The Managing Committee manages MSDA in line with the Government regulations
The Technical Committee of MSDA sets the Standards of safe diving in Mauritius and Rodrigues, from beginners to Instructor Trainers.
The Mixed Gas Commission sets the standards for Technical Diving under the jurisdiction of the Technical Committee.
The Scientific Commission spearheads investigations in Marine Archeology and Marine Conservation in the World's largest primarily Oceanographic State in collaboration with MMCS.
The Audiovisual Commission promotes Underwater Photography and Videography. It organises courses, events and competitions. Zimaz Dil'O is the National Championship of Underwater Photography. MSDA has organised CMAS World Underwater Photography Championship with 27 teams of 16 nations from 4 continents, first Digital.