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Budget 2014 Highlights: Social Security

Budget 2014 Highlights: Social Security
Date:November 13, 2013|Domain:Economy & Finance--Social Security

GIS - November 13, 2013:    Budget 2014 announces measures to reinforce social safety nets, support the elderly, as well as better help the most vulnerable families out of absolute poverty.   Provisions include:   Increasing the Basic Retirement


Mauritius is the top African country on Global AgeWatch Index 2013

Mauritius is the top African country on Global AgeWatch Index 2013
Date:October 02, 2013|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 2 October 2013: Mauritius is the top African country and ranks 33rd worldwide on the Global AgeWatch Index 2013 - the first international survey that measures the quality of life and wellbeing of older people around the world in a range of dif


World Suicide Prevention Day 2013: Stigma: A Major Barrier to Prevention

World Suicide Prevention Day 2013: Stigma: A Major Barrier to Prevention
Date:September 12, 2013|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 12 September, 2013: The World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) normally observed on 10 September each year, was marked yesterday by the launch of a pamphlet on the prevention of suicide for teenagers and a panel discussion at Octave Wiehé Auditor


Statistics Mauritius: Highlights on Social Security and Welfare

Statistics Mauritius: Highlights on Social Security and Welfare
Date:September 04, 2013|Domain:Economy & Finance--Social Security

GIS – 4 September 2013: For Financial Year 2011, Government devoted a total of Rs 21 715 million on Social Security and Welfare. As reported by Statistics Mauritius, this sum represents 27.3% of total Government expenditure and 6.7% of the Gross Dom


Welfare State - Government Launches Training Programme for Informal Carers

Welfare State - Government Launches Training Programme for Informal Carers
Date:July 26, 2013|Domain:Social Security

​GIS – 26 July 2013: A training programme for informal carers which will enable them to provide better care to the elderly and disabled persons was launched yesterday at Wooton Community Centre, in the presence of the Minister of Social Security, Na


PM Hands over Cheques to Victims and Relatives of Accidents

PM Hands over Cheques to Victims and Relatives of Accidents
Date:July 11, 2013|Domain:Social Security

​GIS-11 July, 2013: The Prime Minister, Dr Navinchandra Ramgoolam, GCSK, FRCP, during a solemn ceremony held at the Treasury building this afternoon, handed over cheques, as a sign of humanitarian support, to twelve victims of accidents and illness


NPF and NSF Funds Report Positive Returns of Rs 100 billion for 2012

NPF and NSF Funds Report Positive Returns of Rs 100 billion for 2012
Date:June 17, 2013|Domain:Economy & Finance--Social Security

GIS - 17 June, 2013: The portfolio of investment as regards the National Pensions Fund (NPF) and the National Savings Fund (NSF) amounted to over Rs 84 billion and Rs 16 billion respectively at end 2012. Both Funds have registered combined assets of


Ministers Bachoo and Bappoo visit Recreational Centre under Construction at Pointe aux Piments

Ministers Bachoo and Bappoo visit Recreational Centre under Construction at Pointe aux Piments
Date:May 23, 2013|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Social Security

GIS – 23 May 2013: The Vice-Prime Minister and Minister of Public Infrastructure, National Development Unit, Land Transport and Shipping, Mr. Anil Bachoo, and the Minister of Social Security, National Solidarity and Reform Institutions, Mrs. Sheila


Twelve Families of Anse Courtois, Pailles Received Housing Units

Date:May 13, 2013|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 13 May, 2013: Twelve families who were living in extremely poor conditions at Anse Courtois, Pailles and who have been victims of the flash floods of 30 March have benefitted from housing units under the Gros Cailloux Integrated Housing Villag


Anti-Influenza Vaccination Campaign 2013 Launched Today

Anti-Influenza Vaccination Campaign 2013 Launched Today
Date:May 13, 2013|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 13 May, 2013: The anti-influenza vaccination campaign 2013 for the elderly and the disabled was launched this morning by the Minister of Social Security, National Solidarity and Reform Institutions, Mrs. Sheilabai Bappoo, at the Municipal Town