The Department of Economics of Kristu Jayanti College autonomous conducted its one-day intra collegiate economics fest Economia 2K19 on Friday, 20th September 2019 with the theme Sustainable Development giving special importance to Green Growth. Organized by students of MA Economics and 5th Semester BA HEP. The chief guest for the day was Dr. Anoop Ramachandra, founder, Comportement Software Pvt. Ltd. The inauguration ceremony occurred in Mini Auditorium 3 at 9:15 am and the guest of honour Dr. Anoop Ramachandra officially inaugurated the fest by lighting the lamp. The welcome address was given by Ms. Tsulelu Lohe. Inaugural address was delivered by the guest of honour.
The guest talked on various aspects of Sustainable development. Sustainable development meets the present needs without compromising the future. He mentioned that old solutions are not sustainable. Technology is a platform for every domain to emerge as a combining factor. He emphasized the combination of macroeconomics with technology that would be a potent concept. A company can be termed as humane only I it has people with different skills and adapting to changes that a sustainable development demands to fulfil.
Rev.Fr. Dr. Augustine George, Vice-principal Kristu Jayanti College gave the felicitation address and Mr. James Johnson, student coordinator of Economia 2K19 proposed the vote of thanks. There was a photography and poster exhibition organised based on Sustainable Development goals (SDG) in Mini Auditorium 1 as part of the fest and its inauguration occurred at 10:30am by the chief guest Dr. Anoop Ramachandra in the presence of Rev. Fr. Dr. Augustine George, Vice-principal Kristu Jayanti College, Dr. Vinodha Devi Faculty coordinator Department of Economics, Prof. Preethi S J G, Faculty coordinator of Economia 2K19. The fest comprised of four events Photography, Poster Presentation, Quiz and Young Economist. The fest came to an end with the Valedictory ceremony at 3:30 pm in the presence of Rev. Fr. Som Zacharia, Director, Library and Information Technology and Infrastructure Development, Dr. Vinodha Devi, faculty coordinator of Department of Economics, Prof. Preethi S J G faculty coordinator of Economia. Welcome address was delivered by Ms. Jelena Dennis, student coordinator of Economics. The winners of the fest were awarded by the guest of honor. Mr. Akshay Chand B S, student coordinator of Department of Economics proposed the Vote of thanks. The session came to an end with the reciting of National Anthem.
Great Transformation – Indian Economy
Key events in the fest were Quiz, Cases Study, Investigation and Debate. The Chief Guest for the inauguration was Mr. Ashutosh Tripathy, Senior Vice President & Technology Leader Societe Generale, Atal Innovation Mission. He addressed the gathering on the topic of Startup Eco System and their challenges and shared his views to sustain in the business. After a day full of excitement and active participation, fest concluded with prize distribution by Rev.Fr.Josekutty P D, Principal, Kristu Jayanti College.
The intra-collegiate economic fest for undergraduate students Economia’17 was organised on September 14-15, 2017. Mr V. Krishnamurthy, Former Bureau Chief, The Hindu inaugurated the fest.
MA Economics students made presentations on various aspects pertaining largely to the topic of Life in the World of 7 billion. They explained the causes and consequences of the population, Population policy, trends in Population etc. in an informative manner. Various events like quiz, Debate, Poster Creation, Case study were conducted during the two-day fest.
Prof. Narayanan V, Strategy Consultant, SIBSTC was the Chief Guest for the valedictory ceremony. He shared insights on how the population has to be handled in a productive way.
Intra-collegiate – ECONOMIA
Economia is a One Day Intra Collegiate Economics fest conducted by the Department of Economics, Kristu Jayanti College. The objective of event is to provide experiential learning of various economic concepts in interesting way through activities. It proactively looks into the impact of current and emerging economic policies in ways that advance understanding of the same and critically analyzing their effectiveness.
1. Economia 2017 held on 18th September 2017
Theme: “One in the World of Seven Billion”.
The key events in the fest were Quiz, Debate, Case Study Analysis and Poster competitions. The Chief Guest for the Inauguration was Mr V Krishnamurthy, Former Chief of Bureau, The Hindu. The Guest of Honour for the Valedictory session was Prof V Narayanan, Strategy Consultant, SIBSTC.
2. Economia 2017 held on 2nd March 2017
Theme: “The Recent Economic Initiatives for India’s Growth”.
The key events in the fest were Quiz, Debate, Essay writing and Model making / Poster competitions. The Chief Guest for the Inauguration was Mr Anadi Charan Sahu, General Manager & Regional Head, SIDBI. The Guest of Honour for the Valedictory session was Dr. Malini Lakshminarayan Tantri from ISEC.