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MINISTRY OF THE PEOPLE AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT HOSTS AWARDS AND TRAINING SYMPOSIUM

on Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:36

150 MEG grant recipients receive to receive training in Record Keeping and Cash Management

 

April 14, 2014 – The Ministry of the People and Social Development through the National Poverty Reduction and Eradication Programmes Co-ordinating Unit (N PREP-CU) will host a Grants Award and Training Symposium on Tuesday April 15th. One hundred and fifty recipients of the $5000 Micro-Enterprise and Training Grant (MEG) will receive training within the area of Record Keeping and Cash Management.

MINISTRY ADDRESSES STATEMENTS IN THE EXPRESS OF APRIL 7TH, 2014

on Tue, 04/08/2014 - 14:36

April 7, 2014 –On Monday April 7th the Trinidad Express published an article, “Recycling Vagrants,” which highlighted the recent termination of services of Mr. Andrew Boodoo, who previously held the position of manager of the Inter Agency Unit (IAU). While the Ministry can confirm that Mr. Boodoo was relieved from his duties following due process, at no time did the honourable Prime Minister instruct the Permanent Secretary to terminate his services as reported.

PRIME Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has assumed the portfolio of Minister of the People and Social Development.

on Fri, 03/28/2014 - 18:27

PRIME Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has assumed the portfolio of Minister of the People and Social Development. The decision follows the Prime Minister’s advice to His Excellency the President to revoke the appointment of former Minister, Dr Glenn Ramadharsingh.

12 out of 120 street dwellers rehabilitated

on Fri, 03/21/2014 - 17:48

TWELVE out of 120 former street dwellers have been rehabilitated through programmes in the Ministry of the People and Social Development and are now leading productive lives.

 

This was revealed during a meeting in commemoration of Social Work Day, hosted by the Ministry of the People at which requests for proposals to Civil Society organisations were made for the Removal, Assessment, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, Transportation and Medical Services for street dwellers. The meeting was held at Capital Plaza, Port-of-Spain.

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