The workshop on “Tools for effective communication” was conducted for the first year students of BSW from 10/01/2017 to 12/01/2017 at AICUF/Loyola College campus. The timing was from 9:00am to 5:00pm. The resource person was Dr.R.Kaleeswaran, Folk media / Electronic Media / Alternative Media Centre, Chennai. The main aim of the workshop was to teach the students the different folk arts that are prevalent in Tamil Nadu and to reach the poor and common folk through the medium of street theater, drama, Paraiyattam, Oyilattam and Karagattam. The students actively participated and certificates were given.