Department of Chemistry conducted an orientation programme for freshers on the topic “Petrochemical Industries in India” on 12th November 2021 at 10.30 am. The aim of the programme was to give awareness about various petrochemical industries in India. The coordinator of the programme was Dr. Leji Latheef, Assistant Professor and HOD, Department of Chemistry, Al-Ameen College, Edathala.  The session was hosted by Mr. Madhusoodanan Nair, Manager (Retd.), BPCL, Kochi Refinery. The speaker mainly focused on basics of petroleum, exploration, transportation and refining of crude oil. He also emphasized on various petrochemical industries in India as well as the vast job and higher studies opportunities abroad. The students interacted well in the session.  A total of 34 students attended the session.