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  • Regiment of SLACAL Bid Farewell for Senior Officers

    02nd August 2023 22:45:18 Hours

    Regiment of SLACAL bid Farewell for senior officers who relinquished appointments and retired from service of Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture & Livestock which was held on 28 July 2023 at Regimental Officers Mess Sri Lanka Artillery.Former Director of Agriculture & Livestock Brigadier AK Rajapaksa RSP,Former Council Member Brigadier RPS Padmashantha Lsc(Retired),Former Centre Commandant of SLACAL,Brigadier PRBA Bandara RSP & Former Commanding Officer of 6 SLACAL,Lieutenant Colonel ASB Hapuwinna USP psc were graced the occasion as guests.

    Director General Financial Management & Colonel Commandant of Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture & Livestock Major General WBSM Abeysekera RSP VSV USP,President of Seva Vanitha Branch Mrs.Shanthi Abeysekera,Senior Officers,Officer and their spouses also participated for this glamorous evening.During the Colonel Commandant speech,He appreciated the Irresistible & dedicative service rendered by these Senior officer

  • New Centre Commandant of SLACAL Assumed Duties

    12th July 2023 16:24:19 Hours

    Brigadier KASK Siriwardhena RWP RSP USP assumed duties as the 4th Centre Commandant of Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture & Livestock on 12 July 2023 at Regimental Headquaters - Karandeniya.He is a Senior Infantry Officer who had commanded 1 & 6 SLSR battalions and 523 Brigade prior to taken over this appointment.All officers of Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture & Livestock wish Good Luck to his new appointment.

  • Mango-Chutney Production of SLACAL

    24th June 2023 19:04:26 Hours

    With the concept of the Director General Financial Management & Colonel Commandant of Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture & Livestock Major General WBSM Abeysekera RSP VSV USP and the support of Seva Vanitha Branch and 4(V) Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture & Livestock started Mango-Chutney Production in 19 of June 2023 as the first stage .Mango harvest of army farm Manikfarm was used to making this praductions . Mango-chutney was produced in 4(V) SLACAL & they will decide to expand this to Sauce and jam production as soon as possible.

  • New Year Festival of Corps of Agriculture & Livestock-2023

    30th April 2023 12:40:14 Hours

    The new year festival of corps of Agriculture & Livestock was held on 29 April 2023 organized by 6 battalion of corps of Agriculture & Livestock(Kilinochchi).The Director General Financial Management & Colonel Commandant of Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture & Livestock Major General WBSM Abeysekera RSP VSV USP was graced the occasion as chief Guest.

    The President of Seva Vanitha Branch(SLACAL),Director of Agriculture & Livestock,The Centre Commandant of the SLACAL,The Commandant School of Agriculture & Livestock,Commanding Officers of 4(V),5(V) SLACAL,their spouses,children,NCO's and their familiars,Militarized Civilians from Jaffna & Kilinochchi also participated with this occasion.Number of traditional sinhala & tamil avrudu events were conducted in line with this event.The new year festival was terminated with the prize distribution ceremony. This has been organized to uplift inter-relationships and coexistence among all units officers,ORs and their families.

  • Colonel Commandant presented dry rations and gifts to the Civil Staff of RHQ-SLACAL

    11th April 2023 14:16:24 Hours

    Director General Financial Management & Colonel Commandant of Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture & Livestock Major General WBSM Abeysekera RSP VSV USP made a formal visit to the Regimental Headquaters(Karandeniya) on 8 April 2023.Prior to the new year season the Colonel Commandant was given away the dry rations and gifts to the Civil staff of RHQ-SLACAL.During the troops address He adviced the audience on the effects of absenteeism and the ways and means of facing contemporary challenges and wish All Agrarians Happy and Prosperous Sinhala & Tamil New year.

  • Army Commander's Visit to Army Farm Kandakadu and Galkanda in order to Inspire the Green Agriculture

    05th April 2023 18:22:41 Hours

    The Commander of Sri Lanka Army Lieutenant General HLVM Liyanage RWP RSP ndu has visited Army Farm Kandakdu & Galkanda on 31 March 2023 in order to uplift and elevate the Agricultural sector in Sri Lanka with Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture and Livestock.

    During the visit Commander of the Army inspected Layer farm Galkanda, MRE factory, Milk Project and Other farming area.He also addressed officers and troops and expressed his gratitude to all Agrarians for their exceptional service rendered by SLACAL to uplift nation economy.

    Thus the Prize Awarding Ceremony of the Farm Competition was held at 3(V) SLACAL.The Commander of the Sri Lanka Army was graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.The Colonel Commandant of the SLACAL was warmly welcomed the chief guest to the prize awarding ceremony.The Senior Officers of SLACAL, Commanding Officers representing all battalions and NCO’s of SLACAL were participated for the ceremony. The results of the Farm Competition 2023 as follows.

    1st Place - Army farm Adiyapuliyankulam

    2nd Place - Menikfarm

    3rd Place - Army farm Galkanda

    Best emerging Farm - Army farm Kandakadu

    Best Farm OC- Capt WAVP Wijalath

  • GREEN AGRICULTURE PROJECTS OF ARMY AGRICULTURE BARE FRUITS OF MAHA SEASON

    28th March 2023 08:56:39 Hours

    Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture & Livestock,the youngest Regiment of the Sri lanka Army assist to the Sri Lanka's economy in order to supplement and promote the island's food security programme by cultivating many crops across the counrty and to Empower, the Farming.The island wide Army farms which are belongs to Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture and Livestock are currently engaged in collecting the Maha Season paddy harvest and seasonal crops.

  • The Openning Ceremony-New Office Complex of Directorate of Agriculture & Livestock

    15th March 2023 21:50:18 Hours

    The newly constructed office complex of the Directorate of Agriculture & Livestock was ceremonially opened by the Commander of the Sri Lanka Army Lieutenant General HLVM Liyanage RWP RPS ndu on 14 March 2023.The Commander of the Army was welcomed by the Director General Financial Management & Colonel Commandant of the Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture & Livestock Major General WBSM Abeysekera RSP VSV USP and the Director of Agriculture and Livestock Brigadier AK Rajapaksa RSP.The religious activities was conducted in line with the opening ceremony. The Deputy Chief of Staff and other senior officers also attended for this occasion.The planning and operation of agriculture and livestock projects are executed by the Directorate of Agriculture and Livestock and currently 19 x Military farms are supporting to keep countrys economy fruitful manner.

  • VISHISTA SEVA VIBUSHANAYA AWARDED TO MAJOR GENERAL SHIRAN ABEYSEKERA RSP USP

    03rd February 2023 10:55:15 Hours

  • GOAT FARMING PROJECT ORGANIZED BY SRI LANKA ARMY CORPS OF AGRICULTURE AND LIVESTOCK SEVA VANITHA BRANCH

    24th January 2023 23:27:45 Hours

    " Distribution of Goats for low income families " was organized Under the guidance of the President of the Sri Lanka Army Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs Janaki Liyanage, the Chairperson, SLACAL-SVB Mrs Shanthi Abeysekera organized the event with the support of other Seva Vanitha members, SLACAL Officers and Other Ranks took place on 23 January 2023 at Sri Lanka Army Engineers Auditorium - Panagoda. Goats distribution has done for 17 families of Other Ranks in SLACAL and Civil families, who are in economic hardship in the county.

    The President - Army Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Janaki Liyanage, graced the occasion as the chief guest. The commencement of the programme marked by lighting of traditional oil lamp by the President - Army Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Janaki Liyanage, The President - SLACAL Seva Vanitha Branch - Mrs. Shanthi Abeysekera , all other Regiment SVB President's who were donated for this project and the Centre Commandant of SLACAL -Brigadier Bandula Bandara RSP.

    At the outset of the welcoming ceremony, a two-minute silence was observed paying respect to the fallen heroes of the nation. Thereafter Mrs. Shanthi Abeysekera delivered the welcome speech.With that Seva Vanitha Branch presents a series of video with project and welfare programmes updates to the audience reminiscent of the steps taken by the Seva Vanitha Branch SLACAL over a period of last year.

    Mrs. Janaki Liyanage President - Army Seva Vanitha Unit distributed the contract papers to the beneficiaries under the project of distribution of Goats and as an honour of participating the event, a memento was presented to the chief guest by Mrs. Shanthi Abeysekera and vice president of SVB SLACAL Mrs. Lakmali Darmawansha delivered vote of thanks by giving special thanks to the President of Army Seva Vanitha Branch for giving this opportunity to carry out this project and representing all beneficiaries and thanked to all donors perticularly the other SVB of Army whom contributed to this project.