For leisure park, for which the equipment will be delivered very soon-Outer Islands Development Corporation (IDOC) provided no less than 9 acres 48 perches, more precisely in the Village 25. The Employees Welfare Fund will manage the funding should be a little over a million.
Jean-François Batour, president of the IDOC, says it is "essentially a playground for children and the development of green spaces on the North Island." A rest area will also be built.
In addition to a dearth of entertainment, another major problem is health. Although there are two small buildings that serve Agaléga hospitals and one doctor and three nurses are stationed there permanently, it remains a concern for some 300 people.
A technical committee has been established by the Ministry of Health to the problem dealing with maternity and gynecology, among others. Date, pregnant women have no other option than being transferred to Mauritius for delivery.
But the chunk of the development of its key Agalega airstrip. In disrepair for more than ten years, it is the question of renovating. However, nothing has been done. Worse, the track continues to deteriorate and is almost impassable for the Dornier plane belonging to the National Coast Guard.
A first call for proposals was launched on October 4. Two proposals were made, but they were significantly higher than Rs 120 million under the budget for the renovation. The lowest bid was Rs 350 million. The government has decided not to accept these proposals and will soon resume a second tender.
This is among other resurfacing the 1300 meters runway, construction of a road for vehicles and storage facilities have sufficient kerosene and equipping track facilities against fire.