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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


Efforts to boost trade in Mauritius in response to Covid-19

Date:April 08, 2020|Domain:Health--Business & Industry--Agriculture and Food Security--Economy & Finance

GIS – 08 April, 2020: Government will accelerate efforts and explore potential ways to limit the impact of the Covid-19 on trade and businesses in Mauritius.  Thus, a standing committee, as one of the key measures to evaluate the impacts of the Covi


MRIC launches special call for proposals for fast-track innovative projects to counter impacts of Covid-19

Date:April 06, 2020|Domain:Health--Business & Industry

GIS - 06 April, 2020: The Mauritius Research and Innovation Council (MRIC) is launching a Special Call for proposals for fast-track innovative projects to counter the impacts of Covid-19. The deadline for submitting application is Friday 17th Ap


Government to introduce online shopping of essential goods as from tomorrow

Date:March 26, 2020|Domain:Health--Agriculture and Food Security--Business & Industry--Consumer Protection

GIS – 26 March 2020: The population will be able to purchase essential goods through online shopping as from Friday 27 March 2020, during the lockdown period. Food, beverages, health and sanitary products, and toiletries are what constitute essentia


Financial support plan of Rs 9 billion for economic operators affected by COVID-19

Financial support plan of Rs 9 billion for economic operators affected by COVID-19
Date:March 13, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry--Health--Tourism

GIS - 13 March, 2020:  Government is doing its utmost best to reduce the consequential impacts of the pandemic COVID-19 on the Mauritian economy and has come up with a financial support plan to the tune of some Rs 9 billion for economic operators ac