Two premier institutions, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Palakkad and National Institute of Technology (NIT) Calicut have joined hands to embark on a series of collaborative initiatives. This includes engaging in joint research projects that harness the expertise and resources of both institutions. This partnership will facilitate joint PhD guidance, entails the exchange of doctoral candidates from one institution to the other. As per the understanding, both NIT Calicut and IIT Palakkad will jointly organize workshops and conferences. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was officially signed by Prof. A. Seshadri Sekhar, Director of IIT Palakkad, and Prof. Prasad Krishna, Director of NIT Calicut on 23 June 2023 to cement this remarkable collaboration.