Department of Economics

Dr. Anupa Leela George
Dept. of Economics
Designation Assistant Professor
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Area of specialisation Development Economics/ Environmental Economics
Date of joining the college 31 October 2005
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Work Experience
  • Assumption College ,Changanacherry, Guest Lecturer (3-10-2000 to 31-3-2003)
  • B.K.CollegeAmalagiri, Guest Lecturer(1-1-2004 to 31-3-2004),Guest LecturerFIP(17-8-2004 to 31-3-2005)
  • K.E.College,MannanamGuest Lecturer FIP (1.6.2005 to 30.10 2005)
  • Assumption College Autonomous, Changanacherry, Assistant Professor ( 31.10.2005 onwards)
Current Positions/Responsibilities (in the college)
  • Chairman of the Board of studies of Assumption College
  • Member, Academic Council, Assumption College
  • Member , Staff Council, Assumption College
  • Member, Pass Board, UG Programme
  • Coordinator, Open Course Dept. of Economics
  • Joint Coordinator, Entrepreneurship Development Club
  • Executive Member, Staff Association
  • Faculty in Charge of the Economics Association
  • Faculty in charge of AESOP
Projects - Completed projects
  • Minor project (UGC) 2007: The Efficiency of Solid Waste Management by the Government: A Case study of Changanacherry Municipality.
Courses attended (Orientation, Refresher, FDP, etc.)
  • UGC sponsored short term course on Research Methodology at University of Madras, Chennai from 09/10/2017 to 14/10/2017.
  • Refresher Course in Economics at Academic Staff College, University of Kerala, Karivattom, Trivandrum from 27/10/2015 to 16/11/2015.
  • Refresher Course in Human Rights(Interdisciplinary) at Academic Staff College, University of Kerala, Karivattom, Trivandrum from 16/7/2012 to 06/08/2012.
  • Orientation Programme(IT Oriented) at Academic Staff College, University of Kerala, Karivattom, Trivandrum from 23/5/2009 to 19/6/2009
Paper presentation in Seminars
  • Presented a paper on International conference on Gender, Environment &Sustainable Development at Assumption College, Autonomous on 1st& 2nd November 2018.
  • Presented a paper in the National Conference on Dimensions of Sustainable Economic &Business Development at Marian College,Kuttikkanamon 19th&20th January 2018.
  • Presented a paper in the KSCSTE sponsored National Seminar on Municipal Solid Waste Management and its impact on Ecosystem in collaboration with Department of Zoology, Assumption College Autonomous on 7th&8th December 2017.
  •  Presented an invited talk onGood Practices in Waste Management atTown Hall, Changanacherry collaborating with Merchant’s Association and Changanacherry Municipality
  • Presented a paper in the National Seminar on Environmental Issues & Sustainable Development-Challenges Ahead at S.V.R.N.S.S College on 12th&13th August 2015.
  • Presented a technical paper in the National Seminar on Waste Management-Challenges & Solutions organized by Kerala Council for Science,Technology& Environment and St. Thomas Institute for Science& Technology,Mar Chrysostom Nagar,Kazhakuttom,Thiruvanathapuram.
  • Presented a paper in the International Conference on The Green Path to Sustainability:Prospects and Challenges organized byAssumption College on 7th&8thJuly 2010.




  • Solid Waste Management Practices of Households: A Comparative Study in Two Urban Settings of Kerala. International Journal of Management and Social Sciences Research(IJMSSR 2017) Vol. 6, No.9, September. ISSN: 2319-4421. UG Journal  Impact Factor:5.462.
  • Efficiency and Determinants of Solid Waste Management-   A Comparison of Two Urban Settings of Kerala.International Journal of Management and Social Sciences (IJMSS)  2017 Vol. 7(1) , July p-ISSN 2249-0191 ,e-ISSN 2349-9761UG Journal id : 63251  Index Copernicus Journal id: 6913


  • Sustainable Development: Emergent Theoretical Approaches to Municipal Solid Waste Management. ISDA Journal(1&2),2017,pp.195-206.Institute for the Study of Developing Areas ISSN 0971-2250

Book chapers

  • Solid Waste Management in Kerala: An Overview NSS Hindu College Changanacherry,NSS HC Press ISBN-978-81-933194-4-12017 PP. 80-9

Conference Proceedings

  • The Efficiency of Solid Waste Management by the Government. A case study of Changananacherry Municipality in the International  Conference on  Green Path to Sustainability Prospects and Challenges by Rajiv Gandhi Chair in Contemporary Studies and Assumption College
  • Towards Sustainable Development. An Alternative Model for Solid Waste Management in the  International Conference on Gender, Environment &Sustainable Development by IQAC, Assumption college on November 1-2,2018.
Seminars and workshops organized
  • Invited Lecture on ‘Corporates drive the Economy’,  Stephen Mathews Former Principal SB College, Changanacherry& Director Management Studies , S.B College on 6/8/2018


  • Erudite Scholar in Residence Programme  “  Globalisation, Inequality & Sustainable Development” Expert Lecture-Research in Agricultural Economics by Prof. D NarasimhaReddy,Prof. Emeritus, Institute of Human Development, New Delhi(In Collaboration with KeralaState Higher Education Council ( KSHEC) & S.B College)  on 15th August 2018


  • ED club Seminar on ‘Women Entrepreneurship: Opportunities and Challenges’byMrs. AnuIpe, Chartered AccountantKottayam on 13th September 2018
  •  Erudite Scholar in Residence Programme “ Human Rights , Gender & Sustainable Development ’’ Expect Lecture- Maternity Benefit Act 1961 by Prof. Emeritus PadminiSwaminathan, Tata Institute of Social Sciences , Hyderabad(In Collaboration with KSHEC& S.B, Baselius Colleges) on 29th January 2019
  • Expert Lecture on GST, by Dr. Philips, M.P ,Head& Professor (Retd.) Dept. of Economics, S.B .College (Autonomous) Changanacherry on 1 February 2019
  • An expert Talk on ‘Game Theory and its relevance’was delivered byProf. Hemant Kumar Ettumanoorappan College, Ettumanoor on 22/07/2019.
  • Lecture on ‘Behavioural Economics’ by Ms. Susmi Thomas, Research Assistant, IIM, Indore on23/07/2019
  • An expert lecture on  ‘Economic Crisis and Fiscal Implications’ by Dr. Philips, M.P ,Head & Professor (Retd.) Dept. of Economics, S.B .College (Autonomous) Changanacherry on 21/11/2019
  • Career Opportunities in Economics by Shri. Saju K Surendran, IES, Deputy Development Commissioner ,Cochin Special Economic Zone (CSEZ)Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India on 21/01/2020
  • Organised a webinar on on the topic ‘Policy Responses to Covid-19 Induced Economic Crisis in India  by the Department of Economics on 14th August, 2020.
  • Organised  a webinar onAchieving Gender Equality in India. How Far to Go? Organised by the Department of Economicson 12th November, 2020


  • Participated in the one week faculty Development Programme on Capacity Building in Drafting Proposals for Funded Research by Guru AngadDevTraining Learning Centre,SGTBKhalsa College, University of Delhi under PanditMadan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Training of MHRDand St. Teresa’s College (Autonomous) Ernakulam, Kerala
  • Participated in the webinar on Teaching Tools by theDept. Of Computer Science of Assumption College on 17th June 2020 .
  • Attended  a two day FDP on  Online teaching and E-content with the IIDCE on 3rd&4th June 2020.
  • Attended a webinar on Recent Economics Stimulus Package- An Appraisal organized by the Post Graduate Dept. of Economics, SreeNarayana College, Kannur.
  • Participated in the Erudite Scholar in Residence  on  the theme Human Rights ,Gender & Sustainable Development by Prof. Emeritus PadminiSwaminathan, Tata       Institute of Social Sciences , Hyderabad (In Collaboration with KSHEC& S.B, Baselius Colleges)
  • Participated in the National Seminar on Gender, Empowerment and Inclusive Growth organized by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell on February 19, 2018.
  • Participated in the Capacity Building Workshop on Advanced Presentation Skillsorganised by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell in collaboration with ICT Academy,Thiruvanathapuram on February17, 2018.
  • Participated in the One –Day Conference on Higher Education organised by Xavier Board of Higher Education in India(Kerala South Region) in association with Assumption College Autonomous,Changanacherry on 11th December 2017.
  • Participated in the One WeekNational Workshop on Econometrics by St.Berchman’s College Changanacherry on 28thOctober to 2nd November 2014.
  • Participated in the Workshop on Project Proposal Writing conducted by Inter University Centre for Disability Studies (IUCDS), Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayamon 10th May 2013.
  • Participated in the UGC NationalWorkshop on Working with SPSS on 14thto 16th July 2011.
  • Participated in the 2 day workshop in Restructuring Curriculum of Degree Courses(Preparation of Model Question Papers and Scheme of Valuation in Economics) on 23th and 24th July 2009.
  • Participated in the 5 day workshop in Restructuring Curriculum of Degree Courses(Economics) on 14th, 15th, 20th, 21thand 22thMay 2009.
  • Participated in the National Seminar on The Role of Women in the Emerging Indian Society organized by the Research and PG Dept. of History, Assumption College, Changanacherryon 12th, 13th, 14thJanuary 2009.
  • Participated in the Seminar on Mentoring by St.Berchman’s College Changanacherry on 11th and 12th July 2008.
  • Participated in the National Seminar on The Relevance of Community Colleges in the Kerala Scenario by the Indian Centre for Research and Development of Community Education (ICRDCE),Chennai and Archbishop Powathil Assumption Community College(APACC),Changanacherry on 1st November 2008 at Assumption College.
  • Participated in the State Level Workshop on Ethics and Human Values at St.Stephen’s College on 28th and 29th June 2007.
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