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Volunteers contribute to Government’s mission in favour of the vulnerable group, says Minister Sinatambou

Volunteers contribute to Government’s mission in favour of the vulnerable group, says Minister Sinatambou
Date:December 06, 2017|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 06 December, 2017: Government has at heart the welfare and well-being of the vulnerable and the disadvantaged of the society. In order to develop its social agenda, Government cherishes the contribution of volunteers to strengthen its efforts


Prime Minister reiterates Government’s pledge for an all-inclusive society

Prime Minister reiterates Government’s pledge for an all-inclusive society
Date:December 04, 2017|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 04 December, 2017: Government is striving for an equitable society that promotes the inclusion of people with disabilities in society; gender equality and the rights of elders and the development of children. Our citizens must fight against in


Minister Wong reiterates Government’s determination to empower deprived families

Minister Wong reiterates Government’s determination to empower deprived families
Date:November 23, 2017|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 23 November, 2017: Government is determined to empower families at the lower rung of the social ladder and promote social inclusion at all levels. Investment in social projects concerning education, health and housing will help achieve the set


National CSR Foundation approves 231 projects totalling Rs 203.67 million

National CSR Foundation approves 231 projects totalling Rs 203.67 million
Date:November 13, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance--Social Security

GIS – 13 November, 2017: The National CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Foundation’s Report on the Outcome of the First Call for Projects 2017 was launched this morning at the National Empowerment Foundation, Garden Tower, in Port-Louis. The rep


Respect to elders and women is essential in our society, says PM

Respect to elders and women is essential in our society, says PM
Date:October 26, 2017|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 26 October 2017: The essential base of an inclusive society entails nurturing respect of elders, valorising the role of women and mutual respect between men and women. Mauritius as a nation should set itself as a model to inculcate such values


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