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Infotech Rodrigues 2014

Date: August 07, 2014
Domain:E-Powering People
 

 

​The NCB, operating under the aegis of the Ministry of ICT, organised the 3rd edition of Infotech Rodrigues, in collaboration with the Rodrigues Regional Assembly (RRA) from the 2 and 3 August 2014 at Basile Allas Government School, Port Mathurin.
 
Background
 
Following the satisfaction of exhibitors and large visitor turnout for the two previous editions of Infotech Rodrigues, the National Computer Board (NCB), operating under the aegis of the Ministry of ICT (MICT), is organising the 3rd edition of Infotech Rodrigues, in collaboration with the Rodrigues Regional Assembly (RRA), to create more awareness on emerging technologies and to bring ICT closer to Rodriguans.
Infotech Rodrigues is in line with the mission of the NCB, which is to promote the development of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Mauritius. The event attracted some 11,000 visitors. 12 exhibitors participated in the event.
 
Objectives
 
The objectives of Infotech Rodrigues were to:
 
• Increase awareness in Rodrigues on emerging technologies;
• Sensitize on the potential applications of ICT;
• Sensitize on career opportunities in the ICT sector;
• To promote and encourage ICT literacy; and
• Bring Government services closer to the people by providing accessible and integrated online public services.
 
Dates & Opening Hours
 
Venue: Basil Allas Government School, Port Mathurin
Saturday 2 August 2014 from 10:00 hrs to 16:00 hrs
Sunday 3 August 2014 from 09:00 hrs to 16:00 hrs
 
Entrance was Free
 
Free Bus shuttles were available on Sunday 3 August 2014
 
Rivière Coco – Songes – Mourouk – Port Sud Est – Pompée – St Gabriel – Mt Plaisir – Malabar – Mt Lubin – Port Mathurin and back (5 trips to Infotech and 5 trips back)
Pointe Cotton – St Francois – Roche Bon Dieu – Trèfles – Brulé – Grands Montagne – Mt Malgache – Nassola – Mt Lubin – Citronelle – Port Mathurin and back (5 trips to Infotech and 5 trips back)
Grand La Fourche Corail – La Ferme – Baie du Nord – Baie Malgache – Baie aux Huitres – Port Mathurin and back (5 trips to Infotech and 5 trips back)
 

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