1. Learner-Centric approach using multiple teaching tools to make the subject easy to grasp while at the same time current, relevant and interesting.
  2. Multiple student co-curricular activities for an all rounded development are organised in collaboration with prominent institutions and bodies. 
  3. Encouraging student participation in subject based intercollegiate competitions.
  4. Encouraging subject based research by students with paper/ poster presentations/ publications.
  5. Invited talks by eminent personalities/ practitioners/ prominent alumni.
  6. The department offers elective courses at SY (Investment Analysis and Economic Systems) and TY ( Research Methodology, History of Economic Thought, Environmental Economics, Industrial and Labour Economics).


Staff Profile

            Ms. Samhitha Sharma Kain

    • Designation: HOD, Associate Professor
    • Qualification: M.A. Economics, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, NET 
    • E-mail:
  •  Area of Interest: Indian Economy, Environmental Economics, International Economics
  • • Research Interest: Indian Economy, Environmental Economics

    Recognition/ Achievements/ Activities :

    1. Completed Minor Research Project (Mumbai University) as Chief Investigator for Minor Research Project by University of Mumbai along with Dr. Heena Ganatra  (Co-investigator) in Jan 2017.
    2. Certificate of Excellence and Best Presenter Awards at National ( By VESASC) and International Webinars (Kaleskar College Nallasopore and Parul University Gujarat) in 2020.
    3. Invited as Resource Person in the TYBA Syllabus Revision Workshop organised by NKTT College in 2021 for Environmental Economics.

      Mrs. Sunita Choudhury

  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Qualification: M.A, M.Phil, Utkal University, Odisha, SET
  • E-mail:

Area of Interest:  Advanced Economic Theory, Macro Economics, Micro Economics, Rural Economics.

  • Research Interest: Agricultural/Rural Economics, Macro Economics
  • Recognition/ Achievements/ Activities :
  • Invited as Resource Person for Odiya Language & Education System at a State Level 7 days Residential Camp (12th Jan to18th Jan,2020), organized by University of Mumbai & SST College of Arts & Commerce.

Dr. Heena Ganatra

  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Qualification: M.A, DHRM, NET (Economics), PhD in Economics from SNDT University
  • E-mail:

Area of Interest: Growth and Development, Industrial and Labour economics, Investment Analysis

Research Interest:
Labour economics, Unorganized sector, Financial institution and markets,    

Recognition/ Achievements/ Activities :

  • Completed Minor Research Project (Mumbai University) as Chief Investigator for Minor Research Project by University of Mumbai along with Dr. Heena Ganatra  (Co-investigator) in Jan 2017.
  • Completed PhD in Economics from SNDT University An economic study of footwear manufacturers in Thakkar bappa colony in Kurla in 2019.
  • Invited as Resource Person in the SYBA Syllabus Revision Workshop organized in 2021 for Investment Analysis.
  • Invited as a guest lecturer in the subject of Growth and Development on the topic “Big Push theory and Unbalanced growth theory”  by S.P.N.Doshi Women’s College, Ghatkopar.
  • Reviewer for the journal “The International Journal of Applied Business and International Management (IJABIM)” published by Association of International Business & Professional Management (AIBPM), Indonesia.ORCID iD is 0000-0003-3254-6510.
  • Reviewer for the Journal of Education, Society and Behavioural Science,  Hooghly, West Bengal, India, UK: London, UK.
  • Members of the scientific committee and reviewer for Center for Academic & Professional Career Development and Research (CAPCDR), Bangladesh.
  • Nominated as co supervisor for phD Venkateshwara Open University, Arunachal Pradesh.


  1. Economics Association with elected student office bearers (President, Secretary, Treasurer and Student Coordinators) working under faculty guidance.
  2. Entrepreneurship Workshop (Flagship Programme) with hands-on experience for in-house budding student-entrepreneurs.
  3. Prestigious A.D. Shroff Elocution and Essay Writing Competition at regional level in collaboration with Forum of Free Enterprise for encouraging thinking, speaking and writing on current socio-economic issues.
  4. Student participation in an Annual Residential Leadership Camp (for one week in December) organized by Forum of Free Enterprise.
  5. Annual Educational Visit.
  6. Conducting add-on courses with focus on honing the employability potential of students.
  7. ‘Know Your Economy’ (KYE) National Level Test/ Competition in collaboration with the Scientific Research Association for Economics and Finance (SRAEF).
  8. An economics module for students opting the Additional Credit Programme.
  9. Emphasis on peer learning and group study methods
  10. Remedial Lectures for weak students by faculty and Student Teaching Assistants.


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