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Government is committed to eradicate absolute poverty, reiterates Minister Wong

Government is committed to eradicate absolute poverty, reiterates Minister Wong
Date:October 17, 2017|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 17 October, 2017: Poverty concerns each and every citizen of the country and Government is committed to do its best to eradicate absolute poverty with the help of the private sector and NGOs. Social projects in education, health and environmen


Senior Citizens: A vital guide for youth and society, says Prime Minister

Senior Citizens: A vital guide for youth and society, says Prime Minister
Date:October 05, 2017|Domain:Social Security

​GIS– 05 October 2017: The elderly population, with their enriching life experience, represent an essential guide for the younger generation of the country. The Mauritian society as a whole must benefit from their advice and principles so as to fost


Prime Minister lauds achievements and contributions of elders

Prime Minister lauds achievements and contributions of elders
Date:October 02, 2017|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 02 October, 2017:  The sacrifices, care and support of our elders are highly laudable as these have enabled us as a country to stand on our own.  The community, in particular, our youths, should reconsider their attitudes, mindset and actions


Winners of Intergeneration programme - essay competition announced

Winners of Intergeneration programme - essay competition announced
Date:August 22, 2017|Domain:Education & Training--Social Security

GIS – 22 August 2017: The national first prize winner of the essay competition on Intergenerational solidarity organised by the Senior Citizens Council, which operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Social Security, is Ms Pallavi Rengasamy of Mo


Paradigm shift in demographic policy needed for population stability, says Health Minister

Paradigm shift in demographic policy needed for population stability, says Health Minister
Date:July 11, 2017|Domain:Health--Gender--Social Security--Sustainable Development

​The necessity for a paradigm shift in the population policy with the aim of increasing birth rate to maintain a stable population for the socio-economic development of the country was highlighted by the Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Dr An


CSR: 235 project proposals submitted by 156 NGOs

CSR: 235 project proposals submitted by 156 NGOs
Date:May 10, 2017|Domain:Business & Industry--Economy & Finance--Social Security

GIS – 10 May 2017: Based on the new guidelines prepared by the National CSR Foundation, 235 project proposals from 156 NGOs, have been received by the closing date 2 May 2017, said the Minister of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment, Mr Alai


Launching of Anti-Influenza Vaccination exercise 2017

Launching of Anti-Influenza Vaccination exercise 2017
Date:April 07, 2017|Domain:Social Security--Health

GIS - 07 April, 2017: The anti-influenza vaccination exercise for the winter season 2017 kicked off on 5 April 2017 at the Municipal Council of Vacoas/Phoenix in the presence of Minister of Social Security and Reform Institutions, and Environment an


Restructure of the National Empowerment Foundation

Restructure of the National Empowerment Foundation
Date:February 23, 2017|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 23 February, 2017: Government has taken note of the Report on the Restructure of the National Empowerment Foundation (NEF) prepared by BDO & Co.  The main proposals are: a new organisational structure to be headed by a General Manager,


Princess Camilla of Bourbon Charitable Foundation established in Mauritius

Princess Camilla of Bourbon Charitable Foundation established in Mauritius
Date:February 13, 2017|Domain:Social Security--International Relations

GIS – 13 February 2017: The Princess Camilla of Bourbon Charitable Foundation which will offer its support to any charitable, technical or educational cause, with a focus on the protection of the environment and promoting scientific development, has


Social Security Ministry organises talk on healthy aging

Social Security Ministry organises talk on healthy aging
Date:January 27, 2017|Domain:Social Security

​GIS– 27 January 2017: A talk on healthy ageing targeting the elderly, an initiative of the Social Welfare Division of the Ministry of Social Security, Reform Institutions and Environment and Sustainable Development , was held yesterday at Tréfles C