About Department:

Name of the Department: Department of Economics
Year of Establishment: 1970
Name of Head of the Department: Prof. Abhay Shende
Name of UG Coordinator: Assistant Professor Pooja Badekar
Name of PG Coordinator: Dr. Padmashri Mujumdar (PGDBF) and Dr. Amrita Priyam (MA)
Name of Research Coordinator: Dr. Padmashri Mujumdar

The Department of Economics was established in Modern College of Arts ,Commerce & Science(Autonomous), Shivajinagar in the year 1970. Economics as a special subject for BA was introduced in the year 1973. In the year 1978, the Post Graduate Department of Commerce (M Com) was introduced in the college and Industrial Economics as a subject was included in the curriculum at PG level. Bachelor in Arts in Economics (English Medium) was introduced in 2005. Post-Graduation in Economics was introduced in 2008. The department started Ph.D. Research Centre in 2012. The department started Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance in the year 2008-09.