The department of Economics was started at the inception of the college itself in 1970. To provide higher level quality coaching in the subject. It has started P.G. Course in June 1979. The department has produced many meritorious students at U.G. and P.G. level and has arranged seminars, conference, surveys and tours to create interest and better understanding among the students.
This department is one of the important departments at college campus. Upto now three HOD deed their works successfully in the college. Dr. V.B. Pawar leaded the department at first in the year 1970. After Dr. S.P. Bagal, Dr. M.V. Engle and now Dr. B.P. Gadekar has been leading the department since 2016. Presently 5 faculties are in our department. They are all well qualified and researcher of the Economics subject.
Department is active in taking various programs for the overall development of the student. Debate, Group Discussion, Economics Association Elocation Competition, essay writing, research paper analysis for PG students, News paper article analysis such competitions has been arranged by the dept upto now. For getting extra knowledge of current issues on economics, dept arranges every year guest lectures of eminent persons from various colleges & universities.
Dept. of Economics arranged two conferences. One conference on “Liberalization, Privatization, Globalization its impact on Balanced Regional Development” in 2011 & another conference on Food Security Policy & Indian Economy on 13-14 . Feb. 2015.
The department of Economics organized one National level conference. The other activities like Quiz competitions, Seminar, Poster presentation, Essay writing competition, new paper,artical analysis, debate competition, group discussion, field visit, study tour, ppt presentation, Guest lecturers etc. every year. As a part of Continuous Internal evaluation under activity based test the department conducts Research paper analysis, surprise test, poster presentation, and home assignment.