The Construction Industry Development Board most commonly known as CIDB, is a statutory body established under the
CIDB Act of 2008.
The overriding objective of the CIDB is to promote the Development and Improvement of the Construction Industry.
CIDB operates under the aegis of the Ministry of National Infrastructure and Community Development. It is governed by a Council comprising 12 members including the Chairperson.
CIDB is now recognised as one of the focal point for the Construction Industry in Mauritius.
CIDB is provided with a comprehensive set of objects and functions which enables it to ensure the proper development of the construction industry.
CIDB aims at providing Leadership and Guidance towards the development of a competitive and world class Construction Industry.
One of the core activities of CIDB is the registration of Consultants and Contractors.
The Act makes provisions for the Registration of both Local & Foreign Consultants and Contractors.
This is supported by enabling Regulations which stipulate detailed provisions of the main Act about the Legislation of the Registration Process.
The Registration has now extended to other fields in the Construction Sector.
New Regulations have recently been made for Registration of Service Providers other than Consultants viz Computer Aided Design(CAD) operators for Construction works including Draughtsman, Technician in Construction and Third Party Certifier in Construction.
Regulations have also been made for the Registration of Suppliers of Construction Materials, Construction Plants and Equipment.
These core values are the guiding principles of our organization.
1) Vision – our future aims
To be a Global reference in Construction.
2) Mission – our organizational purpose
We exist to regulate and facilitate an efficient and effective Construction Industry.
3) Values - C.I.T.E.S
(i) CARING: We are a Caring Organisation and give due care to our Customers.
(ii) INTEGRITY: We Promote the Highest Standards of Professional & Conduct Ethics.
(iii) TEAM SPIRIT: This is our Strength.
(iv) EXCELLENCE: We Strive for Excellence in our Services.
(v) SHARED VALUES: We have Common Values.
We are committed to always strive to provide quality regulatory,
advisory, and capacity development services to the Construction Industry’s
Stakeholders right the first time, on time and every time.
We shall fully comply and conform with our mandate, customer needs and expectations as well as the applicable Statutory and Regulatory requirements, including those of the Certifying Body.
We shall use the latest ISO 9001 QMS Standards to ensure continual improvement of our service
through periodic evaluation of our customer satisfaction and performance evaluation.
We shall ensure that this Policy is communicated, well understood and demonstrably applied
by all personnel and shall also be made available to relevant interested parties.
This Policy shall be reviewed on a yearly basis to ensure its continual suitability.
The activities at
Construction Industry Development Board warrant that visitors shall be clearly
and properly advised, guided and educated to ensure full protection against any
such incidents that may result into their ill health, injuries and damage to
To realise the above aim, the following shall be unfailingly observed and seem to be observed:
This policy shall be communicated and understood by
all internal and external people. This policy is also subjected to annual
review in the light to ensure its applicability and relevance as well.
CIDB value on strong relationships and have seen the benefit they bring to our business.
The Board is administered by the Council. Sections 8 to 10 of the Act make provisions for the modus operandi of the Council. The Council is mandated to provide leadership and guidance to management. Its key purpose is to ensure the success of CIDB by collectively directing the affairs of the organization.
The Council focuses mainly on setting strategies by determining strategic options, select those to be followed and decide the means and ways for management to implement them. Members of the Council, other than the ex-officio members, hold office for a period of 2 years.
A member other than an ex-officio member may not serve for more than 2 consecutive terms, unless the Minister reappoints him on account of his exceptional experience or the importance of his continued membership for the purpose of implementing a plan of action that he initiated.
The Council meets monthly and holds special meetings whenever required to deal with urgent matters.
Composition of Construction Industry Development Council For the Period 2023:
|1|| Mr Tarkaswar Cowaloosur
|2||Ministry of National Infrastructure and
|Mr Geeanesswar Bundhooa
(Deputy Permanent Secretary)
|3||Ministry of Local Government and Disaster Risk Management||Mr Ramsing Ghoopee
(Assistant Permanent Secretary)
|4||Ministry of Environment, Solid Waste Management and Climate Change||Mrs Priya Chadee
|5||Professional Quantity Surveyors’ Council||Mr Anand Juddoo
(Professional Quantity Surveyor)
|6||Council of Registered Professional Engineers||Mr Dashwanyl Jhuboo
|7||Professional Architects’ Council||Mr Rambassun Sewpal
|8||SMEs of the Construction Sector||Mr Vidianand Toofanny
|9||Association of Contractors for Building and Civil Engineering Works||Mr Sailesh Beejadarsing
(Chief Executive Officer Gamma Construction Ltd)
|10||Association of Contractors for Mechanical and Electrical Works||Mr Nishal Kona Herkanaidu
(Chief Operating Officer
Rey & Lenferna Ltd)
|11||Person having wide experience in the Construction Industry||Mr G. Brasse
|12||Association of Consulting Engineers||Mr Chandansingh Chutoori
(Owner, VYYAASS Consulting Engineer Ltd)
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