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Corps of Sri Lanka Engineers

Motherland Honour & Service

ENGINEER DIVISION

Major General AHLG Amarapala RWP RSP ndc psc
07.10.2022 - Up to date

BRIEF HISTORY

Engineer Division was raised under the guidance of His Excellency the President Gotabaya Rajapaksha & the Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army Lt Gen Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc & its covers all aspects of engineering matters related to Military & Nation Building Projects all over the country. Headquarters of Engineer Division is located at Mattegoda & the ORBAT of the division is as follows.


HISTORY

sri Lanka Army Engineer Division was inaugurated on 18 November 2020 during a splendid ceremony at the Sappers Home at Mattegoda. Lt Gen Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Maj Gen Chandana Wijayasundara RSP USP ndu assumed duties as the First General Officer Commanding of the Engineer Division in Sri Lanka Army on 02 November 2021.



ROLE

The role of the Engineer Division is to carry out all engineer tasks of the Sri Lanka Army and support Government Projects / Nation Building endeavours.

TASKS

  1. Coordination and execution of:
    1. Field engineer tasks
    2. Irrigation rehabilitation projects.
    3. Road constructions projects.
    4. General construction projects.
    5. CBRN Tasks.
  2. Execution of any other Nation Building Development Projects
  3. Undertake MACA activities authorized by Commander of the Army.
  4. On the instruction of AHQ, Support Government authorities in an emergencies and disaster situations.
  5. Perform any other duty assigned by the Commander of the Army.

OUR INTENT

Division is to be one committed professional team, which is disciplined in thought, word and action in achieving set target.

DEPLOYMENT

The Engineer Division has 3 x Bdes under command

  • Field Engineer Brigade - Boo Oya
  • Plant Engineer Brigade - Kanthale
  • General Engineer Brigade - Embilipitiya
  • PRESENT APPOINTMENT HOLDING OFFICERS

    Maj Gen AHLG Amarapala RWP RSP ndc psc - GOC
    Col TDP Siriwardene psc SLE - Col GS
    Lt Col BAMP Balasuriya RSP SLE - Col AQ
    Lt Col MDJ Wickramaarachchi USP psc SLE - GSO 1 (DDP)
    Lt Col HPAS Hewapathirana AATO SLAOC - SO 1 (Proc)
    Lt Col GGCL Kulathunga RSP psc SLE - GSO 1 (Ops)
    Lt Col KMCSB Karunathilaka RSP SLSR - SO 1 (AQ)
    Maj HAJ Ranaweera SLE - GSO 2 (OPS/TRG)
    Capt KG Madushanka SLE - Geo Tech Engr
    Capt UM Ruhunage SLE - Elec Engr
    Capt YSC Jayasooriya SLE - QM
    Lt UKG Gunasinghe SLE - QS

    PRESENT APPOINTMENT HOLDING SNCO

    WO I KGS Kumarasinghe - DSM
    WO I WA Nalin kumara - CC
    WO II Rajakaruna RA - RQ

    PAST COMMANDERS OF ENGINEER DIVISION

    Maj Gen W M G C S B Wijayasundera RSP USP ndu
    02.11.2020 – 21.12.2021

    Maj Gen M K Jayawardena RSP USP ndu
    22.12.2021 – 06.10.2022

    PUBLICATIONS

    Hand Book of Engineer Machinery & Equipment

    Book of Road Engineering

    Introduction SOPs’ for Construction Projects

    TASK ORGANIZATION OF ENGINEER DIVISION

    CONTRIBUTION TO NATION DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

    GAMA SAMAGA PILISANDARAK’ PROGARAMME - COMPLETED PROJECTS

    RENOVATION OF PUBLIC
    PLAYGROUND AT
    KUMARATHANNA –BADULLA

    RENOVATION OF CLASS ROOM
    BUILDING AT KUMARATHANNA
    VIDYALAYA – BADULLA

    RENOVATION OF
    PLAYGROUND AT
    THORAWELIKANDA MV
    IMBULPE - RATHNAPURA

    RENOVATION OF PLAY GROUND
    AT YATTAPATHA

    RENOVATION OF PLAYGROUND AT
    WALALLAWITA MV – KALUTARA

    PRIMARY SCHOOL MEEMURE
    – KANDY

    CONSTRUCTION OF SCHOOL
    BUILDING POTHDENIKAN

    CONSTRUCTION OF PAVILION 7
    MILE POST PUBLIC PLAYGROUND

    CONSTRUCTION OF TWO
    STOREY LIBRARY BUILDING
    AT RAJARATA VIDYALAYA -
    HINGURAKGODA

    SER

    PROJECT

    DITRICT

    1

    Constr of 60’ x 20’ class room building at Himbiliyakada primary school, Matale

    Matale

    2

    Constr of a 20’ x 26’ house for Mr Sarath Ranathunga at Kumarathenna

    Badulla

    3

    Renovation of play ground at  Kumarathanna vidyalaya, Badulla

    Badulla

    4

    Constr of 100’ x 80’ class room building Kumarathenna primary school

    Badulla

    5

    Construction toilet block at Kumarathenna primary school

    Badulla

    6

    Renovation of play ground at Thorawelkanda vidyalaya, Balangoda

    Rathnapura

    7

    Renovation of play ground at Rajarata vidyalaya, Hingurakgoda - Stage 1

    Polonnaruwa

    Renovation of play ground at Rajarata vidyalaya, Hingurakgoda - Stage 2

    Renovation of play ground at Rajarata vidyalaya, Hingurakgoda - Stage 3

    8

    Renovation of play ground at Bogaswewa maha vidyalaya, Vavuniya

    Vauniya

    9

    Renovation of play ground at  Yattapatha Primary School, Walallawita

    Kalutara

    10

    Renovation of play ground at  Yattapatha public play ground, Walallawita

    Kalutara

    11

    Renovation of play ground at  Ranepuragoda primary school, Walallawita

    Kalutara

    12

    Renovation of play ground at  Gulanawatta school, Walallawita

    Kalutara

    13

    Renovation of play ground  at Pahala Hewessa primary school, Walallawita

    Kalutara

    14

    Renovation of play ground at  Walallawita central college, Walallawita

    Kalutara

    15

    Renovation of play ground at Lihiniyawa primary school, Walallawita

    Kalutara

    16

    Renovation of play ground at  Yatiyana primary school, Walallawita

    Kalutara

    17

    Construction of Pavilion at Yattapatha 7 mile Post Public play ground, Walallawita

    Kalutara

    18

    Renovation of play ground at Rathabalagama primary school, Hambegamuwa

    Monaragala

    19

    Renovation of play ground at Alluthwewa vidyalaya, Hambegamuwa

    Monaragala

    20

    Renovation of play ground at Kotaweheramankada K.V.

    Monaragala

    21

    Renovation of play ground at Hambegamuwa secondary school, Hambegamuwa

    Monaragala

    22

    Renovation of play ground at  Madagama national college, Bibila

    Monaragala

    23

    Renovation of play ground at Pitadeniya vidyalaya, Bibila

    Monaragala

    24

    Renovation of play ground at Medawachchiya  vidyalaya, Bakmeegama, Gomarankadawala

    Trincomalee

    25

    Renovation of play ground  at Agbopura M.V. Kanthale

    Trincomalee

    26

    Renovation of play ground  at Kaikawala K.V. Meemure

    Kandy

    27

    Renovation of play ground  at Pothdeniyakanda vidyalaya, Malimbada, Deraniyagala

    Kegalle

    28

    Renovation of 100’ x 20’ school buildings at Pothdeniyakanda K.V., Deraniyagala

    Kegalle

    29

    Renovation of play ground at Giribawa M.V., Maho

    Kurunegala

    30

    Renovation of play ground at Saliya Ashoka navodya vidyalaya, Maho

    Kurunegala

    31

    Renovation of play ground at Ihala Maradankadawala primary school, Maho

    Kurunegala

    32

    Renovation of play ground at Thambutta maha vidyalaya, Maho

    Kurunegala

    33

    Renovation of play ground at Pothana Vijaya vidyalaya, Maho

    Kurunegala

    34

    Construction of Security Fence and the Gate at Weheragala pre school, Giribawa

    Kurunegala

    35

    Earth Moving Task at Kalubovitiyana maha vidyalaya, Pitabeddara, Matara

    Matara

    36

    Construction of Library  at Rajarata vidyalaya,Hingurakgoda

    Polonnaruwa

    37

    Construction of drainage system around the play ground at Rajarata vidyalaya

    Polonnaruwa

    WARI SAUBHAGYA TANK RENOVATION – COMPLETED PROJECTS

    RENOVATION OF HANSAWILA
    WEWA - MULLATIVE

    RENOVATION OF SAHAN WEWA –
    MULLATIVE

    RENOVATION OF KAMBILI WEWA –
    MULLATIVE

    SER

    PROJECT

    DITRICT

    1

    Sahan Wewa

    Mullative

    2

    Hansawila Wewa

    Mullative

    3

    Wehera Wewa

    Mullative

    4

    Kambili Wewa

    Mullative

    5

    Etha Wetuna Wewa

    Mullative

    6

    Monara Wewa

    Mullative

    7

    Nika Wewa

    Mullative

    8

    Nelum Wewa

    Mullative

    9

    Weli Ela Amuna

    Mullative

    10

    Nika Wewa Amuna

    Mullative

    11

    Weeraketiya Wewa

    Kurunegala

    12

    Ihala Palugaswewa

    Kurunegala

    DEVELOPMENT OF SPORTS SCHOOLS - COMPLETED PROJECTS

    RENOVATION OF WALALA
    CENTRAL COLLEGE - KANDY

    RENOVATION OF PORAMADULLA
    CENTRAL COLLEGE - NUWARAELIYA

    RENOVATION OF HANWELLA
    RAJASINHA MV – COLOMBO

    SER

    PROJECT

    DITRICT

    1

    Playground & hostel renovation at Walala central college - Kandy

    Kandy

    2

    Retaining wall construction  and play Ground  at Weera kappitipola central college Akuramboda

    Mathale

    3

    Poramadulla central college, Hanguranketha Stage 2

    Nuwaraeliya

    4

    Murungan central college, Mannar

    Mannar

    5

    Central College, Anuradhapura

    Anuradhapura

    6

    Rajasinghe central college, Hanwella

    Colombo

    100,000 KM ROADS - COMPLETED PROJECTS

    NELUWA - LANKAGAMA ROAD

    KOLAWENIGAMA - LANKAGAMA ROAD

    KOSGAHADENIYA – NELUM UYANA ROAD

    DEHIGASMULLA - HELAMBA ROAD

    SER

    PROJECT

    DITRICT

    1

    Neluwa - Lankagama Rd

    Galle

    2

    Kolawenigama - Lankagama Rd

    Matara

    3

    Kosgahadeniya - Nelumuyana Rd

    Kalutara

    4

    Dehigasmulla - Helamba Rd

    Kalutara

    OTHER TASKS ENTRUSTED TO CORPS OF SRI LANKA ENGINEERS BY HE THE PRESIDENT / COMD OF THE ARMY

    SER

    PROJECT

    DITRICT

    1

    Renovation of play ground at Madurankuliya model school

    Puttalam

    2

    Renovation of Siriodei tank

    Polonnaruwa

    3

    Renovation of play ground  at Madawala M.V.

    Anuradhapura

    4

    Renovation of play ground at Agrabodhi central college

    Trincomalee

    5

    Renovation of play ground at Siri Saman vidyalaya

    Kegalle

    6

    Constr of Pedestrian Overhead Bridge at Middeniya primary school

    Hambanthota

    7

    Renovation of play ground at St Joseph college

    Anuradhapura

    8

    Renovation of play ground at Siyabalanduwa central college

    Monaragala

    9

    Constr of a side wall at Siyabalanduwa central college

    Monaragala

    10

    Renovation of play ground at Thanjanthenna vidyalaya

    Rathnapura

    11

    Renovation of Milady Kadduwan road

    Jaffna

    12

    Constr of the drainage system around the Play Ground at Agrabodhi central college

    Trincomalee

    OTHER SPECIAL TASKS – COMPLETED

    SER

    PROJECT

    DITRICT

    1

    Scrub clearing at Mattala Mahinda Rajapaksha International Airport

    Hambantota

    2

    Road renovation at Laggala radio transmission tower by laying concrete

    Mathale

    BUILDING RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

    Conduct 7 day training at NERD Center

    Feasibility study for obtaining NVQ for Trademen

    Special to Arm Examination