“Economics is everywhere, and understanding economics can help you make better decisions and lead a happier life”
Department of Economics is one of the oldest departments of the DAV College, Bathinda which began its journey in 1969. Since inception, the Department has been making constant efforts to raise academic, intellectual and scholastic standards through different programmes and activities. The pioneers of the department are:
|1||Prof. K.K. Gupta||01/08/1978||31/05/2003|
|2||Prof. A.K. Gupta||07/07/1979||31/08/2007|
|3||Dr. Vinod Kumar||16/07/2001||07/11/2005|
|4||Dr. Surinder Kumar Singla||24/12/2015||Till Date|
|5||Dr. Prabhjot Kaur||20/05/2017||Till Date|
To help students think critically about the economic issues they confront in their daily lives, and develop a commitment to be actively engaged with policy issues in local, national and global communities.
Student Enrichment Programmes:
- Department of Economics organized a National Seminar on topic “Rural Transformation in Punjab: Issues and Challenges” on 24th September 2022. The seminar was sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi.
The students are quite enthusiastic to organize and participate in various activities planned by the department of economics. They have participated in Slogan Writing Competition on War and Peace on 9th March, 2022.
Department of Economics organised an online extension lecture on topic “Union Budget 2022: Challenges and Implications” by Prof. (Dr.) Sharanjit Singh Dhillon, Ex-Registrar, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar on February 09, 2022.
Department of Economics organised an online extension lecture on topic “Intellectual Property Rights: Importance and Role in Today’s Era” by Dr. Priti Khetarpal, School of Health Sciences, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda on January 22, 2022.
Department of Economics organised an extension lecture on topic Challenges Facing Indian Economy by Prof. (Dr.) Harsh Gandhar, University School of Open Learning, Panjab University, Chandigarh on April 15, 2019.
Deptt. of Economics organized an Extension Lecture by a renowned economist Dr. Sucha Singh Gill on topic ” Globalization and Indian Economy” on 10th April, 2016.
1 Dr. Surinder K.Singla, HOD, Deptt. of Economics fetched a Research Project on topic “Female Domestic Workers in Punjab: A Socio-Economic Analysis” from ICSSR on 14th July, 2016.