Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University. Formerly known as nagpur university. Accredited with grade A by NACC

Department of Economics


About us

Background of the Department

The Post Graduate Teaching Department of Economics, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University established in the year 1958. The Department has grown in leaps and bounds in terms of developing good academic culture and quality research work and through the representation of its faculty members in assignments at State, National and International Level. Initially department was nurtured under the leadership of Dr. K. R. Nanekar, Dr. T. M. Joshi and Dr. B. R. Dhekne. They gave identity to the department at the National and International level. Department continued to get the outstanding leadership of Dr. S. A. Deshpande, Dr. (Mrs.) S. S. Sonarikar, Dr. S. L. Lokre, Dr. V. M. Vaidya, Dr. (Mrs.) A. P. Kulkanri and Dr. R. Y. Mahore.

Centre for Regional Development Studies

The Department is also a recognized Centre for Regional Development Studies by the Government of Maharashtra. Centre for Regional Development Studies has been setup to study and conduct research in the area of regional development studies. The centre actively engages in research activities, organising conferences, seminars and inviting experts in regional development studies. Department aims at providing vital inputs to the governments for achieving balance regional development.

Aims of the Department

  • The Department aims to have a holistic development of the students by following a teaching pedagogy that imparts education in tune with the contemporary demands of local, national and International environment.
  • The Department aspires for skill development of the students and making them employable in corporate and academic fields.
  • The Department strives for developing a strong research base on an individual and departmental level such that the research can be used for providing consultancy on a wide range of socio-economic areas.
  • The Department endeavours to be a guiding center to the teaching fraternity of Economics & assist all in the expansion of the subject knowledge through organizing workshops, Faculty development programs and other constructive initiatives.
  • Through the Regional Development centre, the department aims at organizing programs for studying the varied regional issues in Vidharbha and making suggestions in this regard.

Courses

Courses Available

Master of Arts (M.A.) (English and Marathi Medium),
Master of Philosophy (M. Phil),
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and
Doctor of Letters (D.Litt.)

Syllabus

M.A. Economics (CBCS Pattern, Semester I, Semester II, Semester III, Semester IV)

Ph.D. (Syllabus for PET)

Admission

Student Intake Capacity

  • M.A. I M.A. I English Medium 80
  • M.A. I Marathi Medium 80
  • M.A. II M.A. I English Medium 80
  • M.A. II Marathi Medium 80
  • Ph.D. – 50

Eligibility for Admission

  • Graduate from any recognized university for seeking admission in M.A. Programme
  • Post Graduate in Economics from any recognized university for seeking admission in M. Phil. Programme.
  • Candidates from other Universities seeking admission in the department to the any course are required to obtain an Eligibility Certificate from RTM Nagpur University and Submit original documents along with Migration Certificate.

Admission Process

  • M.A. Programme – the admission to programme is through the centralized admission process (CAP) conducted by the RTM University on the basis of merit. This is generally conducted in the month of June every year. The detailed information is made available on www.nagpuruniversity.ac.in
  • M.Phil. Programme - the aspirants have to qualify the entrance exam conducted by RTM Nagpur University. The detailed information is made available on www.nagpuruniversity.ac.in
  • Ph.D. Programme - Candidates those who are interested to pursue Ph.D. must have cleared Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET) conducted by the RTM Nagpur University or M.Phil in Economics or cleared NET/SET in Economics. The details of the entrance test are available on the Ph.D. Portal of Nagpur university website.

Faculty

Dr. Satyapriya H. Indurwade

Name:- Dr. Satyapriya H. Indurwade
Curriculum Vitae
Designation:- Professor (CAS) & Head of the Department
Qualification:- M.A., Ph. D

Area of specialization:- Economics of Infrastructure,
Economics of Development,
Agriculture Economics
and Economics of Education

Email – [email protected]
Phone : 9765029301/ 8329804498
Teaching Experience:- 16 years
Research Experience:- 13 years
Research Projects:- 03 (completed), 02 Major, 01 Minor
Published Books :- 03

Publication :-
a) International 09
b) National 15
c) State  04


Dr. Sneha Deshpande

Name:- Dr. Sneha V. Deshpande
Designation:- Professor
Qualification:- M.A. B.Ed ; M.Phil., Ph. D., NET (JRF)

Area of specialization :- Gender Economics & Agricultural Economics
Email – [email protected], [email protected],
Phone:- 09822576404
Teaching Experience:- 35 Years (UG and PG)
Research Experience:- 30 years
Research Projects:- 06(completed)

Publication :-
a) International 10
b) National 28
c) State 10


Dr. Samit L. Mahore

Name:- Dr. Samit L. Mahore
Curriculum Vitae
Designation:- Assistant Professor
Qualification:- M.A. (Economics), M.Phil, Ph. D., MBA, NET

Area of specialization:- Econometrics, Quantitative
Economics, Agricultural Economics
Email – [email protected], [email protected]
Phone:- 9921140553
Teaching Experience:- 15 Years (UG and PG)

Research Experience:- 13 years
Research Project:- 02 (completed)

Publication :-
a) International 06
b) National 33
c) State 18


Dr. Dheeraj Kadam

Name:- Dheeraj Subhashrao Kadam
Curriculum Vitae
Designation:- Assistant Professor
Qualification:- M.A., M.Phil., Ph. D. B.Ed., NET, SET

Area of specialization:- Economics of Development
Email – [email protected], [email protected]
Phone:- 09922281541
Teaching Experience:- 12 years
Research Experience:- 03 years
Research Project:- 01 (Ongoing)

Publication :-
a) International 05
b) National 10
c) State  12


Dheeraj Subhashrao Kadam

Name:- Dr. Aparna Samudra
Curriculum Vitae
Designation:- Assistant Professsor
Qualification:- M.A., Ph. D. MBA, SET.

Area of specialization:- Development Economics and
Financial Economics
Email – [email protected], [email protected]
Phone:- 9823460210
Teaching Experience:- 15 years
Research Experience:- 09 years
Research Project:- 01

Publication :-
a) International 03
b) National 14
Books :- 01


Hitesh Manik Dadmal

Name:- Hitesh Manik Dadmal
Curriculum Vitae
Designation:- Assistant Professor
Qualification :- M.A.,M.Phil., Ph. D., B.Ed., NET.

Area of specialization:- Indian Economic Policy,
Rural Development        
Email – [email protected], [email protected]
Phone : 9921859192
Teaching Experience:- 07 Years (PG)
Research Experience:- 05
Research Project:- 01 (Ongoing)

Publication:-
a) International 11
b) National – 04
b) National – 04


Research

Research Activities of the Department:

The department actively engages in research which is multidisciplinary in nature and provide policy inputs to the state as well as union government. The fields of research are primarily on Agriculture, International sector, Industrial sector, Economics of Education and Health, Rural Development, Poverty, inclusion, Environment, Tribal Development and Regional Development and Disparities. 

Completed Research Projects:

  • ‘Industrial development in post liberalisation period – An analysis of nexus between trade liberalisation’, flow of foreign investment, environmental quality and welfare gains sponsored by ICSSR, New Delhi. (A. P. Kulkarni, R. Y. Mahore and V. S. Deshpande)
  • ‘Economics of Protected Area: A Case study of Pench National Park’, approved thorough IGIDR, Mumbai sponsored by World Bank. (Anjali Kulkarni and V. M. Vaidya)
  • ‘Growth in social sector expenditure’ sponsored by UGC.
  • ‘Input-output analysis for Gadchiroli district of Vidarbha region’ sponsored by Maharashtra Irrigation Commission, Government of India.
  • ‘Rate of return on primary education in Nagpur district’, sponsored by UGC. (R. Y. Mahore)
  • Background paper on ‘Agrarian Scenario in suicide affected district’ for the Government of Maharashtra sponsored project on Farmers’ suicides. (A. P. Kulkarni, R. Y. Mahore, V. S. Deshpande and S. H. Indurwade)
  • ‘Effectiveness of Consumer protection with special reference to service sector’, sponsored by Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi. (A. P. Kulkarni, R. Y. Mahore and V. S. Deshpande)
  • ‘Impact of SCSP on SCs residing in government and government aided hostel in Maharashtra’ Sponsored by ICSSR, New Delhi (S. H. Indurwade)
  • ‘Implementation of student’s education loan and its impact on students Higher Education and Employability in Vidharbha Region of Maharashtra’. Sponsored by ICSSR, New Delhi. ( S. H. Indurwade)
  • Evaluative Study of Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship in RTM Nagpur University Sponsored by RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur. (S. H. Indurwade)
  • Food security-its role in providing livelihood & poverty alleviation sponsored by UGC. (A.P. Kulkarni and Sneha V. Deshpande)
  • ‘An analytical Study of Diary Development Initiatives in Wardha District’ sponsored by RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur. (Sneha V. Deshpande)
  • An Empirical Study of Public Distribution System and problems of FPS Owners in Gondia District (2007 - 2012) (2011-2013) Sponsored by UGC, New Delhi. (Samit Mahore)
  • ‘Impact of socio Economic Background on Choice of Higher Education: An Analysis of Nagpur City’, (2015-2017) Sponsored by RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur. (Samit Mahore)
  • ‘Situational Analysis of Financial Inclusion of Street Venders in Nagpur City’, 2015-2017. (Aparna Samudra)

Approved Supervisors for Ph.D.:

  • Dr. S. H. Indurwade
  • Dr. Sneha V. Deshpande
  • Dr. Samit L. Mahore
  • Dr. Aparna Samudra

List of the Ph.D. Awards in the Department:

Dr. S. H. Indurwade

Dr. S. H. Indurwade
Sr. No. Name of the Candidate Title of the Research Year of Award
1. Dr. Vijay Bansod नागपूर जिल्हातील पीक पध्दतीत झालेल्या बदलांचे शेतकऱ्यांवरील आर्थिक परिणाम 29.08.2013
2. Dr. Rakshit Bagde जागतिकीकरणाच्या संदर्भात डाँ. आंबेडकरांच्या भारतीय शेतीविषयक आर्थिक विचारांचे मूल्यमापन 13.09.2013
3. Dr. Gurudas Nehare नागपूर जिल्हातील आश्रमसाळांच्या योगदानाचे आर्थिक अध्ययन 26.02.2016
4. Dr. Harish Bawangade चंद्रपूर जिल्हातील आदिवासी शेतकऱयांसाठी राबविण्यात येणाऱ्या कृषी विषयक योजनांचे आर्थिक अध्ययन 26.02.2016
5. Dr. Neena Job Industrial Pollution and its impact on Human Resources with reference to Bhilai Steel Plan 26.02.2016
6. Dr. Kavita Makarwar दक्षिणपूर्व मध्य रेल्वे के कर्मचारियोका आर्थिक अध्ययन 07.01.2017
7. Dr. Ranjana Lanewar नागपूर जिल्हातील ग्रामीण महिला शेतमजुरांच्या आर्थिक व सामाजिक परिस्थीचे अध्ययन 17.03.2017
8. Dr. Nagendra Das An Economic Analysis of Higher Education in India in Respect of Women with special reference to Nagpur District of Maharashtra 23.08.2019
9. Shri Amol Shende ताडोबा अंधारी व्याघ्र प्रकल्पाअंतर्गत पुनर्वासितांच्या समस्यांचे आर्थिक अध्ययन 2020

No. of students perusing Ph.D. research work under the guidance of Dr. S. H. Indurwade:

No. of students perusing Ph.D. research work under the guidance of Dr. S. H. Indurwade
Sr. No. Name of the Candidate Title of the Research Current status
1. Shri Santosh Roddawar Impact of Education Loan on students Higher Education in Nagpur District Submitted
2. Shri Chandrashekhar Farkade प्रो. अमर्त्य सेन यांच्या आर्थिक विचारांचे अध्ययन (दारिद्र्य आणि विषमतेच्या संदर्भात) Submitted
3. Shri Ankesh Sahu नागपूर शहरातील रस्त्यावर राहणाऱ्या मुलांच्या जीवनमानाचा आर्थिक अध्ययन Working
4. Shri Rameez Raja Role of Small Scale Industries in Rural Development of Jammu and Kashmir with special reference to District Pulwama Working

Dr. Sneha Deshpande

Dr. Sneha Deshpande
Sr. No. Name of the Candidate Title of the Research Year of Award
1. Shri Pradeep Madhukarrao Navghare “An Analysis of Inter-relationship of Working Conditions and Level of Production (A Study with Special Reference to Steel Plants Registered in Nagpur Division)” 28/12/2010
2. Smt. Jasvinder Kaur “Composition and Direction of Foreign Trade from Central India (A Study in the Context of “Logistic Hub” Available in Nagpur)” 27.08.2012
3. Shri Anoop Charudatta Sagdev “An Economic Analysis of Assets and Instituational Finance in the Context of Sustainable Industrial Growth An Empirical Study of Small Manufacturing Enterprises in MIDC, Nagpur (1997 – 2007)” 31.12.2013
4. Ritu Manmohan Lal Vyas “Critical Evaluation of Buying Behavior of Consumers Relating to FMCG Products in the Present Economics Scenario” 03.06.2014
5. Shri Jitendra Kilkar Mahajan ”नवीन आर्थिक धोरणोपरांत भारताचे आयात-निर्यात धोरण - एक अध्ययन (1990-91 नंतरचा काळ)“ 22.04.2016
6. Mrs. Suvarna Girish Bapat “A comparative study of working and non-working biogas plants in Gondia district : A socioeconomics study with special reference to Rural Area” 23.05.2016
7. Ku. Prabhjot Kaur Nayyar “Employment Scenario in Hotel Industry – A Case Study of Nagpur City (Reference period 2000-2012)" 16.06.2016
8. Shri. Mohan Arvind Anjankar An analysis of sector wise credit supply through co-operative bank in the post liberalization (A case study of urban cooperative bank in Nagpur district) 20.04.2017

Dr. Samit Mahore

Dr. Samit Mahore
Sr. No. Name of the Candidate Title of the Research Year of Award
1. Anand Pusam ‘गडचिरोली जिल्ह्यााचा मानव विकास निर्देंषांक:एक अभ्यास’ August, 22, 2016
2. Gulab Chikhalondhe ‘गोदिया जिल्ह्याातील धान उत्पादक ष्षेतकÚयांचे आर्थिंक व सामाजिक अध्ययन’ October, 01, 2016
3. Nohardas Lilhare ‘गोदिया जिल्हे के आदिवासी समाज की निर्धनता का आर्थिंक एवं सामाजिक अध्ययन’ April, 20, 2017

Activities of the Department

CONFERENCE / WORKSHOP /TRAINING PROGRAMME ORGANIZED IN THE DEPARTMENT (Since 2005):

CONFERENCE / WORKSHOP /TRAINING PROGRAMME ORGANIZED IN THE DEPARTMENT (Since 2005)
Sr. No. Name of the Event Title Date Organized by
1. National Seminar Farmers Suicide : A Socio-Economic Perspective 14-15th March 2005 P.G. Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
2. International Seminar Present Scenario of Post Multi Fibre Agreement (MFA) – A Comparative Study of India and China 27th and 28th January, 2006 P.G. Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
3. National Seminar Ten Years of WTO Indian Agriculture 29th and 30th January, 2006 P.G. Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
4. ICSSR sponsored Two Week Workshop Quantitative Methods in Social Science Research 26.11.2007 to 02.12.2007 Dept of Economics, S.N.D.T., Mambai and P.G. Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
5. National Seminar National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme and Poverty Alleviation 24th and 25th March, 2007 P.G. Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
6. National Seminar Regional Disparities in Education, Health and Cooperation in India 29th February and 01st March, 2008 P.G. Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
7. National Seminar Inclusive growth : Agricultural, Industrial and Service Sector 2-3rd March 2009 P.G. Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
8. UGC – Academic Staff College Sponsored Refresher Course Refresher Course Business Studies 26.10.2009 to 15.11.2009 P.G. Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur and ASC, RTMNU
9. University level NSS Camp NSS camp 6.02.2010 to 12.02.2010 University Colleges and Department RTMNU
10. National Seminar Climate Change : Environment and Development 9th & 10th March 2010 P.G. Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
11. National Conference Health : Expenditure and Investment in India 30.03.2011 P.G. Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, sponsored by ICSSR, Mumbai
12. UGC – Academic Staff College Sponsored Refresher Course Business Management (Commerce/ Economics/Management) 01.11.2011 to 21.11.2011 P.G. Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur and UGC-Academic Staff College
13. ICSSR, Mumbai sponsored Two Week Workshop Research Methodology for Ph.D. Students 28.11.2011 to 04.12.2011 P.G. Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
14. State level Seminar Tourism Opportunities in Maharashtra 30.03.2012 P.G. Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
15. UGC – Academic Staff College Sponsored Refresher Course Business Management (Commerce/ Economics/Management) 18.10.2012 to 07.11.2012 P.G. Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur and UGC-Academic Staff College
16. ICSSR, Mumbai sponsored Two Week Workshop Research Methodology for Ph.D. Students 28.01.2013 to 04.02.2013 P.G. Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
17. National Seminar Effect of Global Financial crises on FDI flows in India 16.02.2013 P.G. Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
18. ICSSR, Mumbai sponsored Two Week Workshop Research methodology – Faculty Development Programme 10.02.2014 to 21.02.2014 P.G. Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
19. National Seminar Millennium Development Goals : Targets and Achievements 22.02.2014 P.G. Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
20. Open Discussion Balanced Regional Development : Insights from Kelkar Committee Report 21st February, 2015 P.G. Department of Economics and Centre for Regional Development, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
21. Two day National Seminar Right to Food Security Act : Challenges and Opportunities 12th and 13th March 2015 P.G. Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur and Indian Economic Association
22. UGC – Academic Staff College Sponsored Refresher Course Business Management (Commerce/ Economics/Management) 19/10/2015 to 8/11/2015 Post Graduate Teaching Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur and UGC-Academic Staff College
23. One Week Workshop Data Collection & Application of Statistics for Data Analysis 23rd to 29th March 2005 Post Graduate Teaching Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
24. One day workshop on Semester and Choice Based Credit System 9th March 2016 Post Graduate Teaching Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
25. ICSSR sponsored Two Week Capacity Building Programme Capacity Building Programme for Arts and Social Science Faculty 16.03.2016 to 29.03.2016 ICSSR, Mumbai and Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University Nagpur
26. One day National Seminar Reorganization of Indian States Smaller States for Balanced Regional Development 21st April 2016 ICSSR, Mumbai and Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University Nagpur
27. Panel Discussion Panel Discussion on Budget 12th February, 2018 Post graduate Teaching Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
28. Workshop Tie and Dye 16th February,2018 Post graduate Teaching Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
29. Workshop MS- Excel 28th February to 16th March, 2018 Post graduate Teaching Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
30. UGC sponsored Refresher Course Business Management (Commerce/ Economics/Management) 17 Sept to 7 October 2018 Post graduate Teaching Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University and HRDC, Nagpur
31. One day Workshop Fundamentals of Econometrics 27th March 2019 Post graduate Teaching Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
32. One Day Symposium Shaping Vidarbha’s Economy 24th September, 2019 Post graduate Teaching Department of Economics; RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur and Vidarbha Arthashastra Parishad
33. International Conference Sustainable & Inclusive Globalization 16th & 17th January, 2020 Post graduate Teaching Department of Economics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur

Contact

Post Graduate Teaching Department of Economics,
Humanities Building, First Floor,
University Campus,
Amravati Road, Nagpur –
440 033 (Maharashtra).
E-mail: [email protected]
Mobile No.: 9765029301 / 8329804498