The aim of the workshop is to discuss the main strategic objectives of the government to create a knowledge- based economy by 2022.The major stakeholder involved in tertiary education, science, research and technology are participating in this workshop today to give their views on the strategy paper 2013-2022.
- Rajesh Jeetah
- Dr Jeetah was elected Member of the National Assembly in December 2003 for the first time for Constituency No.7 (Piton/Rivière du Rempart), and remained so until April 2005. Dr Jeetah was re-elected as: • Member of the National Assembly for Constituency No.11 (Vieux Grand Port-Rose Belle), in 2005 and became Minister of Industry, Small and Medium Enterprises, Commerce & Cooperatives (2005 to 2008).He became Minister of Health & Quality of Life (2008 to 2010). • Member of the National Assembly for Constituency No.10 (Montagne Blanche- GRSE)in 2010 and became Minister of Tertiary Education, Science, Research and Technology till 2014. Education and Qualifications: a. University of Cambridge (2002 -2003) - ACU Research Fellowship b. University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) (1984-1993) • BSc (Hons) – Textile Technology • PhD – Textile Technology
I wish to congratulate the first batch of students of the Centre for Professional and Legal Studies for having enrolled on the course for law practitioners at the Faculty of Law and Management of the University of Mauritius. This course follows the amendments to the Law Practitioners Act 2001 and is based on an arrangement between the University of Mauritius and the Council for Vocational and Legal Education, which will be responsible for the examinations. It should maintain high standards and quality of teaching, as it is benefitting from the advice and guidance of consultants from the Nottingham Law School and Université de Limoges. I wish the students good luck in their studies and wish to assure them that we will ensure that the teaching and lecturing methods are of a high standard and that all the necessary facilities are provided to them to optimize their learning experience. I wish to put on record my appreciation for the support from the Hon. Attorney General, the University of Mauritius and the judiciary so that the University of Mauritius and all the people who have helped to make this project become a reality .
Posted by Rajesh Jeetah at 1:20 PM
I met with Dr. Uzma Javed, Director Department of Professional Development and Dr. Farzana, Chief Executive Officer, both from ‘The City School’, Pakistan accompanied by a BOI representative. They are actually in Mauritius in the context of the International Knowledge Investment Forum 2013(MIKIF).
Posted by Rajesh Jeetah at 9:49 AM
I thank all those for joining us for the launching of the first National Science Week. This First National Science Week for year 2013 is being organized jointly by the Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre and the Mauritius Research Council. Government has allocated a special budget for this activity which we will organize in all the districts of Mauritius and in Rodrigues. I have to thank all the ministries, the departments and the private sector organisations which are participating in this event. An important aspect of the Science Week is to show the practical importance of Science and Technology in various sectors of the Mauritian economy. We have a common commitment, and it is to ensure a better, healthier and wealthier future for our children and their children. To that end, there can be no compromise; and I can assure you that, as a Government, we shall continue to do our utmost best to achieve the objectives.
Posted by Rajesh Jeetah at 2:02 PM