The Construction Industry Development Board commonly known as CIDB is a statutory body established under the CIDB Act of 2008
. The overriding objective of the CIDB is to promote the development and improvement of the construction industry.
CIDB operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Public Infrastructure and Land Transport . It is governed by a Council comprising 11 members including a Chairperson.
CIDB aims at providing leadership and guidance towards the development of a competitive and world class construction industry.
CIDB is provided with a comprehensive set of objects
which enable it to ensure the proper development of the construction industry. CIDB is positioned to become the focal point for the Construction Industry in Mauritius.
One of the core activities of the CIDB is the registration of Contractors and Consultants. The Act makes provisions for the registration of both local & foreign Contractors and Consultants. This is supported by enabling regulations which provide further details about the legislation of the registration exercise.