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Plant Engineer Brigade


Brigadier SBWMN Samaradiwakara RSP USP
BRIGADE COMMANDER

BRIEF HISTORY

Plant Engineer Brigade was declared open at Army Camp Mattegoda by the Former Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General NUMMW Senanayake RWP RSP USV USP USACGSC on 9 June 2018. In year 2018, with the increasing demand for the Army to involve in nation building projects the existing capacity of Field Engineer Brigade was not sufficient to cater the national requirement. Former Commander of the Army instructed to establish the Plant Engineer Brigade which is capable of support to nation building projects for sustainable development of the nation.

However, Plant Engineer Brigade was physically established in Army Camp Mattegoda (GR 793108) from 12 July 2018 onwards and Brigadier W M G C S B Wijayasundera RSP USP ndu was the first Commander of Plant Engineer Brigade. Initially this brigade took part in irrigation development projects and minor road development projects. On 23th November 2020 Brigade Headquarters shifted to Kanthale Sobia camp and remaining tasks of Sirisara Pivisuma Projects was handed over to this brigade.

VISION

Our Vision is to be one committed professional team, which is disciplined in thought, word and action in achieving set targets.

MISSION

Our Mission is to be a professional & disciplined force to achieve desired goals though Plant Engineering whilst ensuring maximum support for nation building endeavors.

OBJECTIVES

  1. The engineering works carried out under this Headquarter is as follows,
    1. Directing and coordinating personnel for all mechanical engineering duties.
      1. Development activities provided by the government.
      2. Development activities in school playgrounds.
      3. Construction of highway systems.
      4. Repairing the Irrigation Systems.
      5. Construction of electric elephant fences.
      6. Implementation of Army projects.
    2. Directing and coordinating troops for all plant engineering duties earthworks and transport operations
    3. Requesting of fuel/ lubricants for the under commanding units by the higher authorities.
    4. Responsible for the distribution of all the Plant Engineering assets held by the Brigade to the under command units.
    5. Giving instructions and directives from the Office of Chief Field Engineer and the Engineer Division to the units under this Headquarters.

PLANT ENGINEER BRIGADE COLONELS (PROJECTS)

Name From To
O/63160 Lt Col TDP Siriwardene psc SLE 2018.07.20 2019.01.04
O/62484 Lt Col DNC Serasinghe RSP USP SLE 2019.01.08 2020.04.03
O/62457 Lt Col HSK Jayasinghe RSP SLE 2020.05.04 Up to date

PAST COMMANDERS

Brigadier W M G C S B Wijayasundera RSP USP ndu
2018.05.04 - 2018.08.29

Brigadier N P A Gunawardane RSP
2018.08.29 - 2020.10.28

Brigadier M K Jayawardena RSP USP ndu
2020.10.28 - 2021.05.25

Brigadier G W A Senevirathne USP psc
2021.05.29 - 2022.06.01

Appoinment Name

Bde Comd

Brigadier SBWMN Samaradiwakara RSP USP

Col Project

Lt Col HSK Jayasinghe RSP SLE

BM

Maj LAG Ranasinghe psc SLE

Maj (A/Q)

Maj TMAS Senevirathne SLE

G II (Plant)

Maj HAVPK Perera SLE

Project Officer

Lt Col AADRK Amarathunge USP SLE

Project Officer

Lt Col DJWA Bopearachchi SLAGSC

Project Officer

Lt Col DAP Disanayaka RSP USP SLE

Structural Engineering Officer

Capt AMP Gunathilaka SLE

G II (Civil/Field Engineer Officer)

Capt PGI Madusanka CES

Surveyor Officer

Capt RMS Devinda SLE

G III (Design & Planing)

Capt LM Dissanayaka SLE

QM

Capt (QM) MHU Nandana SLE

Civil Engineer

Lt TMY Kumara SLE

Plant ASM

WO II Herath HM

Field ASM

WO II Udagedra UTDB

RQ

WO II Buddika Kumara BS

CC

WO II Udaya Kumara SAS

Plant Sec CC

S/Sgt Maldeniya MCA