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Mauritius Prison Service (under the aegis of the Ministry of Defence and Rodrigues)



Blood Donation

Start Time:Jan 18, 2018|End Time:Jan 18, 2018
Location:Beau Bassin Prison and Eastern High security Prison, Melrose|Category: Public

A Blood Drive will be organised by the Prison Officers Welfare Association on Thursday 18 January 2018 from 08.00 hours to 14.45 hours ​at the Beau Bassin Prison and Eastern High security Prison, Melrose​ with a view to collect some 200 pints of blo...


Sending off Parade et Cérémonie de remise de médailles

Start Time:Jan 09, 2015|End Time:Jan 09, 2015
Location:Eastern High Security Prison, Melrose|

Une Sending off Parade et une cérémonie de remise de médailles à l’intention d’une cinquantaine d’officiers du Service des Prisons s’est tenue ce matin à la Prison de Melrose.  La cérémonie s’est déroulée en présence du Commissaire des Priso...


Mauritius Prison Service, winner of NPCC Productivity Award 2014

Start Time:Sep 24, 2014|End Time:Sep 24, 2014

Pho​to Gallery                               It was a great honour and pride when the MPS team was called on stage to receive the NPCC Productivity Award 2014 for the category Government departments and parastatals. The credit goes to the Mauriti...


Grand Winner of the Public Service Excellence Award 2013

Start Time:Aug 14, 2014|End Time:Aug 14, 2014
Location:Inter Continental Mauritius Resort, Balaclava|

The Petit Verger prison in Pointe aux Sables has won the Grand Prize of the Public Service Excellence Award (PSEA) 2013. Out of the forty public service bodies which participated in the seventh edition of the competition, the Petit Verger prison h...


Outdoor Training for Correctional Youth Centre Inmates

Start Time:Jun 19, 2014|End Time:Jun 19, 2014
Location:Belle Mare Adventist Centre|

​On Thursday 19 June 2014, an outdoor training was organized for the intention of the Correctional Youth Centre (CYC) inmates. A group of 24 inmates were escorted from CYC at about 07:55 hours and they proceeded to Belle Mare Adventist Centre to sp...


Launching of e-Prison System

Start Time:May 22, 2014|End Time:May 22, 2014
Location:Beau Bassin|

​On 22 May 2014, the e-Prison System was launched by Hon. Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum, Minister of Information and Communication Technology in the presence of Senior Chief Executive, Prime Minister's Office Mrs K. O Fong Weng Poorun and the Commiss...


Launching of the Family Outreach Centre

Start Time:May 15, 2014|End Time:May 15, 2014
Location:Beau Bassin |

​A  Family Outreach Center was inaugurated on Thursday 15th May 2014 at Beau Bassin Prison followed by an Award Ceremony under the ISO9001:2008 Certification Scheme. The Ceremony was graced by the Hon. S. Moutia, Minister of Civil Service and Admin...


Launching of the Eastern High Security Prison

Start Time:Mar 20, 2014|End Time:May 20, 2014

​The official launching of the Eastern High Security Prison was effected by the Prime Minister, Dr The Honourable Navinchandra Ramgoolam on 20 March 2014. With this new prison, Mauritius can position itself as one of the countries providing interna...


IC3 Certification Ceremony

Start Time:Apr 19, 2013|End Time:Apr 19, 2013
Location:Beau Bassin|

On Tuesday 9th April 2013, a certification ceremony was held at Lotus Centre, Beau Bassin Prison, whereby 87 detainees were awarded attendance certificates after having completed the IC3 Course.   Hundred and sixty-seven (167) detainees followed t...


Health Card for Mauritius Prison Service

Start Time:Feb 22, 2013|End Time:Feb 22, 2013
Location:Beau Bassin|

As the incidence and prevalance of Non Communicable Diseases is sky rocketing in Mauritius, health has now become a central issue of the whole fabric of the Mauritius Prison Service. In view of promoting good health among prison officers and to curb...