PG Department of Chemistry inaugurated its Departmental association – CONCHEM (Consortium of Chemists) for the academic year 2020-21 on 6 January 2021 through virtual mode. Dr. Sowmya B P welcomed the gathering. Dr. Naveen Kumar read the report of activities conducted in the previous academic year. Dr. Satheeshchandra S, Principal, S.D.M. College (Autonomous), Ujire inaugurated the association. In his inaugural speech, he appreciated the departmental activities and insisted the students to make use of the facilities available in the college. Dr. Bharath B R, Research Head, Computational Biology, Atrimed Pharmaceuticals, Bangalore was the Chief Guest of the function. In his Chief Guest address he urged the students update their current knowledge. Conducting several activities will help the students to excel in their college life, he added. Dr. Vishwanatha P, Dean, PG studies and Head, Department of Chemistry in his Presidential remark delineated the various activities of the department and told the students to actively participate in all the activities. Dr. Shashiprabha, Secretary of CONCHEM proposed vote of thanks. Ms. Nefisath P mastered the ceremony. All faculty members of the Department, CONCHEM office bearers and students of I & II M. Sc. Chemistry/Organic Chemistry were present.