The Economics Society of Shiv Nadar University is a student organization comprising of economics enthusiasts from all disciplines across the university. It is an active space that facilitates supports and organizes events and discussions about economic, political and social issues. It provides platform for the entire SNU family to come together and ponder over the economic affairs in a comfortable environment, thereby providing students a seamless opportunity to learn from faculty, seniors, and peers.
This academic year, society’s annual Economics Conclave, Iqtisadiyyat'18, was organized on 6th and 7th October and students from different universities in the NCR were invited to engage in cultural and intellectual exchange of ideas. The conclave welcomed many economists, policy-makers and students who featured in panel discussions, seminars, and paper presentations.
The society has hosted many notable personalities including Prof. TCA Anant (Chief Statistician Officer of India), Mr. Shashank Bansal (Vice President of Bank of America Merrill Lynch), Mr. Manoj Mathew (HR head at Centre for Civil Society), Mr. Kumar V Pratap (Joint Secretary, Infrastructure Policy and Finance, Ministry of Finance, GOI), Mr. Arijit Das (Research Fellow at India Development Foundation), Mr. Sajal Ghosh (Associate Professor, Management Development Institute), and Dr. Ritwik Banerjee (Assistant Professor, IIM Bangalore).
The Society events, organized round the year, help students largely in grasping the real economic understanding of the world and nurture their leadership skills by staying an active part of the organizing committee.