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Salary Compensation of Rs 400 granted to all employees along with increase in old age pension

Salary Compensation of Rs 400 granted to all employees along with increase in old age pension
Date:December 06, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Civil Service--Employment/Labour--Social Security

GIS – 06 December 2018: A salary compensation of Rs 400 across the board will be paid to employees of the public and private sectors and the old age pension will be increased from Rs 5,810 to Rs 6,210 as from January 2019, announced today the Prime


Minister Jhugroo effects site visit at Longères Tôles in Tombeau Bay to take stock of relocation progress

Minister Jhugroo effects site visit at Longères Tôles in Tombeau Bay to take stock of relocation progress
Date:December 03, 2018|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Social Security

GIS – 03 December, 2018: The Minister of Housing and Lands, Mr Purmanund Jhugroo effected a site visit at Longères Tôles, Tombeau Bay, on 30 November 2018, to take stock of the relocation progress of some 150 families who will benefit from housing u


Roof Slab Grant Scheme 280: beneficiaries receive cheques amounting to Rs 22.2 million

Roof Slab Grant Scheme 280: beneficiaries receive cheques amounting to Rs 22.2 million
Date:November 30, 2018|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 30 November 2018: Some 280 beneficiaries received yesterday their cheques, amounting to a total of Rs 22.2 million, under the Roof Slab Grant Scheme, during a ceremony held at at Sir Harilal Vaghjee Memorial Hall, Port Louis, in presence of th


Full Concrete Housing Scheme: Beneficiaries of SRM receive keys of their housing unit

Full Concrete Housing Scheme: Beneficiaries of SRM receive keys of their housing unit
Date:November 16, 2018|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 16 November 2018: Two beneficiaries of the Social Register of Mauritius (SRM), of the region of Belle-Mare, received keys of their housing unit under the Full Concrete Housing Scheme, yesterday, during a ceremony held at Belle Mare Community C


Trainees of bee-keeping programme awarded certificate and start-up kit

Trainees of bee-keeping programme awarded certificate and start-up kit
Date:November 16, 2018|Domain:Education & Training--Social Security

GIS – 16 November 2018: Some sixteen beneficiaries of the Social Register of Mauritius, of the region of Olivia who followed a bee-keeping training, were awarded a certificate and offered a start-up kit, yesterday, during a ceremony held at the Comm


Inauguration of Residence Opale in Sebastopol

Inauguration of Residence Opale in Sebastopol
Date:November 16, 2018|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 16 November 2018: A total of 91 Housing Units of 39 m2 each, in Residence Opale at Sebastopol, were inaugurated yesterday during a ceremony organised by the National Housing Development Co Ltd (NHDC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Housi


Elders positively contribute to the welfare and progress of Mauritius, says Prime Minister

Elders positively contribute to the welfare and progress of Mauritius, says Prime Minister
Date:October 31, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Social Security

GIS  – 31 October, 2018: Elders, as key drivers of culture and tradition, positively contribute to the welfare of the family and the progress of Mauritius.  Government is thus determined, with relentless efforts, to enhance the support extended to t


Poverty eradication remains a major objective of Government, states Minister Wong

Poverty eradication remains a major objective of Government, states Minister Wong
Date:October 25, 2018|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 25 October, 2018: Government believes that everyone is entitled to live a decent life in proper conditions, and, the Full Concrete Housing (FCH) Scheme is one of the various measures implemented to eradicate poverty and improve the quality of


Unemployed women receive trainings to enhance their employability

Unemployed women receive trainings to enhance their employability
Date:October 18, 2018|Domain:Employment/Labour--Social Security--Gender

GIS - 18 October, 2018: Certificates were awarded to 31 unemployed women trained in pastry making and 15 who followed an Induction Course on Cooperative Entrepreneurship Development Programme by the Minister of Social Integration and Economic Empowe


International Country Workshop focuses on Social Protection mechanisms in Mauritius

International Country Workshop focuses on Social Protection mechanisms in Mauritius
Date:October 18, 2018|Domain:Social Security

GIS  – 18 October, 2018: A two-day international country workshop under the theme Social Protection in Mauritius: International Frameworks and National Policies kicked off yesterday at Le Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel in Port Louis. The objective i