The department of Economics was established in the year 1965, with the inception of B.A. course in the college. Initially this course was started with only in English medium under the private management. Later on it was taken over by the Govt. of  A.P in the year 1987. The sanction strength of the section was 60 students. As per the instructions given by the State Govt. of A.P. in the year 1970, the medium of instruction has been changed from English to Telugu. In the year 1978, another course was introduced. In the Arts faculty i.e., B.A Rural Industries with the combination Economics, Political Science was initiated with the aim of enlightening the students on small-scale, cottage industries and to provide self-employment opportunities. The medium of instruction was English. In the year 2006 B.A Computers with the combination of Economics, Political Science and Computer Applications with the aim of extending computer knowledge to Arts students.


At the inception of the college the number of posts in the department was only (2), two later, two more posts were created for the Rural Industries. Now the total posts in the department are (4) four. Some of the eminent personalities like Dr K. Prasad Rao, Dr P. Ramaiah (Open University Rector) Sri K. Kameshwar Rao, Sri P. Bhagvanth Reddy, Dr K. Balakistaiah have worked in the department. The department is proud enough to say that Dr K. Prasad Rao, Prof. P. Ramaiah, Sri P. Damodar Rao have secured the best teacher Awards from the State Govt. of A.P. with their inspiration most of the students became lecturers and Professors in the different Universities.


At present Sri. N. Pandari, Senior faculty member (Alumni) is in-charge for the Department Sri P.Anjaiah and Dr.A. Sudhakar,who is alumni of the Department is appointed by the APPSC in 2012, are the other faculty members on permanent basis ,and Sri Ch.Lingamaiah is working as Contract faculty.


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