Activities

An Orientation Session on Career Guidance on 18/01/2024

The Department of Economics organized an Orientation session on Career Opportunities after Graduation in Economics in association with RISE Institution Thrissur on 18/01/2024. The session could provide valuable insights and tools to navigate their professional paths effectively. It helped students to understand the various career opportunities, develop skills, and plan their professional trajectories. II and III year Students took their participation in the session.

THANIMA INITIATIVE BY DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS ON 22/12/2023

The department of Economics celebrated their Christmas with the Differently abled persons. It was a wonderful experience filled with joy and inclusivity. 

National Seminar on “India's Economic Resurgence: A Modified Paradigm for Development” on 06/12/2023

The National Seminar on “India's Economic Resurgence: A Modified Paradigm for Development” organized by the Department of Economics in collaboration with KSHEC   held on 06/12/2023 at Little Flower College, Guruvayoor , brought together experts, policymakers, academicians, and industry leaders to deliberate on a modified paradigm for the country's development. The event aimed to explore innovative strategies and frameworks to propel India towards sustained economic growth, emphasizing a departure from conventional approaches. Principal Rev.Sr Dr Valsa M.A. presided the inaugural ceremony of the national seminar.The inauguration of the seminar was done by the chief guest Dr C.Jerome Samraj, Assistant Professor in Economics, Pondicherry University. Dr Shanavas P.H., Assistant Professor in Economics, Krishna Menon Memorial Govt Women’s College, Kannur was the other resource person of the national seminar. 

Research Paper Presentations

The National Seminar on “India's Economic Resurgence: A Modified Paradigm for Development” organized by the Department of Economics in collaboration with KSHEC   held on 06/12/2023 at Little Flower College, Guruvayoor , brought together experts, policymakers, academicians, and industry leaders to deliberate on a modified paradigm for the country's development. . The Research paper presentation sessions went on parallely in the morning and afternoon sessions. A total of 32 participants presented the papers

Flash mob

The students of Department of Economics organized a Flash mob as part of the declaration of our one day National Seminar. The event theme could captivate the audience and build anticipation.

"Metamorphic Horizon"- Release of Manuscript 2023

The Department of Economics released the Manuscript "Metamorphic Horizon" on 06/12/2023 in connection with National seminar . As a repository of students work, it become a dynamic reflection of academic growth, fostering a sense of community and intellectual exploration. This compilation not only reflects the the collective creativity of aspiring minds but also provides a tangible testament to the unique perspectives and talents thriving within the Department.

ASSOCIATION INAGURATION 'ECONOMICA' ON 06/10/2023

The Department of Economics Inaugurated their  Association 'ECONOMICA'. It marked a significant milestone and opened  a wide platform to students of Economics.  Dr. Ramya R , Associate  Professor and Head Research and Post Graduate  Department of Economics, Government  College , Thrissur inaugurated the Association activities. Dr. Ramya R made an expert talk on "Gender Responsive Local Governance". Hashna M.A and Arshifa O.A received Cash prize for the Inter- College  PPT Competition "Financial Resource Mobilization during post-covid period in India" conducted by the Department as a part of Eco-fest "ARTHULLAS 2023".

Book Review Competition in Connection with International Day for Poverty Eradication on 17/10/2023

Department of Economics conducted a Book review competition in connection with International Day for Poverty Eradication on 17/10/2023.  Partcipants are judged based on the quality of their analysis, writing style and insightfulness. This competition encouraged the students to read, critically think and articulate expression of ideas. Rishala M, ( I MA Economics) bagged the first prize. Second prize won by Anjana SatheeshKumar (III DC Economics).

CAREER ORIENTATION SESSION IN COLLABORATION WITH TIME INSTITUTE THRISSUR

On 21/09/2023 the Department of Economics organized a Career Orientation session in collaboration with TIME Institute Thrissur for the II BA Economics students. The resource person Mr Civin K.V discussed in detail about the competitive examinations and career options they can persue in future. Dr Neethu S Arrakal, HOD introduced the session. The team also conducted a mock aptitude test for the students.

 

LECTURE SERIES - MULTI DISCIPLINARY DISCOURSES HOSTED BY IQAC

Minju David P, Assistant Professor Department of Economics gave a lecture on the topic Balance of Payments in India: Current Scenario as apart of Multi Disciplinary Discourses hosted by IQAC on 26/09/2023. The session was very informative.

"Empowering minds, shaping futures- Happy Teachers Day" on 05/09/2023

Department of Economics celebrated  Teachers day on 05/09/2023. Students of Economics expressed their tokens of love and appreciation to teachers for their contributions to student's lives and education. 

OSA LECTURE SERIES WITH MS SEEMA SURESH-WILD LIFE PHOTOGRAPHER

The Department of Economics organized an  Expert Talk “With successful women icons” as a part of  OSA Lecture Series 2023.The invited guest was Ms Seema Suresh, Wild Life Photographer. The students of our Department got an opportunity to mingle with her and was truly inspired by her experience sharing.

 

INNOVATIVE YOUNG MIND AWARDS 2023

C. Sethulakshmi , III BA Economics students of Little Flower College Guruvayoor awarded the INNOVATIVE YOUNG MIND AWARDS 2023. It was a remarkable achievement of our student. Her creativity and dedication are truly inspiring.

STUDENT INDUCTION PROGRAMME FOR BRIMMING BUDDIES ON 04/08/2023

Department of Economics organized a Student Induction Programme  for I year B A Economics students on 04/08/2023. Ms. Minju David Assistant Professor dept. Economics, conducted a session on the course structure, exams, and career opportunities in Economics.  Ms. Ansa Tobby Cheeran, Assistant professor in Economics was the motivational speaker who had secured 1st Rank in Economics in 2020. she  shared her experience, strategies, and tips for Academic development of the students. The session was very productive.

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT AND GENDER EQUALITY-BRAINSTORMING SESSION IN CONNECTION WITH NATIONAL POPULATION DAY

For realizing the significance and Unleashing the power of gender equality and  uplifting the voices of women and girls to unlock our world’s infinite possibilities, the department of Economics conducted an interdepartmental brainstorming session as a part of ‘World Population Day on the topic ‘women empowerment and Gender equality on 11th July 2023 at seminar hall. The competition was judged by Mr. Derry Paul,Assistant Professor from the Department of Political Science and Miss Ansa Tobby Cheeran, Assistant Professor, Department of economics. 5 Teams were participated from various departments. Shamsiya Farhana,III DC Economics, Anjana K.H,II DC Economics, Amina and Asna From III DC History and Sreelakshmi from II BA HRM   has selected as the best team and Asna Sherif from III DC History got selected as the best Debater among them.

 

PLASTIC POLLUTION AND MANAGEMENT-POWER POINT COMPETITION

In connection with World Environment Day, the department of Economics organized a ‘Power point presentation competition on “Plastic Pollution and Management”, to create awareness among the students to mitigate plastic pollution under the campaign ‘Beat Plastic’ on 12 June 2023. The competition was an initiative to nurture the value of eco-sensibility among students. The competition was judged by Miss Minju David, Miss Ansa Tobby Cheeran, and Miss Serene Thomas of Department of Economics and The first and second prize in the competition were won by  Jaslin V.J and Chinmaya, students of II DC Economics respectively.

SESSION ON QUESTIONAIRE DESIGN -

The Department of Economics conducted an online session on Questionnaire framing - “How to design a questionnaire” the orientation session was held through online platform and the resource person was Dr. Jesna P, Assistant professor in Department of Economics, MCC, Kozhikode

'Quiz Hut' - As part of Eco Fest

The quiz competition is conducted for the students as a part of the Economic  expo. Ms.Minju David. P, was the quiz master. The quiz hut makes them actively participate and the expo make them to know the complex matters of the subject in a simplest manner.  

ECONOMIC EXPO AND QUIZ HUT ON INDIAN ECONOMY: PROSPECTS AND CHALLEGES- 20/02/2023

Department of Economics organized an economic expo and quiz competition on February 20,2023 from 11.15 to 2.30 at Rosa- hall, inaugurated by Principal, Rev. Sr. Dr. Valsa M. A. PG and UG students from the Department exhibited charts, working and still models based on Indian Economy and its Prospects and challenges. The students from various departments and nearby schools are came to visited the expo. It was a great exposure to students.

The quiz competition is conducted for the students as a part of the expo. Ms. Minju David. P, was the quiz master. The quiz hut makes them actively participate and the expo make them to know the complex matters of the subject in a simplest manner.  

INTERCOLLEGIATE POWERPOINT PRESENTATION COMPETITION

The Department of Economics organized an intercollegiate PowerPoint presentation competition in connection with ARTULLAS 2023 on February 20, 2023. The topic for the competition was Financial Resources Mobilization During Post-Covid Period in India. The competition was held between 20 February to 28 February 2023. Mr. Derry Paul. Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, and Ms. Serene Thomas from the Department of Economics judged the competition. Hashna M.A, Arshifa O.A from First M.A Economics bagged first and Second Prize respectively.

RESEARCH EXPLORATION AND HANDS ON TRAINING ON SPSS

The theoretical and Practical sessions of the Research exploration and hands-on training on SPSS were taken by the Research scholars in Economics, Sherin P.S, and Sreenij K.S. The session was meant to assist the Postgraduate and Undergraduate students with their final-year thesis submission. Students from nearby colleges also participated in the session. The session was highly beneficial for the students to get into the depths of the research and the various statistical tools and methodologies of the research.

ARTHULLAS ECONOMIC FEST-DAY 2

Department of Economics organized the second day of the Economic Fest ‘ARTHULLAS 2023’ on February 20, 2023 from 9.30 am to 3.30 pm at the seminar hall with the inaugural address of Rev. Sr. Dr. Valsa M. A.

UNION BUDGET 2023-24: IS IT A BOON OR BANE? : ARTHVAAD

The first session of Arthullas 2023 was conducted with a budget talk held in association with Geojit financial Ltd, Guruvayoor on February 13, 2023, from 10.00 am to 12.30 pm at the seminar hall. The inaugural address was given by, Rev. Sr. Dr. Valsa M. A. An analysis of the union budget 2023-24 was done by the resource person, Dr. K.V. Vijayakumar, chief investment strategist, Geojit Financial Services. Anjana Sathishkumar and Sethulakshmi. C from II DC economics did a PowerPoint presentation related to the priorities of budget 2023-24 for creating general awareness among the peers. In connection with the Union Budget, a debate competition ‘Arthvaad’ was conducted. The students of Economics, Commerce, and HRM attended the session. Sr. Dr. J. Bincy, Head of the department welcomed the audience, and Dr. Neethu. S. Arakkal, Assistant Professor in economics felicitated the talk. The program came to an end with a vote of thanks by Ms. Minju David. P, Assistant Professor in Economics. It was a fruitful session for the students to formulate an opinion about the latest union budget and its pros and cons. The students raised their queries related to it.

ECONOMIC FEST - ARTHULLAS 2023

To enlighten the students about Indian economy: Current Scenario, prospects and Challenges, the Department of economics organized a two-day economics fest ‘ARTHULLAS 2023’ on second and third weeks of February.

RISE: CAREER GUIDANCE SESSION - 17/01/2023

The Department of Economics in association with RISE training Academy, Thrissur, conducted an orientation session on ‘RISE: Choose your Career right, and work towards it’ for providing career guidance among the students in economics on January 17, 2023.The session helps the students to know more about their career and set right goals for their future.

International Day for the Eradication Of Poverty, "VIGYAN" - QUIZ COMPETITION

Department of Economics Organized a Quiz Competition "VIGYAN"  in connection with International Day  for the Eradication of Poverty on 31.10.2022.

BRIDGE COURSE- INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS

Department of Economics organized a Bridge course for the first year students.

Dr. Neethu. S. Arakkal , Assistant professor, Little Flower College , was the resourse person for the session. It was really a fruitful course for the students.

INDUCTION PROGRAMME FOR THE FIRST YEAR UG AND PG STUDENTS.

The Department of Economics conducted Induction programme for the First year UG and PG Students on 29.09.22

NATIONAL POPULATION DAY "POPULACE 8 BILLION"

Realizing the significance of population growth, the department of Economics conducted an interdepartmental essay writing competition for the student concerning ‘World Population Day on 12th July 2022. The programme was a huge success by the active participation of students. Marwa Fazal won the first position in the competition and Sethulakshmi C and Anjana Satheesh Kumar won the second and third prizes respectively.   

NATIONAL STATISTICS DAY 2022

In connection with the association’s inauguration and ‘National Statistics Day’ an orientation session on research “Stepping Stone to Research” was also arranged. Dr. Sanoop M.S, was the resource person of the session. The session was highly beneficial for the students to get into the depths of the research and the various steps and methodologies of the research. 

INAUGURATION OF ASSOCIATION-ECONOMICA

The inauguration of the Association of the Department of Economics ‘ECONOMICA’ was conducted on 27th June 2022 at 2 pm in the Seminar hall. The chief Guest was Dr Sanoop M.S., Assistant professor, Dr. John Matthai Centre, Thrissur. 

READING DAY 2022 " READ AND FEED"

Igniting the spirit of reading among graduate students the Department of Economics of Little Flower college organized a reading competition “Read and Feed” in connection with the reading day on 20th June 2022 at 12 pm in the seminar hall. Each contestant was given 2 to 5 minutes for reading. The competition was judged by Miss Minju David of the Department of Economics and Miss Annroopa Jacob of the Department of English. The first prize in the competition was won by Samveda and second prize was bagged by Sethulakshmi C

EXHIBITION ON RECYCLED PRODUCTS .

The students designed and created useful products and crafts from waste items. And an exhibition was arranged on 10th June 2022 for the display of their creativities. Around 21 products were exhibited.

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY CELEBRATION 2022

In connection with World Environment Day, the department of Economics organized a competition and exhibition on recycled products. The competition named “Better Earth” was an initiative to inculcate an environment-friendly attitude among students. 

SEMINAR PRESENTATION ON THE TOPIC " TIME VALUE OF MONEY"

The Department Of Economics organized a Seminar on the topic "Time Value Of Money". The topic presented by Ms Faizna Faizal Rahman, III BA Economics . This kind of Seminar Presentation helped the students to mould them to be  a good presenters too.

UNION BUDGET

The Department of Economics Organized a debate on 23/02/2022. The topic of Discussion was "UNION BUDGET PROS AND CONS". Fifty students took part in the Discussion.

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY: An Introduction to Data Analysis.

 An online Workshop on Research Methodology: An Introduction to Data Analysis was organized by the Department of Economics on 11/02/2022 from 7.00 PM to 09.00 PM. The resource person for the workshop was Dr Shafeer P.S, Assistant Professor in Commerce & Research Guide, MES Asmabi College, Vemballur. The Workshop was meant for the final year BA & MA Economics  students . A total of 67 participants attended the session.E certificates were provided to the candidates who participated in the Workshop.

KERALA PIRAVI DAY - KERALA MODEL OF DEVELOPMENT

The Department of Economics Organized a Group Discussion on the Topic " Kerala Model of Development" on 26/11/2021 in the Seminar Hall.

EDUCATION DAY - " ENLIGHTENED VISION"

The Department of Economics organized a National level essay writing Competition in connection with the Education day celebration on 11/11/2021.The entry was open for all the college students.We received 12 entries. Ansa Tobby Cheeran ,II MA Economics, MD College, pazhanji bagged the first prize in the Essay writing competition.

WORLD THRIFT DAY- "Wealth Creation Through Portfolio Management"

The Department of Economics organized an Expert Talk on Wealth Creation through Effective Portfolio Management in connection with World Thrift Day on 30/10/2021.Mr Pradeep Chandrasekharan, Founder Director, FinMark Trainers India Pvt Ltd was the resource person for the session.The session was an enlightening one for the students. Ninety nine  students took part in the session.

Orientation Session on NET Exam "SPARK"

The Department of Economics organized an Orientation session on NET Exam 2021 on 25/09/2021.Ms Jacqueline N.J., JEET Institute was the resource person for the session.The session was an enlightening one for the students.Sixty seven students were took part in the session.

AZADIKA AMRUTH VARSH- "DREAM INDIA "

The Department of Economics organized a Speech Video Competition,” Dream India”, in connection with the 75th year of independence Azadi Ka Amruth Varsh. We received  10 entries from different colleges. Sara Sherieff,II BA Economics received Ist prize for the competition.

NATIONAL STATISTICS DAY-" Research Talent 2021"

Department of Economics conducted an Online International Quiz on Research methodology in connection with National Statistics Day Celebration.

Independence Day

Department Of Economics organized a National Level Power point Presentation competition " Convergence " in connection with Independence Day.  The topic was "Gandhian Economic Ideas for the Revival of Indian Economy". 

SWEETNESS OF FREEDOM

As part of the 75th year of Independence Day the staff and students of Department of Economics collected essential items through a Campaign and handed over to Jyothirgamaya Swasraya Kendram Perumbilavue, a rehabilitation Centre for Visually challenged persons.

Population Day July 11 2021-

On population Day July, The Department of Economics organized an international level video competition on the the theme " Need for sexual and reproductive health,overcoming vulnerabilities during pandemic . 

Reading Day Celebration 2021-

The Department of Economics organized  a Department Level Reading Competition."Read a Book; Ignite Your Dreams", on 19/06/2021 as part of Reading Day Celebration. Twelve students of our department took part in the competition.The students realised the stories offered many facets.

World Environment Day 2021 "Papyrus"

The Department of Economics organized a National Level paper competition on the eve of World Environment Day 2021 "Papyrus"

National Workshop on Research Methodology: An Introduction to Data Analysis

An online National Workshop on Research Methodology: An Introduction to Data Analysis was organized by the Department of Economics on 27/06/2020 & 04/07/2020 from 9.30 AM to 11.00 AM. The resource person for the workshop was James Varghese, Assistant Professor in Commerce, St Thomas College, Pala. The Workshop was meant for the research Scholars and Post Graduate students across India. A total of 105 participants attended the session on both days. E Certificates were sent to the registered candidates who participated in the Workshop.

 

National Workshop on Research Methodology: An Introduction to Data Analysis

An online National Workshop on Research Methodology: An Introduction to Data Analysis was organized by the Department of Economics on 27/06/2020 & 04/07/2020 from 9.30 AM to 11.00 AM. The resource person for the workshop was James Varghese, Assistant Professor in Commerce, St Thomas College, Pala. The Workshop was meant for the research Scholars and Post Graduate students across India. A total of 105 participants attended the session on both days. E Certificates were sent to the registered candidates who participated in the Workshop.

 

START LINE FIESTA 2020 - FRESHERS DAY

The Department of Economics organized an online Freshers Day for the newly admitted UG students on 9th January 2021.The Programme began at 10 am by invoking the God almighty. Elisubha Roy, I BA Economics welcomed the gathering. Sr J.Bincy, HOD delivered the keynote address. Students of II & III BA Economics also joined the celebration. Angel P.Glifyraj,III BA Economics conveyed her wishes representing the whole Economics students.The students of I BA Economics exhibited vivid performance through a variety of cultural events. Dr Neethu S.Arrakal, Asst Prof. in Economics felicitated the programme.Sara M.Sharief, I BA Economics proposed the vote of thanks.

INSIGHT

As a part of International Differently Abled Day celebration on 03/12/2020, HOPE(Human Offering Paradise on Earth),an initiative by the students of Economics to help the marginalized sections of the society, of the Department of Economics took initiative to give the audio version of study materials of Economics to help the visually challenged UG students. The inspired students of our Department recorded the study materials of the subject and sent the recorded matter to the needed visually challenged students across the state.

 

CHRISTMAS CARD MAKING COMPETITION

The Department of Economics organized a Christmas Card Making Competition for college students. The Competition was open till 23/12/2020.The guidelines were given to participate in the competition. We received eighteen entries. The first and second prizes were awarded to Jisna Jose V.,III DC Economics, Little Flower College, Guruvayoor and Jisna Raju, II Msc Mathematics, Little Flower College,Guruvayoor.

DEBATE ON FARM BILL 2020- PROS & CONS

The Department of Economics organized a Debate on Farm Bill 2020- Pros & Cons  for the students of Economics of our College on 14 December 2020.The Moderator of the debate was Mr Arjun M.,Asst prof. in Political Science, Little Flower College,Guruvayoor.The students actively took part in the debate.Sr J.Bincy,HOD felicitated the event.The Debate ended with a word of thanks by Dr Neethu S.Arrakal,Asst prof. in Economics.

 

NATIONAL LEVEL ESSAY WRITING COMPETITON- "POVERTY AMIDST PLENTY- A GROWING MISMATCH"

The Department of Economics organized a National Level online essay writing competition in connection with International poverty Eradication Day on October 17, 2020. The topic for the competition was “Poverty amidst Plenty: A Growing Mismatch”. The competition was held between 17  October to 30 October 2020.Based on the 12 entries received the first position was secured by Ansa Tobby Cheeran ,I MA Economics,MD College,Pazhanji. The second prize was was shared by Fathimath Sifana P.V.,I BA Economics Little Flower College, Guruvayoor and Krishnaja M., I B COM, Sree Krishna College,Guruvayoor.

PUBLIC SPEAKING SKILLS TRAINING

Dr Neethu S.Arrakal ,Asst Prof. in Economics served as a Resource Person for an Online Training Session on Public Speaking Skills organized by the Department of Economics, St Mary’s College, Thrissur on 23/09/2020 .The session threw  light on various areas of speaking.  

 

GLOBAL CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR ECONOMICS GRADUATES

The Department of Economics organized a One Day Webinar on Global Career Opportunities for Economics Graduates on 28/09/2020 from 2pm to 3 pm.305 students of Economics including graduates & research scholars from all parts of India took part in the Webinar. The resource person of the Webinar was Mr Sony Varghese Akkara, MD, Eazy Lind Educational Consultany Service, Thrissur is a Career Consultant who has more than 35 years of rich industry experience. Sr J.Bincy welcomed the audience. The programme ended by a word of thanks by Dr Neethu S.Arrakal,AP in Economics.The programme threw light on the current employment scenario and global employment opportunities for economics graduates

SPOKESMITH- POWER YOUR PUBLIC SPEAKING SKILLS

The Department of Economics organized a communicative skill enhancement training, “Spoke Smith” on 26/08/2020 from 2.30 pm to 3.15 pm. Exactly 205 students from various streams of our College took part in the training session. Dr Neethu S.Arrakal, Asst. Professor in Economics led the session.She motivated the students by sharing her experience as a teacher, trainer and Placement Coordinator. The training proved to be effective for the students. 

TALE OF TRANSFORMATION

The Department of Economics organized a National Level Power Point Presentation Competition on the topic, “Developmental Changes in Indian Economy since Independence”, on the eve of Independence Day of 2020.We got 32 entries to the contest. Angel P.Glifyraj, Agnitha Joby and Neethu Dasan P., III DC Economics, Little Flower College, Guruvayur won the first, second and third prizes respectively.

SUCCESS MANTRA

The OSA Lecture Series Season 1 was organized by the Department of Economics on 25/07/2020(Saturday) from 11.30 AM to 12.30 PM. The programme, Success Mantra, How to Become a Successful Entrepreneur? was led by Ms Deepa Devaraj, Director, Asia Bulks General Trading FZE, Ajman, UAE. Almost 100 students of our Department attended the session. The programme was a motivating one which gave an insight into the entrepreneurial perspective.

SHE CONCERN

As a part of the World Population Day Celebration on July 11 2020 the Department of Economics organized an Intercollegiate Video Population Day Message Competition ,”She Concern” on the 2020 population day theme, “Health and Rights of Women in the Time of Covid 19”.Neethu Dasan P.,III DC Economics won the first Prize. The second prize was shared by Agnitha Joby and Aleena K.F. of III DC Economics, Little Flower College, Guruvayoor.

WORKSHOP ON RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

 An online National Workshop on Research Methodology: An Introduction to Data Analysis was organized by the Department of Economics on 27/06/2020 & 04/07/2020 from 9.30 AM to 11.00 AM. The resource person for the workshop was James Varghese, Assistant Professor in Commerce, St Thomas College, Pala. The Workshop was meant for the research Scholars and Post Graduate students across India. A total of 105 participants attended the session on both days. E Certificates were sent to the registered candidates who participated in the Workshop.

 

ECO KNOW

An Intercollegiate Video Presentation Competition on eco friendly activities,”Eco Know” was organized as a part of World Environment Day celebrations on 05/06/2020.A total of 48 entries from different colleges were received. Neethu Dasan P., III BA Economics,Little Flower College, Guruvayoor bagged first prize in the Competition.

RESEARCH TALENT

The Department of Economics has organized a National Level Online Quiz on Research Methodology, “Research Talent” from 12/05/2020 to 22/05/2020. E certificates were issued to the participants who have scored above 70 %. More than 1000 students across the nation participated in the quiz.

ECON- NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE E POSTER DESIGNING COMPETITION

The Department of Economics organized a National level online E Poster Designing Competition on the topic Economic Impact of COVID 19 on India on 13/04/2020.The competition was open till 24/04/2020.Many students from all over the nation took part in the competition. The first and second prizes were bagged by Alet Maria Raju, St Joseph’s College, Irinjalakkuda and Christy C.Johnson, Vimala College, Thrissur.

Inauguration of Unnathy

As a part of Unnathy, Women empowerment initiative, a hand embroidery training programme was organised by our students at Moopen colony, Mammiyoor  on June 18th 2019. The training was inaugurated by Prof. SanthaKumari 16th Ward councillor, Guruvayoor Municipality. A group of students of our Department who has  acquired  skill by themselves trained the mothers  and women folk of  Moopen colony, our adopted village  as a means of earn a living .This  programme aims to develop self sufficiency among women and spend their leisure time fruitfully. For this purpose our students arranged practical classes and also provided materials. The students also have a plan to sell the clothes.

Inauguration of HOPE(Human Offering Paradise on Earth)

HOPE(Human Offering Paradise on Earth), an initiative  by III BA students of Economics to help the needy people of our society was  inaugurated by  Rev. Fr.Varghese Karippery ,Arch Priest, St. Thomas Archi Episcopal Shrine, Palayoor, on June 10th 2019.

Interdepartmental Power Point Presentation Competition

The Department  organised an Interdepartmental Power Point Presentation Competition for the students on the topic Investment on Girl Child Education & Challenges on 11/07/2019.The winning team was awarded cash prize of Rs 1000.Sr Roslin Poulose and Aiswarya Anoop of  I MA Economics, bagged the first Prize.Gayatri M.R. of III BA English won the second prize.

Interdepartmental Quiz Competition

An Interdepartmental Quiz Competition was organised by the Department of Economics on the topic Challenging demographic features of India  on 11/07/2019.11 students took part in the competition. The winner was awarded cash prize of Rs 1000.Sr Limi T.M.and Reneesha K.R. OF II BA Economics won the first and second prize in the quiz respectively.

Economic Travelogue

An exhibition on the current economic situation in India named Economic Travelogue was also put up on 29/07/2019.The Travelogue was inaugurated by Sr Dr Philo Jees, Principal, Little Flower College. The charts and still models of economic concepts created by Economics were attractive. The expo was visited by students and staff of nearby schools and college.

Workshop on Methods of Economic Analysis

one day training workshop on Methods of Economic Analysis was organised by the Department of Economics on 29/07/2019 in the seminar Hall.The session was inaugurated by Dr Francis K.M.,Emiritus Professor,St Thomas College,Thrissur. The workshop provided hands on skill training thereby enhancing analytical skills among researchers and research aspirants. A total of 103 participants attended the session. 

Inauguration of Association activities for 2019-20

The Department of Economics inaugurated the activities of the Association of Economics for the academic year on July 29th 2019 to provide a forum for discussions, debates, seminars, conferences and symposiums of theoretical and policy oriented issues in Economics. It also aims to promote teaching and research aptitude in economics. The session was inaugurated by Dr K. M. Francis, Emeritus Professor, St. Thomas College,Thrissur.Sr J.Bincy addressed the audience.

NET Coaching classes for Arts subjects

The Department of Economics conducted NET Coaching classes for Arts subjects from August 2019 onwards. The classes were put up on all Saturdays. Eminent faculties from different colleges and training institutions handled the classes. The classes commenced on 24/08/2019 and was wound up by 05/12/2019.Sr J.Bincy,HOD coordinated the Coaching  classes. 

Visit to an Old Age Home

The students of the Department of Economics visited an old age home at Kottappadi on 03/08/2019.38 students accompanied by 3 teachers visited the inmates. The students organised entertainment activities and enjoyed the meal with the inmates arranged by the department students. 

“Sharing of Meals with the Poor’’

As a part of the activity “Sharing of Meals with the Poor’’ of HOPE, the students of III BA Economics led by Sr J.Bincy helped an old woman beggar, found staying in a demolished building on the road side, reach back her home at Tamil Nadu. She was fed by our students who helped her in dressing wound and was given financial aid and made arrangements to take her home by the students. Each and every activity of HOPE defines the human values of empathy, caring and sharing. 

Invited Talk on “Gender Equity-Prospectus and Challenges”

Sr J.Bincy delivered an invited talk on “Gender Equity-Prospectus and Challenges” at the NSS Special camp of LFCGHS School, Mammiyoor held at St Therese HS School, Brahmakulam on 23/12/2019.The session was interactive & inspiring with real life stories.

Visit to Jail by Messengers of Peace

Christmas celebration in a prison is just a celebration for the inmates who are away from their loved ones but surrounded by hundreds of other inmates dreaming of home. Sr J.Bincy ,HOD ,Department of Economics took part  in the Christmas celebration held at Sub Jail,Chavakkad on 24/12/2019.The celebration was inaugurated by Sri. Thomas, Jail Superintendent along with cutting a cake. Sr J.Bincy delivered the Christmas message to them. Variety entertainment programmes of the inmates were also put up.It was all a new experience for them sharing their feelings and being consoled.

Touch of Mercy

The students of Economics visited the adopted girl Sandya at  her rented home at Arthat on 24/12/2019.Our students and faculty used to make frequent visits to such homes extending financial aid and medical facilities to the adopted ones. Such visits encourage the mental well being and happiness of them. 

Creating Paradise on Earth

As a part of social service activities of the students’ venture, HOPE-“Human Offering Paradise on Earth” the students of III BA Economics collected  fund  to help the poor and destitudes of our society and handed over it along with a cake to Mr Lal, Managing Director of a Charitable Society at Kunnamkulam on 24th December 2019.

Christmas celebration with street children

On Christmas Eve of 2019, a celebration was arranged with the street children so that they experience what Christmas celebration was all about. For poor children all this is a dream. Sr J.Bincy, HOD, Department of Economics took part in the celebration and shared the happiness with them. Some of these children had no longer parents or had been neglected by their parents. A few families from the neighbourhood too joined hands in the celebration extending financial aid for the conduct of programme. They served the meals to the street children and ate food with them. A musical entertainment was also arranged for the celebration. The children were all set on a new rejoice when gifts were presented to them.

Lionization Ceremony

The Department of Economics organised a Lionization Ceremony on 22/01/2020 to congratulate Athulya Soman, II BA Economics who has won Silver and Bronze medal in the Indian Round Mixed item and Indian Round Team item in the All India Inter University Archery Championship in the Indian Round held at Bhuvaneswar.Sr J.Bincy, Head of  the department addressed & welcomed the audience.Dr Neethu S.Arrakal, Asst. Prof. in Economics felicitated the staff and the students. Akshara R.,III BA Economics proposed the vote of thanks.

Interdepartmental News Reading Competition

An Interdepartmental News Reading Competition on the topic “Economics News for a Fortnight (Nov 15-30,2019)’’ was organised by the Department of Economics on  13/12/2019 from 1 PM to 3 PM  at Seminar Hall. Students from different departments took part in the event. Akshara R., III BA Economics and Niranjana Ramesh P.,II BA History bagged first and second prizes respectively.

''SAY NO TO SINGLE USE PLASTIC'' CAMPAIGN

As a part of Swachhta Pakhwada Campaign, the Department in association with the Department of Commerce organised a "Say No to Single Use Plastic" Campaign on 27/01/2020 . A road show consisting of  flashmob and street play was put up at 10 AM at Kottappadi Centre.Sri Abhilash, Standing Chair Person,Guruvayur Muncipality  inaugurated the Campaign.Sri K.V.Abdul Kadher,MLA,Guruvayur, Mr Prem Rajan,SI of Police felicitated on the occassion.Sr J.Bincy,HOD coordinated the Campaign.

Budget Talk 2020-21

A Budget Talk was organised by the Department of Economics on 19/02/2020 from 9.30 am to 11.30 am at the college auditorium.The Resource Person was Dr K.V. Vijaya Kumar, Chief Investment Strategist,Geojit Financial Services.The Chamber of Commerce,Guruvayoor and Merchant Association,Guruvayoor interacted in the open forum session.Sr J.Bincy,HOD welcomed the auduience.Mr Vijesh C.B., Branch Manager,Geojit Financial services,Guruvayoor felicitated the talk.The students of Economics and Commerce attended the session.Dr Neethu S.Arrakal,AP in Economics proposed the vote of thanks