A workshop on effective teaching and faculty development was organized at DAV college by the departments of IT and Management on 16th Nov 2012.Dr. Jayanti Dutta , Deputy Director, Academic Staff College, Panjab University, Chandigarh was the resource person for the workshop. She interacted with the faculty and helped them understand the skills required for effective teaching. She focused on teaching subjects as well as the importance of sharing experiences with the students to encourage their all round development.Mock teaching sessions to enhance the teaching skills of faculty were conducted in the workshop. Performance of the teachers were evaluated based on several parameters by Dr Jayanti Dutta and other faculty members.