Department Profile

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Welcome

We welcome you all to an exciting and challenging career in the field of Economics. In today’s fast changing and dynamic global economy, knowledge is the only source of power. The ability to convert information into knowledge by interpreting emerging trends is the key factor to gaining this power. The power of knowledge assures rapid growth of an individual as well as the country at large. The knowledge of Economics enables one to understand the subtle intricacies of the ever-changing competitive world that we live in. For a post graduate in economics, job opportunities are plenty. Teaching at school, college and post graduate levels, applied research in government and non-governmental organizations, fast growing private sector enterprises in trade, commerce and management, banking, government agencies and departments and Civil Services like the Indian Administrative Service and Indian Economic Service. In short, for a truly worthy and hard working student, the sky is the limit. We, the faculty members at the Department, are striving hard to prepare the students for this vibrant scenario. If you think that you have it in you to make a difference to your life and to that of others, if you think that economic change is the answer to many a social and political issues, if you believe in creating value through environmental sensitivity, this is the place for you. Come and join the Post Graduate Department of Economics to give your career the competitive edge.


Former Heads of the Department


Name
NoImage.jpgProf. R.K.Amin
(1958 – 1966)
NoImage.jpgProf. V.S.Vyas
(1967 – 1970) (1973-74)
Ex. Hon. Director and Member of Governing Body,
Agro-Economic Research Centre,
For the states of Gujarat and Rajasthan,
Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India
NoImage.jpgProf. J.H.Adhvarya
(1970 – 1973) (1974 – 1984)
NoImage.jpgProf. M.T.Pathak
(1984 – 1994)
Ex. Hon. Director, Honorary Advisor and Member of Governing Body, 
Agro-Economic Research Centre,
For the states of Gujarat and Rajasthan,
Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India
NoImage.jpgProf. A.S.Patel
(1994  – 1999)
Ex. Member of Governing Body
Agro-Economic Research Centre,
For the states of Gujarat and Rajasthan,
Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India
NoImage.jpgProf. H.G.Patel
Hon. Joint Director and Ex.Member of Governing Body ,
Agro-Economic Research Centre,
For the states of Gujarat and Rajasthan,
Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India
NoImage.jpgProf. M. S. Raj
(2000 – 2003)
NoImage.jpgProf. P.K.Singh
(2003 – 2008)
Ex. Hon. Director
Agro-Economic Research Centre,
For the states of Gujarat and Rajasthan,
Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India
NoImage.jpgProf. H.P.Trivedi
(2008 – 2013)
Ex. Hon. Director and Member of Governing Body
Agro-Economic Research Centre,
For the states of Gujarat and Rajasthan,
Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India
djc.jpgProf. D. J Chauhan 
(9/7/2013 – 27/6/2016)
Dr. D. G. Ganvit
(28/6/2016 – 13/10/2016)