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School Premium Scheme: 173 beneficiaries receive cash awards

School Premium Scheme: 173 beneficiaries receive cash awards
Date:May 21, 2018|Domain:Social Security--Education & Training

GIS - 21 May, 2018: Government is implementing several measures to combat poverty and empower the vulnerable group with a view to ensure their social integration and improving their quality of life through the provision of an effective and efficient


540 beneficiaries to benefit from Life Enhancement Programme for Adults

540 beneficiaries to benefit from Life Enhancement Programme for Adults
Date:May 15, 2018|Domain:Education & Training--Social Security

GIS – 15 May, 2018: Five hundred and forty beneficiaries will benefit from a training programme under the Life Enhancement Programme for Adults organised by the National Empowerment Foundation (NEF). The main objective is to empower the beneficiarie


Parenthood Observatory for Mauritius to be launched

Parenthood Observatory for Mauritius to be launched
Date:May 07, 2018|Domain:Gender--Social Security

GIS – 07 May 2018: The launch of an Observatory for Parenthood for the Republic of Mauritius on 15 May 2018, a first in the Indian Ocean region, will be the leading feature of the calendar of activities planned at national level to mark the Internat


Minister Wong reiterates Government’s commitment to provide housing to low-income families

Minister Wong reiterates Government’s commitment to provide housing to low-income families
Date:May 04, 2018|Domain:Social Security--Economy & Finance

GIS – 04 May 2018: The Prefab housing unit project of the Ministry of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment in collaboration with the National Empowerment Foundation will provide low-income families with eco-friendly and cost effective housing


School Feeding Project launched to support socially disadvantaged children of Grand Port district

School Feeding Project launched to support socially disadvantaged children of Grand Port district
Date:April 17, 2018|Domain:Education & Training--Social Security

GIS - 17 April, 2018: The School Feeding Project for Social Register of Mauritius (SRM) beneficiaries of the Grand Port district was launched yesterday, on a pilot basis, at the Mahebourg Social Welfare Centre. The project is a joint initiative of t


Around 315 beneficiaries receive cheques under the Roof Slab Grant Scheme

Around 315 beneficiaries receive cheques under the Roof Slab Grant Scheme
Date:April 16, 2018|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Social Security

GIS – 16 April, 2018: Around 315 beneficiaries received their cheques, amounting to a total of Rs19 million, under the Roof Slab Grant Scheme on 13 April 2018 during a ceremony held at Sir Harilal Vaghjee Memorial Hall in Port Louis. The Minister of


ICT training for senior citizens launched to enable them join online community

ICT training for senior citizens launched to enable them join online community
Date:April 13, 2018|Domain:ICT--Social Security

GIS - 13 April, 2018: An ICT awareness training for senior citizens kicked off yesterday at the Lady Sushil Ramgoolam Recreational Centre at Pointe aux Piments. The two caravans of the National Computer Board, equipped with 46 computers and other eq


Workshop focuses on Strategic Plan and Funding Strategy of the National CSR Foundation

Workshop focuses on Strategic Plan and Funding Strategy of the National CSR Foundation
Date:April 05, 2018|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 05 April, 2018: A one-day stakeholder workshop focusing on the Strategic Plan and Funding Strategy of the National Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Foundation opened this morning at Voilà Hotel, Bagatelle, in the presence of the Minister


Due attention given to health sector to improve citizen’s quality of life, says Prime Minister

Due attention given to health sector to improve citizen’s quality of life, says Prime Minister
Date:April 04, 2018|Domain:Health--Social Security

GIS – 04 April, 2018: Government is giving particular attention to the health sector in Mauritius so as to enhance the quality of life of all citizens, said the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Developme


Social Welfare Centre: Chairpersons and Committee members meet to discuss regulatory framework

Social Welfare Centre: Chairpersons and Committee members meet to discuss regulatory framework
Date:March 22, 2018|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 22 March 2018: Chairpersons and Committee members from five different Social Welfare Centres (SWCs) namely Mount Ory, Saint-Pierre, Nouvelle Decouverte, Quartier Militaire and Saint Julien D’Hotman, gathered this morning at the Mahatma Gandhi