IIChE Foundation Day celebrated at Mumbai Regional Center office, Vikhroli on Saturday 18th May 2019 at 05:30 PM.Presence of IIChE Past presidents Mr. D P Misra, Mr. Sushil Kumar and Mr. V K Shrivastava graced the occasion. Mr. V K Shrivastava explained the importance of celebrating foundation day. Mr. Sushil Kumar highlighted that celebrations must continue every year with active participation from members.Day celebration preceded with Invited Talk on “Indian Chemical Industry – an Outlook” by IIChE Past President Mr. D P Misra. He holds professional membership as FNAE, FIChemE, FIIChE and FIE. He is also Former Deputy General Manager of Jacobs Engineering. Mr. Misra mentioned in his talk that Indian Chemical Industry is a fastest growing industry with emerging mega trend in India. Majority factors which contribute to its growth in India are Rising Purchasing Power, Demographic Dividend, Accelerated Urbanization, Water and Food Security etc. He classified Chemical Industry into three (3) segments as Basic Chemicals, Specialty Chemicals and Knowledge Chemicals and explained the growth status of every segment in terms of its past and present economic indicators.MRC office observed the active participation from executive members, invitees and new members for the event. Event followed by “Cake Cutting Ceremony” and snacks.