The department of Biotechnology organized a half-day workshop on sanitizer formulation for the final year UG students of the college on 8 October 2021. The major objective of the program was to equip the students with the methodology of preparing sanitizer as part of their self-care.

The workshop was started at 11:00 am at the Biotechnology lab. In the absence of HOD, Ms.Rahimol Ramesh, Ms.Alphy Nisa Stephen extended her warm welcome to everybody. College Principal Dr. Cini Kurian inaugurated the workshop. she mentioned the activities carried out by the Biotechnology Department during the Pandemic with great interest. The department was the first to made a hand sanitizer named Al-Tech sanitizer in the college and distributed it to all departments and also to the public.

Student representatives Athul Raj CT and Althaf Mujeeb of Final year BSc. Biotechnology demonstrated the sanitizer preparation for the students from various departments. After that students were divided into groups containing 5 members each. one student from the biotechnology department is assigned to guide each group. The students prepared the sanitizer on their own.

A bottle of sanitizer was given to each participant. A total of 45 students have participated in the programme. The programme was a grand success and came to an end by 12:30 pm.