social protection system in mauritius the single registry project l.
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
Social protection system in mauritius The single registry project

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 13

Social protection system in mauritius The single registry project - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

  • Uploaded on

Social protection system in mauritius The single registry project. Mrs Jayavadee Sooben Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity and Reform Institutions . Present system. Made up of a number of programs. Various Ministries Foundations Special funds. ADMINISTRATION.

I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Social protection system in mauritius The single registry project' - muhammad

Download Now An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
social protection system in mauritius the single registry project

Social protection systemin mauritiusThe single registry project


Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity and Reform Institutions

present system
Present system

Made up of a number of programs

  • Various Ministries
  • Foundations
  • Special funds


cash transfers examples ministry of social security
CASH transfers examples Ministry of Social Security
  • Social aid
  • Non-contributory Pensions
  • Unemployment Hardship Relief
in kind assistance examples
In kind assistance examples
  • Wheelchairs, hearing aids, spectacles
  • Textbook Loan scheme
  • Overseas Medical Care
  • Support to persons with disabilities
active labor market program examples
Active labor Market program examples
  • Workfare programme
  • Training of disabled persons
  • Remedial and Vocational Education
  • Integrated Community Development (ministry of social integration)
social insurance
Social Insurance
  • Two Mandatory income related contributory scheme (National Pensions Fund and National Savings Fund)
  • Civil Service and local government pension schemes
  • Multiple parastatal pension schemes
  • Private voluntary occupational pensions


Total expenditure = 21.7% of total Government Expenditure

About $ 466.6M for last financial year

existing system
Existing System

Ministry of Social Security

Ministry of Education

Ministry of Social Integration

Ministry of Fisheries

Ministry of Housing/ NHDC

Register beneficiaries for



Register beneficiaries for Basic Pension

Book Loan Scheme


Assistance for tertiary education

Register beneficiaries for a multiple of programmes

Register fishermen for Bad Weather Allowance

Register beneficiaries for assistance for casting of slabs

Overlapping of Programmes

Double Registration

Inefficient Programme Monitoring

Lack of uniformity in criteria

Wastage due to duplication of processing

No Coordination


proposals for reform establishment of a single registry
Proposals for reformEstablishment of a Single Registry
  • Setting up of a single registry for beneficiaries of social assistance to help in:
      • Managing social assistance programs in an integrated way
      • Enhancing the targeting performance of programs
      • Adopting a unified approach to welfare
      • Economic analysis and monitoring policies
proposals for reform cont adopting a new method of targeting
Proposals for reform cont’Adopting a new method of targeting
  • Present method of targeting is mainly based on income
  • New method of targeting based on a set variables other than income is being developed
  • New method of targeting will enable the Ministry of social security to properly identify the beneficiaries of cash transfer.
  • Other able bodied beneficiaries will be shifted to the newly created Ministry of Social Integration to be placed on the empowerment programs.
  • Single database will be managed by the Ministry of Social Security but will be shared with other Ministries and government institutions.
  • Profile of applicants will enable other Ministries to place them on their respective welfare programs.
reform strategy
Reform Strategy


Not Eligible

On demand registration

Program 1

Data collection(single point of entry)

SRM Registry

Determine Eligibility


Program Specific Beneficiary List

Program 2

Program 3

Outreach registration

New Targeting mechanism

Reduce leakage

Reduce Under Coverage


Ministry of Social Security

All Ministries/Institutions including Ministry of Social Security

challenges ahead
Challenges ahead
  • Approval of the Cabinet
  • Communication strategy
  • Commitment of the staff regarding the new method of registering beneficiaries
  • Synergy to be put into place among the various Ministries
  • Change in mind set among the members of the public