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Madhubani Painting as part of capacity building for SMEs launched

Madhubani Painting as part of capacity building for SMEs launched
Date:3/25/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 25 March, 2019: The art of painting without the use of sketches, known as the Madhubani Painting, was launched on Friday 22 March 2019, during a training course organised by the Small and Medium Entreprise Mauritius Ltd (SME Mauritius Ltd) und


Breadfruit Day: Planters encouraged to set up orchard

Breadfruit Day: Planters encouraged to set up orchard
Date:3/25/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security

GIS - 25 March, 2019: In view of valorising the multiple potentials and benefits of breadfruit as well as encouraging planters to set up breadfruit orchards, the Breadfruit Day was observed on Friday 22 March 2019 at Chateau Mon Plaisir, Pamplemouss


Full Concrete Housing Unit Scheme: Nine new beneficiaries

Full Concrete Housing Unit Scheme: Nine new beneficiaries
Date:3/25/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Public Infrastructure

GIS - 25 March. 2019: Nine eligible families under the Full Concrete Housing (FCH) Unit Scheme, three from the District of Rivière du Rempart and six from the District of Pamplemousses, received on 22 March 2019, keys of their housing unit, during a


Letters of intent for purchase of outboard engine and fishing nets handed over to fishermen cooperatives

Letters of intent for purchase of outboard engine and fishing nets handed over to fishermen cooperatives
Date:3/25/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Fisheries

GIS - 25 March. 2019:  Twelve fishermen cooperatives received their letters of intent for the purchase of new outboard engine and fishing nets under the Grant Scheme which aims at increasing the catch of fishermen and giving a boost to the fisheries


Drugs worth Rs 16 million seized at SSR Airport

Drugs worth Rs 16 million seized at SSR Airport
Date:3/25/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Law and Order

GIS - 25 March, 2019:  Drugs worth Rs 16 million, was intercepted at the SSR International Airport on a man of Togolese nationality on 19 March 2019. The suspicious demeanour of this passenger in the green channel of the SSR Airport led the officers


NPCC-World Bank: Productivity Survey evaluates Mauritius’ current status of productivity

NPCC-World Bank: Productivity Survey evaluates Mauritius’ current status of productivity
Date:3/22/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS – 22 March, 2019: A Productivity Survey Workshop to evaluate the economic industries of Mauritius and enhance the country’s curre,nt status of productivity, was held, yesterday, at the Gold Crest Hotel in Quatre Bornes.  The event was organised


IOIG 2019: agreements signed with new sponsors

IOIG 2019: agreements signed with new sponsors
Date:3/22/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS– 22 March, 2019: Brandhouse (Galaxy), Sofap and Necker, have joined the list of official sponsors for the upcoming Indian Ocean Island Games (IOIG) 2019.  A signing ceremony of agreements to that end was held, yesterday, at the seat of the Minis


Braille library, first-of-its kind in Mauritius, dedicated to visually impaired students launched

Braille library, first-of-its kind in Mauritius, dedicated to visually impaired students launched
Date:3/22/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Education & Training--Social Security

GIS – 22 March, 2019: A Braille library which is a first-of-its kind in Mauritius and dedicated to visually impaired students was launched, yesterday, at the Lois Lagesse Trust Fund (LLTF) in Beau-Bassin. The Minister of Education and Human Resource


‘Leader in Me’ project empowering students with leadership and life skills held at Vuillemin Government School

‘Leader in Me’ project empowering students with leadership and life skills held at Vuillemin Government School
Date:3/21/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Education & Training

GIS - 21 March, 2019: An award ceremony was held yesterday at the Vuillemin Government School in the context of “Leader in Me” project which aims at encouraging a whole-school transformation process developped in partnership with educators to empowe


Seizure of Rs 15 million synthetic drugs at SSR International Airport

Seizure of Rs 15 million synthetic drugs at SSR International Airport
Date:3/21/2019 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Law and Order

GIS - 21 March, 2019: A parcel containing synthetic drugs worth Rs 15 million was seized on Tuesday 19 March 2019 at the SSR International Airport following a joint operation led by the Customs Anti-Narcotics Section (CANS) of the Mauritius Revenue