Poster Competition in association with UN Day
As part of UN day celebration, P.G. Department of Economics conducted poster competition on 24th October 2023. “Global Unity for World Peace” was the theme of the competition. AnnmaryMattekkatt from III B.A. English secured first prize.
Seminar on Managing and Preventing Depression in Adolescents
PG Department of Economics organized a seminar on “Managing and Preventing Depression in Adolescents” on 29th September 2023. Ms.AbhiramiM., Jeevani Counsellor was the resource person.
PG Department of Economics conducted house visit on 20th September 2023 .
Two teachers and students joined the programme.
Shodh Path 2023
The event provided a platform for students to present their research proposal.P.G. Department of Economics organized “Shodh Path 2023 – The Gateway to Research” on 15 September 2023.
The official welcoming ceremony of the first year UG and PG students was held on 12th September 2023.Seniors rendered a warm welcome to the new members. Several programmes were organized to entertain the new comers and to explore their talents.
The department conducted bridge course from 31st July 2023 to 4th August 2023 for the first year UG students.Bridge course for the first year P.G. Students was conducted from 25th September 2023 to 26th September 2023.
Seminar on “Understanding Angel Investment: Unlocking the Secrets of Startup Funding”
P.G. Department of Economics in association with Institution’s Innovation Council organized a seminar on “Understanding Angel Investment: Unlocking the Secrets of Startup Funding” on 04 August 2023 .Dr. Shika Ramesh, Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Economics, CUSAT served as the resource person. 72 students from both UG and PG classes participated in the seminar.
Peer Teacher Programme on “Mathemagic: Building Strong Foundations of Mathematics”
The Peer Teacher Programme on “Mathemagic: Building Strong Foundations of Mathematics” was organized by the P.G. Department of Economics on 20 July 2023 .AminaC. Shoukath, II M.A. Business Economics student served as the peer teacher for the programme.
Invited talk on “Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability”
P.G. Department of Economics organized an invited talk on “Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability” on 12 July 2023 .Dr. Ramees Rahman, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Sacred Heart College, Thevara served as the resource person. 101 students from UG and PG classes actively participated.
Interdepartmental quiz competition in connection with National Statistics Day
P.G. Department of Economics organized an interdepartmental quiz competition in connection with National Statistics Day 2023 on 30 June 2023.7 teams participated in the competition.Amina C Shoukath and Fathima P.N. from II M.A. Business Economics secured first position.
CIAO -Retirement Party
PG Department of Economics organized the sent off function of Dr.Laisa Thomas, Head of the Department on 22nd March 2023.As part of this a video presentation was held in which old students shared their experiences. Teachers and students from department of Economics delivered felicitations. Cultural programme presented by the staff and students made the event colourful. The programme was really memorable.
As part of UN day celebration, P.G. Department of Economics conducted poster competition. “Nourishing Peace” was the theme of the competition. Students from various departments participated in this competition. Angel G.Oswin. from III B.Sc. FCS and Rithu Antony from II M.Sc. Zoology secured first and second position respectively. Ardra J. from II M.Sc.Zoology got third prize.
P.G. Department of Economics in association with NSS Unit no.58 organized Interdepartmental Skit Competition on 19th October 2022.It was conducted as part of Anti -Drug Campaign. Fourteen students from various departments participated in the competition. “Impact of Drug Abuse” was the theme of the competition. Department of Chemistry secured first prize in the competition.
The official welcome of the first year UG and PG students was held on 17th October 2022. All the teachers and students from the Department of Economics participated in the programme. Ms. Rinu K. Louis and Dr. Priyanka T.R. addressed the gathering. Seniors rendered a warm welcome to the new members. Several programmes were organized to entertain the new comers and to explore their talents.
P.G. Department of Economics organized the “Shodh Path – The Gate Way to Research” project proposal presentation of II M.A. Business Economics on 28th September 2022. About 64 students from II M.A Business Economics, I M.A. Business Economics, and III BA Economics participated. Dr.Laisa Thomas, Head of the Department made an introductory speech. Students presented their Project proposal and through interaction, they get an idea regarding how to conduct the research on their topic. This program helped the students to get a vast knowledge about research and in-depth cognition of the research process.
Community Lab- e-Governance Workshop
The community lab activity of P.G. Department of Economics was held on 20th September 2022. A workshop on e-Governance was conducted at Pakalveedu, Angamaly. Dr. Priyanka T.R., Assistant Professor, P.G. Department of Economics, Morning Star Home Science College, Angamaly lead the session. Twelve members from the Ward number – 8 of NedumbasseryPanchayat were the beneficiaries of the programme. They were very actively participated in this training programme and cleared their doubts. Ms.Rinu K Louis, Assistant Professor, Morning Star Home Science College, Angamaly welcomed the gathering and Ms. Ajitha, ward member, Nedumbassery Panchayat delivered the felicitation.
World Population Day
P.G. Department of Economics in association with NSS Unit no.58 organized interdepartmental digital poster making competition in connection with World Population Day on 11th July 2022. Nine students from UG and PG classes participated in the competition. “A world of 8 billion: Towards a resilient future for all – Harnessing opportunities and ensuring rights and choices for all” was the theme of the competition. Hasna P. K. (II M.A. Business Economics) secured first position. Devika Devadas (III B.A. Economics) secured second position and Sreeranjini T.M. (II M.A. Business Economics) secured third position.
National Statistics Day
In connection with National Statistics Day 2022, P.G. Department of Economics organized an ‘Interdepartmental Quiz Competition and Profile Presentation of Indian Statisticians’ on 29th June 2022. Twenty-eight students from various departments participated in the competition. Fourteen teams were formed and each team had two students. Maneesha Mohanan and Arunima Prasad (II MA Business Economics) and SairaBanu&Alfiya P A (II M A Business Economics) secured first position. Meera Joy and Aythihya (III BA Economics) and Anna Thomas and Julia Avarachan (II Msc. Physics) secured second position. Nafeesath Misiriya and Rahina M. A. (II MA Business Economics) and Ann Mariya M Davy and Nicena Rose Augustin (III BA Economics) secured third position. Profile presentation of Indian statisticians done by II MA Business Economics students. About 53 students from Economics Department participated in it.
Post-Graduate Department of Economics organised a Career Development Programme for the final year UG and PG students of Economics on 3rd March 2022. They introduced some new short-term courses and career opportunities in it. Mr. Akhil K.R. (Team Manager, Avodha Edutech, Infopark, Kochi), Ms.Aswani I.S.(Academic Consultant, Avodha Edutech, Infopark, Kochi) and Mr. Rinto Thomas(Presentation Officer, Avodha Edutech, Infopark, Kochi) were the resource persons.
International Education Day
The Post Graduate Department of Economics organised an essay writing competition in connection with International Education Day on January 24th, 2022. The theme of the competition was ‘New Education Policy 2020‘. Laya Elizebeth George from III B.A. English got first prize. Nannoor Beegum from I M.Sc Home Science and Ammu P.S. from II B.A. Economics secured second and third prizes respectively.
The department-wise Christmas celebration was held on 23rd December 2021. Cake cutting was also held on this occasion. Students celebrated Christmas by singing carol songs. Dr.Laisa Thomas, HOD delivered the Christmas message.
Webinar on IPR
Department of Economics in association with Alumnae Association organized a webinar on the topic ‘An Introduction to IPR’ on 20th December 2021. Dr. Vinitha K.B., Assistant Professor, P.G. Department of Economics, Mar Thoma College, Nilambur, Malappuram was the resource person. The webinar aims to create awareness of the various dimensions of Intellectual Property Rights among the participants. 80 students from the UG and PG in the department of Economics participated in the webinar.
Fresher’s Day of the first-year PG students was conducted on 3rd November 2021. Second-year PG students welcomed the first-year students. Dr.Laisa Thomas, HOD felicitated the gathering. All the teachers from the PG Department of Economics participated in the program.
Department of Economics conducted an online Induction program for newly admitted first-year students on 28th September 2021. All the teachers from the Department of Economics, first-year U.G. students, and parents participated in the meeting. Principal Dr.Sr.Rosily A.V. presided over the function. Dr.Laisa Thomas, HOD, and Ms.Rinu K.Louis, class advisor welcomed the parents and students and also gave them an introduction to the B.A. Economics program.
Departmental Onam celebration was conducted online. Students from UG and PG actively participated in the celebration. Teachers and students delivered Onam felicitations. A video was prepared by students named Ponnonam 2K21. This video includes Onam songs, dance, and other performances of students.
Alumni Meet 2021
The annual departmental alumni meeting was conducted on 7th August 2021. The meeting was conducted through Google meet. The college principal Dr.Sr.Rosily A.V. presided over the function. Dr. Laisa Thomas, Head of the Department of Economics, Dr.Theressiakutty K.M., former Head of the Department of Economics, and Adv. Anitha K.J., Alumni Association Vice President addressed the gathering. 50 members participated in the meeting. An interactive session was also held at the end of the meeting.
Department of Economics in association with College PTA organized an online PTA meeting for the second-year and third-year UG students on 6th July 2021 through Google meet. The college principal Dr.Sr.Rosily A.V., Dr.Lizmitha Godwin, PTA secretary, and Dr.Laisa Thomas, Head of the Department of Economics addressed the gathering. A total of 90 members participated in the meeting. The main aim of the meeting was to discuss online classes.
Post-Graduate Department of Economics organized a webinar on Research Methodology in Economics on 23rd March 2021 through Google meet. Dr.Mani K.P., Director, School of Business, Depaul Institute of Science &Technology, Angamaly was the resource person. The resource person explained all the basic points of research methodology and important aspects of UG and PG projects.
The Post Graduate Department of Economics organized a webinar as part of commemorating the international education day on 25th January 2021The topic of the webinar was ‘NEP 2020: Reflection on Higher education. Dr.Niranjana K.P., Assistant Professor of Education, Farook Training College, Kozhikode was the resource person. She explained the impact of NEP on higher education. The program was conducted through Google meet. All the faculties and students from the Department of Economics very actively participated in the webinar.
Inauguration of M.A Business Economics
The inauguration of the Economics P.G. Programme was held on 20th January 2021. The chief dignitary of the day was the Vice Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University, Prof. Sabu Thomas. The other dignitaries present were, Dr.Sr.Rosily A.V., Principal, Morning Star, Sr.Reshmi CSN, Education councilor, Dr.A. Jose, Dr.Sudhakaran K.M, Prof Harikrishnan P, Adv.P.Shanavas, (Syndicate members) Dr.Thresiakutty K.M(Former Head of Economics Department) and Dr.Laisa Thomas(Head of Economics Department). Due to the Covid scenario inauguration was conducted on Google meet. The ceremony commenced with a silent prayer. Dr.Sr. Rosily A.V. welcomed the gathering. Sr.Reshmi CSN gave the presidential address. This was followed by the Vice Chancellor addressing the gathering. He specially mentioned the efforts of the College and the Department in the higher education sector. This was followed by felicitations by other dignitaries and a Vote of thanks by Dr.Laisa Thomas.
As part of the UN day celebration, the Department of Economics conducted an E-poster competition. More than ten students from different departments participated in this online competition. Arya T.B. from II B.Sc. Chemistry and Fathima Femiya from III B.Sc. Physics secured first and second position respectively. Devika V.S. from II B.A. Economics got third prize.
Department of Economics organized an online teachers’ day celebration on 5th September 2020 through google meet. All the teachers, students, retired teachers, and alumni from the Department of Economics gathered through a virtual platform and shared their experiences and memories. Dr.Laisa Thomas, Head of the Department of Economics delivered a welcome to all. The retired teachers were honored on this occasion.
Department of Economics organized an online Onam celebration on 29th August 2020 through google meet. Dr. Laisa Thomas, Head of the Department of Economics delivered Onam wishes. Students presented various cultural events through an online platform on this occasion.
An online induction programme organized by the Department of Economics for third-year B.A. Economics students on 7th July 2020. All the teachers from the Department of Economics and final year students attended the meeting. The main agenda of the meeting was ‘online class’. Dr.Laisa Thomas,HOD provided guidelines to students.
Three day tour programme to Coorg and St. Mary’s Island was organized from 20th to 23rd January 2020. A group of 30 students from final year B.A. Economics along with four faculties participated in the same.
In association with the Department of Commerce, a tagline competition for students was organized on 20 December 2019. An induction programme was also conducted with this. The programme was hosted by Kerala Blasters.
An inter-departmental debate competition was conducted by the Department of Economics in connection with the World Population Day on 19th July 2019. The topic of the debate was ‘ India’s Population Growth: A Boon or a Threat’.
Employment Skill Development Programme was conducted for final year UG students of Economics on 20th November 2019. The programme was handled by Sri.Nandakumar, Chief Career Counsellor, Galaxy Educational Services.
In association with the Department of Home Science and District Industrial Centre, Ernakulam, Department of Economics organised a two week Food Processing class from February 3rd to 17th, 2020. Vice Principal Dr. Sr. Philo T.J. inaugurated the programme. Dr. Laisa Thomas, HOD of Economics, Dr.Lizmitha Godwin, HOD of Home Science and Sri. Manoj, Director, DIC, Ernakulam felicitated the progrmme in the inaugural function.
Department of Economics organized an awareness class on Reproductive Tract Infection on 28 June 2019. Final year nursing students of Najath College of Nursing, Aluva handled the class. They focused on women health and hygiene.
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