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Minister Mentor meets members of Mapou Senior Citizens Association

Minister Mentor meets members of Mapou Senior Citizens Association
Date:May 08, 2019|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 08 May, 2019: The Minister Mentor, Minister of Defence, Minister for Rodrigues, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, met members of Mapou Senior Citizens Association today during an event organised at the National Assembly in Port-Louis.  On this occasion,


Roof Slab Grant Scheme: Cheques amounting to Rs 24.7 million remitted to 317 families

Roof Slab Grant Scheme: Cheques amounting to Rs 24.7 million remitted to 317 families
Date:April 29, 2019|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 29, April 2019: A total of 317 families received their cheques, amounting to a total of Rs 24.7 million and disbursed by Government under the Roof Slab Grant Scheme, during a ceremony held on 26 April 2019 at the Plaza Hall, Rose Hill. The Sch


School Premium Scheme: 222 SC and HSC students receive cash awards to the tune of Rs 6.4 million

School Premium Scheme: 222 SC and HSC students receive cash awards to the tune of Rs 6.4 million
Date:April 25, 2019|Domain:Education & Training--Social Security

GIS – 25 April, 2019: A total of 222 students received, yesterday, in Réduit, cash prizes under the School Premium Scheme for having successfully completed their School Certificate (SC) and Higher School Certificate (HSC) examinations. Cash awards o


The number of households eligible under the Social Register of Mauritius keeps fluctuating, says Minister Wong

The number of households eligible under the Social Register of Mauritius keeps fluctuating, says Minister Wong
Date:April 24, 2019|Domain:Social Security

GIS– 24 April, 2019: The number of households eligible under the Social Register of Mauritius (SRM) fluctuates as there are beneficiaries who move in while others move out of the Register.  The SRM, a computer-based application to register and ident


A total of 1 979 housing units completed on 49 sites since January 2015, says Minster Jhugroo

A total of 1 979 housing units completed on 49 sites since January 2015, says Minster Jhugroo
Date:April 23, 2019|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Social Security

GIS – 23 April, 2019: Since January 2015 till date, 1 979 housing units have been completed on 49 sites out of which 1 449 units have been delivered. The Minister of Housing and Lands, Mr Purmanund Jhugroo, was replying, today, to a Parliamentar


Flooding at Fond du Sac: Financial compensation to the tune of Rs 1,8 million being paid to households affected by floods and necessary measures being taken, says Minister Sinatambou

Flooding at Fond du Sac: Financial compensation to the tune of Rs 1,8 million being paid to households affected by floods and necessary measures being taken, says Minister Sinatambou
Date:April 17, 2019|Domain:Social Security--Environment

GIS - 17 April, 2019: A financial compensation to the tune of Rs 1,8 million is being paid to the 111 households affected by the flooding at Fond du Sac, as decided by the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund Board. Each adult will be paid Rs 6 000 while an


Learning Centre in Pointe aux Sables to enhance community interaction and propose learning activities

Learning Centre in Pointe aux Sables to enhance community interaction and propose learning activities
Date:April 08, 2019|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 08 April, 2019: A learning centre aiming at enhancing community interaction and providing sugar planters, who are registered under the Social Register of Mauritius (SRM), with appropriate infrastructure for learning activities, was inaugurated


Set objectives for Social Housing Programme reached, says Minister Wong

Set objectives for Social Housing Programme reached, says Minister Wong
Date:April 03, 2019|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 03 April, 2019: The Ministry of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment has achieved its goals as regards its Social Housing Programme, with Rs 115 million out of the Rs 221 million provided in the financial years 2016/2017 and 2017/18, be


Braille library, first-of-its kind in Mauritius, dedicated to visually impaired students launched

Braille library, first-of-its kind in Mauritius, dedicated to visually impaired students launched
Date:March 22, 2019|Domain:Education & Training--Social Security

GIS – 22 March, 2019: A Braille library which is a first-of-its kind in Mauritius and dedicated to visually impaired students was launched, yesterday, at the Lois Lagesse Trust Fund (LLTF) in Beau-Bassin. The Minister of Education and Human Resource


Grants awarded to civil society organisations for promoting fundamental human rights

Grants awarded to civil society organisations for promoting fundamental human rights
Date:March 07, 2019|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 07 March, 2019: Four Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) received, yesterday, grants amounting to a total of Rs 60 million under the European Union (EU) CSO programme for projects aimed at promoting inclusive and sustainable development. The gr