- Rajesh Jeetah
- Dr Jeetah was elected Member of the National Assembly in December 2003 for the first time for Constituency No.7 (Piton/Rivière du Rempart), and remained so until April 2005. Dr Jeetah was re-elected as: • Member of the National Assembly for Constituency No.11 (Vieux Grand Port-Rose Belle), in 2005 and became Minister of Industry, Small and Medium Enterprises, Commerce & Cooperatives (2005 to 2008).He became Minister of Health & Quality of Life (2008 to 2010). • Member of the National Assembly for Constituency No.10 (Montagne Blanche- GRSE)in 2010 and became Minister of Tertiary Education, Science, Research and Technology till 2014. Education and Qualifications: a. University of Cambridge (2002 -2003) - ACU Research Fellowship b. University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) (1984-1993) • BSc (Hons) – Textile Technology • PhD – Textile Technology
I was at the Conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Civil Law honoris causa upon Her Excellency Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil, President of the Republic of India, in presence of His Excellency Sir A. Jugnauth, President of the Republic of Mauritius, the Prime Minister, Dr the Hon. N. Ramgoolam, GCSK, FRCP and other eminent personalities.
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I attended a lecture on, ‘Graphene & Carbon Nanotubes: Rising Stars of Nanotechnology’, by Prof. A. K. Sood, Indian Institute of Science, Banglore, India and ‘Recent Advances in Process Systems Engineering: A Process Integration Perspective’, by Prof. T. Majozi, University of Pretoria, South Africa organised by the Mauritius Research Council.
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