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ICT plays a pivotal role in providing timely disaster response, states Minister Sawmynaden

ICT plays a pivotal role in providing timely disaster response, states Minister Sawmynaden
Date:March 06, 2019|Domain:ICT

​GIS - 06 March, 2019: Information and Communication Technology (ICT), without a doubt, plays a pivotal role in enabling and providing timely disaster response, management and reconstruction after disasters, as well as in promoting disaster risk red


MRC holds dissemination workshop and launches website on first Mauritian Infrared Satellite

MRC holds dissemination workshop and launches website on first Mauritian Infrared Satellite
Date:March 01, 2019|Domain:ICT

GIS - 01 March, 2019: The first Mauritian Infrared Satellite (MIR-SAT1), a project of the Mauritius Research Council (MRC), will be launched by the end of this year. In this context, the MRC organised a dissemination workshop and launched a website


Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation wins WSIS Champion 2019 in two categories

Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation wins WSIS Champion 2019 in two categories
Date:February 27, 2019|Domain:ICT

GIS - 27 February, 2019: The Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation has won the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Champion 2019 in two categories namely the Category Access to Information and Knowledge and Category ICT app


Mauritius Research Council launches the Mauritius Research Repository

Mauritius Research Council launches the Mauritius Research Repository
Date:February 25, 2019|Domain:ICT

GIS - 25 February, 2019: The Mauritius Research Repository (MRR), an online open access collection of research projects, reports, presentations, publications, scholarly contents, media and other research works related to the Republic of Mauritius or


Government to develop National Spatial Data Infrastructure

Government to develop National Spatial Data Infrastructure
Date:February 20, 2019|Domain:ICT

​Government is moving towards the development of a National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) to host all spatial data with the vast amount of data that grows exponentially each day. The NSDI is a platform for collecting, sharing and disseminating


Mauritius to improve law enforcement against cyber threats and attacks

Mauritius to improve law enforcement against cyber threats and attacks
Date:February 13, 2019|Domain:ICT

GIS - 13 February, 2019: The cyber security landscape of Mauritius has changed vastly with the emergence of new threats to the online environment. Government recognises the gravity of cyber threats and attacks posed by cybercriminals and the necessi


Cyber 4 Dev: Mauritius to be showcased as a model cyber resilience country in East Africa

Cyber 4 Dev: Mauritius to be showcased as a model cyber resilience country in East Africa
Date:February 08, 2019|Domain:ICT--Foreign Affairs

GIS – 08 February, 2019: Mauritius will be showcased as a model cyber resilience country in East Africa as regards the sharing of experience and best practices with other regions where the Cyber 4 Dev project is being implemented, namely Ghana, Rwan


Blockchain Technology and its impact on Digital Transformation of Mauritius

Blockchain Technology and its impact on Digital Transformation of Mauritius
Date:February 07, 2019|Domain:ICT

GIS - 07 February, 2019: A half-day workshop on ‘Blockchain Technology and its impact on Digital Transformation’ aimed at shedding light on the concept of blockchain and how it can be used across sectors to trigger the digital transformation of Maur


Strategic Plans will enable the digital transformation of Mauritius, says Minister Sawmynaden

Strategic Plans will enable the digital transformation of Mauritius, says Minister Sawmynaden
Date:December 20, 2018|Domain:ICT

​GIS – 20 December, 2018: Government is harnessing the potential of digital technologies and making it a cornerstone of the development agenda of Mauritius to improve the socioeconomic landscape and provide more services to enhance the quality of li


Mauritius hosts Second African Space Generation Workshop

Mauritius hosts Second African Space Generation Workshop
Date:December 17, 2018|Domain:ICT--Education & Training

GIS - 17 December, 2018: The Second African Space Generation Workshop was launched today at the Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre in Bell Village. The Minister of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research, Mrs Leela Devi Do