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Other Achievements :-

Many students of the department are occupying important administrative and academic positions within and outside the J&K State.
Switching over to the new programme of Master's Degree Level, as already detailed.

The Department had the distinction to organize the Millennium Conference of the Indian

  Economic Association in December 2000 to January 2001, wherein 800 delegates from all parts of the country and outside the country had participated in the 3 day event. This conference proceed a boon research scholars and the students got an opportunity to listen to and interact with a galaxy of renowned economists and policy planners of the country. The Conference brought the Department at the rational scene and helped the faculty and research scholars to interact with researchers of some of the leading universities of the country.

The Department had the privilege to organize a 3 day national level Seminar on 'Poverty and Development Alternatives during 1999-2000, in which some of the leading economists of the country like Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prof. V. Pandit and Prof. D. N. Rao participated.

The Department was a host to the Final Project Review Workshop-V of Environmental Economics Research Committee (EERC) funded by Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF) and World Bank aided 'Environmental Management Capacity Building Technical Assistance Project (EMCAB)' during 15-16 June 2001. In this workshop, the renowned environmental economists such as Prof. Jyoti Parikh, Prof. Kirit Parikh, Prof. P. Appasamy, and others participated. The said workshop immensely enriched the teachers and the research scholars of the department in the field of Environmental Economics.

The faculty members of the Department successfully completed 4 major World Bank Projects and 3 minor Projects are presently under the process of being completed.

The various faculty members of the Department have been interacting with colleagues at national and international level by participating in Seminars, Conferences and Symposia etc. and have contributed and published various research projects.




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