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Culture : Calendar of activities to mark Chinese New Year 2020

Culture : Calendar of activities to mark Chinese New Year 2020
Date:January 17, 2020|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS – 17 January, 2020: A series of activities to mark the Chinese New Year which will be celebrated on 25 January 2020 will be organised by the Ministry of Arts and Cultural Heritage in collaboration with several key stakeholders. The Minister of A


Public Service Excellence Award Edition 2019: Call for participation now open

Date:January 17, 2020|Domain:Civil Service

GIS – 17 January, 2020: The call for participation in the Public Service Excellence Award (PSEA) Edition 2019 is now open. The theme chosen for this edition is “Citizen-centric Public Service to accelerate socio-economic development". In this


Award of Certificates in context of Social Reinsertion and Inclusion Programme for detainees

Award of Certificates in context of Social Reinsertion and Inclusion Programme for detainees
Date:January 16, 2020|Domain:Law and Order--Business & Industry

GIS - 16 January, 2020: An award of certificates ceremony was held, this morning, at the Eastern High Security Prison, Melrose for some 20 detainees and 3 prison officers after completion of a training programme on entrepreneurship in context of the


Workshop to develop Land Drainage Master Plan

Workshop to develop Land Drainage Master Plan
Date:January 16, 2020|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Environment--International Relations

GIS - 16 January, 2020: An inception workshop for the development of a Land Drainage Master Plan (LDMP) aiming to serve as a basis to conceptualise strategies, to be implemented by all stakeholders to reduce anthropogenic effects on the vulnerabilit


Inter-sectoral collaboration is key to control and prevent outbreak of vector-borne diseases

Inter-sectoral collaboration is key to control and prevent outbreak of vector-borne diseases
Date:January 16, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS – 16 January, 2020: ‘An inter-sectoral collaboration is key to control and prevent the outbreak of vector-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue and chikungunya, in particular during the currently prevailing cyclonic and rainy season’. The Mini


Conference to assess implementation of Data Protection Act 2017

Conference to assess implementation of Data Protection Act 2017
Date:January 16, 2020|Domain:ICT

GIS– 16 January, 2020: A one-day conference on the theme “Data Protection Today – Breaking the Iceberg”, and regrouping more than 350 participants, kicked off this morning, at Intercontinental Hotel, in Balaclava. The Minister of Technology, Communi


Health-related detrimental effects of alcohol consumption discussed during workshop

Health-related detrimental effects of alcohol consumption discussed during workshop
Date:January 15, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS – 15 January, 2020: A three-day workshop focusing on the importance of health-related detrimental effects linked to alcohol consumption, kicked-off this morning at the seat of the Ministry of Health and Wellness in Port Louis.  The Minister of H


Passenger Information System launched

Passenger Information System launched
Date:January 14, 2020|Domain:Public Infrastructure

GIS - 14 January, 2020: The Passenger Information System (PIS) aiming to provide citizens with reliable information about specific bus routes and bus schedules along the corridor Curepipe-Floreal to Port Louis, was launched, yesterday, on a pilot ba


Hot meal project kicks off at Bois des Amourettes Government School

Hot meal project kicks off at Bois des Amourettes Government School
Date:January 14, 2020|Domain:Education & Training

GIS - 14 January, 2019: The hot meal project which aims at providing pupils attending primary schools with a free hot meal in a bid to alleviate financial burden, improve education attainment and child health, was launched this morning at the Bois-d


MRA: Heroin worth Rs 43 million seized at SSR International Airport

MRA: Heroin worth Rs 43 million seized at SSR International Airport
Date:January 13, 2020|Domain:Law and Order

GIS – 13 January, 2020: Heroin of 2.87 kg and worth Rs 43 million was seized on Thursday 09 January 2020 by the Customs Anti-Narcotics Section of the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA).  Two ramp attendants of Air Mauritius were arrested while they w