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NPF will honor its obligations towards its beneficiaries, states Minister Daureeawoo

Date:August 04, 2020|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 04 August 2020:With the introduction of the Contribution Sociale Généralisée in September 2020, the National Pension Fund (NPF) will continue to operate and will honor its obligations towards its beneficiaries. All those who have so far contri


MoU provides for training and social integration of detainees

MoU provides for training and social integration of detainees
Date:July 23, 2020|Domain:Social Security--Law and Order

GIS – 23 July 2020:A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed, this morning, between the Ministry of Social Integration, Social Security and National Solidarity and the Mauritius Prison Service, for the training and social integration of detaine


Budget 2020-2021 addresses the needs of the most vulnerable in a sustainable way, says Minister Jeewa-Daureeawoo

Date:June 09, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Social Security

GIS – 09 June, 2020: ‘A major part of Budget 2020-2021 is focused on social upliftment and clearly addresses the needs of the most vulnerable citizens in a coherent and sustainable way’, stated the Minister of Social Integration, Social Security and


Anti-influenza vaccination exercise temporarily suspended

Date:April 16, 2020|Domain:Health--Social Security

GIS – 16 April, 2020: The anti-influenza vaccination exercise for the winter season 2020, held under special conditions due to Covid-19, will be temporarily suspended, with effect as from Friday 17 April 2020. This year, since the launch of exercise


Covid-19: Additional social measures to support and protect vulnerable groups

Date:April 04, 2020|Domain:Health--Social Security

GIS - 04 April, 2020: All Government actions taken amid the Covid-19 outbreak are geared towards relieving the population from its adverse socio-economic effects and providing support to vulnerable groups. In this context, a home to home payment


Covid-19: Distribution of basic food commodities to support the vulnerable

Date:March 25, 2020|Domain:Social Security--Law and Order--Health

GIS – 25 March 2020: A mechanism of distribution of basic food commodities is being set up to cater to the needs of the vulnerable groups of the society following the complete lockdown, till Tuesday 31 March 2020, of all supermarkets, shops and bake


Covid-19 : Zero VAT on hand sanitizers and protective masks

Date:March 25, 2020|Domain:Health--Social Security

GIS – 25 March 2020: The Value Added Tax on hand sanitizers and protective masks has been removed, as from Tuesday 24 March 2020, by the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) in the wake of the propagation of the Covid-19 in Mauritius. As such, hand s


Covid-19: 35 000 needy households to receive food packs as from tomorrow

Date:March 25, 2020|Domain:Health--Social Security

Amid the lockdown and curfew order in force due to the Covid-19 outbreak, a total of 35 000 households enlisted on the Social Register of Mauritius including persons with disabilities, receiving the Carers’ Allowance and residents of Homes will rece


NEF beneficiaries trained in Electrical Installation Works

NEF beneficiaries trained in Electrical Installation Works
Date:March 11, 2020|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 11 March, 2020: Some nine beneficiaries of the National Empowerment Foundation (NEF) who followed a six-month training course on Electrical Installation Works received certificates and toolkits, yesterday, in presence of the Minister of Social


Caregivers trained to enhance support provided to the elderly and people with disabilities

Caregivers trained to enhance support provided to the elderly and people with disabilities
Date:March 09, 2020|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 09 March, 2020: Government is determined to enhance the support extended to the elderly and people with disabilities by offering them adequate healthcare facilities and services. It is with this objective that caregivers of various homes and o