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Dr G. Xavier M.A,M.Phil,Ph.D.,M.B.A.has been serving in this Institution for the past 29 years. He is an alumnus of our college. He completed his B.A. Economics in this college from 1980-’83 and was an active sports person in the college. He completed his secondary school education from St. Mary’s Higher Secondary School at Madurai and Higher Secondary from De Britto Hr. Sec. School, Devakottai. He pursued his M.A. and M.Phil at Annamalai University, Chidambaram and served as Lecturer at St Joseph’s College, Tiruchirappalli for a span of two years from 1987 to 1989. He was appointed as Lecturer in Economics in this college on 7th April 1989 by our founder Thiru. O. RM .M. SP. SV.AN. Annamalai Chettiar, a noble philonthropist. He acquired his Ph.D., from Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai in the year 2004. His main area of research is Agricultural Economics particularly in the field of input subsidies on economics of farming. He has published many articles in the referred journals at national level. He is the Life member of “Association of Economists of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry” and “Indian Economic Association”. To prove that learning is a never-ending art, he completed MBA (IGNOU) in 2014.
After assuming Headship in the Department of Economics in the year 2008, the Economics Department was elevated to a higher position. The Department is recognized as approved Research Centre by Alagappa University, Karaikudi from 2011 onwards. This has kindled the interest of the faculties to pursue research apart from their academic work. From our research centre, two research scholars are pursuing their Ph.D. programme. Dr. G. Xavier was awarded a Major Research Project (MRP) worth of Rs. 5.52 lakhs from the UGC in the year 2013 and successfully completed it. He served as NSS officer for three years and was in-charge of Physical Education Department for one year. He conducted the college sports meet in the absence of regular Physical Director during the year 1998-’99.
Apart from his academics, he is a very good tennis player and has brought laurels to the college by winning medals at the tournaments conducted for college teachers.
He has many dreams for the college, one among them is to put it on the world map of higher educational institutions at the top and impressive spot. He solicits the support of all stakeholders to realize his dreams.