/Financial Sector.
4. Operation’s Research
Teaching Members of the Department
1
Name Prof. S.N. Chaturvedi
Designations Professor (Dean)
Qualifications Ph.D. & D.Litt.
Teaching Experience 32+ Years
Specialization Public Finance, International Trade.
Thrust Area International Trade.
No. of Published Books -
No. of Published Papers -
Contact No. 9415227298
Email Id -
2
Name Prof. Munnilal Ram
Designations Professor
Qualifications Ph.D.
Teaching Experience 26+ Years
Specialization Public Finance, Monetary Economics, Human Resource Development.
Thrust Area -
No. of Published Books -
No. of Published Papers -
Contact No. 9415819202
Email Id -
3
Name Prof. P.K. Pandey
Designations Professor (Head)
Qualifications Ph.D.
Teaching Experience 26+ Years
Specialization Economic Growth & Planning, Gandhian Thought, Int.Economics.
Thrust Area -
No. of Published Books -
No. of Published Papers -
Contact No. 9450013639
Email Id -
4
Name Prof. R.P. Singh
Designations Professor
Qualifications Ph.D.
Teaching Experience 23+ Years
Specialization Labour Economics, Economic Theory, Eco.Research.
Thrust Area -
No. of Published Books 01
No. of Published Papers 22
Contact No. 9452346834
Email Id -
5
Name Prof. U.N. Chaubey
Designations Professor
Qualifications Ph.D.
Teaching Experience 17 Years
Specialization Eco. Thought, Int.Economics, Com.Eco. System.
Thrust Area -
No. of Published Books -
No. of Published Papers -
Contact No. 9415694813
Email Id -
6
Name Prof. Ramhit Ram
Designations Professor
Qualifications Ph.D.
Teaching Experience 13+ Years
Specialization Development Economics, Monetary Economics.
Thrust Area Monetary Economics
No. of Published Books -
No. of Published Papers -
Contact No. 9918290130
Email Id -
7
Name Dr. Rajesh Pal
Designations Associate Professor
Qualifications Ph.D., UGC-NET
Teaching Experience 12 Years
Specialization Monetary Economics , International Trade.
Thrust Area Banking & Finance.
No. of Published Books 01
No. of Published Papers 20
No. of Paper Published in foreign Journals 01
No. of Paper Published in International Journals 02
Contact No. 9450371646
Email Id palrajesh.rajesh@gmail.com, rajesh.pal6@gmail.com
8
Name Dr. Rajeev Kumar
Designations Assistant Professor
Qualifications Ph.D., UGC-NET
Teaching Experience 09+ Years
Specialization Demography, International Economics, Rural Development.
Thrust Area Demography, Rural Development.
No. of Published Books -
No. of Published Papers 19
Contact No. 9415256880
Email Id -
9
Name Dr. Paras Nath Maurya
Designations Assistant Professor
Qualifications Ph.D., UGC-NET
Teaching Experience 09+ Years
Specialization Environmental Economics.
Thrust Area Economic Theory
No. of Published Books -
No. of Published Papers -
Contact No. 9452310970
Email Id -
10
Name Dr. Ankita Gupta
Designations Assistant Professor
Qualifications D.Phil, UGC-NET
Teaching Experience 06 Years
Specialization Public Finance,  Environmental Economics.
Thrust Area -
No. of Published Books -
No. of Published Papers -
Contact No. 9451137856
Email Id -
11
Name Dr. Shashibala
Designations Assistant Professor
Qualifications Ph.D.
Teaching Experience 2 Years
Specialization Development Economics.
Thrust Area -
No. of Published Books -
No. of Published Papers 2
Contact No. 9450122833
Email Id -
12
Name Dr. Amit Kumar Singh
Designations Assistant Professor
Qualifications Ph.D.
Teaching Experience 2 Months
Specialization Economics of Transport.
Thrust Area -
No. of Published Books -
No. of Published Papers 01
Contact No. 9415450010
Email Id -
13
Name Dr. Indra Kushwaha
Designations Assistant Professor
Qualifications M.A.,Ph.D.
Teaching Experience -
Specialization -
Thrust Area -
No. of Published Books -
No. of Published Papers -
Contact No. -
Email Id -
Non-Teaching Members of the Department
1
Name Shri Purushottam Mishra
Designations Clerk
Qualifications -
Contact No. 9415969951
Email Id -
2
Name Shri Panna
Designations Peon
Qualifications -
Contact No. 8756024969
Email Id -
Departmental Library
S.No. No. of Books Name of National Journal Subscribed in the Department Name of International Journal Subscribed in the Department
1 More than 900 Economic and Political Weekly, Yojana, Kurukhetra, Mainstream NIL
Future Mission of the Department:
1. The department has proposed to start a two years Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Economics, subject to the appointment of faculty – Business Economics Diploma Programme (with Computer Application).
2. Establishment of Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rural Development Institute is proposed.