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Ministry of Housing & Lands

Mission and Vision

Mission Statement
To prepare a National Development Strategy (NDS), for the long term growth and physical development of the country, its city, towns and rural areas, areas of significant environment conservation or restriction including coastal/lagoon areas and other significant land use opportunity and constraint areas.
To provide a framework for local authorities i.e. Outline Schemes, to guide and control development in their area.
To prepare a series of Guidance Notes for each key sector or topic to guide major new applications and developments.
To manage and control development on State Lands.
To devise and implement housing and land policies and programmes to meet the needs of the people here, in particular the vulnerable groups of our society.
Vision of the Ministry
The vision of the Ministry of Housing & Lands is to have a planned development of the territory of Mauritius where it will be pleasant to live and work, where business can thrive and prosper and where the natural beauty of the country will be preserved for the enjoyment of generations to come.