NSS COLLEGE OTTAPPALAM
 









Economics Department


   

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS NSS COLLEGE OTTAPALAM STARTED FUNCTIONING IN 1969 WITH SHRI K P PRABHAKARAN NAIR AS THE FIRST HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT. IT IS ONE OF THE OLDEST DEPARTMENTS OF THIS INSTITUTION. THE DEPARTMENT HAS BEEN ENRICHED WITH TOP QUALITY AND COMMITTED TEACHERS RIGHT FROM THE BEGINNING.
THE TEACHING ACTIVITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT ACQUIRED BROADER PERSPECTIVE WITH THE INTRODUCTION OF POST GRADUATE PROGRAMME IN 1984, UNDER THE INITIATIVE OF SHRI PS R MENON THE THEN HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT .THE DEPARTMENTS OF HISTORY AND POLITICS WERE BIFURCATED IN THE YEAR 1989.
TEACHING FACULTY REVEALS A BLEND OF EXPERIENCE AND YOUNG DYNAMISM. THERE ARE ONGOING MINOR RESEARCH PROJECTS AND PARTICIPATION IN SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS THERE IS A WELL EQUIPPED PG LIBRARY AND FACILITIES FOR SMART CLASSES.
THE ROLE OF THE DEPARTMENT IN THE EMERGING KNOWLEDGE-BASED SOCIETY IS SIGNIFICANT IN THE CONTEXT OF THE LOCATION OF THE COLLEGE IN A RURAL LOCALITY
IN TUNE WITH ITS VISION TO HELP OUR STUDENTS TO MEET THE NEEDS OF CHANGING TIMES, THE DEPARTMENT IS TRYING TO CONDUCT MORE SKILL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES LIKE WORKSHOP ON ONLINE SHAREMARKET TRADING , TRAINING IN SPSS AND SO ON.
A DISTINCTIVE FEATURE OF THE DEPARTMENT IS THE READY ACCESSIBILITY OF ITS FACULTY TO THE STUDENTS ADDITIONAL SUPPORT IS PROVIDED THROUGH PROGRAMMES LIKE SSP,WWS IS MADE. THE DEPARTMENT MENTORS ITS STUDENTS THROUGH ORIENTATION PROGRAMMES, AND ADVISES THEM ON CAREER PROGRESSION , IT HOPES TO PRODUCE GOOD QUALITY STUDENTS WITH SOCIAL COMMITMENT . THE DEPARTMENT HAS A STRONG NETWORK OF ALUMNI FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE
VISION OF THE DEPARTMENT
 Mould students of the institution into socially committed, intellectually inclined, citizens
MISSION OF THE DEPARTMENT
 Always strive to bring out the best performance from our students and to meet the needs of changing times
DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS EST 1969
 It has completed 47 years. Courses Offered
 B.A Economics (CBCSS) started in 1969
 M.A Economics (PGCSS)started in 1984
COMPLEMENTARY COURSES
 History
 Political Science
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DEPARTMENT
 Research oriented activities
 EXTENSION ACTIVITIES –
 SOCIO ECONOMIC SURVEY OF OLD AGED- SANTHWANAM 2017
 WOMEN SELF EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMME–PUNARJENI (2016)
 FOOD FEST – FLAVOURS,2014-15
 FOOD FEST – FLAVOURS,2015-16
EXTENSION ACTIVITIES On 10-3-2017 Department conducted extension activity SANTHWANAM- SOCIOECONOMIC SURVEY OF OLD AGED by visiting KRIPA SADAN malampuzha
MA students interacted with the inmates and collected socio economic data and a prepared report, A health awareness medical checkup and class on breathing techniques by Smt lalitha J was also conducted.


Faculties


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Dr. Maya C Pillai

Associate Professor & Head
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Anuradha .P.

Assistant Professor
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Rahul V. Kumar

Assistant Professor
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SAJITHA P P

Associate Professor
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PRASANTH K

Assistant Professor
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HIMA K

Assistant Professor
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SREEJA GOPAL

Assistant Professor



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