The University Department of Economics, L. N. Mithila University Darbhanga is distinguished on the national map of Economics teaching and research since establishment of the University in 1972.

 The University Department of Economics, L. N. Mithila University, Darbhanga originated as the P.G. Department of Economics as an extension of the University Department of Economics, Bihar University Muzaffarpur in 1962. Initially, it was sheltered in the C. M. Science College, Darbhanga and later shifted to C. M. College, Darbhanga with the establishment of the L. N. Mithila University, Darbhanga in 1972. The same Department emerged as the University Department of Economics, & is maturing since as such in the 100 years old Nargauna Palace of Raj Darbhanga, During the period of about 60 years of its existence this Department has prospered distinguished on the national and international map of economic teaching and research. The Hon'ble former President of India Dr. Pranab Mukherjee graced by his lecture in the seminar of this Department during his tenure as Deputy-Chairman-Planning Commission, Govt. of India.

The Department has trained vast number of economists who are contributing in the all-round socio-economic development of India. The reputation of the Department is increasing day by day. Under the dynamic leadership of Prof (Dr.) Vijay Kumar Yadav the department is spreading its wings to the new domains of economics. The major fields of research have been Rural Economics, Agriculture Economics, Monetary Economics, Environmental Economics, International Trade, Health Economics, Tourism, Welfare programmes etc

Currently the department offers 2-year MA Economics programme.

Former HoDs

·         Prof. (Dr.) Bachaspati Thakur
·         Prof. (Dr.) A. K. Jha
·         Prof. (Dr.) P. K. Jha
·         Prof. (Dr.) Madaneshwar Mishra
·         Prof. (Dr.) P. K. Jha
·         Prof. (Dr.) Bachaspati Thakur
·         Prof. (Dr.) P. K. Jha
·         Prof. (Dr.) Ramanand Thakur
·         Prof. (Dr.) Raj Kishor Jha
·         Prof. (Dr.) Valmiki Parsad Singh
·         Prof. (Dr.) Baidyanath Jha
·         Prof. (Dr.) Banarasi Yadav
·         Prof. (Dr.) Dayanidhi Prasad Roy
·         Prof. (Dr.) Rambharat Thakur
·         Prof. (Dr.) Himanshu Shekhar


Faculty Members

Sl. No. Name Designation Mobile E-mail id Photo
1. Dr. VIJAY KUMAR YADAV Professor & Head 9430996391 vijayyadav.eco2029@gmail.com
hodeconomics@lnmu.ac.in
2. Dr. HIMANSHU SHEKHAR Professor 9304108371 drhimanshushekhar1@gmail.com
3. Mr. PRANTARATI BHANJAN Assistant Professor 7903989843 prantarati@gmail.com


Distinguished Alumni

  1. Dr. Chandrashekhar Prasad – Former IES; Additional Development Commissioner, Govt. of India; Additional Director LBSNA; Economic advisor to Govt. of MAURITIUS
  2. Prof. (Dr.) D. M. Divakar - Former Director, A. N. Sinha Institute of Social Sciences
  3. Tapan Chakrabarty – Former Commissioner, Central Board of Excise and Customs, Government of India
  4. Md. Tanveer Hassan – Former MLC, Bihar Legislative Council
  5. Prof. (Dr.) Ram Kishore Prasad Raman – Vice-Chancellor, Bhupendra Narayan Mandal University, Madhepura
  6. Prof. (Dr.) Ashwini Kant Jha – Former HoD, PG Dept. of Economics, BNMU, Madhepura
  7. Prof. (Dr.) Himanshu Shekhar– Former HoD, University Dept. of Economics, LNMU, Darbhanga
  8. Dr. Avni Ranjan Singh – Former HoD, Dept. of Economics, C M COLLEGE, DARBHANGA


RECENT ACHIEVEMENTS OF STUDENTS/ALUMNI

  1. Rajan Kumar – UGC NET
  2. Divakar Kumar – UGC NET
  3. Kaushal Kishor Jha – UGC NET
  4. Deepak Kumar Roy – UGC NET
  5. Ravi Kumar – Assistant Treasury Officer, Secretariat Treasury, Patna
  6. Pappu Kumar Chandravanshi, Assistant Internal Financial Advisor, BC& EBC Welfare Department, Patna
  7. Dr. Kameshwar Paswan - Assistant Professor, LNMU
  8. Dr. Vijay Kumar Gupta - Assistant Professor, LNMU


Student Statistics

Session General OBC SC ST TOTAL
2015-16 22 14 05 00 31
2016-17 15 07 04 00 26
2017-18 22 14 01 00 37
2018-19 19 24 04 01 48
2019-20 22 35 03 00 60
2020-21 21 44 17 01 83




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Student Progression

Session  Programme Name Number of students appeared in the final year examination  Number of students passed
2014-16 Masters in Economics 40 40
2015-17 Masters in Economics 37 36
2016-18 Masters in Economics 23 22
2017-19 Masters in Economics 41 39
2018-20 Masters in Economics 47 47

 

Seminars/Symposia Organised

Year Topic
2014 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHT AND BIHAR
2015 CRY OF CHILD LABOUR IN BIHAR
2017 GOODS AND SERVICES TAX AND INDIAN ECONOMY
2018 ECONOMY OF MITHILA
2021 IMPACT OF REVERSE MIGRATION ON THE ECONOMY OF BIHAR

 

Infrastructural Facilities

  1. Chamber for H.O.D – Yes
  2. Room for Faculty Members – Yes
  3. Wash room for Faculty Members - yes
  4. Departmental Office - Yes
  5. Library Facility - Yes (Apprx 4500 Books and 100 Journals)
  6. Internet facilities for staff and students - Yes
  7. Total number of class rooms - 02
  8. Class rooms with ICT facility - Yes
  9. Wash rooms for Students- Yes


Supporting Staff

Sl. No. Name Designation Mobile E-mail id Photo
1. Shashikar Sourabh Assistant 9576101473
2. Uday Chandra Jha Peon 7488292044