The following is a tabulated representation of the activities of the Economics Department

Dr. Agnelo Menezes, Principal 

Sr No.






Academic Council, University of Mumbai.

Committee Member



Foundation Course Committee,  University of Mumbai.



27th Sep, 2016

Nirmal Niketan Institute , Local Managing , College Of Social Work

Committee Member


25th  May, 2017

Board Of Studies, Education, Mumbai University.

Committee Member


7th July, 2017

Affiliation & Approval Department, Mumbai University, Additional Seats Meeting.

Committee Member


8th  June to 18th June, 2017

ICSSR-WRC Mumbai University Jointly Organising A Ten Days National Workshop On Understanding Research Methodology In Social Science For SC/ST Students 

Committee Member


2nd Feb,2018

Economics, Board Of Studies, Mumbai University.

Committee Member


17th July, 2017

Department Of Students Development Meeting Of Organising Committee

Chair Person


8th Aug, 2017

Thakur College Of Science & Commerce , IQAC Committee Meeting 

Committee Member


28th July, 2017

Ramnarain Ruia College(3 Years), Board Of Studies Foundation Committee

Committee Member



Unfair Means Committee , St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai

Committee Member


Dr. Aditi Sawant – HOD, Department of Economics

Research Publication : Dr. Aditi Sawant

Aditi Sawant and Rimcy Cyriac (2017) An Analysis of Cotton Crop Insurance in India with Special Reference to Maharashtra: Causes and ConcernXplore, Vol.8, Issue 3, Pp.73-79  ISSN 2249-1878

Research Journal Editor : Dr. Aditi Sawant

Xplore, The Research Journal of St. Xavier’s College, (Humanities and Social Sciences Edition) Vol. 8, Issue 3, December,  ISSN 2249 - 1878

Research Project : Dr. Aditi Sawant

Principal Investigator in UGC sponsored MRP on `India’s Competitiveness in the Cotton Production in the International Market under WTO Regime: Issues and Concerns’University Grant  Commission2015-18Amount : 12.30 Lakhs


Invited as Guest Speaker at International and National Level : Dr. Aditi Sawant

Title of the Paper presented

Title of Conference/Seminar

Date of the event

Organized by

India- Turkey Trade Relationship : Exploring new Avenues 

Focusing on India and China, the stages of the Global Crisis and Turkey

Sep 12, 2017

Celebi Strategic Management Investment & Financial Consulting Services, Istanbul, Turkey 

Distress of Farmers : Case Study of Vidarbha

Guest Lecture 

Feb 17, 2018

Ram NarainRuia College, Matunga, Mumbai



Professional Development Activities :Dr. Aditi Sawant


Board of Studies Member, Mithibai College, Vile Parle


Board of Studies Member, Amity University 


Chairperson of Exam Committee, NMIMS Deemed University


Organized Students’ Internship with Centre for WTOStuides, IIFT, New Delhi


Orgnized Students’ Internship with Centre for Development Research and Action, Mumbai


Conference attended on Doubling Farmers Income at ICAR-NAARM and MANAGE, Hyderabad , Telangana on November 7-9th 2017


One day workshop for PFMS-EAT & DBT at Ministry of Finance, Mumbai on October 11, 2017


Ms. Aparna Kulkarni, Assistant Professor 

Research Publication : Ms. Aparna Kulkarni,

An Exploration of India’s Macroeconomic Status Post Demonetization: Aparna Kulkarni, Xplore, Vol.8, Issue 3, Pp.73-79 (2017) ISSN 2249-1878


Invited as Guest Speaker: Ms. Aparna Kulkarni,

Title of the Topic

Title of Conference/Seminar

Date of the event

Organized by

Spreading Financial Awareness among Young Investors

SEBI Workshop 

24th February, 2018

St. Xavier’s college, Mumbai.

Spreading Financial Awareness among Young Investors

SEBI Workshop 

13th March, 2018

Clara’s college of Commerce, Versova, Andheri.

Budget Bharat ka

Guest lecture on Union Budget 2018-19

19th March, 2018

VAYU, Youth organization



Paper Presentation


Presented a research paper on ‘Maximum Governance and Minimum performance’ at a National Conference on 9th and 10th February, 2018 organized by St. Mira’s college, Pune.


Presented a research paper on ‘Indian renaissance: Myth or reality’ at a National Conference on 15th and 16th February, 2018 organized by S. P. college, Pune.


Ms. Preksha Lalwani : Assistant Professor 


Extension, Co‐curricular & field-based Activities 


Organised the RBI visit to Financial Inclusion and Development department for FYBSc students 22/01/2018


Organised & Participated in a 4 day workshop on "Statistical Application for Behavioral Sciences" on 6th,7th,8th,10th Nov 2017 at Mithibai college


Attended a 2 day national seminar on "Climate change & Indian Economy" on 23rd & 24th Feb 2018 at SIES College


Programs organized by the Department of Economics:

  1. Department Annual Seminar, Khandala 13-14th January

  • Annual Lalit Doshi Memorial Lecture on 27th February 

  • Annual Lalit Doshi Memorial Debate on 5th January 

  • Annual Board of Studies Meeting 24th February 

  • Academic Exchange Programme with St. Xavier's  College, Jaipur 09th -17th Jan

  • Students Internship with Centre for WTO Studies, IIFT New Delhi (Diwali and Summer Vacation)

  • Students Internship with Centre for Development Research and Action (Summer Vaction)

  • Particiapted in National Cleanliness Drive at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus on August 19th

  • Annual Guest Lecture series:-

Mr. Vijay Paradkar, Vice President, M&A, Mahindra Group, 21st November

Mr. Subir Gokarn, Executive Director, IMF, 7th December

Prof. Ritu Dewan, Director, Centre for Research Development and Action, Mumbai, 8th December

Prof. Anurandhati Agte, Department of Economics, S P College, Pune, 8th December 

Mr. Kabira Namit, Economist, Education Global Practice, World Bank Group, 11th January

  1. Remedial Lectures by:-

Kshiti Gala, Research Associate, IGIDR, February-March

Mr. Purv Shah, Faculty, Bombay Stock Exchange, 10th February

Ms.Shreya Surana, Asst. Prof at R.A Podar College on 20th February

Ms. Aparna Kulkarni (SEBI Resource Person) on 21st February


Dr. Aditi Sawant

Head, Department of Economics 

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