Department of Economics

Name: Mr. Clement D’Souza
-Vice Principal, & Assoc. Professor.

Area:Economics
Affiliation: St. Josephs College, Bangalore
Qualification:M.A, M.Phil
Teaching Experience:30 years of experience
E-mail id: clementdsouza14@sjc.ac.in


Books authored:-

1. Path finder 1997
2. International Economics – 2009 -10

UGC Minor Research:-

1. Completed UGC Minor research project entitled “ An economics analysis of the household saving pattern of the garment in industries in Karnataka- A study of Bengaluru urban and rural districts”2018

Publications with ISBN Numbers

1. Industry academia partnership for employability – published in the book titled soft skills and employability edited by Vinay rajath .D and Robert Clive December 2013 – ISBN number 978-81-928345-1-1

2. Working of micro finance amongst the street vendors and hawkers in Bangalore south a self-employment option in the book Micro finance and inclusive growth edited by Reebu Samuel 2014- – ISBN number 978-81- 928345-2-8

Paper presentation/ Resource person in International Conference / workshop

  1. Presented a paper on role of IQAC in facilitating quality in Higher education at the international conference on higher education in 21 st century challenges and opportunities on 11 th and 12 th December 2014 organised by departments of social work, psychology and St. Louis University USA.

  2. Resource person and participated in the international conference On “Expanding the Jesuit Higher Education Network: Collaborations for Social Justice.” July 7 -11 2015 at ACU Melbourne Australia.

  3. Chair person in the international conference On Community Mental Health: Trends and Challenges. organised by departments of social work, psychology in collaborating with The University of North Carolina, Wilmington, USA 4 th and 5 th December 2015

  4. Was invited for delivering a talk on economies and their sustainability at UNO Geneva 2019
Resource Person/ chairing the session:-

  1. Chaired a session on perspective on nation building, a new agenda for higher education organised by AIACHE, New Delhi from 29 th to 31 st . January.

  2. Chaired a session on life skills and youth empowerment at UGC sponsored national level seminar at Cross land college Brahmavar February 24 th and 25 th 2015.

  3. Chaired a session on role of religion and nation building sponsored by MHRD February 28 th 2015.

  4. Was a chairperson for national level seminar on social issues held at Jyothi nivas college, Bangalore on 10 th august 2016.

  5. Was invited as a resource person for teaching faculty of St. Agnes College, [Autonomous] Mangalore on the topic Quality enhancement and 4 th cycle of NAAC on 12th July, 2017.

  6. Gave lecture on “IQAC and its role” for the IQAC members of the St. Agnes College, [Autonomous] Mangalore on 12 th July, 2017.

  7. Chaired a session in the one day national level seminar on the “Emerging trends on the public policy” organized by the Jyothi Nivas college Bangalore on 23 rd January, 2018.

  8. Chaired and presided on a session Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY). at the national conference on 29 th November, 2017 at Tumkur University

  9. Chaired a session at National conference on consumer protection – issues and challenges at st Aloysius College Mangalore on February 16 th and 17 th 2018

  10. Invited to address UNHRC Geneva on economic rights of refugees around the world 2018

  11. Prof Clement Dsouza was the resource person at St Joseph’s Evening College [Autonomous] Bangalore -25, for their Faculty Development Programme on Wednesday 30 th June 2018. The topic was “relevance of teaching plan and a lesson plan.”

  12. Prof Clement Dsouza was the resource person at SDM College Mangalore, for their Faculty Development Programme on Thursday 19 th July 2018. The topic was “how to animate academic programmes

  13. Prof Clement Dsouza was the resource person at St Agnes College [Autonomous], Mangalore -2 for their Faculty Development Programme on Friday 20 th July 2018. The topic was “Benchmarking of Higher education institutes – types and benefits.”

  14. Prof Clement Dsouza was the resource person at St Agnes College [Autonomous], Mangalore -2 for their Alumni interface on Saturday 21 st July 2018. The topic was campus connect for the alumni of 100 year old institution

  15. Was invited as a resource person for teaching faculty of St. Agnes College, [Autonomous] Mangalore on the topic Quality enhancement and 4 th cycle of NAAC on 12th July, 2017.

  16. Gave lecture on “IQAC and its role” for the IQAC members of the St. Agnes College, [Autonomous] Mangalore on 12 th July, 2017.

  17. Chaired a session in the one day national level seminar on the “Emerging trends on the public policy” organized by the Jyothi Nivas college Bangalore on 23 rd January, 2018.

  18. Chaired and presided on a session Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY). at the national conference on 29 th November, 2017 at Tumkur University

  19. Chaired a session at National conference on consumer protection – issues and challenges at st Aloysius College Mangalore on February 16 th and 17 th 2018

  20. Invited to address UNHRC Geneva on economic rights of refugees around the world 2018

  21. Prof Clement Dsouza was the resource person at St Joseph’s Evening College [Autonomous] Bangalore -25, for their Faculty Development Programme on Wednesday 30 th June 2018. The topic was “relevance of teaching plan and a lesson plan.”

  22. Prof Clement Dsouza was the resource person at SDM College Mangalore, for their Faculty Development Programme on Thursday 19 th July 2018. The topic was “how to animate academic programmes

  23. Prof Clement Dsouza was the resource person at St Agnes College [Autonomous], Mangalore -2 for their Faculty Development Programme on Friday 20 th July 2018. The topic was “Benchmarking of Higher education institutes – types and benefits.”

  24. Prof Clement Dsouza was the resource person at St Agnes College [Autonomous], Mangalore -2 for their Alumni interface on Saturday 21 st July 2018. The topic was campus connect for the alumni of 100 year old institution
Special KEY NOTE /lectures delivered

  1. Gave a lecture on ‘Epigraphy and History ‘ to the members of Parishodana on July 15 ,2014

  2. Gave a lecture on ‘Effective class room communication ‘ to the faculty of SDM College Mangalore 2014

  3. Delivered a lecture on forms and structure of community engagements an experience at Jain University on March 18 th 2015.

  4. Resource person for HRD classes in the 2 nd week of November 2015.

  5. Delivered the key note address on marketing in 21 st century on 14 th November 2015 at the conclave on marketing in 21 st century organised by St. Josephs College of Business administration. Bangalore

  6. Delivered a guest lecture on self motivation at holy child institutions, shillong. Meghalaya – 21.on 6 th may 2016

  7. Delivered a guest lecture on NAAC and its requirements of accreditations for quality in higher education institutions on 25 th June 2016 at. St. Agnes college Mangalore -2
Paper presentation/ and participation in seminars

  1. Attended National Level- financial econometric modelling workshop at Christ University, Bangalore. December 2011.

  2. Attended and Participated in a two day UGC sponsored National level seminar on “Teaching social sciences: opportunities in the New Millennium.” On 29 th and 30 th November 2012 organised by social science department of St. Josephs College Bangalore.

  3. Attended national seminar on “sensitisation and actual functioning of B.Voc courses and community colleges on 2th and 27 th august at Mount Carmel College [autonomous] Bangalore.

  4. Attended and Participated in a two day UGC sponsored National level seminar on “Human resource management and practices in Higher education.” On 18 th and 19 th September organised by St. Josephs commerce College [autonomous] Bangalore.

  5. Presented a paper on – Cafeteria approach for life skill at UGC sponsored national level seminar at Cross land college Brahmavar February 24 th and 25 th 2015.

  6. Presented a paper at the national conference on 29 th November, 2017 at Tumkur University on the topic “Skill training Programme and employment generation- A case study of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY).

  7. Presented a paper at the national conference on 29 th November, 2017 at Tumkur University on the topic “Skill training Programme and employment generation- A case study of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY).

  8. Participated in the IQAC capacity building program on the topic” Teachers and Patents-Negotiating the world of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) organized by the St. Joseph’s College of commerce on 19 th December, 2017.

  9. Participated in a workshop “ To lead or not to lead: Advanced higher education leadership seminar for South Asia” held at Christ institute of Management, Lavasa,Pune, Christ university from April 18- 22, 2017

  10. Attended a meeting at Jesuit Alumnae Association of India (JAAI) held on 12 th November, 2017 at Dhyana Ashram, Mylpore Chennai.

  11. Prof Clement Dsouza attended the national level seminar on Teaching and learning outcomes organized by Xavier Board on 11 and 12 July 2018 at Christ Deemed to be university Bangalore

  12. Prof Clement Dsouza has been appointed as the Academic Council member of St Agnes College [Autonomous], Mangalore -2 and attended the academic council meeting on Friday 20 th July 2018.
Academic membership

  1. Member of Board of studies in Economics at Jyothi Nivas College [autonomous] Bangalore 2011.

  2. Member of Education Commission Bangalore Diocese - 2011

  3. Member of south zone Jesuit Alumni association of India [JAAI] representing Bangalore zone – 2011

  4. Appointed as the member for Board of Studies (BOS) from Jyothi Nivas College, Indian Academy college, and St. Joseph’s evening college Bangalore for 2017-18

  5. Appointed as the Academic council member of St. Agnes College, [Autonomous] Mangalore and attended a meetings on 12 th July, 2017 and 6 th march 2018.

  6. Appointed as the Board of studies [BOS] and Member Syllabus setting Committee of newly established Bangalore Central University for Economics. 2018

  7. Appointed as the External Member of Quality Assurance Committee of SDM College Mangalore 2018

  8. Appointed as BOS /BOE Member at Christ university , st aloysius college [ dept of commere] , jyothinivas college , SJEC , SJCC, NMKRV , Indian academy college 2020
Editorial responsibility

  1. Editor of In House Economics journal “ Economics beyond class room exploring new boundaries “ 2011

  2. Editor of college annual magazine blue and white 2010-11

  3. Editor of In House Economics journal “ Economics beyond class room exploring new boundaries “ 2012

  4. Editor of college annual magazine blue and white 2011-12

  5. Editor of alumni newsletter- Fide et lab ore 2012,

  6. Editor of alumni newsletter- Fide et lab ore 2013,

  7. Editor of IQAC newsletter – ‘QUALITY ASSURANCE’-2014

  8. Editor of alumni newsletter- Fide et lab ore 2015,

  9. Editor of alumni newsletter- Fide et lab ore 2016

  10. Editor of alumni newsletter- Fide et lab ore 2017 , 18 , 19 and 20
Responsibility held in the college

  1. Student welfare officer since 2005 – 12

  2. Coordinator of AICUF -2012

  3. Officiated as acting Vice principal from June 2012 – November 2012

  4. Was vote principal till 2017

  5. Officiated as acting Head of the department from November 2012 – March 2013

  6. Was Head of the department til. 2019 from 2017 .

  7. Campus minister of the college 2013-14

  8. IQAC coordinator 2014-15

  9. from June 2015 onwards Vice Principal of the college

  10. from June 2018 block coordinator of the college

  11. Convenor of staff development programme

  12. Presently Head of the department , department of economics from 2018 on wards

  13. Presently member of think tank , Bangalore diocese from 2018 on wards

  14. Was FDP Cordinator till 2019

  15. Presently vice principal from 2020