The field of study recognises that gender, like other markers of caste/class is an important factor to examine socioeconomic, cultural and political issues of our country. This course of study allows one to learn the history of gender studies, how these differences were evolved and how it affects the socio-political economy of our country. This will equip you with requisite skills to do proper planning and make policies for the betterment of the society with issues relating to gender.