A MoU for joint collaborations and sharing of academic & health resources was signed on 15th June, 2020 between D.Y.Patil Education Society (Deemed University), Kolhapur (DYPU) and Shivaji University, Kolhapur (SUK). Present at the signing event were the signatories Dr.Rakesh Kumar Mudgal, Vice-Chancellor, DYPU and Dr. Devanand Shinde, Vice-Chancellor, SUK. The exchange was witnessed by Dr.Shimpa Sharma, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, DYPU, Dr. D.T. Shirke, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, SUK, Dr.V.V.Bhosale, Registrar, DYPU, Dr. Vilas Nandavadekar, Registrar, SUK, Dr. V.V.Gaikwad, Medical Superintendent, Medical College Hospital , Dr.Vinita Ranade, Medical Officer, SUK, Dr.Sanjay Jadhav, Deputy Registrar, DYPU, Mr. Vinod Pandit, Office Superintendent, DYPU. This marks a new chapter and open the door for new collaborative projects in areas such as Public Health, Medicine, Sociology, Research, etc.