Social Sciences

Department of Economic Studies

Established in the year 2011 under the ambit of the School of Social Sciences, the Centre for Economic Studies has been actively engaged in teaching and research activities. The Centre has been playing a unique role in the universe where the ethos of sciences, technology and management prevails. The Centre was established with a mission to enable young aspirants to understand and analyze the theoretical as well as empirical issues in various branches of Economics. The Centre specifically lays focus on various aspects of socio-economic development at regional, national and global levels to bring students face to face with real-life situations, and represent them as a future of dynamic world. Committed to innovative and quality-based research and teaching, the centre is in the process of expansion with more teaching and research programmes. The key assignment of the Centre is to offer educational opportunities to students in order to prepare them to become accomplished citizens, and professionals capable of critical thinking and independent analysis.
Vision: To be a globally networked leading Centre of Excellence in the Economic Sciences, impart value-loaded quality teaching, conduct world class quality research with the wider dissemination of the same, provide consultancy to industries and government, and address various socio-economic problems of region in particular and the nation in general.
Mission: To attain excellence in teaching and research in the areas of economic sciences thereby preparing professional leaders to think critically, read deeply, communicate effectively, and to address the emerging global challenges, and to deal with socio-economic-cultural-political realities.
Goals: The primary objectives of the Centre are:

  • To offer quality education thereby maintaining the highest academic standard in line with the international standard of education.
  • To offer core, applied, and interdisciplinary courses to meet local, regional, and national aspirations, and development needs of the globe.
  • To equip students with suitable quantitative and analytical skills to enable them to successfully handle the complex economic challenges of the modern global world.
  • To develop the students’ analytical, and decision making competencies together with those qualities of self reliance, responsibility, integrity and self-awareness.
  • To help students think critically about the economic issues they confront in their daily lives, and develop a commitment to be actively engaged with policy issues in local, national, and global communities.
  • To make students more aware of the local, regional, national and international issues that affect development so as to enable them taking a more informed and positive role in shaping the societies in which they live.
  • To equip students with the ability to address the challenges of development and public policy determining the development of the nation.


  1. Dr. Pabitra Kumar Mishra, Professor
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  2. Dr. Sandeep Kaur, Associate Professor & HOD
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  3. Dr. Naresh Singla, Assistant Professor
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  4. Dr. Jainendra Kumar Verma, Assistant Professor
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  5. Dr. Jajati Keshari Parida, Assistant Professor
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Academic Programmes Offered

  • 2020-22
    • M.A in Economics
    • Ph.D. in Economics
  • 2019-21
    • M.A in Economics
    • Ph.D. in Economics