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ICT Innovative Business Idea Competition
January 12, 2018

ICT Innovative Business Idea ...

  ​ ​ Conférence de presse ce matin pour présenter les modalités du concours ICT Innovative Business Idea 2017-18... Le concours vise à faire émerger des idées novatrices ayant une portée nationale. ​         

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Press Communiqué Draft Mauritius Research and Innovation Council Bill
January 11, 2018

Press Communiqué Draft Maurit ...

​ Press Communiqué -  Draft Mauritius Research and Innovation Council Bill   The Mauritius Research Council, a statutory body falling under the aegis of the Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation, is being fundamentally reviewed and restructured to transform it into the Mauritius Research and Innovation Council (MRIC), as announced in the Budget Speech 2017/2018.    In this cont...

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Cérémonie de signature d’accord pour le câble METISS
December 13, 2017

Cérémonie de signature d’acco ...

​ ​Cérémonie de signature d’accord pour le câble METISS, à l’hôtel Labourdonnais (Caudan)       Ce câble, baptisé METISS (Melting Pot Indianoceanic Submarine System) reliera à l’horizon 2018, Maurice, La Réunion, Madagascar au continent africain pour se connecter aux autres câbles internationaux. Mené par des opérateurs privés du secteur des télécommunications des pays membres de la COI, ce p...

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Launching of Research and Innovation Bridges Scheme
December 06, 2017

Launching of Research and Inn ...

​ ​       This scheme, introduced by the Mauritius Research Council (MRC), aims to enable local stakeholders to collaborate with one or more international partners to facilitate the entry and sharing of new ideas, technologies and expertise between partner countries.     

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Workshop on Social Innovation
November 30, 2017

Workshop on Social Innovation

​ ​ Workshop on Social Innovation at Voilà Bagatelle   Around 100 participants, including policy makers, practitioners, industry, academia and NGO's, brought together for a platform allowing sharing of experience on applying the social innovation approach in meeting pressing local challenges.  

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Start Time:Aug 30, 2016

Draft Agenda SADC Cyber Security and PKI Workshop

​SADC Cyber Security & PKI Workshop ...

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Start Time:Jun 01, 2015

Open Data Readiness Assessment by World Bank

​Open Government Data can be conceptualized as being information, public or otherwise, which anyone is free to use, re-use and redistribute. In 2009 Open Data started to become visible in the mainstream, with various Governments (announcing initiatives towards opening up their public information. The key features of data openness are:   Availability and access: the data must be available as a whole in a convenient and modifiable form. Reuse and redistribution: the data must be provided under terms that permit reuse and redistribution including the intermixing with other datasets. Universal participation: everyone must be able to use, reuse and redistribute — there should be no discrimi ...

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Start Time:Oct 08, 2014

Mauritius Digital Government Summit

                                                                                                                                    Digital engagement is among the most significant factors driving business today: pushing the boundaries of traditional businesses, changing the way organisations are managed, and the way competition happens.  To this end and in line with the e-Government Strategy 2013 – 2017, the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology is organizing a Mauritius Digital Government Summit on 08 October 2014 at the Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel, Port Louis from 09.00 hrs.  The Hon. Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum, Minister of ICT, will officially open the event. ...

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Start Time:Aug 25, 2014|Category: Training

Technical Aspects on Setting up, Operating and Administering Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) Training Workshop

The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology, in collaboration with the African Union Commission, conducted a Technical Aspects on Setting up, Operating and Administering Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) Training Workshop in Mauritius from 25th to 29th August 2014 at Cyber Tower 1, Ebene. This 5-day Workshop allowed the high level technical personnel and high level network engineers to receive hands-on training on interconnection techniques.  The participants were coached to design, implement dynamic interconnections necessary to support and maintain the technical operations between their networks and Internet Exchange Point.   At the end of the training on 29th Augu ...

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Start Time:Jun 12, 2014

Workshop on - From Cyber Island to Smart Mauritius

 Workshop on 'From Cyber Island to Smart Mauritius' The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology is partnering with Emtel Ltd in a number of Knowledge Series Initiatives which seek to bring together stakeholders from both public and private sector organisations for discussions regarding policy, lessons learnt, best practices, and forward thinking around emerging technologies.   The next workshop will be on the theme “From Cyber Island to Smart Mauritius” and will be held on 12 June 2014 at Cyber Tower 1, Ebène.  To achieve its ambition of joining the high income countries, Mauritius has to transform itself into a SMART economy. Today’s and tomorrow’s business environment, whe ...

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 Mission and Vision 

pointcli[1][1].gifTo position the ICT sector as the main pillar of the Mauritian Economypointcli[1][1].gif                           
To provide the right environment for the harnessing of Information & Communication Technologies to generate employment, increase national wealth, improve quality of life and create new opportunities for sustainable socio-economic development of Mauritius

Objectives of the Ministry

  • Formulate appropriate policies and provide the necessary legal framework for the development of ICT and its optimal use across all sectors 

  • Facilitate, through the implementation of an E-Government programme, the provision of  Government services electronically anytime anywhere for the greater convenience of the public  

  • Promote and facilitate the development of the ICT sector 

  • Ensure that the ICT culture permeates all levels of the society  to bridge the digital divide to the extent possible

  • Promote the development of  ICT enabled services including e-business


  • Encourage the adoption of new technologies and best practices in the ICT sector

  • Promote capacity building in ICT sector

  • Promote and facilitate IT Security within Government Systems