The department of chemistry conducted an inter departmental essay competition on world food day, October at 3.00 P.M. The topic was pestcides in food – causes consequences and solutions. A total of 28 candidates participated in the programme. The objective of the programme was to create awareness among students regarding food security and health, initiates remedial measures at individual level and  to convey the theme message of world food day remembering our farmers with respect -“FAMILY FARMING, FEEDING THE WORLD,CARING FOR EARTH”.