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Increase in annual grant to senior citizens' organisations

Increase in annual grant to senior citizens' organisations
Date:December 04, 2019|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 04 December, 2019: Government has increased the annual grant offered to senior citizens' organisations that are affiliated with the Senior Citizens Council, by 15-20 % depending on the number of group members, announced, today, the Minister of


Minister Jeewa-Daureeawoo reiterates Government’s pledge for an all-inclusive society

Minister Jeewa-Daureeawoo reiterates Government’s pledge for an all-inclusive society
Date:December 03, 2019|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 03 December, 2019: ‘Government is striving for an equitable society that promotes the inclusion of people with disabilities, gender equality, the protection of the rights of elders and the development of children. We must ensure that people wi


First distribution exercise of school materials to needy students kick starts today

First distribution exercise of school materials to needy students kick starts today
Date:November 27, 2019|Domain:Education & Training--Social Security

GIS – 27 November, 2019: The first distribution exercise of school materials for the academic year 2020, targeting 251 students of families residing in Rose Hill who fall under the Social Register of Mauritius (SRM), kick-started, this morning, at T


Basic pensions increased to Rs 9,000 from 01 December 2019

Basic pensions increased to Rs 9,000 from 01 December 2019
Date:November 18, 2019|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 18 November, 2019: The underlying principles of Government’s policies towards the elderly are gratitude, respect and compassion. As announced by the Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, Home Affairs and External Communications, Minister for Ro


International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2019

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2019
Date:October 17, 2019|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 17 October, 2019: This year marks the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child on 20 November 1989. This landmark human rights treaty sets out the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of e


Education is key to dismantle the cycle of poverty, says Minister Toussaint

Education is key to dismantle the cycle of poverty, says Minister Toussaint
Date:October 17, 2019|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 17 October, 2019: The critical role that education plays to help the new generation to break the cycle of poverty, was highlighted, this morning, by  the Minister of Youth and Sports and acting Minister of Social Integration and Economic Empow


Prime Minister Jugnauth highlights measures and initiatives taken for the welfare of the elderly

Prime Minister Jugnauth highlights measures and initiatives taken for the welfare of the elderly
Date:October 01, 2019|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 01 October, 2019: The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, highlighted the various measures and initiatives ta


Vice-Prime Minister calls for collective efforts to combat domestic violence

Vice-Prime Minister calls for collective efforts to combat domestic violence
Date:September 24, 2019|Domain:Gender--Social Security

​GIS - 24 September, 2019: Domestic violence is not only a legal issue but it is also a societal problem which needs to be addressed collectively and at individual level.   The Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Local Government and Outer Islands, Mi


Improving quality of life of elderly and condition of workers is a priority for Government, says PM

Improving quality of life of elderly and condition of workers is a priority for Government, says PM
Date:August 19, 2019|Domain:Social Security

GIS – 19 August 2019: The focus of the Government is to improve the quality of life of the elderly and the condition of workers. In that context, several measures are being taken to improve their standard of living, said the Prime Minister, Minister


Social Integration: SMS Mobile project to improve communication between SRM beneficiaries and authorities

Social Integration: SMS Mobile project to improve communication between SRM beneficiaries and authorities
Date:August 01, 2019|Domain:Social Security--ICT

GIS– 01 August, 2019: The SMS Mobile project, an initiative of the Ministry of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment and the National Empowerment Fund (NEF), was launched, yesterday, at the seat of the NEF in Port-Louis.   The Minister of Soci