Following are the academic programmes
organized by the Department in the recent past:
Prof. Swati Ghosh, Professor & Ex-head, Department of
Economics, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata spoke on
"Challenges of the Development in New Millennium" in 2015.
Prof. Archita Ghosh, Professor, Department of Economics,
University of Kalyani spoke on the Reviews of the Union
Budget in 2018.
The Department organized a solo lecture session along with a
students' powerpoint presentation competition on the theme
"27 years of completion of Economic Reforms in India: Where we
exactly stand?", in the year 2019. Students enthusiastically
presented their papers on the said theme before the expert,
Prof. Prabal Dasgupta, Associate Professor of Economics, Acharya
Girish Chandra Bose College, Kolkata.
The department of Economics, as a collaborator, organized a
One-day National Seminar, sponsored by ICSSR, where Prof. Saumen
Chattopadhyay, Zakir Hussain Centre for Educational Studies,
School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New
Delhi spoke on "Corruption and the Black Economy".
Eminent Economist Dr. Saibal Kar, Professor of Economics, Centre
for Studies in Social Sciences: Kolkata & Honorary Director,
Eastern Regional Centre, ICSSR, spoke on "Policy Uncertainty
& Economic Outcomes".
Arnab K. Basu, Professor, Dyson School of Applied Economics
and Management, Cornell University, New York spoke in an
International webinar in July 2020 organized by the department
on the theme of labour issues, migration and the overall
macroeconomic outlook of the Indian Economy during the time of
The department organized a webinar on student enrichment
in Microeconomics in July 2021. The speaker was Prof.
Debasish Mazumdar, Professor & Head, The Heritage College,
In September 2021, the Department of Economics and
Department of Commerce jointly celebrated 75 years of Indian
Independence through a webinar, titled, "The Transition of
Indian Economy during the Pandemic". Prof. Anjan Chakraborty,
Department of Economics, University of Calcutta was the keynote
speaker in the programme.
The Department of Economics in association with the
Department of Commerce organized a One-day workshop on
Research Methodology and Data-handling in Social Sciences on
5th May 2022. Prof. Amalendu Bhunia, Dean, Faculty of Arts &
Commerce, University of Kalyani was the resource person.
Currently, the department is in the process of publishing
ICSSR funded peer-reviewed edited volume in economics as a
joint venture with the Department of Commerce, Vidyasagar
Evening College, Kolkata.