Demonstration cum lecture on Grafting Techniques
The Department of Economics on 1st August 2017 organised a Demonstration cum lecture on Grafting techniques by the team from the Krishi Vigyan Kendra, South Goa headed by the programme co-ordinator Mr. Dhaimodkar. A number of grafting and planting techniques. Various other methods such as soil layering, air layering, soil selection, composting ,pit size and other specifications were highlighted. This interactive session was attended by students and faculty of the college
Talk on “Goods and Services Tax”
The department of Economics organised a talk on the much debated concept of “Goods and Service Tax” on July 14th 2017. The lecture was delivered by a well- known chartered Accountant and tax consultant Mr. Shivanand Pandit, from South Goa. He highlighted the major objectives and aims of GST, its implications on the economy -consumers, manufacturers and other entities. He also emphasised the major shortfalls this new tax system regime. The students and the faculty members had a very interactive session.
Field Trip to Letcetra Agritech – Hydroponics Farm , Tivim and The Hindustan Waste Treatment Pvt. Ltd. , Saligao.
Department of Economics organized an environmental awareness field trip for the students .
A group of 30 students, from TY and FY BA accompanied by the faculty members visited the State of the Art Solid Waste treatment plant set up at Saligao –Goa. This plant recycles around 120 tonnes of garbage daily. It generates electricity which is used to power the plant besides producing manure on a large scale. A lecture was organized by the authorities highlighting the importance of garbage management and also the various processes involved in garbage treatment
The group also visited The Goa’s first vertical hydroponics farm “Letcetra Agritech” situated at Thivim Industrial estate. This air conditioned farm specializes in growing exotic vegetables like Lettuce , basil, strawberries etc in Water.
The students also visited the Mapusa Friday market which is a traditional market. This market provides a platform for Goan entrepreneurs to showcase the wide range of produce or products for eg. Locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables ,spices , jewelley, pottery, carpets etc. are available