Research by Faculty
The research of faculty follows the rich tradition set by the forefathers of the department.
- J. C. Kumarappa (with help of nine students) surveyed 28 villages out of 82 villages of Matar Taluka and published a monumental report which keeps on reserved.
- His substantive publication Economy of Permanence explained the linkage between economics and ecology.
- Manav Arthashastra by Narhari Parikh, the first text book in Economics in Gujarati where Economics is treated with humane face.
The faculty is recently working on
- Natural resources like Land, Water, and Forest Management.
- Challenges of Deprived Groups: Education and Inequality in Labour Market.
- Land Acquisition and Land Reforms
- Income Expenditure Analysis of Rural Economy
- Evaluation Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Scheme
- Human Development Index
- Village Self Sufficiency and Development
- Economic impact of dairy farming on cattle farmers
- Economics of Khadi
- Economics of Organic farming
Future Plan (Think globally, act locally)
- Human resource (although human is not merely a ‘resource’) planning and development
Dialogue and Linkages with Society, i.e., interaction with Voluntary/ Cooperative Society
Efforts for National and Inter-national Academic Presence
- Seminars, Rigorous Sessions of Computer Literacy and Critical Thinking Constant Monitoring and Counseling