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Fazenda Smart Agro by The Embryo Innovation Center wins Merit Award at National ICT Awards NBQSA 2023.

In recognition for driving agriculture innovation and developing a smart solution, Fazenda Smart Agro by The Embryo Innovation Center won a Merit Award under the Industrial Agriculture category at the prestigious National ICT Awards NBQSA 2023 (National Best Quality ICT Awards) held recently.

The award ceremony was graced by HE President Ranil Wickremesinghe as the Chief Guest. State Minister of Information Technology Kanaka Herath was also present at the awards ceremony.

In attendance at the ceremony were key figures from the ICT and technology sectors, Executive Committee members, past Chairmen and other officials of the BCS Chartered Institute for IT – Sri Lanka Section.

The Merit Award recognises SLT-MOBITEL's Fazenda Smart Agro, tailor made for the Enterprise market, as an innovative solution for the agriculture sector. The award honours next generation improvements that support development of the agricultural marketplace.

As the National ICT Solutions provider, SLT-MOBITEL continues to play a pivotal role in shaping Sri Lanka's technology landscape. Winning the award highlights SLT-MOBITEL’s commitment to driving innovation and delivering solutions that have a deep impact on various industries, especially agriculture. It also showcases the company’s dedication to fostering innovation and technological advancement.

The SLT-MOBITEL team receiving the award at the awards ceremony at the National ICT Awards NBQSA 2023

Fazenda Smart Agro represents the future of sustainable farming practices. The solution is a groundbreaking IoT-based platform designed to monitor and optimize farm environments, including soil conditions, air quality, and rainfall. The innovative solution comprises two varieties: a fixed pole for continuous monitoring and a portable device for real-time assessment of soil parameters. It also offers a comprehensive dashboard with features such as historical data analysis, instant notifications, and threshold definitions, enhancing the precision and efficiency of agricultural practices.

NBQSA is a premier event organized by the British Computer Society (BCS) - The Chartered Institute for IT, Sri Lanka Section, to honour outstanding achievements in the field of Information and Communication Technology. NBQSA serves as a platform to celebrate and reward ICT excellence, innovation, and creativity.