• About The Department:

    The School of Business and Economics at Rani Channamma University is includes Economics, Commerce and Business Management Courses. Economics is a leading Course in School of Business & Economics, School is a leading in research and teaching across business, management, finance, information management and economics. Studying at the School of Business and Economics is a fantastic experience. It stands out for its innovative approach to learning and international outlook. With almost 500 students, 100 Research Scholar and 30 teaching and Non Teaching staff, along with good infrastructure facilities. School of Business and Economics offers a wide choice of academic programmes, all of which are designed to bring out the best in its students.


    Learning and understanding of Economics is the guiding principle for the development of a society for it facilitates a sustainable and inclusive development of the nation by harnessing the potentialities emerging from the knowledge-based globalizing society for the welfare of mankind.


    To impart quality education in theoretical and applied economies to create a pool of manpower to face the emerging economic challenges effectively with high standards of professionalism and ethics; to promote and facilitate multi-disciplinary research to review and design economic policies at regional and national levels.

    Economics Learning Objectives:

    Economics is the study of how people and societies allocate resources. Everything, from money to clean water to oil iPods and Barbie dolls, is finite. It is impossible for everyone to have everything. Economics is the study of how people get the things they want and need and how these things are distributed. When teaching economics, the objective is for students to understand these concepts from a wide variety of angles.

    The field of economics is a fascinating look at what makes the world work from day to day. This includes the study of trading, growth, money, income, depression, prices, and monopoly. Economics is important in the world because it can answer questions such as what causes inflation? and Why are people unemployed? Economics includes the study of labor, land, and investments, of money, income, and production, and of taxes and government expenditures and is one of the fastest growing majors in the country. With the world continually focused on business, it takes economists to help decipher trends and to help make good financial decisions.

    The economics major helps prepare you for jobs in business, government, education, and the non-profit sector. Studying economics, you will be able to develop the analytical skills needed to work successfully in the field, including the study of logical analysis. Coursework at Rani Channamma University of Economics department includes Micro and Macroeconomics, International Economics, Money and Banking, Public Economics, Development and Growth, Environmental Economics, Labor Markets, Health Economics, Econometrics, Statistics for Economics, Mathematics, Cost Benefit Analysis, Rural Development, Human Development and Managerial Economics.

    Objectives of Department:

    • The current state of, and efforts to improve, the economics curriculum, materials and pedagogical techniques used to teach economics at all educational levels
    • Research into the effectiveness of alternative instructional techniques in economics, the level of economic literacy of various groups, and factors that influence the level of economic literacy.
    • Demonstrate the knowledge of the fundamental and technical concepts of economics. Apply the basic theories of economics in critical thinking and problem solving.
    • Students will be able to identify and use economics terminologies in oral and written communications. Create an awareness of their role in the global economics environment.
    • Demonstrate the ability to recognize when change is appropriate, to adapt to change as it occurs, and to take the lead in creating change as the country’s economic environment changes.


  • Research Activities:

    S.NoMajor/Minor(as per UGC Project guidelines)Major/Minor(as per UGC Project guidelines)PI/co-PI/joint PIPeriodTotal Grants sanctioned & received (in rupees); Name of the Funding AgencyNational/
    01 The Study on Knowledge and Adoption of ICT Applications by Rural Communities: A case study Belagavi District -- PI 2012 Rs.2, 20,200/- Karnataka Knowledge Commission National
    02 Preparation of “Belgaum District Human Development Report 2013 Major PI 1Year 2013 Rs. 9 Lakhs Zilla Panchayat Belagavi Govt. of Karnataka National
    03 Migration and Remittances: A Study of Socio-Economic Development in Hyderabad-Karnataka Region Major PI 1-12-2014 to 31-1-2016 Rs. 10.00 lakh Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi. National
  • Activities of the Department:

    SeminarSponsored ByYear
    National Seminar on “North Karnataka Development Perspectives: in the context of Regional Imbalances” held on 06th October, 2012. Department of Economics 6th October 2012
    Two days national Seminar on “Women Empowerment during 21st Century”, Department of Studies in Economics, Rani Channamma University, Belagavi, Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi 22nd 23rd November 2013
    Two days National Seminar on “Current Crisis in Indian Agriculture: Issues and Challenges,” Department of Studies in Economics, Rani Channamma University, Belagavi Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi 30-31st October2014
    One Day Awareness Programme on “Conservation of Biodiversity” on February 3rd 2015 Karnataka Sate Science Academy Bangalore 3rd February 2015
    Two Days Interaction Programme on “Youth and Cooperation”, DOE, Rani Channamma University, Belagavi Karnataka State SauhardaSamyuktaSahakari Bank, Bangalore 23rd February 2015
    National Seminar on “Sustainable Rural Development: Challenges and Opportunities in India”, DOE, Rani Channamma University, Belagavi Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi 27-28th February 2015
    Two days National Seminar on “Development of Dry Land Agriculture to Overcome Crisis: Problems and Prospects Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi 26-27th November 2015
    Two days National Seminar on “Agribusiness Potential of Karnataka State” Indian Society of Agricultural Marketing, Hyderabad 8-9th December 2016
    Two Days National Seminar On “Inclusive Agriculture Growth in India: Issues And Challenges” Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi 16-77th February 2017

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Rani Channamma University,
Vidya Sangama,
P B R H - 4,

Belagavi - 591156