Economics Department

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Dr. Sanghita Bhattacharjee

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Women’s College, Calcutta is an age-old institution for girls. The department of Economics exists since 1962. Before that the department was jointly run with Political Science as the Department of Civics and Political Science. In 1962, this single department broke into two autonomous departments - Political Science and Economics. Prof. Binoy Paul was the first head of the department and Dr Indrani Sen had been in charge of the department from 1984 to January, 2022.

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Student Progression

Our students are encouraged to do projects in order to improve their critical observation and writing skills.

Topic Period 

Covid 19 and its Impact on the Indian Economy

Completed by students of Semester II and Semester IV


Status of Women in India: An Economic Overview

Completed by Students of II Year

News with Eco-Views: A news Bulletin with glimpses of global recession2009
Socio-Economic Condition of the Students of Women’s College, Calcutta2007


Student enrichment programme

•  Group discussions 
•  Student seminars and projects are undertaken on a regular basis 
•  Students are encouraged to join quiz and essay competitions held by different colleges in the virtual platform 
•  The students prepare charts and graphs on economic issues and display these in their assigned classroom 
•  Students volunteer for board work as per the demand of topics covered in class

Departmental Notices

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Research & Publication

Conferences and Workshops
TopicFunded ByPeriod
Rural Reconstruction in India: Challenges and PracticesUGC2.12.2016
Skill development and Capacity building of Academic Backup ServiceNSOUFebruary, 2015
Revisiting Tagore’s contribution into Performing arts and Contemporary DevelopmentRBUAugust, 2013
Empowerment of the Youth in the light of VivekanandaSatyapriya College of EducationJanuary,