Objective of the Event: The world is facing a severe pandemic driven crisis and India is not an exception. Academics, Industry and the public are eagerly waiting for the revival of the economy. We cannot ignore the role of government. India needs a robust budget which will boost the demand and stabilize the economy. This panel discussion will analyse the announced budgetary sectoral fund allocation and revenue design of GoI. In order to tap the potential revenue sources to cope up with the adverse impact of pandemic, whether budget has been delivered on expected lines. The objective of the event is to place a platform for better understanding about the budgetary situation of the Central Govt. and critical analysis of the Union Budget by the eminent academicians across the spectrum, given the current expectations and need of the country.
About the Department: The Department of Economics under the School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at SRM University-AP, is a vibrant unit for teaching fundamental courses (core & electives) for B.Sc Hons in Economics along with allied courses for students across other departments. Along with Foundation Courses and optional Minors across other departments, we ensure that the education imparted is justly multidisciplinary so that it helps all the students in rational decision making in the next step in life with proper knowledge. Currently the department offers B.Sc. (Hons.) and PhD in Economics. We have designed an excellent program structure which can cater to the growing market demand for professional economists and policy researchers. These programs in Economics emphasize on the application of economic theories and trained professionals for lifetime learning. This unit is expecting to offer the postgraduate program with specialisation in Econometrics, Finance, Trade and Development in coming years. It is a growing department for research on diverse topics spanning the worlds of theory and practice of economics and interdisciplinary subjects. The vision of the department is to achieve an educational environment committed to excellence, creating employability through skill development, making capacity building for future economists and social scientists. The broader goal is to analyse the socio-economic environment for policy framing with efficient implementation of the policies and designing proper road map for national and sub-national governments. In nutshell, it commits to contribute to welfare generation for the society through creating proper knowledge base and conducting good quality research.
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