An interesting webinar session for the students of St. John College of Humanities and Sciences (SJCHS) was organised by the Department of Arts, SJCHS on the topic ‘Economics in Everyday Life’ scheduled on 14th February 2022 at 11.10 a.m. in its endeavours to empower the students with the Economic concepts that they use in everyday life but unaware about it or don’t know how to use them . The session was conducted by Ms. Melista Rodrigues (Asst. Prof. of Economics),Dept. of Arts, SJCHS. The webinar was started by Mr. Saurabh Chavan, Asst. Prof. (Psychology), Dept. of Arts, SJCHS who introduced the speaker to the students.
This intriguing session was attended by around 86 students and teachers. The speaker started with an introduction to uses of economics in everyday life. She explained to the audience the concepts of economics. She elaborated on the concepts such as opportunity costs, consumer surplus, Diminishing marginal utility and so on. The concepts were explained with the help of examples of real life. The speaker talked about some everyday market situations and explained how people used these concepts unknowingly. Later, the speaker enlightened the audience by giving them a practical market situation and asking them their reaction to it and further asking them which concept they have used for the same.
Finally, Mr. Saurabh Chavan expressed his gratitude and vote of thanks towards the Speaker for conducting such an enriching session. He further thanked the Management, Principal of the college Dr. Brajabandhu Das and HOD (Dept. of Arts)- Dr. Ravi Mishra for their exemplary efforts in providing such platforms to the Teachers and the Students and helping them increase their knowledge related to economic concepts. Feedback form was later sent to the students and the webinar was concluded.