Department of Economics
Head of the department : Dr Lalhriatpuii
Phone No. : 0389-2330708/2330709
Brief Introduction :
Year of Establishment : 1979
Year of First Intake of Student : 1979
The Department was started under NEHU Mizoram Campus in 1979 with an intake capacity of 20 students, which has been raised to 50. Although the Department has 8 sanctioned faculty positions, it is currently manned by 4 regular faculty and 5 Guest Faculty. It is expected that the vacant teaching posts will be filled up soon. In spite of the shortage of faculty, the department functions smoothly and offers M.Phil and Ph.D courses in addition to the Post Graduate Course. The department has produced more than 30 Ph.Ds and 50 M.Phils. A number of research and consultancy projects have been undertaken by the faculty with funding supports from the governments, and also from national and international agencies. In addition, the faculty have been involved effectively in policy making at the State and the central level. The faculty have been providing critical inputs based on the research done to monitor the schemes and policies adopted by the state and central governments.