ISAS – Hyderabad chapter was established in1988 with the aim to disseminate the latest developments and also exchange scientific information pertaining to the growth of the Analytical Sciences. It has now 13 chapters with more than 2500 life members spread all over India. Its activities in promotion of science and research in general and the analytical areas in particularly continued to grow steadly over the years by the way of conducting seminars, conferences, symposia and workshops in various areas of analytical chemistry. It provides scientific information to academics, scientists, industries, students and R & D institutions, etc. ISAS-Hyderabad Chapter is established under the care of Analytical Chemistry Division, CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (CSIR-IICT), Hyderabad, India as one of the oldest societies to promote R & D in the analytical sciences.