Bhubaneswar: Centurion University inaugurates a 5 days residential Training Program and Exposure Visit on Housing Microfinance and Digitization of Microfinance Operations in India. A team of 11 from Microfinance and International Non-Governmental Organizations (INGO) of Nepal arrived on 3rd April at Jatni Campus of the University for the program.
President of CUTM, Prof. (Dr.) Mukti Kanta Mishra welcomed the delegates from Nepal and expressed his unconditional gratitude towards the bankers who played a very important role in building Centurion University.
He advised the delegates of micro-finance institutions from Nepal to walk an extra mile while evaluating the proposals beyond prescribed rules and regulations. He also emphasized on his concern about environment while implementing projects of large or small scale. The managers of Micro-finance institutes are required to promote environmental-friendly entrepreneurial ventures like apiculture, floriculture, mushroom cultivations, etc.
Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. (Dr.) Supriya Pattanayak addressed the delegates emphasizing upon the skill courses and labs of university to promote hands-on-skills to promote enterprises. She advised the delegates to get business ideas by visiting different units promoted by the University beyond the training programs.
Registrar, Prof. (Dr.) Anita Patra explained the importance of Micro-finance in promoting Housing finance and microfinance institutions play a very important role in building rural economy. Director, Prof. Jagannath Padhi focused on the importance Micro-finance institutes in ensuring sustainable development goals.
The five day’s training program and exposure visit will witness a lot of brain storming related to role of MFIs in development of India, regulatory perspectives of MFI housing loan products, digitization of MFIs etc. The delegates will also get an opportunity to visit some leading micro finance organizations to understand the operational procedure.