Mobitel, National Mobile Service provider together with Sirasa TV launched the 1st ever technology based innovation reality TV show “Kotiyak Vatina Adahasak. The programme was powered by Mobitel who conceptualised the programme and it was produced and aired on Sirasa TV. The grand finale of the show was held where the winner of the best technology innovation was selected. The event was graced by Professor Ananda Jayawardane, Vice Chancellor, Moratuwa University as the Chief Guest and also present were P G Kumarasinghe Sirisena, Chairman, Sri Lanka Telecom Group and Nalin Perera, Chief Operating Officer, Mobitel. The innovations of the final 4 applicants in the grand finale were a smart industrial boiler, a remote cash depositing system, a smart laser driller and a forged currency note and document detector.
The grand winner was the Remote Cash Depositing System that was innovated by Sunil Jayasinge under the name ‘Easy Deposit’. He was awarded a prize of 1 million rupees for his innovation. The 1st, 2nd and 3rd Runners Up were awarded cash prizes of 500,000 rupees, 200,000 rupees and 100,000 rupees respectively for their innovations.