1. What kind of Training is offered in the Cyber Caravans offer?
The Cyber Caravan Project aims at making IT facilities available in all regions in Mauritius specifically those who do not have a computer
The National Computer Board operates three Cyber Caravans equipped with 9, 10 and 21 respectively. The Cyber Caravans are used to dispense ICT Training to children, students, unemployed, women, staff of private organisations, planters, farmers and senior citizens around the island.
Two types of trainings are conducted in the Cyber Caravans:-
||ICT Awareness Course (Free Initiation)
||2 hours Per Batch|
||IC3 (Rs750 per participant, however free for senior citizens) and Charitable Organisation
||3 Modules – 45 hourse|The ICT trainings are conducted in the Cyber Caravan at the premises of social welfare centres, community centres and civic associations.
2. Who is eligible for the ICT Training Programme ?
Everyone is welcome from school children to senior citizens, housewives and unemployed. The Cyber Caravan aims at providing ICT education to people with little or no ICT Skills.
3. How do I apply for the Cyber Caravan facilities ?
Booking for the Cyber Caravan can be made by:-
4. Is training offered on the NCB Cyber Caravans MQA Approved ?
The IC3 course offered in the Cyber Caravans is MQA Approved.
5. What is e-Government?
E-Government consists in the electronic delivery of quality services to citizens and the business community whilst at the same time facilitating inter-governmental and intra-governmental exchange of information in an effective and efficient manner.
6. What is the Government Online Centre?
The Government Online Centre (GOC) is one main component of the e-government initiative and is the key infrastructure which enables e-government. The GOC acts as an IT infrastructure service provider for government institutions to ensure 24*7*365 secure online government services to citizens, businesses and government.
7. Where can I find a list of ICT operators in Mauritius?
The NCB has developed an Online Database of ICT operators in Mauritius to provide online and updated information on operators in the ICT sector in Mauritius.
8. I have a business idea in the ICT sector and would like to start a venture, where do I start?
Having a business idea is a start - but you need proper planning before implementing the business idea. A business plan is important as it will help you look at the different aspects of business including financing, human resource, marketing, management of business and planning.
9. How can the NCB assist in the preparation of the business plan?
The Management team at the ICT Incubator Centre can assist you to formulate your business plan and provide guidelines and references.
10. Is there any support for enterprises starting a business in the ICT sector?
The National Computer Board has set up an ICT Incubator Centre which provides infrastructural, logistics and business support to start-ups in the ICT sector. For more information please visit the website at http://incubator.intnet.mu/