Budget2016-2017 – Ministerial Committee to oversee implementation
A Ministerial Committee chaired by the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Jugnauth, has been set up to monitor the timely implementation of the measures announced in the 2016-2017 Budget.
The Committee will be assisted by three Task Forces that will ensure proper coordination, prompt implementation of the measures, rapid elimination of bottlenecks, enhanced service delivery of the public sector, and faster realisation of projects and programmes.
The three main areas of focus are:
(a) Public Infrastructure Projects – Task Force chaired by the Minister of Public Infrastructure and Land Transport;
(b) Quality of Life and Poverty Alleviation – Task Force chaired by the Minister of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research; and
(c) Economy – Task Force chaired by the Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security.
A High Level Committee, chaired by the Minister of Social Security, National Solidarity and Reform Institutions, has also been set up to look into the issue of Ageing Population and the Pension System.