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Mauritius to host International Country Workshop on Social Protection

Mauritius to host International Country Workshop on Social Protection
Date:October 11, 2018|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 11 October, 2018: Mauritius will host the International Country Workshop on Social Protection in Mauritius: International Frameworks and National Policies on 17 and 18 October 2018. The workshop will be organised by the Southern African Social


Minister Wong launches trainings to professionalise services of skilled workers

Minister Wong launches trainings to professionalise services of skilled workers
Date:October 11, 2018|Domain:Social Security--Employment/Labour--Education & Training

GIS - 11 October, 2018: Trainings in the field of housekeeping operations and plumbing/pipe fitting, for two batches of fifteen beneficiaries of the Social Register of Mauritius, were launched yesterday by the Minister of Social Integration and Econ


Prime Minister hails the vast contribution made by the elderly in making Mauritius an example globally

Prime Minister hails the vast contribution made by the elderly in making Mauritius an example globally
Date:October 11, 2018|Domain:Social Security

GIS– 11 October, 2018: The senior citizens of Mauritius have, during the last 50 years, greatly contributed to positioning the country where it is today.  The elderly have toiled hard, put in lots of efforts and sacrifices whereby now Mauritius stan


Activities kicked off to mark International Day for Eradication of Poverty 2018

Activities kicked off to mark International Day for Eradication of Poverty 2018
Date:October 03, 2018|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 03 October, 2018:  Poverty as Cultural Legacy: A reflection on the cultural resources of Mauritian Citizenship was the central theme of a talk held yesterday at Sir Harilal Vaghjee Hall in Port Louis at the initiative of the National Empowerme


Government relocates 36 families of Mare Chicose to Marie-Jeannie, Rose Belle

Government relocates 36 families of Mare Chicose to Marie-Jeannie, Rose Belle
Date:September 27, 2018|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Social Security

GIS – 27 September, 2018: Thirty-six beneficiaries received their letters of intent yesterday during a ceremony held at the Multi-Purpose Complex of Rose-Belle in the context of the relocation of families from Mare Chicose to Marie-Jeannie Rose Bell


413 beneficiaries receive cheques amounting to Rs 34.5m under Roof Slab Grant Scheme

413 beneficiaries receive cheques amounting to Rs 34.5m under Roof Slab Grant Scheme
Date:September 19, 2018|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 19 September 2018: Some 413 beneficiaries received their cheques yesterday, amounting to a total of Rs 34.5 million, during a ceremony held at Sir Harilal Vaghjee Memorial Hall in Port Louis, under the Roof Slab Grant Scheme. The Minister of H


Three families receive keys of Full Concrete Housing Units

Three families receive keys of Full Concrete Housing Units
Date:July 12, 2018|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Social Security

GIS– 12 July 2018: Three eligible families under the Full Concrete Housing (FCH) Unit Scheme, two from Dubreuil and one from Vuillemin respectively, received the keys of their housing unit yesterday, during a ceremony at Rishi Dayanand Road, Dubreui


Interactive session to raise awareness on elder abuse

Interactive session to raise awareness on elder abuse
Date:June 25, 2018|Domain:Social Security

GIS  – 25 June, 2018: An interactive session on the theme “Moving from Awareness to Action through a Human Rights based approach” was organised this morning at the Royal College of Curepipe by the Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity, an


Budget 2018-19: Extending the Social Aid system for an inclusive society

Budget 2018-19: Extending the Social Aid system for an inclusive society
Date:June 20, 2018|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 20 June, 2018: Budget 2018-2019 consolidates the welfare system and strengthen support to vulnerable segment of the society. Focus is laid on inclusiveness whereby every citizen has equal rights with regards their adherence into the mainstream


Budget 2018-2019: Rs 760 million earmarked to pursue poverty alleviation

Budget 2018-2019: Rs 760 million earmarked to pursue poverty alleviation
Date:June 20, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Social Security

GIS  – 20 June, 2018: One of Government’s priorities is to work towards further reducing the gap between the rich and the poor and incentivise people to work. Budget 2018-2019 makes a total provision of Rs 760 million for poverty alleviation and emp