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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2019

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2019
Date:October 17, 2019|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 17 October, 2019: This year marks the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child on 20 November 1989. This landmark human rights treaty sets out the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of e


Education is key to dismantle the cycle of poverty, says Minister Toussaint

Date:October 17, 2019|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 17 October, 2019: The critical role that education plays to help the new generation to break the cycle of poverty, was highlighted, this morning, by  the Minister of Youth and Sports and acting Minister of Social Integration and Economic Empow


Prime Minister Jugnauth highlights measures and initiatives taken for the welfare of the elderly

Prime Minister Jugnauth highlights measures and initiatives taken for the welfare of the elderly
Date:October 01, 2019|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 01 October, 2019: The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, highlighted the various measures and initiatives ta


Vice-Prime Minister calls for collective efforts to combat domestic violence

Vice-Prime Minister calls for collective efforts to combat domestic violence
Date:September 24, 2019|Domain:Gender--Social Security

​GIS - 24 September, 2019: Domestic violence is not only a legal issue but it is also a societal problem which needs to be addressed collectively and at individual level.   The Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Local Government and Outer Islands, Mi


Improving quality of life of elderly and condition of workers is a priority for Government, says PM

Improving quality of life of elderly and condition of workers is a priority for Government, says PM
Date:August 19, 2019|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 19 August 2019: The focus of the Government is to improve the quality of life of the elderly and the condition of workers. In that context, several measures are being taken to improve their standard of living, said the Prime Minister, Minister


Social Integration: SMS Mobile project to improve communication between SRM beneficiaries and authorities

Social Integration: SMS Mobile project to improve communication between SRM beneficiaries and authorities
Date:August 01, 2019|Domain:Social Security--ICT

GIS– 01 August, 2019: The SMS Mobile project, an initiative of the Ministry of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment and the National Empowerment Fund (NEF), was launched, yesterday, at the seat of the NEF in Port-Louis.   The Minister of Soci


Minister Wong reiterates Government’s commitment to eradicate poverty

Minister Wong reiterates Government’s commitment to eradicate poverty
Date:July 12, 2019|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 12 July, 2019: Government strongly believes that everyone is entitled to live a decent life in proper conditions, and, the Full Concrete Housing (FCH) Scheme is one of the various measures implemented to eradicate poverty and improve the quali


Four families in Floréal and Curepipe receive keys of their housing units

Four families in Floréal and Curepipe receive keys of their housing units
Date:July 05, 2019|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 05 July, 2019: Four eligible families under the Full Concrete Housing (FCH) Unit Scheme, from the regions of Floréal and Curepipe, received yesterday, keys of their housing units, during a ceremony held at a beneficiary’s house in Eau Coulée,


Budget 2019-2020: Strengthening social protection of the vulnerable

Budget 2019-2020: Strengthening social protection of the vulnerable
Date:June 14, 2019|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 14 June, 2019: The strengthening of social protection being the core focus of Government’s agenda, the Social Security Budget has been increased by 86 % over the last four years. Hence, with the aim of ensuring the well-being of citizens who a


Prime Minister: Budget 2019-2020 focuses on all social categories

Prime Minister: Budget 2019-2020 focuses on all social categories
Date:June 13, 2019|Domain:Social Security--Economy & Finance

GIS – 13 June, 2019: Budget 2019-2020, with a series of measures announced to consolidate the productive sectors, to reach a higher social development path and that are based on continuity while expressing Government’s vision, continues to take into