Department of Economics
Shaheed Bhagat Singh College
(University of Delhi)
"Riskless Capitalism: India's NPA Story"
10th October, 2018
Eminent Speakers Dr. Rohit Azad, Assistant Professor, CESP, JNU, New Delhi has been invited to deliver lecture on NPA. The lecture was excellent and enriched the students with the technical feasibility of India's NPA story.
Departmental Trip to Jim Corbett National Park
28.09.2018 to 1.10.2018
*REPORT ON DEPARTMENTAL TRIP TO JIM CORBETT*
The Department of Economics organized a 3 Nights / 3 Days trip from 28th September, 2018 to 1st October, 2018 to Jim Corbett, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand for the 2nd and 3rd Year students of B.A. (H) Economics. Forty two students went for the trip along with 3 teachers, namely Mr. Jai Ram Meena (Teacher-in-Charge, Dept. of Economics), Ms. Kamlesh Kumari and Mr. Sohanlal Gosai and Hiteshi Mahajan (President: Ecospire). The trip coordinators were Kashish Kumar (3rd Year), Gurmehar Singh Sethi (2nd Year) and Bhavya Mathur (2nd Year).
After a month of dedicated effort by the teachers of the department and the trip coordinators, a dream finally materialized with the support of the college authorities. Accompanied by the teachers, the students departed for Jim Corbett on the night of 28th September. The 7-hour overnight travel by bus was enjoyed by everyone a lot, and no one slept throughout the night as everyone was engaged in having fun with their friends. We arrived at *Infinity Resort* (a 4-Star Hotel) in the morning at 7 am. The sheer excitement and joy made no one realize that how quickly the next two days passed.
Multiple visits to the swimming pool and the Kosi River, which was just adjacent to the resort, were relished by the entire group. The teachers accompanied the students everywhere and all of them had a great time together. Situated on the banks of the Kosi River, the *Garjiya Devi Temple* was a delight for everyone on the first day of the trip. The temple is located at a high altitude over a large rock in the Kosi River.
On the second day, everyone departed for the much-awaited *Jungle Safari to Corbett National Park* at 6 am. Enjoying the cool breeze in open jeeps, the students got the chance to view diverse animals and birds ranging from the Wild Boar and Leopard to the Spotted Deer and Wild Lizard. The food at the restaurant in the resort was highly appreciated by everyone, and a balcony which allowed everyone to relish the natural beauty of the Kosi River and the neighbouring hilly regions was an added advantage of having the meals there. The students also had a great time dancing with their friends to light music at the resort on the second day.
With a heavy heart, we departed from the resort on 1st October in the morning. The bus ride was once again a joyful experience as everyone knew that this was the last phase of the trip, hence, they wanted to have the maximum fun with their mates. On our way back, we took a stop at Bhajan Dhaba for lunch, and had a merry time chatting with each other as well. As we neared Delhi, we were welcomed by the usual heavy traffic; but the students who were busy enjoying themselves paid no heed to this! The trip ended with the arrival at the college and everyone left for their homes thinking about some good memories from the trip.
The teachers had a great time as well, and were highly cooperative with the students throughout the trip which allowed them to enjoy to the fullest. The trip was definitely one to cherish!
Ecospire: The Economics Society Of SBSC
Inter-College Online Quiz Competition "ECO-QUIZZER 2018"
Held on 26th September 2018
The Department of Economics, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College (University of Delhi) has organized software based Inter-College Online Quiz Competition titled "ECO-QUIZZER 2018" on 26th September 2018 at the college campus. Various students pursuing graduation from UGC recognized colleges and Universities have participated in the event. Cash prizes of worth INR 9000/- has been distributed among first three winners of the quiz. First prize worth INR 4000/- won by Ms. Muskan Bhola of Janki Devi Memorial College DU, second prize worth INR 3000/- won by Mr. Ishrat Sahni of Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, DU and third prize of worth INR 2000/- won by Mr. Sushant Bhushan of College of Vocational Studies, DU.
Faculty Lunch 2018-19
The department organized Faculty Lunch (Part of Excursion) on 10th August 2018. All the faculty members relished food and had great fun at GT Restaurant, Connaught Place. The department is thankful to Teacher-in-Charge, Mr. Jai Ram Meena and coordinators Ms. Aditi Aeron Bansal, Ms. Charu Grover and Ms. Rajni Kapoor for very well organizing the event.
Achievements of the Department (2017-18)
The Department organised an academic talk on "India after Demonetization" in the month of October, 2017. Professor Arun Kumar, JNU delivered exemplary and interactive lecture where students learnt to analyse the situation before and after demonetization.
A new milestone has been set by the Department of Economics by organizing a national seminar on the theme "Demonetization and GST: Emerging Issues in Indian Economy" at India International Centre (IIC), New Delhi on 12th February 2018 in which eminent 7 speakers delivered their valuable lectures including Prof. B. L. Pandit, Delhi School of Economics; Prof. Arun Kumar, JNU; Dr. Sanjeev Sanyal, Principal Economic Advisor, Ministry of Finance, Government of India; Prof. Ravi Srivastva, CSRD, JNU; Prof. Kavita Rao, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP); Prof. Sudipto Mandal National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP); and CA Sapan Sarkar.
(See Profile of the Eminent Speakers of the seminar)
It was attended by 250+ delegates from across 10 states, namely Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and West Bengal. Delegates belonged to various fields such as Economics, Commerce, Mathematics, History, Law, Hindi, Pol. Science, Geography, Engineering, Govt. Services, Administration, researchers, students and professionals etc. This diversified composition of learned delegates was from about 75+ institutions. It was also attended by 38+ teachers and many students of the college. Thereby the Department has marked new imprint in the history of the department. The college fraternity felt pride on this big achievement of the Department of Economics. The department must appreciate the cooperation of all the faculty members in organising of the seminar.
Uddan 2018: A farewell ceremony organised for the Third Year students of B.A.(Hons) Economics on 26th April 2018.
Department of Economics organized One-Day Industrial Visit for the students of B.A.(Hons.) Economics to Yakult India Pvt. Ltd. (Sonipat) on 10th April, 2018. 39 students and 10 faculty members participated in this visit.
Excursion: Faculty Lunch, 2017 (Principal was the Special Guest of the Lunch)
Ecospire: The Economics Society of SBSC
The Annual Economics Fest of Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, Econotize, is looked up to every year with a lot of zeal and enthusiasm. This year, Econotize'18 was also one of a kind! The past years have seen the grand success of Econotize because of the participation of mind boggling number of students from various colleges of Delhi- NCR. Ecospire initiates a new event every year to make Econotize more fascinating for the students.
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