Principal's Message

It gives me a great pleasure to introduce our college to students, prospective students and their parents through this website. Ours is the first college for women in Chamarajanagar district started in 1983 with objective of imparting higher education to rural girls in an exclusive institution. BA programme was first to be introduced and B.Com programme was added in very next year is in 1984. With an ambition to take Post-graduate education and research activities to the doorsteps of rural commerce graduates Post graduate centre for studies in Commerce was started in 2001. Also BBM Programme added in 2008 on demand by students and parents.

            Apart from the above said courses the College in offering short term Computer course, spoken English Classes, Language Lab, Add-On Courses in Secretarial Management and Insurance Management and Foundation Courses in Human right Education. Nearing 700 students including 100 Post graduate students are pursuing their education in various disciplines.

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    »    To make women ready to face the emerging challenges and to cope with the strategies in the era of Globalization, Liberalization and Privatization.
    »     To prepare highly motivated and committed future business managers and entrepreneurs.
    »     To offer viable career-oriented courses to meet the demand of a competitive world of competent people.
    »    To build confidence, competence and performance among the students in economics and by exposing women to more progressive spheres of life.
    »     Providing quality teaching in economics and guiding the students to go for higher education and appear for competitive examinations.
    »    Preparing students to have self employment and encourage and prepare students to work hard for the upliftment of poverty stricken rural people
    »     To conduct seminars, group discussions to make the students to participate and know more economic aspects.
    »    To conduct socio economic survey on various aspects of upliftment the rural people and to conduct educational excursions for the students.

    An Insight

    The department enjoys the uniqueness of having been started along with the college in the year 1983.economics has been part and parcel of BA, and BBM program syllabus. All the students of BA and BBM program have been studying economics and economics have been playing a vital role in shaping the future of thousands of students during the last 32 years. See more.

    In the beginning there were only 20students. Presently we have 354 students. The department of economics has had a very reputed faculty. Four members of the faculty, namely, Prof. M S Kumar, Prof. S Shanthappa, Prof. L Balkumar and Dr. K M Veeraiah occupied coveted chair of the principal in the first grade colleges coming under the JSS Mahavidyapeetha.
                    Every year around hundreds of students graduate from the department. Many students who are settled as officers in various departments and financial institutions, professors and lecturers in academic field. Many have entered teaching profession at the primary and secondary level playing a responsible role in the development of the future citizens of the country. Majority of the alumni have become good house-makers applying what they have learned in economics in the management of their households. Several have taken self employment to become financially independent. We can proudly say that our department has helped students from different income groups in improving their knowledge and their standard of living.
                    The department is to conduct many co-curricular activities. The department has provided Book Bank facility to students. It has 178 books of 45 titles. The department has preserved question papers of previous years, question banks, syllabi and literature on current economic topics, CD’s, model question papers, and economic magazines. The college central library has 2388 economics books and 12 journals and periodicals along with RBI bulletin. Behind the success of the department there lies the dedication of serious team spirit and co operation of the college administration as well as our esteemed JSS Mahavidyapeetha. It is their joint endeavor to pursue the academic excellence.

    Plans and Activities

    »     Use of modern teaching aids
    »     Inviting academic peer to deliver special lecture on current socio and economic issues
    »     To conduct workshop to our and nearby college students on various current issues of the economy
    »     To conduct student seminars so as to build confidence among the students
    »     To conduct socio economic survey on various issues of the economy
    »     To conduct group discussion on current issues of the state and India
    »     Motivating the students by honoring the Meritorious students
    »     Preparing the students to present paper in inter collegiate seminars and debate competition.
    »     To invite the alumni so as to motivate the students
    »     To create public awareness by organizing various jathas
    »     To conduct state level seminar and workshop
    »     Remedial classes for slow learners
    »     Follow-up work for unsuccessful students through counseling.


    S.NO. Academic Year COURSE

    1 2009-10 79 98 95 79 - 100
    2 2010-11 77 93 100 95 100 97
    3 2011-12 90 99 95 86 100 98
    4 2012-13 87 97 100 93 84 100
    5 2013-14 88 97 100 93 89 **
    6 2014-15 88 96 98 98 92 **

    Department staff

    dImaged Name Qualification Designation Experience
    prof Prof. B. Somanna MA, BEd Associate Professor 33 years
    prof Smt. Puttamma MA, BEd, MPhil Assistant Professor 06 years
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