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Minister Bappoo Inaugurates Elderly Day Care Centre in Floréal

Minister Bappoo Inaugurates Elderly Day Care Centre in Floréal
Date:December 21, 2012|Domain:Social Security

GIS - Dec 21, 2012: The twentieth Elderly Day Care Centre was inaugurated in Floréal yesterday by the Minister of Social Security, National Solidarity and Reform Institutions, Mrs. Sheila Bappoo. This is the first of its kind in an urban region, and


Government Pays Tribute to the Elderly

Government Pays Tribute to the Elderly
Date:October 02, 2012|Domain:Social Security

​ GIS - October 2, 2012: Around 3,000 elderly persons gathered yesterday at the J&J Auditorium in Phoenix to commemorate the International Day of the Elderly 2012 which focused on the rights of the elderly in an inclusive society. A quarterly n


Promoting the Access of Persons with Disabilities to Employment

Promoting the Access of Persons with Disabilities to Employment
Date:July 06, 2012|Domain:Social Security--Employment/Labour

​ GIS - July 06, 2012: The Training and Employment of Disabled Persons (Amendment) Bill introduced into the National Assembly this week will make better provision for the promotion of the access of persons with disabilities to employment.   Anoth


CSR: NEF Hands Over Keys to Ten Families of Grand-Port /Savanne

CSR: NEF Hands Over Keys to Ten Families of Grand-Port /Savanne
Date:June 19, 2012|Domain:Social Security

​ GIS - June 19, 2012: Ten families in the region of Grand-Port/Savanne have been allocated housing units under the social housing project initiated by the Integrated Social Development Programme of the National Empowerment Foundation (NEF). Keys w


NPF and NSF Funds Report Positive Returns of Rs 89 billion for 2011

NPF and NSF Funds Report Positive Returns of Rs 89 billion for 2011
Date:March 19, 2012|Domain:Social Security

GIS - Mar 19, 2012: The portfolio of investment as regards the National Pensions Fund (NPF) and the National Savings Fund (NSF) amounted to over Rs 74 billion and Rs 14 billion respectively at end 2011. Both Funds have registered combined assets of


Social Register of Mauritius Launched

Social Register of Mauritius Launched
Date:March 15, 2012|Domain:Economy & Finance--Social Security

GIS - Mar 15, 2012: The Social Register of Mauritius (SRM), a database of potential and actual beneficiaries of social programmes was launched this morning in Port Louis at a joint press conference by the Minister of Housing and Lands, Dr. Abu Twali


Validation Workshop on State Report on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Validation Workshop on State Report on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Date:February 24, 2012|Domain:Social Security

GIS - Feb 24, 2012: A Validation Workshop on State Report on the United Nations (UN) Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities was held yesterday at the Recreational Centre, Pointe aux Sables in the presence of the Acting Minister of Soc


Film Festival on Disability Launched

Film Festival on Disability Launched
Date:February 08, 2012|Domain:Social Security

GIS - Feb 08, 2012: A five-day film festival aimed at sensitising public opinion on the issue of disability and on the value of persons with disability was launched on Monday 6 February at the Mahatma Gandhi Institute auditorium in Moka by the Minis


Launching of a Website and Database on Disability

Launching of a Website and Database on Disability
Date:January 31, 2012|Domain:ICT--Social Security

​ GIS - January  31, 2012: A website and a database on disability, a project of the Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity and Reform Institutions and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) was launched yesterday by the Minister


Minister Bappoo Announces the Preparation of the Disability Bill

Minister Bappoo Announces the Preparation of the Disability Bill
Date:January 25, 2012|Domain:Social Security

​ GIS - January  25, 2012: The Disability Bill which is in line with the objectives of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is being drafted by the Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity and Reform Inst