Centurion University’s Jatni campus welcomed a distinguished guest on January 31, 2024, as Mr. Narendra Patra, the esteemed Chief Risk Officer of State Bank of Mauritius (SBM), embarked on a journey of exploration and discovery. His visit not only highlighted the university’s innovative initiatives but also underscored the shared values of innovation, collaboration, and sustainability.
During his insightful tour, Mr. Patra had the opportunity to immerse himself in the vibrant ecosystem of Centurion University. From the serene confines of the Pollinators Paradise to the bustling halls of the Apparel Center of Excellence, he witnessed firsthand the institution’s commitment to sustainability and vocational training. The transformative projects like Waste to Wealth resonated with Mr. Patra, reflecting the university’s ingenious approach to tackling environmental challenges while creating tangible value from resources.
One of the highlights of Mr. Patra’s visit was his interaction with the students and faculty, underscoring the pivotal role of collaboration in shaping educational ecosystems. The School of Maritime, with its state-of-the-art facilities and practical training programs, left a lasting impression on Mr. Patra, who recognized its significance in preparing students for careers in the maritime industry.
Beyond vocational training, Centurion University’s interdisciplinary approach to education captivated Mr. Patra. Departments such as Law and Renewable Energy showcased the institution’s commitment to addressing contemporary challenges through research and innovation. The exploration of cutting-edge technologies at the Industry 5.0 lab further emphasized Centurion’s forward-looking stance and its readiness to embrace the digital age.
Mr. Patra’s remarks encapsulated the essence of his visit, acknowledging Centurion University’s role as a beacon of innovation and social responsibility. His appreciation for the institution’s holistic approach to education, coupled with its unwavering dedication to societal welfare, reaffirmed Centurion’s commitment to fostering inclusive growth and empowerment.
Centurion University takes pride in its journey of continuous innovation and social impact. Through its myriad programs and projects, the university remains steadfast in its mission to bridge the gap between education and employability, thereby empowering individuals from diverse backgrounds to realize their full potential.
As Mr. Patra’s visit concludes, Centurion University looks forward to further collaboration and partnership opportunities that will continue to shape a brighter, more sustainable future for generations to come.