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ICT – 3rd Infotech Rodrigues opens on 2 August

ICT – 3rd Infotech Rodrigues opens on 2 August
Date:July 28, 2014|Domain:ICT

GIS – July 28, 2014:    The third edition of Infotech Rodrigues, aiming at creating greater awareness on emerging technologies and bringing ICT closer to the Rodriguan citizens, will open on 2 August 2014 at Basile Allas Government School, in Port M


Government To Set Up Commission of Inquiry on Horse Racing

Government To Set Up Commission of Inquiry on Horse Racing
Date:July 28, 2014|Domain:Youth & Sports--Judiciary--Law and Order

GIS – 28 July 2014: A full-fledged Commission of Inquiry will be set up to look into all aspects of horse racing in Mauritius.  The decision was taken at Cabinet meeting on 25 July 2014 following an announcement to this effect made by the Prime Mini


MID Commission holds a special Steering Committee to discuss the Green Economy Action Plan

MID Commission holds a special Steering Committee to discuss the Green Economy Action Plan
Date:July 25, 2014|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS – 25 July 2014: The Steering Committee on Maurice Ile Durable (MID) held its first meeting yesterday under the chairmanship of the Executive Chairman of the MID Commission, Mr Osman Mahomed, at the seat of the MID Commission in Port Louis, to di


African Development Bank grants Mauritius Rs 14 million for the water sector

African Development Bank grants Mauritius Rs 14 million for the water sector
Date:July 25, 2014|Domain:Economy & Finance--Public Utilities

GIS – 25 July 2014: The African Development Bank (ADB) has approved a grant of Rs 14 million for Mauritius under the Middle Income Country Technical Assistance Fund. The Prime Minister, and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Dr. Navinchan


Human Rights Education Programme: Award of Certificate to 60 Participants

Human Rights Education Programme: Award of Certificate to 60 Participants
Date:July 25, 2014|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – 25 July 2014: An award of certificate ceremony will he held on Saturday 26 July 2014 at the Pamplemousses Youth Centre to reward some 60 participants who have followed the Human Rights Education programme organised by the Prime Minister’s Offi


Government is investing Rs 1 billion in the IIT Research Academy project

Government is investing Rs 1 billion in the IIT Research Academy project
Date:July 24, 2014|Domain:Education & Training--Business & Industry

​GIS - 24 July 2014: Government is putting Rs 1 billion in the project of an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) like institution in Mauritius, the International Institute of Technology Research Academy (IITRA). The sum will include Rs 228 million


310 Management Support Officers joined the Civil Service today

Date:July 24, 2014|Domain:Civil Service

GIS - 24 July, 2014: The Civil Service has as from today 310 new recruits who joined the service in the position of Management Support Officers (MSO) among whom 239 women and 71 men. To this effect an induction programme was held this morning to bri


Two Government of Mauritius Savings Bonds Issued today

Two Government of Mauritius Savings Bonds Issued today
Date:July 23, 2014|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 23 July, 2014: Government is, as from today, issuing two Government of Mauritius Savings Bonds reserved for individuals namely,  - a five-year Government of Mauritius Savings Bonds at a fixed coupon rate of 6% per annum and a five-year Governm


President of the Republic leads Mauritian delegation to the Commonwealth Games 2014

President of the Republic leads Mauritian delegation to the Commonwealth Games 2014
Date:July 23, 2014|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – July 23, 2014:    A 114 member delegation comprising Mauritian athletes and officials, led by the President of the Republic, Mr Rajkeswur Purryag, GCSK, GOSK is currently in Glasgow, Scotland in the context of the 20th Commonwealth Games.  


Tamil Diaspora holds its 1st international conference in Mauritius

Tamil Diaspora holds its 1st international conference in Mauritius
Date:July 23, 2014|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 23 July, 2014:  The 1st International Conference on Tamil Diaspora, having as theme Preservation of Tamil Culture and Identity,  kicked off this morning at the Mahatma Gandhi Institute (MGI) Auditorium, Moka in the presence of the Prime Minist