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Back To Work programme contributes to reduction of unemployment rate, states Minister Callichurn

Back To Work programme contributes to reduction of unemployment rate, states Minister Callichurn
Date:November 15, 2018|Domain:Employment/Labour

GIS – 15 November 2018: The Back To Work (BTW) programme targets women, above 35 years old, who wish to join or re-join the labour force so as to contribute to household expenditure and to become economically independent. The programme facilitates t


Minister Callichurn urges the youths to consider making a career in maritime industry

Minister Callichurn urges the youths to consider making a career in maritime industry
Date:October 19, 2018|Domain:Employment/Labour

GIS - 19 October, 2018: The Oceangoers Ltd, incorporated in April 2018 to become the Mediterranean Shipping Company Cruises’ (MSC) exclusive hiring partner in Mauritius, was launched yesterday by the Minister of Labour, Industrial Relations, Employm


Unemployed women receive trainings to enhance their employability

Unemployed women receive trainings to enhance their employability
Date:October 18, 2018|Domain:Employment/Labour--Social Security--Gender

GIS - 18 October, 2018: Certificates were awarded to 31 unemployed women trained in pastry making and 15 who followed an Induction Course on Cooperative Entrepreneurship Development Programme by the Minister of Social Integration and Economic Empowe


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


Construction Industry: Sensitisation Programme focuses on preventing falls from height

Construction Industry: Sensitisation Programme focuses on preventing falls from height
Date:October 10, 2018|Domain:Employment/Labour

GIS - 10 October, 2018: A three-day sensitisation programme on Prevention and Protection against falls from Height in Construction for Tripartite Constituents kicked off yesterday at the Gold Crest Hotel in Quatre Bornes. The programme is an initiat


SME Employment Scheme: First Batch of Graduates Allocated Placement

SME Employment Scheme: First Batch of Graduates Allocated Placement
Date:September 18, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry--Education & Training--Employment/Labour

GIS – 18 September 2018: A first batch of 100 graduates are being given placement in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) under the SME Employment Scheme , a measure announced in Budget 2018/2019 and targeting some 1 000 unemployed graduates. The Sch


Esquel Group Chairman meets Prime Minister

Esquel Group Chairman meets Prime Minister
Date:August 23, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry--Economy & Finance--Employment/Labour--International Relations

GIS – 23 August 2018: The Chairman of the Esquel Group, Mrs Marjorie Yang, called on the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar


SME Employment Scheme to benefit some 1 000 unemployed graduates

SME Employment Scheme to benefit some 1 000 unemployed graduates
Date:August 16, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry--Employment/Labour

GIS - 16 August, 2018: The SME Employment Scheme, a measure announced in Budget 2018/2019 and which targets some 1 000 unemployed graduates, was at the fore of a press conference on Tuesday 14 August 2018 in Port-Louis.   The Minister of Business,


Goodlands and Pamplemousses win Bhojpuri and Sega songs competition

Goodlands and Pamplemousses win Bhojpuri and Sega songs competition
Date:August 08, 2018|Domain:Arts & Culture--Employment/Labour

GIS – 8 August, 2018:  The finals of an inter-centre Bhojpuri and Sega songs competition were held today at the Rabindranath Tagore Institute, Ilot, Pamplemousses.  The Social Welfare Centre of Goodlands won the first prize in the Bhojpuri category


Gender Statistics 2017: Increased proportion of women in most senior positions in government services

Gender Statistics 2017: Increased proportion of women in most senior positions in government services
Date:July 23, 2018|Domain:Gender--Civil Service--Employment/Labour

​GIS – 23 July 2018: The proportion of women in the most senior positions in government services (Senior Chief Executive, Permanent Secretary, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Director, Manager, Judge and Magistrate) increased from 20% in 1997 to 37% in