Department of Economics 2016-17
1) The department in collaboration with the District Health Department gave conceptual support to World Population Day (July 11,2016)celebrations in Kottayam district. Prof. Preethy Saira Philip &Prof.Priya V.K. of the department presented a paper on the day titled “Demographic Transition in India: Divident or Disaster” The session threw light into the various issues associated with India’s population dynamics.
2) The department organised the Second Edition of its Prof.C.I.Ittoop Memorial Lecture on November 11,2016.Last year the first edition of the series was inaugurated by Dr.Sheena Shukkur (Hon.Pro.Vice Chancellor,M.G.University) as a part of our Silver Jubilee Celebrations. This year the lecture was on “New Economic Reforms @ 25: The Next Frontiers”. The main talk was delivered by Prof.Arun Koshy (Faculty,Madras Christian College).
3) On the wake of Demonetization by Union Government,the departement organised an class on “Demonetization in india”.Prof.Shalini Thomas (Faculty ,B.C.M.College,Kottayam) led the session on 25/02/2017.