Department of Economics

Year of Establishment : 1967 (General Course) & …. (Major Course)


Courses Offered : Under Graduate (Major & General)


Examination System : Semester system (6 semesters following the Choice Based Credit System, 2014 onwards)


Participation of the department in the courses offered by other departments : Business Economics in the Department of Commerce


Faculty

Name
Qualification
Designation
Specialization/
Area of Interest

BioData

1. Sri Debajit Chakraborty
M.A.
Head Associate Prof.
Planning & Public Economics, Agricultural Economics
2. Dr. Ruma Saha
M.Sc,NET,Ph.D.
Assistant Prof
Gender Economics
3. Smt. Manisha Karmakar
M.Sc.,M.Phil.
Post Graduate Teacher
Gender Economics
4. Smt. Kalyani Bhattacharjee
M.A.,M.Phil.
Post Graduate Teacher
Statistics & Rural Economics

Student Profile (Enrolment)(2016-17)

Name of the
Course/programme
Enrolled
Name of the Course/programme
Enrolled
*M
*F
*M
*F
B.SC. (1st Semester) 
General


B.Sc. (2nd Semester) 
General


Major


Major


B.SC. (3rd Semester) 
General


B.Sc. (4th Semester) 
General


Major


Major


B.Sc. (5tht Semester) 
General


B.Sc. (6th Semester) 
General


Major


Major


Departmental Infrastructural facilities with regard to

Departmental Library
Yes

Internet Facilities
Yes

Students' Laboratories
Not Required

Research

Research Projects (2011-2016)
Sl. No.
Details
1.
Ongoing Minor Research Project – on Incidence, Trend and Components of Rural Poverty in Tripura: 1975-2005 – Sri Debajit Chakraborty – sponsored by UGC (NERO) – grant received Rs.90,000/-. for 2 years.


Pursuing Individual Research
1.
Sri Debajit Chakraborty – Incidence, Trend and Components of Rural Poverty in Tripura: 1975-2010 – Kalyani University
2. Smt. Manisha Karmakar – Socio-Economic Status of Slum Dwelling Women: A Comparative Analysis between Slum and Non-Slum Dwellers in Tripura – Tripura University.
Research Awards (2011-2016)

Nil


Organized Seminars/ Workshops/ Conferences/ Symposiums:

Programmed Organized
(dd/mm/yyyy)

Title
Level
Source of Funding
1. Seminar (11-12) January, 2014 [jointly with the Department of Commerce]
Inclusive Development Strategy and North East India
National
UGC sponsored
2. Skill Development programme for all students (from 2013 onwards) [jointly with the Department of Commerce]
ECO-COM Search through organising Essay Competition, Debate Competition, Project Competition, Quiz Competition, Mad Add Show.
Inter-Departmental
College authority

Study Tour :

Programmed Organized
(dd/mm/yyyy)

Title
Source of Funding




Publications :

(a) Papers in Peer-Reviewed National/International Journals
(1) Chakraborty, Debajit 2011. ‘Research Priorities in Economics in Tripura’, Indian Journal of Humanities, Vol.1, Issue 4, pp….-…, ISSN: 2248-9541.

(2) Saha, Ruma (co-author, first author) 2013. ‘Employment Generation by NREGS in India: An Efficiency Analysis’, Arthshastra: Indian Journal of Economics & Research, 2(1), January-February, pp.30-35, ISSN: 2278-1811.

(b) Papers in National Reputed Journals
(1) Karmakar, Manisha 2015. ‘Housing Policy for Slums of North-East India with special Reference to Tripura’, Development Dynamics, Vol.2, No.1, January 2015, pp.36-54, ISSN: 2347-6524.

(2) Saha, Ruma (co-author, first author) 2012. ‘Technological Change in Agriculture, Health and Educational Status of Rural Women – A Block Level Analysis of Tripura’, Man and Society: A Journal of North-East Studies, Vol. IX, summer issue, pp.58-74, ICSSR-NERC, Meghalaya, ISSN: 2229-4058.

(3) Saha, Ruma 2011. ‘Education and Health Status of Females in Tripura: An Intertemporal Comparison of Garjanmura Village (2002-2010)’, The Indian Journal of Economics, 12C(364), July, pp.157-166, ISSN: 0019-5170.

(c) Seminar Abstracts
(1) Karmakar, Manisha 2015. ‘Inclusive Growth of Women in North East India with Special Reference to Slums Women’, a paper presented at UGC sponsored National Seminar on National Security Issues: North East India Perspectives, held on 8-9 November, 2015 (Tripura: BBM College).

(2) Karmakar, Manisha 2015. ‘Housing Policy for Slums of North-East India with Special Reference to Tripura’, a paper presented at National Seminar on Development Policy for N-E India, Rationale, Initiatives and Impact, held on 8 March, 2015 (Tripura: ESSOT).

(3) Karmakar, Manisha 2015. ‘Gender Deprivation among Slums and Within Slums of NER’ a paper presented on account of 16th Annual Conference of North East Economic Association (NEEA), held on 8-9th January, 2015 (Tripura: Tripura University).

(4) Karmakar, Manisha 2014. ‘Inclusive Development of Women in N-E India’, a paper presented at UGC sponsored National Seminar on Inclusive Developmental Strategy and North East India, held on 11-12 January, 2014 (Tripura: Ramthakur College).

(5) Karmakar, Manisha 2013. ‘Effect of Higher Education on Decision Making Power of Women’, a paper presented at State Level Seminar on Higher Education in Tripura: Prospects and Challenges, held on 15-16 June, 2013 (Tripura: Ramthakur College).

(6) Karmakar, Manisha 2012. ‘Gender Discrimination in Work Participation rate in Economic Activities and its Effect on Women Status’, a paper presented at UGC sponsored National Seminar on Equal Opportunity in the context of Social and Human Development, held on 13-14 July, 2012 (Tripura: Dasharath Dev Memorial College).

(7) Saha, Ruma 2010. ‘Technology, Health and Education of Rural Females: A Case Study from Tripura’, a paper presented at International Conference on Environment, Resource and Regional Development, held on 8-9 March, 2010 (West Bengal: The University of Burdwan).

(d) Seminar Proceedings
(1) Bhattacharjee, Kalyani 2013. ‘Loneliness and Withdrawal in Anita Desai’s Fire on the Mountain’, in Ivy Choudhury & Shukla Saha (ed.), Indian Women Novelists in English, pp…..-……, ISBN: 978-81-909143-2-1.

(2) Bhattacharjee, Kalyani 2013. ‘Economic Ideas of Ancient India’, in Triptimoy Chakraborty (ed.), Economic Ideas of Ancient India, pp…..-……, ISBN: 978-81631-11-9.

(3) Saha, Ruma (co-author) 2008. ‘Landownership and Occupational Patterns of IDPs (1999-2001): A Case Study’, in Samir Kumar Das (ed.), Blisters on their Feet: Tales of Internally Displaced Persons in India’s North East, pp.264-266, ISBN: 978-81-7829-819-1 (India-HB) (New Delhi: Sage Publications India Pvt. Ltd.).

(e) Articles in Edited Books with ISBN/ISSN
(4) Chakraborty, Debajit 2011. ‘Agriculture’ in Indraneel Bhowmik and Debajit Chakraborty (eds.), Resources and Economy of Tripura. pp…..-……, ISBN: ….., (Guwahati, India: EBH Publishers).

(5) Chakraborty, Debajit 2011. ‘Introduction’ in Indraneel Bhowmik and Debajit Chakraborty (eds.), Resources and Economy of Tripura. pp…..-……, ISBN: ….., (Guwahati, India: EBH Publishers).

(6) Chakraborty, Debajit 2010. ‘Public Expenditure on Higher Education in India: Pattern and Implications’ in Anup Kumar Datta and Swapanendu Sen (eds.), Quality in Higher Education, pp.01-18, ISBN: 978-81-906974-4-6 (Kolkata: Knowledge Bank Publishers and Distributors).

(7) Chakraborty, Debajit 2008. ‘State Finance and the Economy: Value Added Tax (VAT) and Its Implications in Tripura’ in Ramkrishna Mandal (ed.), Value Added Tax in North-East India, pp.137-148, ISBN: 81-8324-297-9 (New Delhi: Mittal Publications).

(8) Chakraborty, Debajit 2008. ‘Empowerment of Women: A Note on Concept, Measurement and Issues Involved’ in K.S.Chakraborty (ed.), Empowerment and Status of Women in Tripura, pp. 01-23, ISBN: 978-81-8370-133-4 (New Delhi: Akansha Publishing House).

(f) Books Edited
Nil

(g) Books with ISBN/ISSN
Nil

(h) Thesis
(1) Saha, Ruma 2013. Technological Change in Agriculture, Health & Education of Rural Women: A Study of Tripura, ISBN: 978-3-659-38150-8 (Germany: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing).(1)


Attended Seminars/ Conferences with Paper by Faculty :

Faculty
Participation with Paper
Sri Debajit Chakraborty Delivered an Academic Lecture on ‘Fiscal Decentralisation and Rural Development’ organised by Dharmanagar Government Degree College, Tripura on April 1, 2016.

Delivered an Academic Lecture on ‘Economic Issues in Everyday Life’ organised by Bir Bikram Memorial College, Tripura on November 14, 2016.
Dr. Ruma Saha Attended an International Conference on ‘Environment, Resource and Regional Development’ on the occasion of Golden Jubilee Celebration of the University of Burdwan organised by Department of Geography, The University of Burdwan, West Bengal, held during (8-9) March, 2010 and presented a paper ‘Technology, Health and Education of Rural Females: A Case Study from Tripura’.
Smt. Manisha Karmakar Attended a National Seminar on ‘National Security Issues: North East India Perspectives’ organised by BBM College, Tripura held during 8-9 November, 2015 and presented a paper ‘Inclusive Growth of Women in North East India with Special Reference to Slums Women’.

Attended a National Seminar on ‘Development Policy for N-E India, Rationale, Initiatives and Impact’ organised by ESSOT, Tripura on 8 March, 2015 and presented a paper ‘Housing Policy for Slums of North-East India with Special Reference to Tripura’.

Attended 16th Annual Conference of North East Economic Association (NEEA) at Tripura University, Tripura during (8-9) January, 2015 and presented a paper ‘Gender Deprivation among Slums and within Slums of NER’.

Attended a National Seminar on ‘Inclusive Developmental Strategy and North East India’ organised by Ramthakur College, Tripura during (11-12) January, 2014 and presented a paper ‘Inclusive Development of Women in N-E India’.

Attended a State Level Seminar on ‘Higher Education in Tripura: Prospects and Challenges’ organised by Ramthakur College, Tripura during 15-16 June, 2013 and presented a paper ‘Effect of Higher Education on Decision Making Power of Women’.

Attended a National Seminar on ‘Equal Opportunity in the context of Social and Human Development’ organised by Dasharath Dev Memorial College, Tripura during (13-14) July, 2012 and presented a paper ‘Gender Discrimination in Work Participation rate in Economic Activities and its Effect on Women Status’.
Smt. Kalyani Bhattacharjee Attended a National Seminar on ‘Relevance of Sanskrit in Modern Literature’ organised by Department of Sanskrit, Women’s College, Tripura in collaboration with Netaji Subhash Mahavidyalaya, Tripura during (12-13) August, 2011 and presented a paper ‘Economic Ideas of Ancient India’.

Attended a National Seminar on ‘New Lights on Indian Women Novelists in English’ organised by Ramthakur College, Tripura during (6-7) March, 2010 and presented a paper ‘Loneliness and Withdrawl in Anita Desai’s Fire on the Mountain’.

Attended Faculty Development Programme :

Programmes
Details
Orientation Programmed
Dr. Ruma Saha participated in the Orientation Programme in the UGC-ASC Jadavpur University, Kolkata during (06/02) to (06/03), 2006 - ‘A’ graded.
Refresher Courses
Dr. Ruma Saha participated in the Refresher Course in Economics in the UGC-ASC Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi during (03/03) to (28/03)/2008 - ‘A’ graded.
Training conducted by the University
Dr. Ruma Saha participated in the Orientation Programme on ‘Women’s Studies as an Emerging Discipline’ organised by Women’s Studies Centre, Tripura University during (03/09) to (05/09)/2015.
Training conducted by other Colleges/Institutions
Nil
Workshops Smt. Manisha Karmakar attended

A Workshop on ‘Official Statistics in North Eastern States’ organised by Department of Statistics and Department of Economics, Tripura University, Tripura in collaboration with Sampling and Official Statistical Unit, ISI, Kolkata during (13-15) September, 2014.

A seven-day Workshop on ‘Effective Implementation of Smart Classroom’ organised by Ramthakur College, Tripura during (20-27)

A Workshop on ‘Research methodology’ organised by OKDISCD and Department of Economics, Tripura University during (3-9) March, 2013.

A Workshop on ‘Research methodology’ organised by OKDISCD and Department of Economics, Tripura University during (29/01) to (04/02), 2013.

A Workshop on ‘Research & Data Analysis using SPSS’ organised by Tripura University on 25th May, 2011.

Smt. Kalyani Bhattacharjee

Attended a seven-day Workshop on ‘Effective Implementation of Smart Classroom’ organised by Ramthakur College, Tripura during (20-27) April, 2013.
Others
Nil

Faculty Members involved in Curriculum Restructuring/Revision/Syllabus Development :

Faculty
Involvement (as Member of Board of Study/Faculty/Curriculum Development Workshop)
Sri Debajit Chakraborty 2014-15 onwards as Member of Board of Undergraduate Studies in Economics for Curriculum Restructuring/Revision/Syllabus Development, Tripura University.
Dr. Ruma Saha 2009 - as Member of Faculty in the Syllabus Revision/ Syllabus Development Workshop on ‘Syllabus Preparation for Undergraduate Courses (TDC & TDCH)’ organised by Tripura University on 21st March, 2009.

Membership in a) National Committees b) International Committees c) Editorial Boards :

Faculty
Membership
Sri Debajit Chakraborty (1) Editor, Tripura Journal of Social Science

(2) Vice President, ESSOT

(3) Vice President, Council for Social Science Research (CSSR).

Dr. Ruma Saha (1) Life member, ESSOT

(2) Life member, Indian Economic Association (National)

Manisha Karmakar (1) Life member, ESSOT

Awards/ Recognitions received by Students :

Student
Awards/ Recognitions Details (Result – topper or 1st class/sports/any other co-curricular activities)


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