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This website is intended to provide handful information to insureds (planters, metayers and millers) of the Sugar Industry and to the public at large an insight of the Sugar Insurance Fund Board. The Fund set up by Government in consultation with the sugar producers operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Finance & Economic Development and is funded entirely by insureds of the Sugar Industry. The Sugar Insurance Fund Board provides covers to all insureds for losses in sugar production arising from inclement weather such as cyclones, drought and excessive rainfall.

The Fund also operates a fire insurance.


Violent cyclones in 1945 precipitated events. Action at governmental level in London and in Mauritius, and at the Chamber of Agriculture led to Ordinance no. 53 of 1946 with the formal establishment in October of that year of a Cyclone and Drought Insurance Fund.

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(a) Chairman;

(b) The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agro Industry and Fisheries or his representative;

(c) The Director of the Economic Planning Unit or his representative;

(d) The General Manager of the Control Board;

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SIFB News & Events

Vacancy post for Administrative Secretary


Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the post of Administrative Secretary on the permanent and pensionable establishment of the Fund.

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The Sugar Insurance Fund board is committed to best pratices and strives to operate in a corrupt-free-environment

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Equal opportunity policy in employment

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Tribute to late Professor Jagadish Manrakhan,

Professor Jagadish Manrakhan late Chairman of the Sugar Insurance Fund Board passed away in the early hours of 1st March 2013 at the age of 75 years in Frankfurt, Germany where he was on holiday

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Complaints Policy

Click here to Complaints Policy & Complaints Handling Procedures

Survey Report on Abandonment

 Click to download Survey Report on Abandonment of Cane Lands 2001 - 2010