A Faculty Development Programme was conducted by Srinivas University for its teaching staff on 22nd & 23rd June, 2018 at the Gallery Hall of SIMS, Pandeshwar, Mangalore. A total of 114 select faculty from various colleges under the University participated in the two day programme. Chief Guest, Dr. Jyothi S.A. Bhat, Full Bright Fellow and Former Advisor, Dept. of Science and Technology, Government of India inaugurated the programme by lighting the lamp and delivered the inaugural address. Dr. P.S. Aithal, Vice Chancellor lead the opening session on “Faculty Responsibilities for providing Value Based Education”. This was followed by SPANEOS, Academic and Administrative Software developer explaining the use and advantages of adopting the system. The University has adopted the system for all the faculty members already in the name of SAAS-ERP. The post lunch session was lead by Dr. Anil Kumar, Registrar, Srinivas University. He explained the various courses and regulations. Dr. Praveen, the Director of Research, Srinivas University, lead the last session of the day highlighting the “Opportunities and Importance of Research in Higher Education Institutions. The second day began with focus on “Quality Initiatives in Higher Education as per ” by Dr. P.S. Aithal. This was followed by a session on “Innovations in Evaluation System” with reference to Srinivas University delivered by Dr. D. Shrinivasa Mayya, Registrar (Evaluation), Srinivas University. The concluding session was on “Research and Innovation Opportunitiesin Higher Education” by Dr. Jyothi S. A. Bhat. All the participants appreciated and acknowledged the FDP as useful.