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Health, safety and wellbeing of elderly and disabled to guide Government’s actions

Health, safety and wellbeing of elderly and disabled to guide Government’s actions
Date:December 23, 2014|Domain:Health--Social Security

​GIS - 23 December 2014: The health, safety and wellbeing of the Elderly and Disabled will be the main priorities of the Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity and Reform Institutions, and Government will do everything possible in this reg


Finance Minister announces new rates for old age and other basic pensions

Finance Minister announces new rates for old age and other basic pensions
Date:December 17, 2014|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 17 December 2014: ​The Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Seetanah Lutchmeenaraidoo, announced an increase in the rates for old age and other basic pensions yesterday during a press conference in Port Louis.   Mr Lutchmeenarai


Decentralised Cooperation Programme awards Grants to 14 beneficiaries under its 3rd Call for Proposals

Decentralised Cooperation Programme awards Grants to 14 beneficiaries under its 3rd Call for Proposals
Date:December 12, 2014|Domain:Social Security

​GIS  - 12 December 2014: The Decentralised Cooperation Programme (DCP) which operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development awarded grants to fourteen Non State Actors (NSAs) last week in Port Louis, following approval


Activities to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities in December 2014

Activities to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities in December 2014
Date:November 10, 2014|Domain:Social Security

​GIS – 10 November 2014: The Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity and Reform Institutions will organise a series of activities on 3 December 2014 in the context of International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The theme chosen by the U


Prisons Department receives musical instruments worth Rs 324 000 from AML

Prisons Department receives musical instruments worth Rs 324 000 from AML
Date:November 07, 2014|Domain:Social Security

​GIS - 7 November 2014: The Mauritius Prisons Service has set up a music room at the Correctional Youth Centre (CYC) for boys and a choir at the Women’s prison at Beau Bassin. To mark the event, Airports of Mauritius Company Ltd (AML), through its C


Global AgeWatch Index 2014 ranks Mauritius first in Africa

Global AgeWatch Index 2014 ranks Mauritius first in Africa
Date:October 22, 2014|Domain:Social Security--Economic Indicators--International Relations

​GIS – 22 October 2014: Mauritius ranks 38 overall on the Global AgeWatch Index 2014, coming top in the African region. HelpAge International launched, earlier this month, the Global AgeWatch Index 2014 rating 96 countries according to the social an


NEF Social housing project: Over 3000 beneficiaries over the last four years

NEF Social housing project: Over 3000 beneficiaries over the last four years
Date:October 20, 2014|Domain:Social Security

​GIS - 20 October 2014: Over 3000 beneficiaries both in Mauritius and Rodrigues have, since the last four years, benefitted from social housing projects initiated under the Housing and Community Development Programme of the National Empowerment Foun


World Suicide Prevention Day 2014 marked by sensitising parents and the elderly

World Suicide Prevention Day 2014 marked by sensitising parents and the elderly
Date:September 10, 2014|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 10 September 2014: World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) observed on 10 September each year, was marked today by the launching of two pamphlets on the prevention of suicide for parents and the elderly in the presence of the Minister of Social Se


Dis’Ability Business Forum to be organised for the recruitment of disabled persons

Dis’Ability Business Forum to be organised for the recruitment of disabled persons
Date:September 03, 2014|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 3 September 2014: The Minister of Security, National Solidarity and Reform Institutions, Mrs Sheila Bappoo announced yesterday in Port Louis, at a press conference, the organisation of a ‘Dis’Ability Business Forum on 15 and 16 September 2014.


Workshop to validate the Disability-Inclusive National Development Strategy and Action Plan 2014-2024

Workshop to validate the Disability-Inclusive National Development Strategy and Action Plan 2014-2024
Date:June 19, 2014|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 19 June 2014: A validation workshop on the Disability-Inclusive National Development Strategy and Action Plan 2014-2024, an initiative of the Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity and Reform Institutions, kicked off this morning at