Xavier's University Economics Society (XUES) was inaugurated on 11th April, 2019. Rev. Fr. Felix Raj, S.J., Vice-chancellor, Prof. Ashis Mitra, Registrar, Rev. Dr. Soosai Nayagam, S.J., Dean of Arts and Social Studies, Rev. Fr. Arul Raj, Finance Officer, Dr. Ranjanendra Narayan Nag, visiting faculty of the University, Prof. Sayantan Bandhu Majumdar, Head of Department of Economics and other faculty members graced the occasion.
The programme began with a prayer song by the students followed by lighting of the lamp by the dignitaries. Vice-Chancellor, Rev. Dr. John Felix Raj, S.J. delivered the keynote address. He emphasized on the role of different co-curricular activities in shaping student's academic orientation. In particular, he inspired the students to arrange seminars, workshops and to publish departmental magazine, XAONOMICS.
Dr. Ranjanendra Narayan Nag explained how seminars and workshops enhance student's exposure and how inter-departmental collaborations contribute, in no small measure to the broadening of student's intellectual horizons.
The emcees of the event were Sanjana Saha (M.A. Economics) and Nida Ali Saigal (B.A. Economics), the programme was concluded by a vote of thanks by Gargi Batabayal (M.A. Economics) on behalf of XUES, and it was followed by a cake cutting ceremony.
The office bearers of the XUES are the following:
The Advisory Board members from the post graduate
The Core Committee members from the undergraduate department are:
Nida Ali Saigal, Chairperson
Shouryo Basu, Assistant Chairperson
Aayan Goenka, Treasurer
Vasumita Mall, Assistant Treasurer
Shivangi Pithisaria, Creative Head
Shehnaz Ismail Lockhat, Junior Editor
Anusil Das, Secretary