The Welfare Department has under its jurisdiction the following statutory duties to conduct:-
1. Provision of Pre-Primary Education, Adult Education and Day Care Centre
2. Organisation of sports, welfare and cultural activities for the youth, women, the elderly and the
3. Management of municipal centres and provision of social halls for meetings, seminars and receptions.
4. Management of sports infrastructures.
5. Provision for socio-religious activities.
6. Promotion of Arts and Culture.
7. Cater for the handicapped, the deaf, the dumb, Mental Disorders Associations and other
NGO’s fighting against Aids, alcohol, poverty and prostitution.
8. Cater for Victims of Fire and natural disaster and provision for cyclone refugee centres.
The staff comprises of the Chief Welfare Officer, the Principal Welfare Officer, the Senior Welfare Officer, three Welfare Officers, one Word Processing Operator, two Clerks, one Senior Clerk and a Supervisor of Infant schools:
The nine of Municipal Pre-Primary Schools are located in the following areas:-
The Pre-primary schools have modern equipment with a qualified staff of some 30 teachers. Education is free. Actually some 400 children attend these schools. Children whose parents are of a low income group are given preference for admission.
Day care centre
The Department runs a Day Care Centre at Chebel. Twenty babies 0-3 years attend the Day Care Centre which is also free.
Sponsorship for Handicapped Children
The Council sponsors two schools of APEIM for the rehabilitation of handicapped children of the township, located at Pierre Renaud Government School and Vuillemin Municipal Centre.
Promotion of Art and Culture
- The Conservatoire National de Musique François Mitterand with the collaboration of the Council is running music classes at Alex Vellin Centre (Royal Road, Beau Bassin).
- The Ecole de Sculpture is also operational at Alex Vellin Centre. Some 50 students are following this course.
Classes are free to the youth and citizens of the township.
The Council has signed an agreement with the Youth Empowerment International (Mauritius). This organisation is conducting free tuition to college students from IV to upper six.
Classes are conducted at the Eddy Norton Hall (Rose Hill) from Mondays to Fridays, form 15.00 to 17.30 hrs: Subjects taught are as follows: English and French languages, Mathematics, Accounts, Economics, General Paper, etc..
Free yoga and aerobic classes are conducted for both male and female citizens of our town. There are also special aerobic classes for the senior citizens of the township.
Sports infrastructures are accessible to Sports Clubs and colleges. They are found in the following regions:
|Rose Hill Region|
|Sir Gaetan Stadium with Synthetic Track||Duncan Taylor St, Rose Hill|
|Camp Le Vieux||NHDC Camp Le Vieux|
|Quorum||Ratsitatane Street, Plaisance Rose Hill|
|(3) Football Grounds|
|Raffick Nubee Football Ground||Ave Berthaud, Stanley|
|Trèfles Football Ground||Cité Trèfles, Rose Hill|
|Emmanuel Anquetil Football Ground||Sister Marie Clemence Street, Rose Hill|
|Camp Le Vieux Football Ground||NHDC Complex, Camp Le Vieux|
|(4) Sand Court||Ratsitatane Street Quorum’s yard|
|(5) Sport Complex|
|Trefles Sports Complex||Cité Trèfles, Rose Hill|
|Maryse Justin Sports Complex||De Chazal Lane, Plaisance Rose Hill|
|Henry Buswell Sports Complex||Impasse Celestin Rose Hill|
|Chebel Sport Complex||Chebel|
|Quorum Boulodrome||Ratsitatane Street, Plaisance, Rose Hill|
|Stanley Boulodrome||Avenue Berthaud, Stanley, Rose Hill|
|Trèfles Boulodrome||Cité Trèfles, Rose Hill|
|Camp Le Vieux Boulodrome||NHDC Complex, Camp Le Vieux|
|Beau Bassin Region|
|(1) Football Grounds||Location|
|Nelson mandela Football Ground (Mont Roches)||Verger Bissumbar, Mont Roches|
|C. Fanny Football Ground (Barkly)||Cité Barkly, Beau Bassin|
|S. Law Kwan Football ground (Chebel)||Cité Chebel, Beau Bassin|
|A. Adelaide Football ground (Vuillemin)||Vuillemin St, Beau Bassin|
|(2) Sports Complexes|
|Monique Rayeroux Sports complex||De Rosnay Street Beau Bassin|
|C. Fanny Sports Complex||Cité Barkly, Beau Bassin|
|A. Adelaide Sports Complex||De Pepin St, Vuillein, Beau Bassin|
|Mare Gravier Sports Complex||R. Pawar St, Beau Bassin|
|Montreal Sports Complex||Montreal Coromandel|
|Vuillemin Boulodrome||Dr Pepin St, Beau Bassin|
|Chebel Boulodrome||Chebel Road Beau Bassin|
|Montreal Boulodrome||Montreal Coromandel|
|Mare Gravier Boulodrome||R. Oawar Street, Beau Bassin|
- The project of a new sports complex at Stanley (Rose Hill) will soon be materialised. It will comprise of a basket ball and volley-ball court.
There are 100 sports club afiliated to the municipal sports event organised by the council: Sports Award Competition for Football, handball, basketball,petanque, volleyball, boxing, cycle race, athletism, motor cross, skate board, rallye.
The department is called upon to implement decision of the Council and entertain requests emanating from NGOs, Sports club and Socio Cultural association.
The Municipal Centres are opened to clubs/Associations/N.G.Os for holding meetings, running adult education classes, and leisure activities. Hereunder are the list of the Centres.
LIST OF SOCIAL HALLS IN THE TOWNSHIP
|1||Jacques Rougeot Polyvalent centre||Dr Ferriere Street Trefles Rose Hill|
|2||Stanley Social Hall||Berthaud Street, Stanley, Rose Hill|
|3||Camp Le Vieux Social Hall||Ave. Cretin, Camp Le Vieux, Rose Hill|
|4||Plaisance Social Hall||Marie Sister Clémence St, Plaisance Rose Hill|
|5||Monique Rayeroux||De Rosnay Street Beau Bassin|
|6||Roches Brunes Social Hall||Cnr Dr Remy Boyer de la Giroday, Roches Brunes|
|7||Centre de l’Unité||NHDC La Concorde, Rose Hill|
|8||Mare Gravier||Hosenally Street, Mare Gravier Beau Bassin|
|9||Herve Duval Municipal Centre||Beau Bassin|
|10||Vuilleim Social Hall||Vuillemin Street, Beau Bassin|
|11||Chebel Social Hall||Richelieu Branch Road, Beau Bassin|
|12||Belle Etoile||Raman Maharshi Street, Belle Etoile|
|13||Marie Michele Utile Social Hall||Cnr Pope Henessy & C. Maingard St, Beau Bassin|
|14||Eddy Norton I & II||Arcade Sunassee, Rose Hill|
|15||Allex vellin Centre||Royal Road Beau Bassin|
Senior Citizens and Womens welfare
Some sixty five Senior Citizens Clubs are grouped under the umbrella of the Federation of Senior Citizens of Beau Bassin-Rose Hill. On the other hand, some twenty-five Womens Association are grouped in a Federation: LUnion des Femmes des Villes Soeurs. All clubs shoul dbe registered with the registrar of Associations.
The following activities are being organised for the welfare of the women and senior citizens:-
- Cultural shows
- Adult Education
- Visit to Hospices
- Family Day
- Recreational Day
- Sports and Indoor games competitions
- Après midi dansant
- Mothers Day
- Visit to Homes
ASSOCIATION SOUTIEN ET REEDUCATION AUX PERSONNES BEGUES
Socio-Religious and Cultural Activities
The Department is called upon to provide logistics to Socio-cultural Associations to organise cultural activities and to act as facilitator and co-ordinate assistance on the following occasions:-
Christmas Celebration and December end of your festivities.
Independence and Republic Day
Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary
Fête de Pâques.
Pilgrimage to Père Laval Tomb (St Croix)
Consecration of Kovils/Churches/Mandirs
We have a free Hearse Service and two brancards which are being put at the disposal of the citizens.
Our mission is to satisfy the needs of our respected customers. Activities are multifarious in nature and the end result is to promote the welfare of all our citizens. Suggestions shall always be welcomed for the improvement of citizens welfare.