Welfare Department

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 About Us

The Welfare Department is headed by a Senior and a Welfare Officer. The Department provides, inter-alia, the following services.
  • Organisation of social, cultural, youth, sports, leisure and recreational activities.
  • Running of Pre-Primary schools
  • Running of handicraft and sewing classes
  • Lawn mowing of football grounds, lawns of village halls, green spaces and public gardens.
  • Loan store facilities for residents.

    Social, cultural, youth, sports, leisure and recreational activities

    To mark special events and to celebrate national festivals like Independence day, Cavadee festival, Eid Festival, X-mass etc a series of activities are organised throughout the year.

    Such activities as inter-village sports tournaments, inter-college elocution competition, cultural shows, seminars, musical performances and lunch to charitable institutions are also organised.

    Pre-Primary School

    This Council also runs three Pre-Primary schools in the north, namely at:

    (i) Cap Malheureux

    (ii) Calebasses

    (iii) Piton

    Admission to the schools is granted to children having already reached their 3rd birthday and who reside in the locality where the school is found.

    Handicraft and Sewing classes

    These classes supervised by Mrs A. Bazile are run at almost all the 36 village halls from noon to 15.00 hrs.  Trainees, specially school dropouts and housewives, are registered/recruited at the start of each year.  Examinations are held in the month of December of each year and successful students are awarded certificates.

    Lawn Mowing Services

    The football pitches, lawns of village halls, green spaces and public gardens falling under the jurisdiction of the Council have to be kept trim and tidy and for this purpose the full time services of groundsmen are being retained.

    Loan Store facilities for residents

    The Council also provides on loan, to organisations and public individuals, equipments such as podiums, national flags, flag poles upon relevant payment of fees and deposits as follows:


    FEES (RS)
    Podium of 8ft x 4 ft (set of four)
    Flag poles (unit)
    Flags (unit)


    However, booking for the above items should be made well in advance and requests are entertained subject to the equipments being available.

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