Visakhapatnam: Andhra University organised International conference on ‘Recent advances on chemical, pharmaceutical and life processes’ (RACPL-2019) here on Saturday. Varsity Vice-Chancellor G Nageswara Rao explained the genesis of international conference and the importance of conference in the present context. He said the platform provides a great opportunity for students, researchers and faculty to interact with delegates and learn from one another. CEO and Vice-Chancellor of Lincoln University, Malaysia Amiya Bhaumik spoke on science and tradition. AU Registrar T Byragi Reddy, Rector M Prasada Rao, Principal of College of Science and Technology T Vinoda Rao, among others spoke.