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  • LT COL MMDSK BANDARA PSC ASSUMED DUTIES AS THE NEW COMMANDING OFFICER OF THE 4(V) SLACAL.

    02nd June 2022 23:04:05 Hours

    Lt Col MMDSK Bandara psc SLAC assumed duties as the new Commanding Officer of the 4th (V) Battalion Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture and Livestock on 02 June 2022 at the 4th (V) Battalion Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture and Livestock Headquarters' premises in Amunukole, Nochchiyagama.

  • BID FAREWELL TO RETIERING FIRST CENTRE COMMANDANT OF SLACAL AT REGIMENTAL CENTRE KARANDENIYA

    02nd June 2022 08:55:50 Hours

    Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture and Livestock on Monday 30th May 2022 in a fitting goodbye ceremony at the Regimental Centre in Karandeniya bid farewell to Brig GB Liyanage RSP , first Centre Commandant of SLACAL retired from the Army after a distinguished career of more than 33 years of service. The outgoing Centre Commandant being honoured with a Guard Turnout presented at the entrance and accompanied to the salute of the proud, dignified military guard of honour. Afterwards Brig GB Liyanage RSP handed over his duties at his office after participating to the group photo with all ranks of RHQ SLACAL. Later participating for the all ranks tea party, he addressed the troops at the office building and recalled his memories while expressing deepest gratitude to the troops who supported during his tenure as the first Centre Commandant of Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture and Livestock. He also urged them to continue their commitment in the same spirit whilst safeguarding the reputation of the organization. The programme was terminated with all officers and Other Ranks were aligned on Street Lining to extend best wishes on the outgoing senior officer

  • INTER BATTALION VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT 2022- SLACAL

    22nd May 2022 15:13:47 Hours

    Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture and Livestock Inter Battalion Volleyball Tournament - 2022 was organized with the objective of developing interaction between mutual battalions and selecting many talented and potential players of the Army and grooming them further for forthcoming Army Inter Regiment Volleyball tournaments in order to gain competitive exposure. This was commenced on 17 May 2022 and continued until 20 May 2022. The final award of trophies to the winners, got underway at 2 (V) SLACAL Ground – Karandeniya on Friday 20 May 2022 morning amid limited gathering. The Chief Guest of the event was Brigadier G B Liyanage RSP, the Centre Commandant SLACAL. Finals were played between 6 SLACAL and 4(V) SLACAL. 4(V) SLACAL won the match by winning three games out of four games.6 SLACAL won the second place. S/W00475 Lance Corporal Wijesiri UBSP 4 (V) SLACAL selected as the man of the series. The Chief Guest gave away the awards to winners in the competitions and extended his praise and appreciation to all members of the teams and organizing committee.

  • 31 Other Ranks of SLACAL were promoted to the next higher ranks in mark of National War Heroes Day

    19th May 2022 10:15:22 Hours

    31 Other Ranks of the Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture and Livestock were promoted to next higher rank. There were 4 Sergeants, 18 Corporals and 9 Lance Corporals to mark the 13 th War Heroes Day of Sri Lanka Army. The Colonel Commandant, all officers and Other Ranks of SLACAL extend warm wishes for those promoted. The Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture and Livestock handle the mechanism to empower the agrarian sector by increasing the country's agricultural production under systematic and strategic plan.

  • THE REGIMENTAL CENTRE OF SRI LANKA ARMY CORPS OF AGRICULTURE AND LIVESTOCK HELD SECOND COMMANDING OFFICERS’ CONFERENCE

    14th May 2022 09:16:07 Hours

    COs conference held by the Regimental Centre of Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture and Livestock on 13 May 2022 via Virtual meeting at RHQ SLACAL Karandeniya. The meeting was host by Director General Financial Management (DGFM) of the Army and Colonel Commandant of Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture & Livestock Major General WBSM Abeysekera RSP USP and Director Agriculture and Livestock ,Centre Commandant SLACAL ,Grade I Staff Officers of Regimental Centre and all Commanding Officers were present at the meeting through Virtual meeting and discuss the all relevant unit matters. SLACAL CO’s conference is held Biannual as directed by Colonel Commandant of the Regiment, aim to streamline and functioning proper administration of all aspects of units. Proactive plans were devised at the forum to uplift the regiment’s employment in the present era on a par with changing trends in different situations. Special concern was paid at the utilization of electricity, water and fuel allocation and Colonel Commandant clearly instructed all senior officers to utilize these with a proper management system to reduce the wastage in Sri Lanka Army.

  • BASIC AGRICULTURE COURSE FOR THE TROOPS OF 5 (V) SLACAL WAS COMMENCED TODAY AT KURUMBASIDDY – JAFFNA

    11th May 2022 22:11:46 Hours

    As per the instructions of Major General WBSM Abeysekera RSP USP the Director General Financial Management (DGFM) of the Army and Colonel Commandant of Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture and Livestock Basic Agriculture course for 20 Other Ranks was started toady at 5 (V) SLACAL Kurumbasiddy- Jaffna.The main intention of this course is to give a basic agriculture knowledge for the students who are going to start another chapter of Agriculture Corps and train the troops for enrolled them in agriculture role and task. Lieutenant Colonel WPK Samaranayake psc SLA 1st Commanding Officer of newly raised battalion 5 (V) SLACAL graced the event and conducted the opening address for the course. Course will conduct from 11 May to 11 June 2022(One Month) . Lectures will be conducted by Maj WVAPD Fonseka 2IC 5 (V) SLACAL , Capt EKIG Kumara and PO MNS Azam during the course.

  • 6 SRI LANKA ARMY CORPS OF AGRICULTURE AND LIVESTOCK COMMENCE 4TH BASIC AGRICULTURE COURSE - AKKARAYANKULAM, KILINOCHCHI

    05th May 2022 20:36:21 Hours

  • THE THIRD BASIC AGRICULTURE COURSE COMMENCE AT 1 SLACAL - MAHAWA

    05th May 2022 20:33:53 Hours

    The 3rd Basic Agriculture course was commenced on 05th May 2022 at 1 SLACAL - Mahawa. Lieutenant Colonel H V K W Abeywickrama USP the Commanding Officer of 1 SLACAL graced the event and conducted the opening address for the course.There are 60 students participating for the course. Lectures will be conducted by Maj DMHC Kumarathilaka andCapt HGJP Kumara during the course. Course will conduct from 05th May 2022 to 05th June 2022(One Month) . It has been planned to conduct Advance Agriculture course and Agriculture Specialized course in near future in order to uplift and enhance the agriculture knowledge of the Officers and Other Ranks in the Corps of Agriculture and Livestock.

  • THE FOURTH BASIC AGRICULTURE COURSE COMMENCE AT 2(V) SLACAL - KARANDENIYA ON 04TH MAY 2022.

    05th May 2022 09:39:38 Hours

    Increased productivity- Training improves efficiency and productivity of employees. Well trained employees show both quantity and quality performance. There is less wastage of time, money and resources if employees are properly trained.By keeping that concept in forefront Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture and Livestock conducting more Basic, Advanced and Specialized courses for the Officers and Other Ranks in the Corps of Agriculture. In parallel to the Agriculture course at Aralaganwila training school 4th Basic Agriculture course was started with the opening address of Maj KMMA Bandara 2IC 2(V) SLACAL.There are 60 students participating for one month course.Lt APSN Wasalathilaka will be the course assisting officer and lectures will be conducted by Capt WGNP Madusanka and Lt APSN Wasalathilaka.Course will conduct from 4th May 2022 to 2nd June 2022.

  • THE FOURTH BASIC AGRICULTURE COURSE COMMENCE AT SRI LANKA ARMY SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND LIVESTOCK- ARALAGANWILA

    26th April 2022 12:27:43 Hours

    The Fourth Basic Agriculture course was commenced on 25 April 2022 at School of Agriculture and Livestock at Aralaganwila. 60 students are participating for the course. Lieutenant Colonel DLCN Muththanthirige the Commanding Officer 3 (V) SLACAL graced the event and conducted the opening address for the course at the School of Agriculture and Livestock- Aralaganwila.