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About the Department


The Department of Economics came into existence in 1970 along with the establishment of the college. Its Founder head was Dr. J. S. L. Srivastava, an eminent scholar and astute administrator who became Principal of the College and remained in the seat till retirement. Dr. A. P. Srivastava and Dr. R. K. Markande were in the department. Dr. Markande retired in 2018. Presently the department has four faculty members, Dr. A.K. Srivastav,Dr. Harshmani Singh, Dr. Ved Prakash Mishra and Ms. Garima Maurya.All the faculty members have specialization in different disciplines of economics such as Econometrics, Development Economics, Public Economics, Economic Policy and  International Economics.All the faculty members are actively contributing as members of various academic and administrative committees of the college.

Faculty Profile

S.N. Name & Designation Qualification Specialization Research Area Contact Detailed Profile


Dr. Ajay Kumar Srivastava

Associate Professor

M.A., Ph.D.

International Trade,

Economic Policy, and

Public Finance

International Trade, 

Economic Policy



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Dr. Garima Maurya

Assitant Professor

M.A., Ph.D., NET


Rural Development


and Rural Development


Dr. Harsh Mani Singh

Assitant Professor

M.A., Ph.D., NET

Macro Economic Policy, Public Finance and Agriculture

Food Security




Dr. Ved Prakash Mishra

Assitant Professor

M.A., Ph.D., JRF

International Trade,

Development Economics, and

Population & Man Power Planning





Academic Activities


Arthonavesh is a dynamic and creative platform for the students of Department of Economics, Iswar Saran Degree College. The main aim of the platform is to provide a diverse range of innovative and influential ideas and to promote discussions and debates on current affairs regarding economics discipline among the students. On the platform of Arthonavesh, the department organizes wide range of activities such as:

Students' Orientation Week

Every year the department organizes the students' orientation program in which the faculty members address the first year undergraduate students. They introduce the students to the time-table and the syllabus and lay the platform to build basic knowledge of economics among them.

Guest Speaker Programme

The department invites renowned speakers and subject experts every month to discuss various theoretical and behavioural approaches towards economics.

Extra-curricular activities

The department organizes various forms of extra-curricular activities such as quiz competitions, classroom debates, discussions, essay writing competitions, poster-making competitions, educational tours, etc.


The department organizes a Symposium every year in the month of February after the presentation of the Indian Union Budget in the Parliament. It provides an opportunity to the undergraduate and postgraduate students to share their views regarding Union Budget.

Day's Celebration

"We believe that we do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children": in order to make the dictum true, the department celebrates various days like World Earth Day, Environment Day, Water Day etc. to spread awareness among the students regarding sustainable environment. Activities like tree plantation, poster presentation, and campaigning programmes are organized on these occasions.


To develop the technical skills of students in data analysis, the department organizes one-week training program on SPSS and STATA for the postgraduate students.


Another major activity of the department is to organize seminars and conferences. The purpose of this initiative is to bring together research scholars and academicians to debate on issues and challenges relating to economics. This provides a platform to the students to interact and enhance their knowledge.

Workshop / Seminar

The department organized a two-day National Seminar on the topic 'Global Economic Crisis and India: Issues and Challenges' which was sponsored by UGC during the year 2011-12

Two Day National Webinar on “Employment of Migrant Labourers: Issues and Challenges” on 30 and 31 May, 2020.


Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Master of Arts (M.A.)



Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Master of Arts(M.A.)


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