Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum Mauritius

Legislation to prevent import of fake gadgets

Certificates from parent company needed. The number of defective products, especially mobile phones in the market is of growing concern to the government. A new legislation will therefore be adopted in the coming week to review the import standards of such products. ICT minister Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum made it clear that importers should meet all [...]

17 Feb 2012, The Independent Daily

Pillay’s maiden speech interrupted by Oppn

In Parliament on Tuesday, ICT minister Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum answered leader of the Opposition Paul Bérenger‘s query on the setting up of a Fraud Tracking System for International Long Distance (ILD) Operators and how Enterprise Telecom (Entel) was chosen for the same. The minister was, however, unable to supply information on whether potential fraud has [...]

16 Nov 2011, The Independent Daily

Minister calls for moderate usage of mobile phones

Following a recent study carried out by International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) on the risks of brain cancer associated with the usage of mobile phones, the minister of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum highlighted that people should not make an abuse of technology. The minister said, “An excess of everything [...]

03 Jun 2011, The Independent Daily

Smart IDs by Sept 2012

September 2012 could hand a smart card to all Mauritians. The project, first proposed in 1998, introduces a new national identity card containing all data of the citizen. Speaking to The Independent, the minister of Information and Communication Technology, Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum said that government is willing to go ahead with the project although it [...]

19 May 2011, The Independent Daily

Government to counteract threats from mobile phones

The government will continue to provide a law enforcement response,as well as information and education about mobile threats. However, providers of mobile services are expected to play their part by providing users with links to law enforcement bodies, support and information. This was stated by the minister of Information and Communication Technology(ICT), Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum, [...]

25 Mar 2011, The Independent Daily