ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

This is the newly started department which offers course in B.A. Economics. The complementary subjects offered are Mathematics and Political Science.

Faculty

Dr. Maneesh. B (Assistant Professor)
Name Dr. Maneesh. B
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualification Summary M.A, B.Ed, SET, NET, DACA, Ph.D
Contact 9946304039
PhD University of Kerala, 2012
B.Ed University of Kerala, 2002
M.A University of Kerala, 2005
Employment History
  • NSS College, Nilamel (2012 – 2021)
  • MMNSS College, Kottiyam ( 2021- till date)
Title: Agrarian Crisis: Causes and Consequences – A Study based on selected cash crops in Kerala
Research Publications
  • Cropping Pattern in Kerala: A Threat to Sustainable Development, NIU International Journal of Human Rights , A UGC CARE Listed Journal, ISSN: 2394-0298.
  • Dimensions of Agrarian Crisis in Kerala, Book published by Synergy Books India, 2015.
  • Food Security and Public Distribution System in Kerala- An Overview’, in ‘Rural Development and Indian Economy, Wizcraft Publications and Distribution, 2020 (ISBN-978-93-89488-43-2).
  • Climate Change and Indian Agriculture’, in ‘Indian Economic Development: Bottlenecks and Solutions, Department of Economics, NSS Hindu College, Changanassery, 2015 (ISBN 978-93-5196-680-7).
  • Cropping Pattern Changes: A Threat to Sustainable Development’, in ‘Towards a Humane Environment: Responsibilities of State, Role of Civil Society and Rights of Citizens, Kalpaz Publication, 2015 (ISBN No. 978-93-5128-069-9).
  • Agrarian Crisis in cash crops sector in Kerala: An Enquiry’, ISDA Journal, Studies in Development and Administration, Vol.22, No.4, October-December, 2012 (ISSN No.0971-2550).
Administrative responsibilities
  • NSS Programme Officer (2021 Onwards)
Academic Positions
  • Research Guide in Economics, University of Kerala.
  • Member, UG and PG Board of Studies in Social Work, University of Kerala.
  • Content Writer, School of Distance Education, University of Kerala.
  • Content Writer, Sreenarayana Guru Open University, Kollam.
  • External Examiner and Question Paper Setter, FMN College, Kollam (Autonomous).
  • FDP Subject Expert in Economics, University of Kerala.
Minor Project undertaken

Topic: Dimensions of Agrarian Crisis- Causes and Consequences: A study based on Selected Cash Crops in Kerala..

Name of the funding agency: UGC

Status: Completed

Vijayalekshmi P J (Assistant Professor & HoD)
Name Vijayalekshmi P J
Designation Assistant Professor & HoD
Contact 9387093159
Employment History
  • NSS College, Cherthala (2010-2013)
  • HHMSPB NSS College for Women, Thiruvananthapuram (2013-2021)
  • MMNSS College, Kottiyam (2021 to till date)