02nd December 2022 22:29:17 Hours
Considering the current economic hardships,to All Ranks the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, launched mobile agri shop in the Army HQ premises and presently it has been developed in to a semi permanent building as Agrarian Farm Shop which was opened on 01 Dec 2022 at Army Headquarters Car park.
Soft Opening of the Agrarian Farm Shop done 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 President SVB SLACAL Mrs. Shanthi Abeysekera also the presence of QMG Major General GRR Jayawardena RWP RSP ndu and Director General Infantry Major General AC Lamahewa WWV RWP RSP, Director General Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Major General JARSK Jayasekara USP psc ,Director Agriculture Brigadier Arosha Rajapaksha RSP ,Centre Commandant SLACAL Brigadier Bandula Bandara RSP and other Senior Officers were graced this soft opening.
This shop aims to provides all ranks organic Agri products on a very conssesionable rate.Handycraft products and other products including house commodities which are made by SVB SLACAL are available at the Agrarian Farm shop to purchase.
22nd November 2022 09:28:04 Hours
05th November 2022 12:44:28 Hours
27th October 2022 19:16:58 Hours
Under the guidance of the Hon. President Seva Vanitha Branch SLACAL Mrs. Shanthi Abeysekera President and all the Members of the Corps of Agriculture Seva Vanitha Branch visited the National Institute of Mental Health - Mulleriyawa ward No.05(Ladies) on 23 October 2022 in order to inquire into the well being of the resident inmates.
The SVB members offered a glamorous music provided by the 2(V) SLACAL calypso band and at the meantime members of the Seva Vanitha Branch SLACAL also spent time interacting with the inmates.
There were altogether 40 patients who need much more care and attention. With the view to upgrade the mental and the physical robustness of them following events were conducted:
a. Providing of healthy and delicious lunch. b. Distributed following neccessary equipments.
*Walker for differently abled person *Ceiling Fans *Sanitary and daily needs
The President of Seva Vanitha Branch of Corps of Agriculture Mrs.Shanthi Abeysekera and members of Seva Vanitha Branch participated for the event distributing lunch to the inmates.
At the end of this event, President thanked all the members of Seva Vanitha Branch SLACAL for their valuable contribution and participation.
13th October 2022 08:52:20 Hours
With the aim of further increasing the agricultural economy in our country, in order to increase food security a large number of projects were started. Accordingly, at the invitation of Major General WBSM Abeysekara RSP USP, Colonel Commandant of Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture and Livestock, Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army, graced the inaugural occasion as the Chief Guest and opened the Mobile Agri Shop by cutting the ribbon on 11th October 2022 in front of the Sri Lanka Army Headquarters car park premises.Mainly with the aim of providing Vegitables and Diary products for the army members at a reasonable price from the farms spread across the island under the Corps of Agriculture and Livestock. To be in line with the 73rd Army Anniversary, the mobile agri shop, parked near the vehicle park at the Army HQ at Pelawatte, Battaramulla will continue to remain open on every Tuesday and Friday from 3.00 pm to 6.00 pm. Major General T J Kodithuwakku RWP RSP ndu, Chief of Staff, Brigadier AK Rajapaksha RSP, Director, Directorate of Agriculture and Livestock, Senior Officers, Officers and Other Ranks took part in the inaugural event
26th September 2022 10:16:20 Hours
The auspicious harvesting of paddy, sown in a stretch of 12 acres of fields near the Sri Jayawardenepura Army Headquarters occurred on 16th September 2022 during a ceremony, where the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, graced as the Chief Guest for the ‘Ran Aswanu Neleeme Mangallaya’. The Army Headquarters several months ago under the Army-initiated ‘Thuru Mithuru-Nawa Ratak’ crop cultivation drive ploughed those unattended fields and marshy lands before they were converted to be suitable for paddy cultivation during the past ‘Maha’ season. The day’s ‘Ran Aswanu Neleeme Mangallaya’ the harvesting arrangement began with traditional religious rites and rituals before a set of soldiers who sowed seed paddy several months ago stepped in the fields, carrying sickles along with the day’s Chief Guest, Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage. The entire project, carried out with the active participation of troops of the Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture and Livestock (SLACAL) with the close supervision of Director General Financial Management (DGFM) of the Army and Colonel Commandant of Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture and Livestock Major General WBSM Abeysekera RSP USP on the guidelines given by Director Agriculture and Livestock Brigadier Arosha Rajapaksha RSP of the Directorate of Agriculture and Livestock and its respective Commanding Officer 2(V) SLACAL Major WAND Jayasundara VIR.
19th August 2022 16:12:49 Hours
Brigadier Bandula Bandara RSP assumed office as the 3rd Centre Commandant of the newly established Corps of Agriculture and Livestock Regimental Centre on Friday 19 August 2022. As the first segment of the military formalities, the Centre Commandant was greeted with a guard of honour at the main entrance to the HQ 2 (V) SLACAL. Afterwhile, the Centre Commandant put his signature on an official document amidst religious blessings signifying the acceptance of new office as the Centre Commandant.Mango sapling (Mangifera indica) was planted by the Centre Commandant to mark this event. Thereafter he posed for a photograph with all staff officers who were present in the office in order to mark this significant occasion. Later, Centre Commandant addressed all ranks and emphasised the value of Corps of Agriculture and Livestock , fully operational for the express goal of elevating the country's agricultural sector to new heights and cater for the nation building task during an economic crisis in the country. Same time Centre Commandant specially pointed out that this regiment can be directed to get the most efficient and effective service by building a good environment and surroundings in the place where we are perform our duties.
13th August 2022 11:58:26 Hours
The Director General Financial Management (DGFM) of the Army and Colonel Commandant of Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture and Livestock visited 5 (V) SLACAL on 13 August 2022.
12th August 2022 15:18:44 Hours
Diversified Mega Agriculture, Afforestation, Farming & Livestock Projects of the Army Bear Fruits with the highly dedication and remarkable working process of the All Ranks in Corps of Agriculture and Livestock.
11th August 2022 10:53:23 Hours
After established Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture and Livestock on 04th January 2021 7th (V) Sri Lanka National Guard converted as the 4(V) SLACAL on 25 Feb 2021 and located at Amunukole,Nochchiyagama.Presenly 4 (V) SLACAL was relocated at Manikfarm with the instructions of 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.