A high-end green energy action learning laboratory was inaugurated by Hemant Sharma, secretary energy at the Centurion University on Thursday.
Mr. Sharma stated that such a state-of-the-art, world standard laboratory will be of substantial help to build a cadre of skill manpower for renewable energy segment.
He also stated that the laboratory is perfect for trainers. The equipment and course content have been supplied by FESTO, the world leader in this segment.
The laboratory will help students of Odisha to be trained . The software at the laboratory has been supplied by Siemens.
The uniqueness of the laboratory is blended learning of power generation from solar power and wind. 40 students are now being enrolled and skilled to participate in World Skill Championship.
OPTCL has actively supported in the laboratory design, set up and functioning . Mukti Mishra, President ,Centurion University, stated that without the direct support of the industry, real time skilling is not possible.
He added the model of Centurion is collaborative, intensive and integrated for which industry linkage and partnership is the core. The University has already trained 1,25,000 youth through its social enterprise outreach entity, Gram Tarang in various trades with a focus in manufacturing sector.