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SME Employment Scheme to benefit some 1 000 unemployed graduates

SME Employment Scheme to benefit some 1 000 unemployed graduates
Date:August 16, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry--Employment/Labour

GIS - 16 August, 2018: The SME Employment Scheme, a measure announced in Budget 2018/2019 and which targets some 1 000 unemployed graduates, was at the fore of a press conference on Tuesday 14 August 2018 in Port-Louis.   The Minister of Business,


National Cooperative College poised to professionalise the cooperative sector, says Prime Minister

National Cooperative College poised to professionalise the cooperative sector, says Prime Minister
Date:August 10, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry--Education & Training--Economy & Finance

GIS  - 10 August, 2018: The National Cooperative College (NCC), a first-of-its-kind in Mauritius, will provide training and educational programmes with a view to give a professional edge to the cooperative sector. Government is investing massively t


Local milk production should be boosted to decrease reliance on importation, says Minister Bholah

Local milk production should be boosted to decrease reliance on importation, says Minister Bholah
Date:August 09, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 09 August, 2018: A one-day training programme for cooperative cow breeders was held yesterday at the Maison des Eleveurs in Glen Park. The training programme, attended by some twenty participants from different regions of the country, was an i


Mauritius-India: MoU signed to further strengthen cooperative sector

Mauritius-India: MoU signed to further strengthen cooperative sector
Date:August 09, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry--International Relations

GIS - 09 August, 2018: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at further strengthening the cooperative sector was signed yesterday in the presence of the Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Mr Soomilduth Bholah in Port-Louis. The


NPCC holds Award Ceremony to reward innovative and productive organisations

NPCC holds Award Ceremony to reward innovative and productive organisations
Date:August 06, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 06 August, 2018:  The National Productivity and Quality Convention (NPQC) 2018 an initiative of the National Productivity and Competitiveness Council (NPCC) which was held from 1 to 3 August 2018 culminated on Friday 3rd August with an Award c


Minister Bholah visits enterprise qualified for the use of holograms

Minister Bholah visits enterprise qualified for the use of holograms
Date:August 03, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS- 03 August, 2018: The Minister of Business, Enterprises and Cooperatives, Mr Soomilduth Bholah conducted a site visit yesterday at the Polly Esther Ltd Union Park which has been qualified for the use of holograms for its locally manufactured pro


Development Bank introduces new loan schemes for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises

Development Bank introduces new loan schemes for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises
Date:August 02, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS - 02 August, 2018: The Development Bank of Mauritius (DBM) has taken a leap ahead with the introduction of six new loan schemes at an interest rate of 3% in favour of  Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). The aim is to support entrepreneu


Minister Bholah takes note of progress achieved by two start-ups

Minister Bholah takes note of progress achieved by two start-ups
Date:July 13, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS- 13 July, 2018: The Minister of Business, Enterprises and Cooperatives, Mr Soomilduth Bholah, conducted two site visits yesterday at the Gawtan Kantidevi Co. Ltd (Hen house and Poultry Business) in Camp de Masque Pavé and the Tell Evergreen Co.


NPCC: First National Productivity and Quality Convention to be organised

NPCC: First National Productivity and Quality Convention to be organised
Date:July 12, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS  – 12 July 2018: The National Productivity and Competitiveness Council (NPCC) is organising the first National Productivity and Quality Convention (NPQC) from 01 to 03 August 2018 at Le Meridien Hotel, Pointe Aux Piments. The Convention will ser


International Cooperative Day 2018: Minister Bholah highlights achievements of the sector

International Cooperative Day 2018: Minister Bholah highlights achievements of the sector
Date:July 09, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS  - 09 July, 2018: The key role and significant contribution of cooperatives in alleviating poverty, generating employment and supporting the socio-economic development of the country was the main gist of the message given by the Minister of Busi