SDMIT had organized Awareness workshop on “Free and Open Source Software (FOSS)” in association with VTU, Belagavi on 12th and 13th March 2018. The workshop was inaugurated by Mrs. Anushree Dharmadhikari, Senior Project Assistant, IIT Mumbai,Karnataka state Training Manager in the presence Dr. Manjunath K, Dr. Girish Kumar, Dr.Rajatha and Prof. Manoj T Gadiyar, Nodal officer for FOSS. Mrs. Anushree Dharmadhikari, Dr. A.B. Raju, Prof. and Head Dept. of EEE KLE Technical University, Hubli, Dr.Thagaraju and Prof. Sukesh from SDMIT engaged the session on those two days. The Participants from all over Karnataka were enlightened by the knowledge and the available Free and open source software utilization for the benefits of student community.