An Orientation programs serve as a foundation for the success of a college .It creates a framework in which students will be aware of where to go after the course. As a part of the academic activity, the department of Economics organized an orientation programme for the students of Economics, ‘Exploring Economics’ to give exposure to academic and non academic activities and also to create the awareness on the career options in Economics. All the faculty members and students of the department attended the programme.
The programme commenced with the welcome address by Dr. Shaniba.M.H, Head of Department on 02/07/2019. While addressing the students, she laid a great emphasis on the importance of discipline and punctuality in personal and college life. It was followed by an insightful talk by Prof. M.B.Sasidharan, Principal. He motivated the students to actively explore the field of research as a future career prospect. The key speaker was Lt. Nithin Thomas, Head of the department, Department of Economics, Bharatamatha College,Thrikkakara. He motivated the students about the requirements of Economists in and around the world and why economics is a great career option in the age of technological disruption & automation. He discussed various career options for economics graduates. Professionals like Economic Analysts, Economic Researchers, and Economic Consultants can handle the increasing complexity of society very effectively. The programme concluded with vote of thanks by Dr.Abdul Hakkeem.