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Covid-19: Special arrangements for students and motor vehicle owners

Date:April 01, 2020|Domain:Health--Education & Training--Public Infrastructure

GIS - 01 April, 2020: Several measures have been put in place by Government to cater for the pedagogical needs of students and to support motor vehicle owners amid the Covid-19 outbreak in the country. These were announced, today, by the Vice-Prime


National Transport Corporation poised to modernise itself for better passenger service

National Transport Corporation poised to modernise itself for better passenger service
Date:March 09, 2020|Domain:Public Infrastructure

GIS - 09 March, 2020: With the changing landscape of the public transportation in Mauritius, especially with the advent of the Metro Express, the National Transport Corporation (NTC) is poised to play an important role and modernise its process with


A National Road Safety Observatory set up

A National Road Safety Observatory set up
Date:March 05, 2020|Domain:Public Infrastructure

GIS– 05 March, 2020: The University of Mauritius (UOM) and the Traffic Management and Road Safety Unit (TMRSU) signed, today, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in relation to the setting up of a National Road Safety Observatory (NRSO), aiming to s


Road Crash Data Management System to enable scientific analysis of data

Road Crash Data Management System to enable scientific analysis of data
Date:March 03, 2020|Domain:Public Infrastructure

GIS - 03 March, 2020: A Memorandum of Understanding pertaining to the implementation of a new and state-of-art Road Crash Data Management System (RCDMS)  was signed, this afternoon, by three main concerned parties, namely the Mauritius Police Force,


16 families receive keys of their housing units

16 families receive keys of their housing units
Date:February 27, 2020|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Social Security

GIS - 27 February, 2020: A total of 16 families eligible under the Full Concrete Housing (FCH) Unit Scheme, from across Mauritius, received yesterday, keys of their housing units. The Permanent Secretary of Social Integration, Social Security and Na


Title deeds presented to 27 ex-employees of former sugar estates Mon Loisir and Beau Champ

Title deeds presented to 27 ex-employees of former sugar estates Mon Loisir and Beau Champ
Date:February 27, 2020|Domain:Agriculture and Food Security--Public Infrastructure

GIS – 27 February, 2020: Title deeds were presented to 27 ex-employees of former sugar estates of Mon Loisir and Beau Champ, yesterday afternoon, during a ceremony held at the Club House of Alteo, in Union Flacq.  The event was organised by Alteo Mi


Metro Express is a modern, reliable and safe mode of transport, says Minister Ganoo

Metro Express is a modern, reliable and safe mode of transport, says Minister Ganoo
Date:February 24, 2020|Domain:Public Infrastructure

GIS - 24 February, 2020: The Metro Express project is widely acclaimed by the population to be a modern, reliable, user-friendly and environment-friendly mode of public transport. Up to now some 800 000 commuters have travelled safely on the trams o


Mauritius to set up a Road Safety Observatory

Mauritius to set up a Road Safety Observatory
Date:February 18, 2020|Domain:Public Infrastructure

GIS – 18 February, 2020: A National Road Safety Observatory, to serve as a Centre of Excellence for road safety in Mauritius, would be set up by the Ministry of Land Transport and Light Rail in collaboration with the University of Mauritius.  The Ob


Road Safety: Minister Ganoo launches short film competition on Road Safety

Road Safety: Minister Ganoo launches short film competition on Road Safety
Date:February 12, 2020|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Law and Order

​GIS - 12 February, 2020: The launching of a short film competition on Road Safety, with the theme “Respect and Courtesy on the road”, was the focus of a press conference, yesterday, by the Minister of Land Transport and Light Rail, Mr Alan Ganoo, a


Rehabilitation works of Cavendish Bridge to kick off in May 2020

Rehabilitation works of Cavendish Bridge to kick off in May 2020
Date:February 12, 2020|Domain:Public Infrastructure

GIS - 12 February, 2020: The Minister of National Infrastructure and Community Development, Mr. Mahendranuth Sharma Hurreeram, conducted, this morning, a site visit of the Cavendish Bridge in Ville Noire, to take stock of the works to be carried out