Activities during 2014-15

Awareness Program on Stock Market Trading

The Department of Economics in collaboration with Capstocks and Securities (India) Pvt. Ltd, Thiruvananthapuram had organized an awareness programme on Stock Market Trading on 11th December 2014 at 11am.   The technical session was led by Mr. Kumar J Nair (Senior Manager, Capstocks and Securities (India) Pvt. Ltd and Mr. Ratheesh Kumar.S (Manager, Commodity, Capstocks and Securities (India) Pvt. Ltd.

Exhibition

The Department of Economics had organized an exhibition ‘ECOSPIRITUS 2015’.   The exhibition was inaugurated by the Principal Dr. L. Thulaseedharan.  The exhibition covered different aspects relating to money, banking, demography, development, distribution etc. The list of exhibits displayed include:

  • Posters on Great Economists of the world (Indian and foreign)
  • Information on Different Banks operating in India
  • ATM Demo
  • The models of major currencies of the world.
  • Economic Modeling of different Theories from various fields of Economics.

About 25 students of the department of Economics were actively involved in organizing   the exhibition. The exhibition was a grand success with more than 500 viewers from various departments of the college.

Thulika Award competition

The students of the Department of Economics published a handwritten magazine ‘The Face’. The magazine provided the students space for showcasing their creative abilities - writing and drawing skills. This handwritten magazine won the Second Prize in the Thulika Award 2014-15 competition held by National Service Scheme, Sree Narayana College, Chempazhanthy.

Additional Skill Acqusition Programme (ASAP) :
The following six sixth semester students of the Department of Economics were selected as Trainers of ASAP
V.H Hema,
Sinu.S,
Amritha Krishnan.A.K,
Akhil Raj.R,
Geethumol.M.S, and
Harishma .M. Lal.
Walk with the Scholar Programme (WWS)
  • Following Second semester students  were selected for the Walk With the Scholar programme; Aneesh.A.B, Reshma Reghunath, Resmi.V. S, and Sreekutty. B.L.
  • Sinu. S of 5th semester BA Economics participated in the Hindi Terminology, Quiz Competition held by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Census Department, Government of India, Poonkulam, Trivandrum held on 18th September 2014.
  • Abhinand Suresh (Third semester) and Reshma Reghunath (First semester) won the first prize in  the UN Quiz competition held by the Department of Political Science as part of United Nations Day.
  • Abhinand Suresh and Reshma Reghunath bagged the First Prize in English Debate Competition in connection with Arts Fest held by the College Union.
  • The students of the Department (Abhinand Suresh, Amal,  Aravind, Arun S.S, Drishnu and Susmith ) won the second prize in Mime competition organized  by College Union.
  • Abhinand Suresh won the Third Prize in Hindi Elocution organized by College Union.
  • Aneesh. A.B (I BA) won the second prize in the Essay competition held by the Department of Political Science in connection with Onam Festival.
  • Aneesh. AB (I BA) got First Prize in the essay competition based on R. Sankar in connection with Sankar’s Day celebrations.
  • Arun. S.S and Aneesh. A.B (I BA) won the First Prize in the Malayalam Debate in connection with Arts Fest.
  • Sreekripa. K.S (III BA) won the First Prize in Mono Act in the Arts Fest of the college.
  • The students of the Department of Economics won the Second Prize in the Nadanpattu competition organized by the College Union in connection with Arts Fest.
  • Haritha. H. N of 5th semester BA Economics secured First Position in 200 mm Brust Stroke in the RGKA State Women Sports Competition held at Thiruvananthapuram from 22nd September 2014 organized by Kerala State Sports Council.
  • Haritha. H. N of 5th semester BA Economics secured First Position in 4×100 mm Medlag Relayevent in the RGKA State Women Sports Competition held at Trivandrum from 22-09-2014 to 23-09-2014 organized by Kerala State Sports Council.
  • Haritha. H. N of 5th semester BA Economics has participated in the 100mm Bruste Stroke event and Secured Third position in the RGKA State Women Sports Competition held at Trivandrum from 22-09-2014 to 20-09-2014 organized by Kerala State Sports Council.
  • Sarvyan. R of 5th semester BA Economics and Rajesh. B of 1st Semester BA Economics secured Third place in Water Polo in the All India Inter University Aquatic Championship Jain University Bangalore and association of Indian Universities held on 26-10-2014 to 31-10-2014.
  • Abhiraj. K of 1st Semester BA Economics has secured Third Place in the 1 Km Massed Start Trach Cycling in the All India Inter – University Trach cycling Tournament held at GNDU Campus Amritsar.
  • Sinu Raj. P and Sayon P.O participated in the   35th National Games 2015 held in Thiruvananthapuram in cycling I km Time

Activities during 2013-14

Class-wise PTA meetings were conducted in all semesters and parents attended the meeting. Progress achieved by the students and their weak areas were discussed.

Department Level Monitoring Committee Meetings for the FDP students were also conducted during this period to discuss the academic matters. The committee could effectively do the online enrollment and semester registration of the students. The committee could do the internal examinations and prepare the CE sheets in time. Committee analysed the semester results also during meetings.

The Faculty also participated in the University Examinations as Chairman/ Chief Examiner/ Additional Examiner.
Endowment Award
Mrs. Meenu Mohan , top scorer of BA Economics, 2013 was the first recipient of the newly constituted endowment award by Dr. K.C Baiju, Associate Professor of Economics, Central University, Kasargode in memory of his late mother.
Achievements of Students
Abhinand Suresh and Muhammed Shiraz of I Semester Economics (2013-2016 batch) participated in the National KGR Memorial Quiz Competition held in Meenakshi College, Kodambakom, Chennai on 30 September 2013.
Saravyan R. of III Semester(2013) bagged Second prize in Waterpolo at the Junior Aquatic National Champlionship 2013.
Saravyan. R won the Third prize in Waterpolo at the All India University Championship 2013
Saravyan.R bagged Third Prize in 50 meters Breast stroke at the Senior Aquatic State Championship 2013
Salu.B.S of III Semester Economics (2013) won First prize in Water polo at the Junior Aquatic National Championship 2013.
Salu.B.S won the First prize in 50 meters Butterfly, First prize in 100 meters Butterfly and Third prIze in 50 meters Free style at the Inter University Meet 2013.
Salu.B.S bagged First Prize In Waterpolo at the Senior Aquatic State Championship 2013.
Haritha.H.N. of III Semester Economics (2013) won Second prize in 4x100 Medlay relay, Third prize in 200 meters Breast Stroke at the All India University Championship 2013.
Haritha.H.N won Third Prize in 50 meters Breast stroke, Third Prize in 100 meters Breast stroke , and Third Prize in 200 meters Breast stroke at the Senior Aquatic State Championship 2013.