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Flooding at Cottage: Emergency Flood Rehabilitation Programme being implemented

Flooding at Cottage: Emergency Flood Rehabilitation Programme being implemented
Date:December 17, 2018|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Economy & Finance--Social Security

GIS – 17 December, 2018: Following the recent flooding at Cottage and surrounding regions which has resulted into severe damage to personal properties and public infrastructure, Government is implementing an Emergency Flood Rehabilitation Programme


Mauritius will host the South African Island Hydrographic Commission in 2020, announces Minister Jhugroo

Mauritius will host the South African Island Hydrographic Commission in 2020, announces Minister Jhugroo
Date:December 14, 2018|Domain:Public Infrastructure

GIS – 14 December, 2018: ‘As Mauritius has been actively participating in all the International and Regional Hydrographic Conferences, the progress made by our Hydrographic Department, under the aegis of the Ministry of Housing and Lands, has been r


Minister Bodha highlights importance of international standards for road safety

Minister Bodha highlights importance of international standards for road safety
Date:December 12, 2018|Domain:Public Infrastructure

GIS- 12 December, 2018: A two-day capacity building workshop aiming to raise awareness on the United Nations Convention on Road Safety among stakeholders engaged in road safety and accident prevention, kicked off yesterday in presence of the Ministe


Government near to achieve objective of constructing 10,000 social housing units, says Minister Jhugroo

Government near to achieve objective of constructing 10,000 social housing units, says Minister Jhugroo
Date:December 07, 2018|Domain:Public Infrastructure

GIS - 07 December, 2018: Government is near to achieving its objective of constructing 10,000 social housing units in due course, highlighted the Minister of Housing and Lands, Mr Purmanund Jhugroo, yesterday at the inauguration of Residence Rose at


Minister Jhugroo effects site visit at Longères Tôles in Tombeau Bay to take stock of relocation progress

Minister Jhugroo effects site visit at Longères Tôles in Tombeau Bay to take stock of relocation progress
Date:December 03, 2018|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Social Security

GIS – 03 December, 2018: The Minister of Housing and Lands, Mr Purmanund Jhugroo effected a site visit at Longères Tôles, Tombeau Bay, on 30 November 2018, to take stock of the relocation progress of some 150 families who will benefit from housing u


Road Decongestion Programme: Decaen Fly-Over in Port Louis now operational

Road Decongestion Programme: Decaen Fly-Over in Port Louis now operational
Date:November 29, 2018|Domain:Public Infrastructure

GIS – 29 November 2018: The Decaen Fly-Over, connecting the Highway to Lord Kitchener Street, was officially inaugurated yesterday by the Minister of Public Infrastructure and Land Transport, Mr Nandcoomar Bodha. In a statement, Minister Bodha hig


Mauritius Ports Authority to acquire one additional 70 Tons Bollard Pull Tug, says Prime Minister

Mauritius Ports Authority to acquire one additional 70 Tons Bollard Pull Tug, says Prime Minister
Date:November 28, 2018|Domain:Public Infrastructure

GIS – 28 November 2018: Since the Mauritius Ports Authority (MPA) is now regularly handling vessels of greater than 12 000 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit containers (TEUs) following the operation of the extended Mauritius Container Terminal in 2017 and


Metro Express is the spine of the smart society of Mauritius, states Prime Minister

Metro Express is the spine of the smart society of Mauritius, states Prime Minister
Date:November 27, 2018|Domain:Public Infrastructure

GIS – 27 November 2018: Mauritius will be endowed with a state-of-the-art transport system, the Metro Express, which will be the spine of the smart society that we are shaping to propel the country into the league of high-income economies.   The P


Construction growth rate estimated at around 9.5% in 2018, says Minister Bodha

Construction growth rate estimated at around 9.5% in 2018, says Minister Bodha
Date:November 16, 2018|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Economic Indicators

GIS – 16 November 2018: The contribution of the construction sector to the Gross Domestic Product has been increasing since 2017 and the growth rate is estimated to rise further to 9.5% in 2018.  The Minister of Public Infrastructure and Land Transp


Minister Jhugroo inaugurates Residence Azurite at Piton

Minister Jhugroo inaugurates Residence Azurite at Piton
Date:October 30, 2018|Domain:Public Infrastructure

GIS - 30 October, 2018: Government is working towards eradicating poverty and improving the quality of life of vulnerable members of the society through an enhanced social housing policy, highlighted the Minister of Housing and Lands, Mr Mahen Jhugr