How we can prepare Benzoic acid from Toluene ?

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The Benzoic acid can be prepared by the oxidation of Toluene .

Firstly the Toluene is treated with potassium-permangnate in the presence of alkaline medium.

Then acidic medium is provided to replace the potassium with hydrogen.

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