Thursday, October 17, 2013

Bhasha wins 2 Awards at National Best Quality ICT Awards (NBQSA) 2013 including a Special Award!



We are so proud to let you know that we won 2 Awards at The National Best Quality ICT Awards (NBQSA) 2013 for our most popular local product Bhasha Helakuru counting the 2nd & 3rd National Awards for the same product & the 9th & 10th Award won by Bhasha & also nominating to the APICTA Awards 2013 to be held on Hong Kong.

The Awards we won this time are:
  • The Special Award for The Best Local Language Product
  • Silver Award in e-Inclusion & e-Community category


We are so happy to receive The Best Local Language Product Award this year since this is the first time we won a Special Award of a National Award. Following are all the Special Awards offered at NBQSA 2013 for your information & we are so proud to be one of them.

Winning The Special Award for The Best Local Language Product (Photo Credit: ReadMe.lk)

Special Awards Category
  • Public Sector Most Outstanding ICT Achievement: Department of Motor Traffic
  • ICT Entrepreneur of the Year : Mr. Omar Fatha Rally
  • Best Product Developed using Open Source Technologies : University of Moratuwa
  • Best Local Language Software : Bhasha Lanka (Pvt) Ltd

We are also so happy to receive the Silver Award in e-Inclusion & e-Community category since there were no Gold or Bronze Award in this category. Following are all the Awards offered for this category for your information.

Winning Silver Award in e-Inclusion & e-Community Category (Photo credit: diGIT Magazine)

e-Inclusion & e-Community Category
  • Silver : Bhasha Lanka (Pvt) Ltd for "Bhasha Halakuru"
  • Merit : hSenid Software International for "Expense Tracker 2.0"

With this BIG achievement now we have won 3 National Awards for our most popular product Bhasha Helakuru in past two year.
  • Winner in m-Content category at e-Swabhimani 2012
  • The Best Local Language Product at NBQSA 2013
  • Silver in e-Inclusion & e-Community category at NBQSA 2013

Bhasha Helakuru is an Intelligent Sinhala Input method for Android Mobile devices & it's the first ever software solution to type in Sinhala language on Android. 

We launched Helakuru on December 2011 at Infotel 2011 ICT Exhibition with the presence of Ministers Ranjith Siyambalapitiya & Tissa Witarane enabling Sinhala Input on SmartPhones for the first time in History.


Helakuru launch in 2011 featured on ITN

We won the e-Swabhimani Award for Helakuru in 2012 & continued it's development for the next level to make Mobile Sinhala typing much faster & easier to the mobile users.

Winning e-Swabhimani Award for Helakuru in 2012

This year we launched Helakuru 2.0 with Sinhala Word Prediction support for the first time ever which was a revolutionary innovation for Digital Sinhala typing. With Helakuru Predictions users can type in Sinhala much faster & easier by typing just couple of letters of the words & selecting the preferred word from Predictions without typing whole words.

Helakuru 2.0 launching poster published on our facebook page

Celebrating this achievement on Helakuru we're introducing a special pricing for Helakuru Predictions for Rs.199 per year. We'll also being exhibiting Helakuru at Infotel 2013 ICT Exhibition with thanks to the ICTA Spiralation program. You all our welcome to visit our stall & activate Helakuru Predictions for this special price.

Halakuru Predictions Special Offer poster published on our facebook page

With these new Awards, now our Awards Cabinet is proudly full of 10 Awesome Awards which we won globally & nationally. Our next target is to bring our own language product globally to APICTA 2013 for which we've been already nominated.

Bhasha Awards Cabinet

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