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Women entrepreneurship is a sector which must be exploited to its full potential

Women entrepreneurship is a sector which must be exploited to its full potential
Date:11/16/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Gender--Business & Industry

GIS – 16 November 2018: Women entrepreneurs make a substantial contribution to the national economy through their participation in start-ups and their growth in small and medium businesses. Women entrepreneurship is therefore a sector which must be


Mauritius-China: Digital equipment to ensure quality delivery of Mandarin language across primary schools

Mauritius-China: Digital equipment to ensure quality delivery of Mandarin language across primary schools
Date:11/16/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Education & Training--International Relations

GIS – 16 November 2018: Digital equipment, to ensure the provision of high-quality teaching of Mandarin across 15 primary schools in Mauritius, and, ultimately help in further promoting the Chinese culture, were presented, yesterday, by the Embassy


Full Concrete Housing Scheme: Beneficiaries of SRM receive keys of their housing unit

Full Concrete Housing Scheme: Beneficiaries of SRM receive keys of their housing unit
Date:11/16/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 16 November 2018: Two beneficiaries of the Social Register of Mauritius (SRM), of the region of Belle-Mare, received keys of their housing unit under the Full Concrete Housing Scheme, yesterday, during a ceremony held at Belle Mare Community C


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

Vice-Prime Minister calls for collective effort to combat domestic violence
Date:11/16/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Law and Order--Gender

GIS – 16 November 2018: Domestic violence is a serious social evil, affecting all spheres of the society and cuts across race, religion and ethnicity. There should be a collective effort on the part of the population, the public and private sectors,


Construction growth rate estimated at around 9.5% in 2018, says Minister Bodha

Construction growth rate estimated at around 9.5% in 2018, says Minister Bodha
Date:11/16/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Economic Indicators

GIS – 16 November 2018: The contribution of the construction sector to the Gross Domestic Product has been increasing since 2017 and the growth rate is estimated to rise further to 9.5% in 2018.  The Minister of Public Infrastructure and Land Transp


National Payment System Legislation to be passed next week, states Prime Minister

National Payment System Legislation to be passed next week, states Prime Minister
Date:11/16/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS – 16 November 2018: Government will pass the National Payment System Legislation next week with the view to creating a new framework for the regulation, oversight, and supervision of national payment systems. All transactions done in Mauritius w


Inauguration of Residence Opale in Sebastopol

Inauguration of Residence Opale in Sebastopol
Date:11/16/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 16 November 2018: A total of 91 Housing Units of 39 m2 each, in Residence Opale at Sebastopol, were inaugurated yesterday during a ceremony organised by the National Housing Development Co Ltd (NHDC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Housi


DPM awards Home Solar Project certificates to beneficiaries of Trèfles

DPM awards Home Solar Project certificates to beneficiaries of Trèfles
Date:11/15/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS – 15 November 2018: The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy and Public Utilities, Mr Ivan Collendavelloo, handed over Home Solar Project Certificates yesterday to 17 beneficiaries of the region of Trèfles in Rose Hill during a ceremony


Mauritius-India CECPA negotiations nearing conclusion

Mauritius-India CECPA negotiations nearing conclusion
Date:11/15/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance--Foreign Affairs

GIS – 15 November 2018: Mauritius’s negotiations on the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CECPA) with India is nearing conclusion with the seventh round of negotiations scheduled next week.  It is expected that the CECPA will be signed d


Back To Work programme contributes to reduction of unemployment rate, states Minister Callichurn

Back To Work programme contributes to reduction of unemployment rate, states Minister Callichurn
Date:11/15/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Employment/Labour

GIS – 15 November 2018: The Back To Work (BTW) programme targets women, above 35 years old, who wish to join or re-join the labour force so as to contribute to household expenditure and to become economically independent. The programme facilitates t