The Department is one of the premier institutes of the South Gujarat offering the PG and Research degrees in Economics. The PG curriculum remains updated regularly with the inclusion of the intra-disciplinary papers like Accountancy, Agri-Business, Research Methodology, Computer Applications in Economics Analysis and Indian Political System as part of the course. The department has completed over 40 research projects to date. Over 125 research students have been awarded Ph.D. and M.Phil. Degrees. The faculty of the department is involved in the research related to the cross-section and time-series data. The department has also initiated the publications of working papers in the department. To now 7 working papers have been published. This apart, Capacity building workshops and seminars for the students and the teachers in the affiliated colleges have been a regular feature for the department. Needless to say that the beneficiaries have been the students belonging to the first generation and also the teachers in the affiliated colleges.
To be an institute of Excellence in the learning and teaching of Economics through its Academics and Research.
In pursuance of its vision the mission is to enhance research and training capabilities among the scholars and teaching fraternity. This to be done through capacity building efforts by organizing seminars, workshops and conferences apart from collaborative efforts with reputed institutions.