DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS
The Department of Economics was established in the college on 1975 with a vision to provide the students of rural based Nagamangala with the knowledge of Economics which shall help them to come out of dearth of poverty and enter into the stream of knowledge to uplift the Indian economy, to rise itself to the level of high international economic order.
Since its inception the Department of Economics has prepared the students to obtain various jobs in the Administrative services. Some Students who got their BA, B.Com and BBM with Economics as one of their subjects in the Degree course have completed their higher studies in Manasa Gangothri, Mysore and other University centers. Many Alumni of the Department have contributed to the Knowledge of Economics.
In view of the importance of the subject the management has made ‘Economics’ as compulsory paper in B.A course. The department of economics has been offering the following combinations.
Ø Economics for empowerment.
Ø Empowering the studentswith higher economic values.
Ø To make students focus onmilestone of their own.
Ø To prepare the students tomeet the global economic challenges with apt strategies.
Ø To expose students to moreprogressive spheres of life for an adequate representation in decision making.
PLAN OF ACTION OF THEDEPARTMENT
Monthly meetings are held to chalk out the academic programmes ofthe department.
Ø Allotment of subjects forthe Academic year
Ø Preparation of time tableof the department
Ø Preparation of AcademicCalendar to conduct test, seminar
Ø Selection of topics forseminars and group discussions for the Academic year.
Ø Preparation of midterm andpreparatory Examinations,
Ø Evaluation of results.
Ø Follow up work forunsuccessful students through counseling.
Ø Plans are envisaged to callthe parents of the students to discuss their Academic improvement.
Ø Conducting extra coachingclasses for Non-Economic students.
Ø Qualified and experienced faculty.
Ø Effective teaching
Ø Harmonious and cordial relationship in the department and withother related disciplines.
Ø Good teachers - students’ relationship.
Ø Supported by good governance in thecollege.
Ø Students from ruralbackground.
Ø Communication barriers.
Ø Involving in Economic activities and Entrepreneurship development.
Ø An economist becomes a good planner.
Ø Enabling the students to appear forcompetitive examination.
Ø Possibility to give more thrust on applied economics and increasingemployability of students.