The theme of the seminar was utilization of regional resources for value addition. Many eminent scientists from India and abroad has delivered lectures on the topic related to the title. The two day programme was inaugurated by the Hon. Minister, Adv. K. Raju and presided by Jb. Shahal Hasan Musaliar, Chairman, TKM College Trust. The scientific session began with the Inaugural lecture by Dr. Ram Viswakarma, Director, IIIM, Jammu. Dr. J. S. Yadav, IICT, delivered the key note address. More than 100 research scholars and faculty members participated in the conference. Selected participants were given an opportunity for giving oral presentations. The Royal Society of Chemistry sponsored the certificate of excellence for best poster and oral presentations. The symposium was an inspiration to the students and faculty for practicing science and realising the significance of the same.