Corporate Overview

Corporate Overview

The Mahatma Gandhi Institute considers that it has complied in all material respects with the principles of the Code of Corporate Governance for Mauritius.  The Institute consistently demonstrates a commitment to the highest standards of Corporate Governance at Council level and throughout the operations of the Institute.  Much focus is laid upon compliance and ethics, health and safety norms and internal and external control mechanisms.

The Mahatma Gandhi Institute Act 1982 was amended in December 2002 to enable the Council to be responsible for the Mahatma Gandhi Institute and the Rabindranath Tagore Institute.

The MGI & RTI Council, as stipulated in the MGI (Amendment) Act 2002,

  • is responsible for the management and administration of the revenue and property of both Institutes;
  • has general control over the conduct of the affairs of both Institutes; and
  • takes such measures as it thinks fit to achieve the objects of both Institutes.

The MGI & RTI Council was reconstituted in November 2015. The newly constituted Council held its first meeting in December 2015.

The Council appoints such committees as may be necessary to assist it in the performance of its duties under this Act. The Council has set up the following committees:

  • Special Appointments Committee
  • Appointments Committee I
  • Appointments Committee II
  • Finance Committee
  • Staff Committee
  • Disciplinary Committee
  • Audit Committee
  • Anti-Corruption Committee