The Post Graduate Department of Economics of St Philomena College Puttur organized Fresher’s Day on August 6, 2019 in PG seminar hall.

The Chairman, Centre for PG Studies and Research of the College Rev. Dr Antony Prakash Monteiro participated as the chief guest. He said, ‘Economics is the best subject which is connected to our life. The subject matters of Economics like money, commodity, production, distribution etc. are very relevant in everybody’s life. Economics can be learnt easily with good language.’

The Principal Prof. Leo Noronha delivered the presidential address. He said, ‘The post graduate students in Economics will have wonderful career opportunities. The students must get inspiration from the tremendous achievement of Mysore based economist Ms. Geetha Gopinath, who has been serving as the Chief Economist at the IMF.’

The Coordinator of the Department Prof. Dinakara Rao delivered the preliminary address. He said, ‘Curricular activities equip students with hard skills such as subjective knowledge and technical competence, while the extracurricular activities equip with soft skills. The blend of both soft and hard skills is essential for personality development and career success.’

The faculties of the Department Ms Sandhya H, Mr Pradeep K S and Ms B T Sowmya graced the occasion.

Ms Annamma welcomed the gathering. Ms Shwetha proposed the vote of thanks. Ms Jayalakshmi compeered the programme.




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St. Philomena College was founded by Msgr Antony Patrao who felt that a College in this part of the state would save the people of the inconvenience of moving to distant places for higher education. He set out to realize.