Department of Economics

Our Department

The Department of Economics was instituted along with the establishment of college in 1959. It offers B.A. (Honours) Economics – a 3 year undergraduate programme which is one of the prestigious courses of University of Delhi. The Department was founded with an aim of imparting knowledge of economics to students. The effort is to equip students with analytical tools of economics as well so that they can better understand and analyze the economic problems.

Beginning with few students and faculty members like Dr. O. P. Anand, Dr. Y.P. Chibber, Dr. Rudra Dutt, Dr. C. L. Khanna, Dr. S. K. Sinha the Department has grown over years. One of our faculty members Dr. M. M. Sury; was a Visiting Fellow in the Department of Law and Management, University of Mauritius during September – October, 2000. He has been the Economic Advisor, Delhi State Finance Commission during 1996 – 1997.

Four of our eminent faculty members – Dr. Anup Chatterjee, Dr. Rajan Kohli, Dr. P. Sardamani and Ms. Premlata Anand have retired in 2015. In December 2017, Mrs Savitri Sidhana has retired after serving the institution for over 40 years. In their respective tenures, all members have served the college in different capacities, both in academic as well as non-academic.

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