Welcome to the InfoHighway Website

Innovative Data Transfer Solution


Under the aegis of

The Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation
of
Republic of Mauritius

     

InfoHighway provides for sharing of data amongst Government Agencies and is designed as the service platform, which allows multiple Government agencies to share data via E-Services to other agencies.

Security

Secured infrastructure hosted at GOC and shared on the Government Intranet

Transfer methods

  • Portal
  • Web Services
  • Bulk Data Transfer

Live Data Sharing

Data shared at runtime and retrieved live from Publisher DB. No Data Storage.

24/7 Availability

System available on a 24/7 basis with constant monitoring.

Governance Model

A complete governance model and process has be put in place

Single Entry Point

Single PA connects to different Publisher DBs

There are a defined processes to connect to the InfoHighway.

InfoHighway uses the Publish and Subscribe model whereby agency willing to share data is the Publisher and the one requesting data is the Subscriber

InfoHighway is composed of several modules operating in a secured and protected ecosystem.

InfoHighway operates over a secured infrastructure hosted at the Government Online Centre and shares information over the Government Intranet Network.

The InfoHighway platform is secured based on the following principle.

Multi-layers security enforced.

Approval resides at several independent bodies.

Publisher has full control of their database and can stop  connection at any point in time.

The whole setup is on the Government setup.

None of the InfoHighway servers are available on the internet currently.

Constant monitoring is performed using the InfoWatch dashboard.

22

Publishers

103

Connections

373

E-Services

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Awards won

The following documents are available for download.

InfoHighway Overview

The document gives an overview of the InfoHighway platform.

     Download

Application Form

The updated InfoHighway application form for Subscribers.

     Download

InfoHighway Leaflet

High level InfoHighway information leaflet.

     Download

The InfoFactsheet shows live statistics of data exchanged on the systems but also overall savings.

929

days of smooth running*

8,454

Queries this month

822,701,776,36,59,514,480,857,903,424

10,331

Queries Previous month

769,698,763,650,56,44,805,1100,850,791

842,310

Total Queries to date

5785,13547,13716,11397,12489,9314,2299,3924,3253,2660,5816,10287,7756

Publishers Location

22

Publishers

     

372

E-Services

     

1.2 years

of working time has been saved, since January 2017, while using InfoHighway.

InfoHighway has had a huge impact on different entities.

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Validation of applicant identity during online registration for skippers license.

More than 50 applications verified through InfoHighway
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Validation of citizen identity at source during Negative Income Tax process.

Online validation of more than 600,000 citizens directly from CSD through InfoHighway in a day.
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An enquiry initially taking 6months to complete, now takes no more than 30minutes.

This represent a saving of Rs200,000 per enquiry.
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Platform live since August 2016 (935 days).

1 030 000
queries performed to date.

Assumption, each query saves 15 minutes.

If we estimate only 5% of queries on InfoHighway invovlves communication between people, then the use of E-Services helped save
1.47
years
of working time.

Get in touch

Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation

Project Owner

InfoHighway Team                                                          

Technical Team

Central Informatics Bureau                                      

Project Management Team
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