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Budget 2018-2019: Strengthening Outer Islands development

Budget 2018-2019: Strengthening Outer Islands development
Date:June 22, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS - 22 June, 2018: Budget 2018-2019 has set the path for embarking the Republic of Mauritius on a transformative journey towards attaining a high income economy. To achieve this endeavour emphasis is laid on inclusiveness while ensuring that the


Budget 2018-2019: Enhancing Consumer Welfare

Budget 2018-2019: Enhancing Consumer Welfare
Date:June 20, 2018|Domain:Consumer Protection--Economy & Finance

GIS – 20 June 2018: The enhancement of consumer welfare through stricter control on the quality of both locally produced and imported consumer goods as well as amendments of the regulations under the Hire Purchase and Credit Sale Act to remove any s


Budget 2018-2019: Rs 760 million earmarked to pursue poverty alleviation

Budget 2018-2019: Rs 760 million earmarked to pursue poverty alleviation
Date:June 20, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Social Security

GIS  – 20 June, 2018: One of Government’s priorities is to work towards further reducing the gap between the rich and the poor and incentivise people to work. Budget 2018-2019 makes a total provision of Rs 760 million for poverty alleviation and emp


Budget 2018-2019: Provision of decent dwelling for all families

Budget 2018-2019: Provision of decent dwelling for all families
Date:June 19, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Public Infrastructure

GIS – 19 June 2018: A vast programme of construction of decent houses and apartments for low income families is announced in Budget 2018-2019.  The aim is to create an inclusive and equitable society and improve the quality of life of all Mauritian


Budget 2018-2019: Investing in the public utilities sector remains Government’s priority

Budget 2018-2019: Investing in the public utilities sector remains Government’s priority
Date:June 19, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Sustainable Development

​GIS – 19 June 2018: Budget 2018-2019 makes provision for a water supply infrastructure development programme which will be geared towards improving water supply across the country. In this context, over the next three years some Rs 3.3 billion will


Budget 2018-2019: Enhancement of Gender Equality and Support to the Elderly

Budget 2018-2019: Enhancement of Gender Equality and Support to the Elderly
Date:June 19, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Gender--Social Security

GIS – 19 June 2018: One of the pathways on the country’s transformative journey announced in Budget 2018-2019 is the enhancement of the role and participation of women in the country’s development and strengthening support to the elderly. Measures


Budget 2018-2019: Building the infrastructure to transform Mauritius

Budget 2018-2019: Building the infrastructure to transform Mauritius
Date:June 19, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Public Infrastructure

GIS – 19 June 2018: Budget 2018-19 underscores that building a strategic and modern infrastructure remains a prerequisite towards creating the appropriate physical infrastructure that measures up to the vision of a future of modernity, high income a


Budget 2018-2019: Maximising opportunities from Ocean Economy

Budget 2018-2019: Maximising opportunities from Ocean Economy
Date:June 19, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Fisheries

GIS – 19 June 2018: Budget 2018-2019 lays emphasis on the ocean economy of Mauritius as the next avenue for the import substitution strategy and for export growth in the medium and long-term. To fully tap the economic possibilities of the ocean, an


Budget 2018-2019: Rs 12.2 billion earmarked to uplift health care and quality of life

Budget 2018-2019: Rs 12.2 billion earmarked to uplift health care and quality of life
Date:June 19, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Health

GIS – 19 June 2018: Government is determined to improving the quality of life and ensuring safety for everybody by investing in the health care sector, with a sum of Rs 12.2 billion earmarked in Budget 2018-2019.  Provision is being made for the up


Budget 2018-2019 enunciates measures to strengthen the agricultural sector

Budget 2018-2019 enunciates measures to strengthen the agricultural sector
Date:June 19, 2018|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Economy & Finance

GIS – 19 June 2018: Budget 2018-2019 aims at fostering a new wave of import substitution industry and reviving export-led production, which are essential not only to boost private investment and generate jobs but also to reduce the country’s trade a