Dr. Vandana Aravindan

Dr. Vandana Aravindan

Assistant Professor

Professional Summary

Dr. Vandana Aravindan has been working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics since 2006. She took charge as the Head of the department in 2012. She is handling courses on Econometrics, Micro & Macro Economic Theory, Business Economics and Development Issues of Indian Economy. She was awarded Ph.D in 2019 from Mahatma Gandhi University and her research areas include ‘Issues of sustainable development including sustainable livelihoods’. She has been the Principal Investigator of UGC funded project. She has exhibited her organisational capabilities as the coordinator of various college level activities.


III Rank for MA Economics from University of Kerala.

Positions Held

  • Head of the Department of Economics
  • Member of Academic Council
  • S.S. Programme Officer (2009-11, 2019-20)
  • Staff Advisor to College Union(2015-16)
  • College level coordinator of Walk With a Scholar Programme of Kerala Higher Education Department (2018-19, 2019-20, 2020-21)
  • Facilitator of Young Innovation Programme of Govt. of Kerala (2019-20, 2020-21)
  • Member of College Innovation cell (2019-20, 2020-21)
  • National Innovation and Start-Up Policy (NISP) co-ordinator (2020-21)
  • Convenor of Anti-Narcotics Cell (2018-19)
  • Convenor of Sexual Harassment Prevention Cell (2019-20, 2020-21)
  • UBA Cell member (2020-21)
  • Co-ordinated the activities of Economics Association and Planning Forum


UGC funded Minor Research Project on “Significance of Wetlands in Sustainable Development with Special Reference to Ernakulam District”, 2013-15