"The Choice you Make Today Determines The outcome of Tomorrow"

The Department of Economics is the Heart of Arts, Crown of Commerce and Mother of Management. It is known as the “Queen of Social Sciences”. It impacts our lives in many ways and no one can escape from its influence. The Department was started way back in the year of 1969. Initially, Pre-University Courses along with B.A., was started and with B.Com. in the year 1979. It also shoulders the responsibility of Post Graduate Course in Commerce being added in the year 2014.


Many great teachers served in this department like Dr.B.Seshadri, who joined as founder staff of the department and presently he is a member of high power committee of the Government of Karnataka for the implementation of Dr.D.M.Nanjundappa Committee on Regional disparity, then Late.Dr.H.Basanna, joined and served for several years and later he retired as Principal of Vijayanagar College, Hospet. The department is fortunate to have the services of stalwarts like Sri. Ramaswamy, Sri.P.Gurubasappa, who became the Principal of Smt.ASM College for Women and Smt.Suman Naik, who too became the Principal of this College. Sri.Yeranna, Dr.S.S.Patil, Dr.Ajjaiaha, and Late.Dr.S.A.Mannan were some of the jewels who have rendered their invaluable services in the department. Presently, the department is headed by Dr.G.Shashikiran and supported by two guest faculty members viz., Smt.Poornima.Y. and Smt.Triveni.K.M. The department conducts special lectures, seminars, group discussions, presentations, social surveys and elocution competitions in association with the Forum of Free Enterprise, Mumbai, a Forum managed by Sri.A.D.Shroff and Sri.Nani Phalkiwala trusts.

Contact Address

Smt. Allum Sumangalamma Memorial
College for Women
Sri Togari Veerappanavara
Datti Avarana,
Allum Sumangalamma Road,
1st Cross, Gandhi Nagar 1st,
Ballari 583103
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