Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University
A State University recognized under Section 2 (f) & 12 (B) of UGC Act of 1956
Ranked 79th among Engineering Institutions, Ranked 24th in Arhitecture and Among Ranked Top 100 Business Schools in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF 2021) declared by MHRD, Govt. of India.

04082021 Farah PhotoMs. Farah F. Shah, Research Student, School of Economics, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), bagged the best paper award for a paper titled 'Antecedents to Short-Term Migration of Labour-An Empirical Investigation' at an international conference on "Sustainable Finance, Economics & Accounting in the Pre & Post Paraandemic Era", held at IIM Jammu under the aegis of Ministry of Education, GoI, University of Bradford, UK, Institute of Cost Accountants of India and the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). The paper received the 'Best Paper Award' at the conference by ICSI on the theme of 'Sustainable Governance.

The paper examines the various attributes of short-term migrants and their sectoral transition in the Kashmir region, drawing on a primary multi-stage individual survey. Ms. Shah has been pursuing Ph.D. research on 'In-migration and Labour Market Formation: A study of Jammu and Kashmir' at SMVDU, and this paper is an excerpt from her research.

12032021 schoolEconomics

The School of Economics, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, organized a second lecture of the fortnightly webinar series on the topic “Global Economy Post Covid-19 pandemic. ”The lecture was delivered by Prof. Manas Paul, Professor & Area Chair, Economic Environment and Policy, IMT Ghaziabad. Dr. Meenakshi Gupta, Head School of Economics welcomed the speaker.

Prof. Paul discussed the global scenario post Covid 19 pandemic. He talked in detail about the disconnect between the real economy and the financial markets. His talk also focused on the different scenarios under which post-pandemic global economic recovery is going to shape up. The webinar was attended by the students, research scholars and the faculty members of the School. Dr. Arif Billah Dar, Assistant Professor, School of Economics. thanked Prof. Paul on behalf of the School of Economics for sparing his valuable time.

Dr. Supran Sharma, Dean, Faculty of Management, congratulated the School for conducting the webinar.

11072019 newsSMVDU Katra, July 2019. Mr. Vimarsh Padha, a student of School of Economics, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), was selected for the M.Phil program in Planning and Policy, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Bombay. Mr. Padha graduated in five-year integrated M.Sc. Economics program, SMVDU, with a specialization in the Monetary Economics. Prof.(Dr.) D. Mukhopadhyay, Vice-Chancellor, SMVDU, and the Head, School of Economics, Dr. Pabitra K. Jena, congratulated the candidate, and wished him a bright future ahead. Previously, Mr. Padha had been working as a researcher in a Think-Tank based in Delhi, headed by the former Chief Economic Advisor, Dr. Arvind Virmani and Prof. Charan Singh former senior Economist, IMF & Research Director at RBI Economic Policy and Debt Management Unit.

05122017 kirtiranjanSMVDU Katra, Dr. Kirtti Ranjan, an assistant professor of economics, and Ms. Nusrat Akber, Ph.D. research scholar in School of Economics have been awarded “the best paper award” by the “International Association of Agricultural Economists” (IAAE), Toronto for their paper published in the prestigious journal of IAAE, i.e., ‘Agricultural Economics’. The paper titled ‘Is public Investment complementary to private investment in Indian agriculture? Evidence from NARDL approach’ has been awarded as the best paper published in Agricultural Economics for the year 2019. Agricultural Economics is the prestigious journal of IAAE, ranked ‘A’ in the Australian Business Dean Council (ABDC) ranking and indexed in various indexing agencies like SCI, SCIE, and SSCI. The annual ‘best paper award’ is given to draw attention to the finest work published in the journal during the preceding 12 months. The head of the School of Economics, Dr. Kakli Majumdar, Dean of Faculty of Management, Prof Dinabandhu Mukhopadhaya, and other faculty colleagues have congratulated both authors for their success.

23012018 asifBhatSMVDU Katra: Mr. Aasif Ali Bhat S/O Muzafar Ahmad Bhat, Ph.D. student of School of Economics, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, has been awarded with ICSSR Doctoral Fellowship administered through Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE). He is working in the field of Community Tourism under the supervision of Dr. Kakali Majumdar, Assistant Professor, School of Economics. The Head of the School Prof. B. Kamaiah and the faculty members of the School congratulated the scholar for his achievement and wished him success for future.

22022020 tiwariMr. Sandeep Kumar Tiwari, Research Scholar (ICSSR Fellow), School of Economics attended “The Southeast Asian Conference on Education (SEACE2020)”at Max Atria at Singapore EXPO, Singapore during 7th-9thFbruary, 2020. This conference was organized by International Academic Forum (IAFOR), Osaka University, Japanin collaboration with Singapore Management University (SMU), Singapore. Mr. Tiwari presented his research paper entitled “Role of caste and class association on households’ expenditure on elementary education in Uttar Pradesh, India: Evidence from NSSO data” co-authored by Dr. Pabitra Kumar Jena & Dr. Kirtti Ranjan Paltasingh. He is working in the field of Economics of Education under the supervision of Dr. Pabitra Kumar Jena & Dr. Kirtti Ranjan Paltasingh, Assistant Professor, School of Economics, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University. Mr. Sandeep Tiwari is the son of Dr. Anil Tewari, Head, School of Philosophy & Culture in SMVDU. The conference was attended by the various eminent Professors, Scholars and Academiciansin the field of education from all over the globe. Mr. Tiwari interacted with eminent professors, academicians, research scholars and exchanged the views about the latest growth and advancements in the field of Economics of Education with the participants across the globe. Mr. Tiwari’s participation was sponsored by the Indian Council of Social Science and Research (ICSSR), New Delhi. Padam Sri Prof. R. K. Sinha, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, SMVDU, Prof. (Dr.) D. Mukhopadhyay, Dean, Faculty of Management and Head of the School, Dr. Kakali Majumdar and the faculty members of the School congratulated the scholar for his achievement and wished him success for future academic endeavor.

05122017 kirtiranjanSMVDU Katra: Dr. Kirtti Ranjan Paltasingh, Assistant Professor, School of Economics, SMVD University, Katra, has been awarded ‘Prof. D.R. Gadgil Memorial Annual Prize’ for the most outstanding article published in Artha Vijnana by a single author below the age of 40 years for the article for the year 2016, entitled as “Role of Education in Technology Adoption: Evidence from Paddy Growers in Odisha” (Vol. LVIII, No. 1, March 2016, pp. 1-18). The award carries a cash amount of Rs 10,000 and a citation. The journal Artha Vijnana is published by Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune.

Dr. Paltasingh’s research interests are broadly in Agricultural Economics and Development Economics. He has published more than 15 research papers in journals of National and International repute.

06022020 IsfaqHamidSMVDU Katra, January 2020. Mr. Ishfaq Hamid S/O Abdul Hamid Bhat, Research Scholar, from School of Economics (SoE), Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), has been awarded with centrally administered full-term doctoral fellowship for the Year 2019-20, from Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), Ministry of Human Resource Development, New Delhi. He has been working in the field of political economy under the supervision of Dr. Pabitra Kumar Jena, Assistant Professor, School of Economics, SMVDU. Prof. R. K. Sinha, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, SMVDU, Prof. (Dr.) D. Mukhopadhyay, Dean, Faculty of Management and Dr. Kakali Majumdar, Head of the School, and the faculty members of the School congratulated the scholar for his achievement and wished him success for future academic endeavor.

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