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Mauritius will host the South African Island Hydrographic Commission in 2020, announces Minister Jhugroo

Mauritius will host the South African Island Hydrographic Commission in 2020, announces Minister Jhugroo
Date:12/14/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Public Infrastructure

GIS – 14 December, 2018: ‘As Mauritius has been actively participating in all the International and Regional Hydrographic Conferences, the progress made by our Hydrographic Department, under the aegis of the Ministry of Housing and Lands, has been r


Civil Status Division obtains ISO 9001-2015 certification

Civil Status Division obtains ISO 9001-2015 certification
Date:12/14/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Civil Service

GIS – 14 December, 2018: Civil registration and vital statistics are essential for modern administrative systems, thereby creating an inclusive society, protecting human rights, ensuring proper delivery of public services, tackling discriminations a


Three new SME schemes and Phase II of the SME Portal project launched

Three new SME schemes and Phase II of the SME Portal project launched
Date:12/14/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 14 December, 2018: Three new schemes of the SME Mauritius Ltd and Phase II of the SME Portal project, were launched yesterday in Port-Louis.  The schemes are: Certification Scheme, SME Productivity Improvement Programme, and, Foreign Expertise


Smart Grid Roadmap for Mauritius to serve as blueprint for enhanced power system reliability

Date:12/14/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS – 14 December, 2018: A workshop focusing on the Smart Grid Roadmap for Mauritius was held yesterday at Le Méridien Hotel, in Pointe Aux Piments.  The Roadmap will serve as a blueprint to guide the Central Electricity Board (CEB) in terms of inte


Eco-Schools Programme 2018: Students encouraged to become environmentally conscious

Eco-Schools Programme 2018: Students encouraged to become environmentally conscious
Date:12/14/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Education & Training--Environment

GIS – 14 December, 2018: An award ceremony, for primary and secondary students who participated in the Eco-Schools Programme 2018, was held yesterday at the Auditorium of Mahatma Gandhi Institute, in Moka.  The programme targets primary and secondar


National Assembly votes Declaration of Assets Bill

National Assembly votes Declaration of Assets Bill
Date:12/13/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Economy & Finance--Judiciary

GIS - 13 December, 2018: The Declaration of Assets Bill which provides for a new legal framework governing the declaration of assets in the public sector in Mauritius, and for matters related thereto, was voted in the National Assembly, yesterday. T


PSAC Results 2018 proclaimed with a pass rate of 75.19%

PSAC Results 2018 proclaimed with a pass rate of 75.19%
Date:12/13/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Education & Training

​GIS–  13 December, 2018: The Primary School Achievement Certificate (PSAC) 2018 results - with a pass percentage of 75.19% - were made public yesterday by the Mauritius Examinations Syndicate (MES).  A total of 19 231 candidates were examined.  


Minister Gungah reiterates Government’s objective to develop creative industry in Mauritius

Minister Gungah reiterates Government’s objective to develop creative industry in Mauritius
Date:12/13/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS – 13 December, 2018: A graduation ceremony for some 170 students of the Fashion and Design Institute (FDI) and the University of Technology, Mauritius, was held yesterday at the Octave Wiehe Auditorium, in Réduit.  These students have successful


Minister Bodha highlights importance of international standards for road safety

Minister Bodha highlights importance of international standards for road safety
Date:12/12/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Public Infrastructure

GIS- 12 December, 2018: A two-day capacity building workshop aiming to raise awareness on the United Nations Convention on Road Safety among stakeholders engaged in road safety and accident prevention, kicked off yesterday in presence of the Ministe


Indian Naval Ship “Sarvekshak” to carry out Joint hydrographic and oceanographic surveys for Mauritius

Indian Naval Ship “Sarvekshak” to carry out Joint hydrographic and oceanographic surveys for Mauritius
Date:12/12/2018 12:00:00 AM|Domain:Fisheries

​GIS- 12 December, 2018: The Indian Naval Ship “Sarvekshak”, a modern survey vessel with the state-of-the-art Hydrographic and Oceanographic survey equipment suite, arrived in Mauritius yesterday at the Port Louis Harbour. On this occasion, the Mini