Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated and launched development projects in Mauritius

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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and the Prime Minister of Mauritius, Mr. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, jointly -

  • Inaugurated the Social Housing Units Project in Mauritius
  • Layed the foundation stone for
  • Construction of a state-of-the-art Civil Service College and 
  • 8 MW Solar PV Farm
  • The event was held via video-conference.
  • All the projects are undertaken as part of India’s development support 
  • PM Modi also offered to share learnings of Mission Karmayogi.
  • The 8 MW Solar PV Farm project involves the installation of 25,000 PV cells to generate approximately 14 GWh of green energy annually, to electrify approximately 10,000 Mauritian households with an estimated avoidance of 13,000 tons of CO2 emissions every year,
  • The Civil Service College project, located in Reduit, is being financed through grant support of US$ 4.74 million, under an MoU signed in 2017 during the visit of Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Jugnauth to India.
  • The social housing project is developed with a grant of US$ 353 mn, which the Government of India extended to the Government of Mauritius  in May 2016 as a Special Economic Package (SEP).
  • The ceremony also included the exchange of two key bilateral agreements: 
  • Agreement for the extension of USD 190 million Line of Credit from the Government of India for the Metro Express and other infrastructure projects and
  • MoU on the Implementation of Small Development Projects.


Capital - Port Louis

President - Prithvirajsing Roopun

Prime Minister - Pravind Jugnauth

Legislature - National Assembly

Currency - Mauritian Rupee

Official Language - English and French

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