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Economics Society SXCJ

Economics Society also known as "EcoSoc" is a sub unit of Economics Society SXCJ. The members of EcoSoc are the current students of Department of Economics and Psychology. Students of the Departments of Psychology also participated in the years 2020-21 and 2021-22. This Society organizes extra -curricular and academic events of the department. It engages the students of the department in the activities related to current economic issues such as debates, group discussions, guest lectures, and research work. This Society will provide a common platform to the current students of the Department of Economics and Psychology as well as the Alumni of the Department.

Units of the Society

This society consists of two units:

(1) Economics Society also known as the EcoSoc

(2) Economics Society Alumni also known as the EcoSocAlumns 

These two units will exist for the current students and the alumni of the Department respectively. 

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Synergy

Synergy is a national level, intercollegiate academic fest organized jointly by the Department of Economics and Psychology, which provides a platform for young minds to implement the theoretical knowledge of economics in a practical and innovative environment.

Session 2020-2021

The Department of Economics and Psychology organized its annual fest 'Synergy' on January 16 and 17, 2021. This ninth edition of Synergy lived up to its benchmark with the theme appropriately being 'Virtualization of Ideas'. The event commenced with the illuminating words of the chief guest, Mr. Om Thanvi, Vice Chancellor, Haridev Joshi University of Journalism and Mass Communication, Rajasthan ILD Skills University (RISU) and Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University, Ajmer that enlightened the gathering about the Indian values and traditions The theme of conclave this year was 'Vocal for Local'. The panellists for the discussion were Mrs Manisha Jani, Director and Co founder, Indigreenz, Innovation, Pvt. Ltd., Mrs Saloni Sacheti, founder, Baansuli and Mr Manan Issar, CEO and founder, Piltover Technologies, Pvt. Ltd. who drew attention upon the importance of manufacturing and purchasing local objects in uplifting Indian Economy.

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Symposium

The Department of Psychology and Economics collaboratively conducts group discussions and moving screenings for the students to enhance the knowledge of students on contemporary issues.

Session 2020-2021

Movie screening of the movie “The Social Dilemma” was organized on 28 October 2020 followed by an essay writing competition for the students. It helped the students explore how the Internet’s most popular products work on a basic business model of tracking users’ behavior in order to sell ads and induce addiction in a vicious cycle. Among the many issues the film touches on include how tech companies have influenced elections, ethnic violence and rates of depression and suicide.

The Department also organised an online movie screening of A Beautiful Mind on 19th December, 2020 from 12:30 PM on Google Meet. The objective of this was not just spreading awareness but also help students gain an insight about mental illnesses. The movie screening was followed by a movie review competition which was to be submitted by 23rd December, 2020. Out of the entries received, Nihar Vyas was adjudged the winner of the movie review competition.

Movie Screening and Group Discussion

The Department of Psychology and Economics collaboratively conducts group discussions and moving screenings for the students to enhance the knowledge of students on contemporary issues.

Session 2020-2021

Movie screening of the movie “The Social Dilemma” was organized on 28 October 2020 followed by an essay writing competition for the students. It helped the students explore how the Internet’s most popular products work on a basic business model of tracking users’ behavior in order to sell ads and induce addiction in a vicious cycle. Among the many issues the film touches on include how tech companies have influenced elections, ethnic violence and rates of depression and suicide.

The Department also organised an online movie screening of A Beautiful Mind on 19th December, 2020 from 12:30 PM on Google Meet. The objective of this was not just spreading awareness but also help students gain an insight about mental illnesses. The movie screening was followed by a movie review competition which was to be submitted by 23rd December, 2020. Out of the entries received, Nihar Vyas was adjudged the winner of the movie review competition.

World Mental Health Day

The Department of Psychology at St. Xavier's College, Jaipur planned an interactive session and webinar on 9th October 2020 to celebrate World Mental Health Day. The webinar was conducted by the eminent clinical psychologist, Ms. Pradnya Deshpande, a mental health professional who has been working to promote psychological wellbeing for over 20 years. Keeping the WHO theme of the year in consideration, which is, ‘Mental Health for All’, the session invited students to submit the emotional problems faced by them anonymously and gave them a forum to discuss these problems with a mental health professional and encourage different perspectives of understanding the problem and brainstorm possible solutions.

Through this interaction, the students found a platform to listen to solutions of seemingly insurmountable problems and empathize with problems being faced by their peers. Ms. Deshpande engaged the students thoroughly with her insightful tips of how to maintain positivity not just in these difficult times but throughout our lives, when we're faced with problems

Expert Lecture

Expert lectures enable the students to gain better understanding about the present day problems and their solutions from the experienced speaker.

In the Session 2020-2021, the following expert lectures were organized by the department:

  • 1. 'Living in the times of a Pandemic: Psychological Impact of Lockdown and Self Isolation' by Ms. Mimansa Singh Tanwar, Clinical Psychologist, Program Head - Clinical Psychology and Mental Health Program, Fortis Healthcare, Gurugram on 19 September 2020.
  • 2. ‘Self Awareness: Knowing yourself’ by Dr. Sudhesh N.T. on 6 November 2020. He is currently working as an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Christ University, Bangalore. He helped identify one’s beliefs, values, and motivators in relation to others, also the stressors and how one reacts to them. He explained how to use SWOT analysis in our personal lives in intrinsic detail.
  • 3. ‘Connection between the Body and Mind’ by Dr. Raghav Shah, Consultant and Director, Department of Psychiatry and De-Addiction, Rajasthan Hospital, Jaipur on 16 January 2021. Dr. Shah elaborated on the strong connection between one’s body and mind through a detailed PowerPoint Presentation. He explained the meaning of mind-body connection and its physical and psychological aspects.

Psychology Laboratory

The Department of Psychology provides the students with the opportunity to stay updated with the various psychological assessments of human behaviour with the use of psychological testing for assessing personality, emotional intelligence, attitude and leadership among others. Moreover, the lab also comprises the necessary equipment for testing reaction time, memory, and forgetting among other human processes.

Research Workshop

A two-day Research Methodology Workshop was organized by the Department of Psychology in association with the Department of Economics on 8th and 9th February 2021. The workshop intended to impart knowledge amongst the students regarding how to write research papers/reports/dissertation, how to use tools for analysis, research ethics and targeting appropriate journals for publication. The workshop consisted of four technical sessions taken by two resource persons- Dr. Preeti Bhatt, Associate professor, MNIT, Jaipur and Dr. Bhawana Arya, Associate Professor, Manipal University Jaipur.

Arthika

Arthika is an annually published student-centric magazine, crafted by the students of the Department of Economics, St. Xavier’s College, Jaipur in 2012. The Department of Psychology has joined in this effort to showcase departmental events and activities in the academic years of 2020-21 and 2021-22. This magazine showcases the creative innovative ideas, literary skills, achievements, talents, and glimpse of the activities and events organized by the department during an academic year. It is a platform to express creative innovative ideas of students in the form of articles, poems, art, photography, etc. It includes various departmental activities and programs like orientation day, farewell, group discussions, competitions, presentations, department picnic, research projects, exchange programs, movie screening, academic visits, and academic and sports achievements of the students. For the efficient management of the magazine, an Editorial Committee is formed comprising of at least one faculty coordinator and students. The committee invites original articles, reports, travel stories, poems, and literary work from students and then scrutinizes, selects, and edit for publication. It aims to engage and inspire a diverse reader population including alumni, parents, students, faculty, and management members, and hence provide a kaleidoscopic view of encapsulated talents, traditions, policies, and accomplishments of the department.

To view previous editions, click here: click here

Illuminatus

Illuminatus provides a platform for the students of the department to explore in the field of research on economics and related issues. The Department of Psychology has been a part of this effort in the academic years of 2020-21 and 2021-22. Apart from traditional teaching, the research environment is also needed to develop critical thinking amongst the students. Thus, research plays an important role in developing the knowledge quotient of the students. The journal gives them a platform where students can publish their original research ideas related to economics or any relevant area of study.

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