GIS – 19 November 2018: A batch of 105 Public Officers of the Workmen’s Group, who have successfully completed a Certificate of Achievement in Service and Performance Excellence, Level 1, received their certificates, this morning, at the Municipal City Council of Port Louis during an award ceremony organised by the Ministry of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms, in collaboration with the Civil Service College, Mauritius (CSCM).
The Minister of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms, Mr Eddy Boissézon, the Secretary for Public Service, Mr Premhans Jhugroo, the Chairperson of the CSCM, Mr Sateeaved Seebaluck, the Director General of the CSCM, Professor Ramesh Durbarry, and other personalities were present at the award ceremony.
In his address, Minister Boissézon highlighted that for the country to face the challenges ahead, there is a need for trained and knowledgeable Public Officers at all levels, so as to achieve excellence in the delivery of services. He made an appeal to all Public Officers to remain fully committed and encouraged them to strive to help place Mauritius among the high-income economies within the next decade so that the future generations can enjoy a better and more comfortable standard of living.
The Minister outlined that the CSCM plays an important role in adequately equipping Public Officers with the relevant skills and expertise so as to implement public policies and Government measures for achieving the goals and objectives as spelt out in the Vision 2030. He also urged officers to develop a sense of belonging to the Civil Service and reassured that further training programmes will be available so as to empower Public Officers to successfully drive the public sector business transformation.
For his part, Professor Durbarry underscored that the training, comprising sessions on grooming, communication, work commitment, among others, attended by the 105 Officers during the four days, will help them to better carry out their day to day duties. He also observed that a total of 2 644 Public Officers, of different grades, have already benefitted from training at the CSCM as at date.
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