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Crematoria situated in 9 districts:

  1. Municipal Council of Beau Bassin/Rose Hill (2)
    Rose Hill
    Mauritius

    Mayoress:                      Mrs Mirella Chauvin
    Chief Executive:            Mr Basdeo Rajee
    Financial Controller:    Mr Daniel Lam Hin
    Date of Foundation:      1896
    No. of Members:    24 councillors

    2 crematoria situated at:

    • Chebel
    • Camp Levieux

     

    Statistics unknown

  2. The Black River District Council (7)
    Geoffroy Road
    Bambous

    President:    Mr Dhoorgadassen Singaravelloo
    Secretary:    Mr Soondren Karupudayyan
    Treasurer:    Mr Valavdon Canagasaby
    Date of Foundation:    1989
    No. of Members:    16

    7 crematoria situated at:

    • The St Martin Cremation Ground
    • (rest unknown)

     

    Statistics of Cremations

      Cremations Total Deaths % of Deaths
    2008 74 784 9.44
    2009 89 713 12.49
  3. Municipal Council of Curepipe (4)
    Queen Elizabeth II Avenue
    Curepipe

    Mayor:                   Mr Christian Laval Hurhungee
    Chief Executive:    Mr Jean Francois Dorestan
    Treasurer:              Mr Sanjay Veerasamy

    4 crematoria situated at:

    • Bigarade Cemetery (2)
    • Trou Aux Cerfs
    • Tour Court Public Cremation Ground

     

    Statistics of Cremations

      Cremations Total Deaths % of Deaths
    2009 112 396 28.28
  4. Grand Port Savanne District Council (28 cremators)
    Royal Road
    Rose Belle

    President:    Mr Vinaye Hurcharan
    Secretary:    Mr Teeluck Shyam
    Treasurer:    Mr Rungasamy Mandogaren Naiker 
    Date of Foundation:    1950
    No. of Members:    36

    28 crematoria (cremators) situated at:

    • unknown

     

    Statistics unknown

  5. The Moka Flacq District Council (40 cremators)
    District Council Office
    Royal Road
    Quartier Militaire

    President:    Mr Ghoorah Udaye Kumar
    Secretary:    Mr Ghovadarajah Naidoo Ramanjooloo
    Treasurer:    Mr Abdool Azad Moideen
    Date of Foundation:    1951
    No. of Members:    36

    40 crematoria (cremators) situated at:

    • unknown

     

    Statistics of Cremations

      Cremations Total Deaths % of Deaths
    2008 664 1,103 60.02
    2009 563 1,036 54.34
  6. Municipal Council of Port Louis (3)
    Jules Koenig/Maillard Streets
    Port Louis

    Lord Mayor:              Mr Sheik Mukhtar Hossenbocus
    Ag Chief Executive:  Mr Jean Fran├žois Dorestan
    Treasurer:                  Mr Raj Gungadeen
    Number of members:  30

    3 crematoria situated at:

    • Port-Louis
      Cremations Total Deaths % of Deaths
    2008 160 660 24.24
    2009 167 615 27.15
  7. Municipality of Quatres Bornes (3)
    St Jean Road
    Quartre Bornes

    Mayor:        Jean Fran├žois Battour
    Secretary:    Vineshing Seeparsad
    Treasurer:    Mrs S L Virahsawmy Naidoo
    Date of Foundation:    1896

    3 crematoria situated at:

    • Berthaud
    • Palma
    • Trianon

     

    Statistics of Cremations

      Cremations Total Deaths % of Deaths
    2007 264 533 49.53

    Latest figures obtainable

  8. Municipality of Vacoas-Phoenix (8)
    Town Hall
    St Paul Avenue
    Vacoas

    Mayor:                            Mr Dayal Veejendra
    Secretary:                        Mr Dayal Nandraj
    Treasurer:                        Mr Reshad Gaungoo
    Date of Foundation:       1963
    Number of members:       23

    8 crematoria situated at:

    • Allee Brillant
    • Camp Fouquereaux
    • Cinq Arpents
    • Henrietta
    • Highlands
    • La Marie
    • Phoenix Cemetery
    • Solferino
     

     

    Statistics of Cremations

      Cremations Total Deaths % of Deaths
    2008 *435 *821 *52.98
    2009 *410 *835 *49.10

    *The figures are for Phoenix Municipal Cemetery. The council does not have records for the cremations carried out on cremation grounds.
    N.B. Permits for cremation are issued including those at the Pheonix Cemetery by the Ministry of Health.

  9. The Pamplemousses Riviere du Pempart District Council (1)
    Royal Road
    Mapou

    President:    Mr Krishnaduth Sowamber
    Secretary:    Mr Mahendradut Seechurn
    Treasurer:    Mr Anil Kumar Raghooputh
    Date of Foundation:    1962

    No. of Members:    36 District Councillors

     

    1 crematorium situated at:

    • Belmont

     

    Statistics of Cremations

      Cremations Total Deaths % of Deaths
    2006 438 1,443 30.35
    2007 345 1,249 27.62