G.S. POPLI, Ph.D., is Director and Professor of Banking and Insurance, Delhi School of Professional Studies and Research, Delhi. He has served at Oriental Bank of Commerce for more than three decades as "Financial Analyst" before joining Academics. Dr. Popli is a CeBA and Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB) qualified professional.
Professor Popli specialises in Banking, Finance and Insurance. He was conferred "Delhi Udyog Rattan" Award by the then Industry Minister of National Capital Region of Delhi in 2008 for his contribution in the area of SME Financing in India. He has more than 60 research papers to his credit, which have been published/presented at various international and national journal/seminars and conferences. He is also a regular visiting professor to many Staff Training Colleges of Banks and some premier management institutes of Delhi and NCR. Besides the present text, he has authored three books including Strategic Credit Management in Banks and Principles and Systems of Banking, published by PHI Learning.
ANURADHA JAIN, Ph.D., is Dean, School of Business Studies at Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies (VIPS). At VIPS, she has an exemplary exposure of holding distinct positions of Dean Academics, Dean Examination, Chairperson of Anti-ragging Committee and Member of Centre of Intellectual Activities with great expertise. Professor Anuradha Jain is a Gold Medalist from the University of Bombay. Her areas of academic specialisation are international trade and international business and that of academic research is economics. She has been invited for various national and international conferences and has numerous research papers to her credit in diverse areas such as WTO and Indian agriculture, foreign direct investment in retail, sustainable development, Gandhian economics, etc. She has also been invited as a subject expert in economics in Selection Board for State Civil Services by various State Public Service Commissions.