ICT/BPO Scheme for Rodrigues
15 Sep 2021
Rodrigues is today digitally connected to the world, with the Mauritius and Rodrigues Submarine Cable (MARS) cable providing high-speed internet connectivity. The ICT/BPO sector is expected to add to the growth of the Rodriguan economy.
To further boost the development of the information technology sector and create jobs in Rodrigues, there is a need to enhance capacity building and upskilling youth in the ICT/BPO sector and promote Rodrigues ICT/BPO sector.
The Scheme is to facilitate and promote investment in the ICT/BPO sector in Rodrigues. As such, any eligible ICT/BPO company operating in Rodrigues shall be entitled to –
a. Refund under the Training Program as follows -
Refund of 25% of the Training Costs for training of new recruits from Rodrigues.
b. Refund under the Marketing Program up to a maximum of Rs 200,000 per annum as follows:
i). Participation fee in international fair/events;
ii). Cost of rental of stand; and
iii). Cost of Airfare from Rodrigues to the host country/city (The Refund will be based on Economy Class airfare for one representative only)
For more information about the scheme, please visit the following link https://www.edbmauritius.org/schemes