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ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of Economics was established in the year 2005. The Government of Tamil Nadu was very keen to set up this Department in this University to cater to the needs of the students in this backward region.

PROGRAMMES OFFERED

  • M.A.,
  • M.Phil.,
  • Ph.D., (Part time and Full time)

FACULTY

ACTIVITIES

  • Collaboration with the District Rural Development Agency, Government of Tamil Nadu for Integrated Rural Energy programme in Salem district.
  • Coconut Development Board, Government of India. Statistical Survey for Concurrent Estimation of Coconut Production in Dharmapurai and Krishnagiri Districts.
  • National Institute of Rural Development, Hyderabad conducted survey on Impact of Women Empowerment in National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in Tamil Nadu.
  • Nirmal Gram Puraskar Conducted by SEVA Society of the Department of Water and Sanitation, GOI, New Delhi. Survey conducted in Salem and Thanjavur District.

FACILITIES

LIBRARY

The Department Library has 2100 reference documents, and more than 100 research reports. In addition to our students and staff, researchers from outside institutions refer these documents.

COMPUTER

The Department is equipped with more than 20 computers with internet connectivity. Both the students and teachers use the computers.

SMARTCLASS ROOM

With the funding from the State Government, a Smart Class Room is being established. This will be used for conducting regular classes and for organising seminars and special lectures

GOLD MEDAL

The Department of Economics provides six Gold Medals every year for outstanding students of PG Degree in Economics.The following Entrepreneurs have instituted gold medals for meritorious Students in Economics.

  • Salem Sekar Enterprises gold medal.
  • Narasus Smt.Mahalashmi Ammal gold medal.
  • AVR Sudarsanam gold medal.
  • Madhaiyan. M. Thangammal gold medal.

ENDOWMENTS

This Department has got four Endowments such as

  • Rural Economics – Professor N.Rajamani Endowment.
  • Industrial Economics – Narasus Smt. Mahalashmi Endowment.
  • Environmental Economics – AVR Sudarsanam Endowment and
  • ooperative Madhaiyan. M. Thangammal Endowment.

SCHOLARSHIPS

P.G., & M.Phil., Students

  • Tamil Nadu Government Scholarship.
  • Dr. B.R. Ambedhkar Scholarship.
  • Rajaji Scholarship.

DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS

  • University Research Fellowship.
  • University Grants Commission.
  • Tamil Nadu State Co-operative Union.
  • Indian Council For Social Science Research.
  • Tamil Nadu Government.

The University Research Fellowship holders have been selected based on the State Level Competitive examination.

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CONTACT

  • Department of Economics

  • Periyar University
  • Periyar Palkalai Nagar
  • Salem – 636011
  • Tamil Nadu
  • India
  • Ph: 0427-2345766 (Ext.No:259 , 260)

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