The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIM Kozhikode) is set to collaborate with Guru Ghasidas University (GGU Bilaspur) for a student exchange program as part of the Yuva Sangam phase IV initiative. Under the Ek Bharat ShreshthaBharat (EBSB) campaign by the education ministry, 45 students from Kerala and Lakshadweep will have the opportunity to visit Chhattisgarh. Interested undergraduate, postgraduate, PhD students, NSS/NYKS volunteers, and youths aged 18 to 30 years can register on the official website until February 4. The selection criteria and other details are available on the portal. A total of 35 students from Kerala and 10 from Lakshadweep will be chosen for the program, with travel expenses covered by the host institutes. Additionally, a 45-member delegation from Chhattisgarh will visit IIM Kozhikode for a five-day stay. The program aligns with the National Education Policy (NEP 2020) by promoting experiential learning and understanding India's diverse cultural heritage firsthandYuva Sangam, a government initiative, focuses on educational and cultural exchanges for youth, providing exposure across various areas such as tourism, traditions, development, people-to-people connect, and technology.