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Security Forces (Central)

12 Infantry Division

12 Infantry Division was raised on 02 April 2011 at Hambanthota under the Security Force Headquarters (South). This Infantry Division was formed as a result of the re-designation of Task Force 2 after the completion of the humanitarian operation. This Division is responsible for Monaragala and Hambanthota districts. Division Headquarters is located at Nagarawewa, Hambanthota. Presently, 12 Infantry Division consists of 121 Infantry Brigade and 122 Infantry Brigade and it covers approximately 8248 Km² land area and 151.3 km coastal area. 121 Infantry Brigade is responsible for Monaragala district and the Brigade Headquarters of 121 Infantry Brigade is located at Kubukkana, Buttala. It consists of 20 SLSR and 18 GW battalions. Brigade Headquarters of 122 Infantry Brigade is located at Weerawila area and it consists of 23 GR and 3 SLNG Battalions. 12 Infantry Division has contributed its support to internal security duties, disaster relief operations, and civil affairs in any needy situation in the area.

GOC 12 INFANTRY DIVISION

Brig A H L G Amarapala RWP RSP ndu psc

GOC 12 INF DIV

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BRIGADE COMMANDERS

BRIG DUN SERASINGHE RWP RSP
(Udaya)
BDE COMD
121 BDE

BRIG PKWWNJSBW PALLEKUMBURA RWP RSP psc
(Janaka)
BDE COMD
122 BDE

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PAST GOCs OF 12 INF DIV

Brig D S N K Senadeera WWV RWP RSP USP
07-07-2011 - 10-09-2013

Brig N A Dharmanaratne RWP RSP psc
11-09-2013 - 03-08-2014

Brig D S N K Senadeera WWV RWP RSP USP
04-08-2014 - 07-10-2014

Brig J R Kulatunga RWP RSP psc
07-10-2014 - 27-12-2014

Brig W A N M Weerasinghe RSP USP
27-12-2014 - 21-09-2015

Maj Gen G R H Dias USP ndc psc IG
21-09-2015 - 02-11-2016

Maj Gen R A Nugera WWV RWP RSP USP ndu
02-11-2016 - 28-03-2017

Maj Gen S H F P Perera RSP ndu
28-03-2017 - 08-02-2018

Maj Gen N D Wanniarachchi WWV RWP RSP USP ndc IG
09-02-2018 - 15-01-2019

Maj Gen G W D K Jayathilake USP ndu
16-01-2019 - 23-12-2019

Maj Gen A L P S Thilakarathne RWP RSP USP psc
23-12-2019 - 20-10-2020

Maj Gen D M H D Bandara RWP RSP USP
10-09-2020 - 12-01-2021

CONTACT DETAILS

Postal Address : Headquarters 12 Infantry Division, Army Camp, Nagarawewa, HAMBANTOTA
Email Address : 12div@army.lk, hq12division@gmail.com
Telephone Numbers : 011-3075234
Fax : 033-3430279