SRM Social Register of Mauritius

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There are more than 3292 families in Mauritius benefitting from the SRM under the aegis of the Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity and Social Integration. Since July 1, 2021, the income threshold for a family to be eligible for social assistance has been revised. If previously, it should not exceed Rs 9,200, it now extends to Rs 10,500. Either from Rs 2,720 to Rs 3,000 for an adult against Rs 1,360 to Rs 1,500 for a child.

Being registered in the Social Register of Mauritius means that these families benefit from the facilities and services offered by the National Empowerment Foundation (NEF) and which are as follows:

  • Financial support
    – or the Subsistence Allowance – paid monthly;
  • Educational Support
    – the monthly Child Allowance of Rs 957, for a maximum of 3 children to encourage them to go to school;
    – the School Premium Scheme (Cash Grant of Rs 15,000, Rs 25,000, 35,000 and Rs 40,000 respectively for students who have successfully completed the Grade 9 Exams, SC, HSC and their tertiary studies);
    – le Free Examination Fees Scheme;
    – the School Materials Scheme; and the
    – Crèche Scheme (a maximum of Rs 2,000 is paid directly to the crèche
  • Lodging
    – The Fully Concrete Housing Scheme (for beneficiaries who have land) and the 10% NHDC Scheme (for beneficiaries who do not own land);
  • Family and health
    – Beneficiaries under the SRM follow the Life Enhancement Education Program (focused on communication, family life, self-esteem, values, etc.) and also benefit from psychological support and support and,
  • Formation
    – In order to promote the empowerment of adults and allow them to learn a trade.

Thus, with these new measures, more Mauritian families said to have low incomes, will be able to request assistance from the authorities creating a certain balance between these two crucial points which are the economy and the social even more with the enormous repercussions generated. by the Covid-19 pandemic since last year.

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