The Skill enhancement programme on the topic FOOD PRESERVATION on 20th January 2016 at the Mini Seminar hall. The resource person was Mrs. Roseline. She demonstrated the preservation of seasonal fruits such as pine apple, apple, grapes etc. as squash and jam. She also familiarised the participants with various additives added for preservation such as sodium benzoate as preservative, citric acid, artificial flavours and thickening agents like Pectin which is a fibre rich carbohydrate obtained from plant cell wall. The session started at 1.30 pm came to an end at 4.30 pm. Students of all the three petrochemical classes along with people(house wives) from neighbourhood, teachers and nonteaching staff attended the programme