Name of the Programme : Economics

Year of Establishment: 1957

Name of Programs / Courses offered: UG Programme in Economics

Programme Code: 02

Vision: The department sustains the process of knowledge acquisition reinforced by ethics and merit.

Mission: The department strives to provide quality education through academic, cultural and physical activities to prepare the youth as responsible and useful citizens.

Strategic Goals: To enhance the holistic development of boys and girls and prepare them for higher education and make them employable. 

Teaching sanctioned strength

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  • Seminar Library: Yes
  • Museum:  No
  • LCD: Yes
  • Study tour: No
  • Internet: Yes
  • Computer: Yes (Laptop-03)

Workshop/Seminar Details: Seminars & Webinars  Newsletter-2020-21

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Name-Dr.Sadhana Satapathy

Designation-Professor in Economics

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Name-Dr.Kasturi Panda

Designation-Associate Professor


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Name- Dr.Mousumi Das

Designation-Assistant Professor (Stage-III)

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Name-Dr. Madhubrata Satpathy

Designation-Assistant Professor Stage (III)

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Name-Dr.Lipsa Misra

Designation-Assistant Professor Stage (III)

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Professor nil  
Associate Professors   6
Asst. Professors 1  

7. Faculty profile with name, qualification, designation, specialisation (D.Sc./D.Litt./ Ph.D./M.Phil., etc.)

Name Qualification Designation Specialization No. of Years of Experience No. of Ph.D. students guided in the last 4 years
  MA Associate Prof      
Dr. Sadhana Satapathy M.A(A & AEco), M.Phil,Ph.D. Associate Professor Mathematical Economics & Econometrics 25 NIL
Dr Kasturi Panda M.A., Ph.D Assocate Professor Mathematical Economics & Econometrics 25 Nill
  Mathematical Economics & Econometrics 23 NIL    
Smt.Lipsa Mishra M.A.(A & A Eco) Assistant Professor Monetary Eco & International Trade 15 NIL

8. Percentage of classes taken by temporary faculty programme-wise information: Nil

9. Programme-wise Student Teacher Ratio:

  • UG Course Eco(Hons)- 36:1
  • UG Course Commerce (Eco)- 42:1
  • UG Course (Arts-Elective-I.Eco)-20:1
  • UG Course (Env.Studies-Arts) - 42:1
  • UG Course (Env.Studies-Sc) - 42:1
  • UG Course (Env.Studies-Comm)- 42:1

10. Number of academic support staff (technical) and administrative staff: sanctioned and filled: NIL

11. Number of faculty with ongoing projects from a) national b) international funding agencies and c) Total grants received. Mention names of funding agencies and grants received project-wise.:- NIL

12. Departmental projects funded by DST-FIST; DBT, ICSSR, etc.; total grants received: NIL

13. Research facility / centre with: NIL

  • State recognition:
  • National recognition:
  • International recognition:

14. Publications:

  • number of papers published in peer reviewed journals (national / international):19
  • Monographs: 05
  • Chapter(s) in Books: 02
  • Editing Books : NIL
  • Books with ISBN numbers with details of publishers: 06
  • Number listed in International Database (For e.g. Web of Science, Scopus, Humanities International Complete, Dare Database - International Social Sciences Directory, EBSCO host, etc.)
  • Citation Index range / average

15. Details of patents and income generated: Nil

16. Areas of consultancy and income generated: Nil

17. Faculty recharging strategies: Attending seminars/workshops/refresher course regularly

18. Student projects

  • percentage of students who have done in-house projects including inter-departmental: 35%
  • percentage of students doing projects in collaboration with industries / institutes : Nil

19. Awards / recognitions received at the national and international level by :

  • Faculty- nil
  • Doctoral / post doctoral fellows- NA
  • Students -Nil

20. Seminars/ Conferences/Workshops organized and the source of funding (national / international) with details of outstanding participants, if any. Seminar (UGC):

National Seminar-2012-sponsored by UGC

National Seminar-2011- sponsored by UGC

Outstanding participants :

  • Prof Surendra Nath Behera
  • Prof Kishor Ch. Samal
  • Dr H.K. Nayak
  • Dr Purusottam Nath
  • Dr Balaram Mishra

Student profile course-wise:

Name of the Course / (refer question no. 2) Applications received Male / Female Pass percentage Male / Female    
2011-14 Batch 2000 40 28 95 75
2010-13 batch   40 27 95 66.7
2009-12 Batch   38 24 92.1 83.3

Diversity of students

Name of the Course

(refer question no. 2)

% of students from the College

% of students from the State

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How many students have cleared Civil Services, Defense Services, NET, SLET, GATE and any other competitive examinations? NO information

Student progression

Student progression

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PG to M.Phil.


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Ph.D. to Post-Doctoral


Employed Campus selection / Other than campus recruitment 20

Diversity of staff

Percentage of aculty who are graduates

of the same parent university


from other universities within the State


from other universities from other States


Number of faculty who were awarded Ph.D., D.Sc. and D.Litt. during the assessment period. : One awarded. One submitted ,Present details about infrastructural facilities:

a) Library: Seminar Library

b) Internet facilities for staff and students: Yes

c) Total number of class rooms: No specific class room allotted to the Department

d) Class rooms with ICT facility: No

e) Students & laboratories: Nil

f) Research laboratories: Nil

Number of students of the department getting financial assistance from College: 05

Was any need assessment exercise undertaken before the development of new program(s)? If so, give the methodology. : No

Does the department obtain feedback from Faculty on curriculum as well as teaching-learning-evaluation? If yes, how does the department utilize it? : Yes, by conducting Board of studies meetings for modification of syllabus considering the need and interest of the students. Students on staff, curriculum as well as teaching-learning-evaluation and what is the response of the department to the same? Yes. By having student teacher interaction through group discussion and interaction in seminar classes.

Alumni and employers on the programmes and what is the response of the department to the same?: conducting extra mural lectures, guest talks in seminar classes.

List the distinguished alumni of the department (maximum 10):

  • Professor Dr. srijit Mishra, IGIDR, Mumbai
  • Pramod Dash, I.A.S.
  • Ihar Ranjan Pradhan, DGM, Bank of Baroda.
  • Akshaya Ku. Panda, I.E.S.
  • Umesh Mishra, Labour Commissioner, Govt. of India, Kolkata.
  • Umesh Sarangi, I.P.S. Madhya Pradesh cadre.
  • Deba Prasad Mishra, Media Consultant, New Delhi.
  • Suraj Dash, y. Director, SIRD, Bhubaneswar.
  • Rashmi Dash, System Consultant, Pune.
  • M.S.Dash Bhatta Misra, G.M., NTPC, Bhubaneswar.

Give details of student enrichment programmes (special lectures / workshops / seminar) with external experts:

1) 28.01.2015. “The Current Economic Scenario of India by Santosh Ku. Mohapatra, Manager, LIC, Bhubaneswar.

2) 28.01.2015, “Economics of Hospitality, by Prof Hemant Suar.

3) 21.01.2015, “Farmers suicides: Measurements Interpretations, by Prof. srijit Mishra, IGIDR, Mumbai.

4) 12.11.2014, “Demography and Development Issues, by Prof. Aswini Nanda, Chandigarh University Jacques Veron, France

5) 27.08.2014, “Game Theory, by Dr Bimal ku Mohanty, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack.

6) 20.11.2013, “Planning for Young Investors and Capital Market, by Dr. G.C. Mohapatra, Ex General Manager, OGB.

7)2013, Choice of techniques and Investment Criteria, by Prof. B.Sahoo and Prof. K.B.Das.

  • List the teaching methods adopted by the faculty for different programmes: Lecture method using traditional teaching aids and using laptops and projectors for seminar presentations ( Power Point).
  • How does the department ensure that programme objectives are constantly met and learning outcomes monitored?
  • By maintaining daily progress Registers and Lesson Plans by the faculty members.
  • Conducting regular departmental meetings for constant evaluation.

Highlight the participation of students and faculty in extension activities:

  • Students participate in N.C.C and N.S.S. activities and attend different camps.
  • Four faculty members are officers in charge of N.S.S., YRC and Self Defence programmes.
  • Give details of beyond syllabus scholarly activities of the department: weekly departmental seminars, participation of students in essay, debate , quiz and other inter college competitions.
  • State whether the programme/ department is accredited/ graded by other agencies. Give details. : No
  • Detail any five Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Challenges (SWOC) of the department:

Strength: Seminar Library; Experienced and committed faculty members; Availability of Teachers with specialization Mathematical Economics; Guest seminars; Internet facilities.

Weakness: Lack of exclusive rooms for classes and seminar reading; inadequate contingency funds; inadequate stock of journals, Ample scope of employment; availability of institutions of research/ University/Management studies.

Challenges: Enhancing the competitiveness of the underprivileged and to bring them to the main-stream; to inculcate the spirit of competitiveness among students to compete at national and global level; To adapt to choice based credit system

Future plans of the department: Opening PG course in Economics;Provision of research facilities for the faculties; Formation of Economics Club for regular interaction of students on burning topics


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