Mauritius offers a conducive environment for the development of the ICT sector. A number of initiatives have been taken by the Government with objective to strengthen the ICT sector. An appropriate legal and policy framework has been put in place to ensure proper regulation of this sector and to encourage the growth of this industry.
The National Computer Board (NCB) is an apex institution created by Government to steer Mauritius in the information age. It was set up under Act 43 of 1988. By virtue of section 4 of the Act and of the amendments of the Act under the IT Act 1998, NCB has been entrusted with the following mission: