The prestigious Department of Economics began its functioning in 1957, two years after the beginning of our College .We started with the Pre degree and degree courses. The full fledged working of the department was initiated with the appointment of Rev.Sr Sancta (Sr.Mary L Alappat) who later became the principal of S.H. College Chalakkudy. Over the course of time almost 3600 students were graduated from our department. We have our strong Alumnae in various distinguished posts in and around the state such as academicians, advocates, bank employees, Govt employees etc.We were successful in accomplishing glorious results throughout the years with university ranks , high distinctions and first class. Along with academic excellence we impart social & cultural values to the students. We empower our girls to face the current social challenges. Presently we have UG in the aided stream & PG in the self financing stream.
“If a man is educated; an individual is educated, if a woman is educated; a generation is educated”. We uphold the vision of social upliftment of women through education.
To inspire the students to become socially committed ,highly motivated and self reliant young ladies who are aware of existing socioeconomic situations and can be the best human resource for the nation.
'Search and study,research and restructure the society, through man power and material resources'
Our department is blessed with a group of dedicated teachers. We have two permanent faculty members for the UG programme and an adhoc faculty to complement them. The PG Programme in the self financing stream has three adhoc faculty.
We have a departmental reference book corner with 300 books and a few peer reviewed journals like Pradiyogita Darpan & Kurukshethra .We also have internet and Smart Class Room facilities in the department .
We use LCD Projector for special lectures and talks and at times for ICT classes. We encourage our students for industrial visits and outreach programmes for practical skills and experiences. Our parents are constant source of encouragement for us. And above all, we are blessed with students of good academics and extracurricular and co-curricular skills .We are proud of our rich student community.