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Launching of activities to mark the International Day of SMEs

Launching of activities to mark the International Day of SMEs
Date:June 25, 2020|Domain:Business & Industry

​GIS – 25 June 2020: A series of activities to mark the International Day of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) organised by the Ministry of Industrial Development, SMEs and Cooperatives, was launched, this morning, at SME Mauritius in Cor


Minister Bholah announces opening of four market outlets to be run by cooperatives

Minister Bholah announces opening of four market outlets to be run by cooperatives
Date:June 11, 2020|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 11 June, 2020: With the aim of consolidating food security and boost local agricultural activities, the Ministry of Industrial Development, SMEs and Cooperatives is working in close collaboration with the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Sec


Budget 2020-2021: Some Rs 10 billion earmarked to support SMEs

Date:June 08, 2020|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS – 08 June 2020: – 08 June 2020: The Budget 2020-2021, in addition to the well-documented measures targeting Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) under the Plan de Soutien, has earmarked some Rs 10 billion to support SMEs. The Minister of Indus


Textile and Apparel manufacturing moving towards industry 4.0

Textile and Apparel manufacturing moving towards industry 4.0
Date:June 02, 2020|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS – 02 June 2020: The Textile and Apparel manufacturing industry must be revamped, by taking advantage of intelligent networking, so as to move towards Industry 4.0. For instance, Robotics and 3-D printing must be an integral part of the industry


Cooperatives: Revamping the sector to increase food and goods production

Cooperatives: Revamping the sector to increase food and goods production
Date:May 26, 2020|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS  – 26 May, 2020: The cooperative sector has identified three main priorities, namely increase the local production and consumption of food and other goods, generate employment and wealth creation, to revamp itself and ensure the socioeconomic


SMEs and agro industry stakeholders make recommendations for forthcoming Budget

Date:May 20, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry--Agriculture and Food Security

GIS  – 20 May, 2020: The Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) as well as sugar cane and small planters representatives met the Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Dr Renganaden Padayachy, this morning, in Port Louis, for a pre-


Several measures taken by Government to assist SMEs, states Minister Bholah

Date:May 05, 2020|Domain:Business & Industry--Health

GIS – 05 May 2020: The Wage Assistance Scheme has already been implemented by Government, through the Mauritius Revenue Authority to assist employers with their wage bill for the duration of the lockdown, given the pressure that SMEs are facing w


Covid-19 Bill will provide necessary legal impetus to enforce post-lockdown measures

Date:May 02, 2020|Domain:Health--Judiciary--Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS  – 02 May, 2020: The Covid-19 Bill making provision for the necessary legal impetus to enforce post-lockdown measures, as well as to protect the country from a second wave of the Covid-19 infections, will soon be debated in the National Assem


Covid-19: Technical team set up to review local industrial sector

Date:April 29, 2020|Domain:Business & Industry--Health

GIS – 29 April, 2020: A technical team will be set up to conduct a review of the industrial sector of Mauritius as well as propose recommendations for the consolidation of the local industry. It will comprise representatives of the Ministry of Indus


Covid-19: Registrar General’s Department work from home team to process loan online

Date:April 09, 2020|Domain:Health--Business & Industry--Economy & Finance--ICT

GIS - 09 April, 2020: The Registrar General's Department, amid the outbreak of Covid-19, has set up a team to work from home so as to process online any loan or other related document. This initiative has as objective to provide facilities to the pu