Dr. G.D. Reji, has obtained M.A., M.Phil., and Ph. D degree from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tamil Nadu. He did his doctorate with the specialization in Health Economics. He worked as a Guest Lecturer in the Department of Economics for two years in South Travancore Hindu College, Nagercoil. He has published 9 different articles in various national and international referred journals and edited books. He has presented one research paper in the international seminar and 9 research papers in the national seminars / conferences throughout India. He has also attended 10 workshops/ training courses on Research Methodology in Social Science Research, Application of SPSS in Social Science Research, Application of Statistical methods and Entrepreneurship training. He had participated in 11 national seminars / conferences and also attended the annual conference of Indian Economic Association (IEA). He is a member of the Indian Health Economics and Policy Association (IHEPA) and Association of Economics of Tamil Nadu (AET).