Research and Post Graduate Dept. of Chemistry organised Fr. Jose Stephen Endowment Seminar on Organic Spectroscopy on Feb 9, 2011 in Bl. Chavara Seminar Hall. Rev. Dr. Jose Thekken CMI, the Principal, welcomed the gathering. Fr. Jose Stephen Menachery, the Manager, presided over the inaugural session. Key note address was delivered by Dr. Prathapan Sreedharan, Reader in Organic Chemistry, CUSAT, Cochin. Prof. T. I. Johnson, HOD, Chemistry Dept., proposed the formal vote of thanks for the inaugural session. There were three technical sessions which dealt with the introductory topics, problems and solutions of organic spectroscopy. The seminar was well attended by the staff and students of neighbouring colleges. Around 150 members participated in the seminar.