Forward Maintenance Area (Central)

Brief History

  • As per the G/Sd/Si/Aro/42 16 July 2008 dated army order, in order to provide log support to Wanni AOR FMA (Wanni North) has been established.
  • As per the m%$udrd$51^46& and 10 October 2008 dated Dte Of Sd Ltr, Issued The Authorized Establishment for FMA (Wanni North) and 08 X 36 are Included as Its Approved Staff.
  • As Per the wdfiauq$md$17 yd 210930 ^2008$12& Dated SFHQ (Wanni) msg FMA (Wanni North) was Established At Mallavi Area.
  • First Commander Of The FMA (Wanni North) Brig AWJC De Silva RWP USP Psc Assumed Duties on 17th December 2008 at Mallavi.
  • On 06st January 2009, as the Troops Engaged in Humanitarian Operations Advancing Towards The Areas, Under The LTTE Controlled Civilians Who Were Held Hostage By The Ltte Terrorists Were Gradually Moved To Government-Controlled Areas. AHQ Has Been Entrusted With The Responsibility Of Inspecting The Displaced Civilians And Safely Bringing Them to the Government Controlled Omanthai Outpost Forward Maintenance Area (Wanni North).
  • On 17th March 2009, the Forward Maintenance Area (Wanni North) Was Establish at Government Old Hospital Complex Kilinochchi.
  • As Per the G/Sd/51/4 and 12 August 2009 Dated DPA Ltr, the Forward Maintenance Area (Wanni North) Re-Designated as Forward Maintenance Area Kilinochchi with Effect from 15th August 2009.
  • On 02nd November 2009 the FMA (Kln) Was Re-Located at Bharathipuram.
  • With The Transformation of SFHQ to a 1 Corps HQ, HQ Element of FMA (Kln) Redeployed at SFHQ (Cen) With Effect from 04 March 2022 and Re designated as FMA (Cen).


To Be the Pioneer in Providing Comprehensive Logistics and Administrative Support for the Troops Deployed Within the SFHQ (Cen) Area of Responsibility.


To Ensure Efficient and Effective Logistics and Administrative Support for the Troops Through Proper Coordination of Under Command Logistics Units in Order to Maintain the Operational Readiness of all Army Establishments within the SFHQ (Cen) Area of Responsibility.


  • Planning and Implementation of Administration and Logistics Support Mechanism within the AOR.
  • Proactive Planning of Administrative / Logistics Requirements.
  • Provide Logistics Support for all Field Formations in prior, during and After Operations.
  • Sighting of Logistics Sub Elements and Echelons within the AOR.
  • Coordinate and allocate all Logistics Resources Available within the AOR as Per the Requirements.
  • Coordinate and Liaise with Local Authorities as Directed by Higher Headquarters in order to obtain Logistics Support and Utility Services.
  • Conduct Mini Tender Board as Per the Requirement.

    Present FMA Comd’s Photo



    Official contact details with e-mail address

    • Mail address

    HeadquartersForward Maintenance Area (Central) Army Camp Diyatalawa

    • Telephone numbers

    025 3898743

    • E-mail address