The Engineering Services Central Workshop was established on 10 January 1950 as Works Service Engineering Unit. Thereafter, Garrison Engineer Panagoda was established on 01 June 1952 and Major MBA Class served as the first Mechanical Officer in this Electrical and Mechanical Workshop. Captain PP Athuluwage Bsc (Eng) SLE was performed duties as the first Officer Commanding, appointed in 4 November 1989.

In the year 1998 Electrical and Mechanical Workshop was established in kosgama as Engineering Services Electrical and Machinery Workshop under Panagoda and the first Commandant was Major KAPJ Rathnayake BSc (Eng)..

This workshop was initially started as Engineering Services Electrical and Mechanical Workshop. The workshop was renamed as the Engineering Services Central Workshop in 2010.

The Engineering Services Central Workshop was established on 31 October 2012 at a new Army premises in the Habarakada locality and is currently being commanded by Col MSD Perera USP ptsc Senior Officer as a Commandant of this Central Workshop from 09 May 2022.


To become the prime engineer services repair and maintenance workshop in the Sri Lanka Army.


Drive the workshop troops to achieve the Dte of ES goals in smooth functioning of Sri Lanka Army Engineer Services.


To liaise with all Army establishments and organizations to provide better Engineer Services in the areas of repair and maintenance of generators, water pumps and other engineer services related accessories and innovations.


Functions and responsibilities of the Engineering Services Central Workshop, performing the duties of the Electrical and Mechanical Division of the entire Army from the Engineering Services Central Workshop that established under the Corps of Engineer Services Regiment in the Sri Lanka Army.

Directly contributing to the performance of engineering duties and project duties as well as engineering services at special events and disasters throughout the country in peace time. For that involving the professional soldiers on duty primarily performed engineering services such as inspect the generators and water pumps required for all the Army camp bases of the Sri Lanka Army and submit quality reports for generators and water pumps.

Provide required parabolic huts, tents, platforms and mobile generators for ceremonials and other special occasions, repair of generators, water pumps and motor windings.

Presently, as expanding engineering duties in the Army, the central workshop has been engaged for taking action to fulfill the drinking water requirements of the Army camps by assembling and installing essential water treatment systems, Design and installation of lightning arresters, Design and installation of solar power systems, LED bulb manufacturing and supplying for the requirement of the Army such services are newly started and carried out.

Engineer Services central workshop has been newly started ‘Creators Forges’ shop to design and create plaques and mementos for all the Army establishments and organizations.


  • Repairing and servicing generators and water pumps related to Army establishments..
  • Providing quality control reports of generators and water pumps for all Army establishments, prior to purchasing.
  • Establishing parabolic huts, stages and mobile generators for relevant Army and stated events.
  • Assembling and fixing RO water plants to Army establishments where there is lack of drinking water.
  • Fixing lightning arresters and solar panels at Army establishments to uplift renewable energy power consumption.
  • Assembling LED flash lights to reduce the power consumption.
  • Design and create plaques mementos for all the Army establishments and organizations.
  • Performing any duty assigned by the Commander of the Army.


ESCWKSP Officers

Escwksp Commandant - 076 5303495

Escwksp Adjutant - 071 9115915

Workshop OC - 071 9526140

ESCWKSP Email address

Army mail - escwksp@army.lk

gmail - escwksp@gmail.com