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Budget 2014: Investing in Public Utilities

Budget 2014: Investing in Public Utilities
Date:November 14, 2013|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS - 14 November, 2013: Massive investments in the utility sector and securing water sustainability are the salient features of the 2014 Budget as regards the public utilities. A sum of Rs 3 billion will be invested to increase by 60 megawatts the


Ensuring the Security of the Citizens Remains Government’s Priority, says the PM

Ensuring the Security of the Citizens Remains Government’s Priority, says the PM
Date:November 04, 2013|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS - 04 November, 2013: Ensuring the security of the citizens remains a priority and Government is sparing no efforts to achieve this objective, said the Prime Minister, Dr Navinchandra Ramgoolam, at the launching of a new fire station at Tamarin o


BEC Schools Launch Photovoltaic Project to Promote Clean Energy

BEC Schools Launch Photovoltaic Project to Promote Clean Energy
Date:September 25, 2013|Domain:Education & Training--Public Utilities--Environment--Sustainable Development

GIS – 25 September 2013: The Bureau d’Education Catholique (BEC) launched a Rs 125 million photovoltaic project for its 39 schools, both primary and secondary. The ceremony was held yesterday at Notre Dame de Lourdes RCA School, Rose Hill in the pre


Deputy Prime Minister Opens Non-Revenue Water Chartering Workshop

Deputy Prime Minister Opens Non-Revenue Water Chartering Workshop
Date:August 28, 2013|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS - 28 August, 2013: A one-day workshop in the context of the implementation of Non-Revenue Water (NRW) opened this morning at La Petite Cannelle at Domaine Les Pailles. The workshop, which outlines the objective of the project and its critical su


Water Situation Becoming Increasingly Difficult, Says CWA Chairperson

Water Situation Becoming Increasingly Difficult, Says CWA Chairperson
Date:August 23, 2013|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS - 23 August, 2013: The Central Water Authority Authority (CWA) envisages to take measures to manage the water capital given that the situation is becoming increasingly difficult with only 60% rainfall during the period from May to August this ye


Minister Aimée Visits New Fire Station under Construction at Tamarin

Minister Aimée Visits New Fire Station under Construction at Tamarin
Date:June 17, 2013|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS – 17 June 2013: The Minister of Local Government and Outer Islands, Mr. Hervé Aimée, assessed on site this morning works in progress at Tamarin for the construction of a new fire station. This project is to the tune of Rs 44 million and the work


Mauritius Fire and Rescue Service Bill Voted in National Assembly

Mauritius Fire and Rescue Service Bill Voted in National Assembly
Date:June 12, 2013|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS – 12 June 2013: A new legislation regulating the fire services, the Mauritius Fire and Rescue Service Bill, has been voted at the National Assembly yesterday. The Fire Services Act, dating as far back as 1954, has been repealed and consequential


Deadline of public consultation on Revised Urban Outline Scheme scheduled for 19 July

Deadline of public consultation on Revised Urban Outline Scheme scheduled for 19 July
Date:June 05, 2013|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS - 05 June, 2013: Stakeholders as well as the general public have up to 19 July 2013 to submit their comments and proposals on the interim draft of the revised Urban Outline Schemes for Mauritius. The review of the Outline planning schemes concer


DPM visits ongoing water projects at Arnaud and Pailles

DPM visits ongoing water projects at Arnaud and Pailles
Date:May 23, 2013|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS - 23 May, 2013: The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy and Public Utilities, Dr A. R. Beebeejaun, FRCP, GCSK effected site visits yesterday at Arnaud in the region of Mare-aux-Vacoas and at Pailles Treatment Plant, to take stock of the


Minister Aimee to Present Fire and Rescue Service Bill this Year

Minister Aimee to Present Fire and Rescue Service Bill this Year
Date:April 04, 2013|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS – 4 April, 2013: The Minister of Local Government and Outer Island, Mr Herve Aimée stated that a new Bill, namely the Mauritius Fire and Rescue Service Bill will be introduced this year in the National Assembly. He made this statement last Satur