About the Department:

Department of Economics at Kumaun University Campus Nainital came into being in 1951, with the setting up of the DSB Government College (Now a Campus of Kumaun University). However, the Department of Economics at Almora, Kumaun University Campus started functioning much earlier. The Department ever since its inception has had the distinction of being associated with teachers of illustrious career and extra ordinary academic background. The founder head of the department was Dr. S. G. Tewari who was also associated with Statistics Department, New Delhi and also worked as National Income Accounting expert in the UNO team. Later he was taken as Chief of National Income Unit of Planning Commission. The persons who followed him in the chair excelled in their own ways. Dr. K. N. Srivastava, a veteran Labour Economist, Dr. Maya Ram, a great Public Finance theoretician and Director Higher Education in 1977, Dr. K. D. Upadhyay, an...

Prof. Rajnish Pande

About the Chairman

Prof. Rajnish Pande, M.A., Ph.D. (Economics) is Professor and Head of the Economics Department at Kumaun University, Nainital. He is an alumnus of Kumaun University. He has more than 30 years of teaching experience at the graduate & post-graduate level. His area of research interest are Regional Economics and Labour Economics. He has contributed a number of research papers in leading National & International Journals. He has edited four books and contributed a number of chapters in edited books.

He has also participated and chaired various seminars. A number of students have been awarded Ph.D. degree under his valuable guidance. He was appointed as Controller of Examination at Kumaun University, Nainital (2014 to 2017) and appointed as Non-official Independent Director on the Board of Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. (SJVNL), Shimla, Himachal Pradesh (2019 to 2022) by Hon'ble President of India. In the year 2022 he has also been appointed as the Director of I.P.S.D.R., Kumaun University, Nainital.

Faculty Members of DSB Campus Nainital

Dr. Padam S. Bisht
Dr.Nandan S. Bisht
  • Assistant Professor
  • Agricultural Economics , Micro-Economics, Demography
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Dr. Jitendra Kumar Lohani
  • Assistant Professor (Cont.)
  • Labour Economics / Regional Economics / Quantitative Techniques in Economics/ Ad. Statistics
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Dr. Richa Ginwal
  • Assistant Professor (Cont.)
  • Agriculture Economics, Industrial Economics & International Economics
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Dr. Daleep Kumar
  • Assistant Professor (Cont.)
  • Agriculture Economics, International Economics & Demography
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  • 09469327181
Dr. Sarika Verma
  • Assistant Professor (Cont.)
  • Regional Economics / Indian Economy
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  • 9411320964
Mr. Naveen Ram
  • Assistant Professor (Cont.)
  • Regional Economics, Quantitative Techniques in Economics & Advance Statistics
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Dr. Preeti Chandra
  • Assistant Professor (Cont.)
  • Behavioral Economics, Quantitative Techniques in Economics, Advance Statistics & Micro Economics
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