Department of Economics
Report of Activities
(January- May 2016)
The Department of Economics of Kamala Nehru College has held several activities during January 2016 – May 2016 with the active and enthusiastic participation of its students. At the beginning of the session, a seminar was conducted on higher education abroad which helped the final year students get useful information on the avenues available to them after graduation. It was followed by a workshop on communication skills which was also very informative.
On 28 January 2016, the Plural Eco Lecture Series was held with Dr. Amit Thorat, Assistant Professor, CSRD, JNUaddressing the audience on the topic ‘Caste Based Inequality’. It was an interactive session where the students and the faculty alike discussed, debated and ruminated on the sensitive issue that plagues the Indian society.
On 04 February 2016, the annual festival of the Department of Economics was celebrated. The Chief Guest on the occasion was Dr. SurajitMazumdar, Associate Professor, CESP, JNU. He enlightened the audience on the issue of ‘Income Inequality’. The one-day festival received huge participation from a number of colleges from Delhi University as well as other institutions.