TheA�mBillionth Award South Asia 2016A�was held on 23rd July 2016 at New Delhi, India. Out of 32 nominations, a project name Sign Language Interpreter (SLI), designed by Nadun Wijetunge, Tharindu Dissanayake from SLIIT, secured the First place under the Inclusion & Empowerment Category. Also their product was selected to the final round in e-Swabhimani a�� National Best e-Content Award. A�A�Initially there were 348 nominations representing Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal and Pakistan.
The mBillionth Award help to identify and recognize innovations and best practices that help to ensure more extensive use of ICT and digital tools for socio-economic development and empowerment of the masses, especially marginalized communities.