Department of Economics is in existence from the very beginning of the college i.e. 1960. Dr. D.N. Prasad was the head of the department of Economics. Department has been glorified by the participation of many eminent personalities like Dr. K.P. Singh, Dr. S.P. Khurana, Dr. Charat Singh and Dr. Meena Bakshi etc. Dr. Meena Bakshi also took the responsibility of the college as officiating Principal for two years. In her regime college touched many heights. From the very beginning of the college UG and PG courses are being taught by efficient faculty members, who are very much concerned for overall development of the students.
All the faculty members of the department are immensely concern in the promotion of teaching-learning activities, besides getting actively involved in promotion of research related activities. Right from Dr. D.N. Prasad, the former founder head of the department to Dr. Meena Bakshi, about 20 scholars have been conferred upon the prestigious Ph.D. degree.
It is the proud achievement that many students of the department have been providing valuable services in different departments as bank officials, administrative officers and professors. This is adding to the reputation by bringing name and fame to the department and college.
At present, department headed by Dr. Renu Sharma is committed to provide continually to all the good values and traditions inherited from noble predecessors of the department.