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CORPS OF AGRICULTURE AND LIVESTOCK

"Prosperity to Motherland"

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Regiment Centre

Colonel Commandant


Maj Gen KPSA Fernando RWP RSP ndu

Centre Commandant

Brig KASK Siriwardhena RWP RSP USP

Deputy Centre Commandant

Colonel HWMAC Fernando RSP

GSO I

LT COL SSA NARAYANAGE SLL

SO I (V/A)

LT COL D K Kaluwadewa RSP SLLI

SO 1

LT COL ASD Pathiraja SLACAL

SO I (LOG)

LT COL K Kudachchi RWP RSP SLLI

Major WTU Perera SLACAL

Adjutant - RHQ SLACAL

INTRODUCTION

Transforming Troops in to Execute Nation-Building Tasks, Maiden Corps of Agriculture and Livestock raised in the Army on 04th January 2021.Its official ceremony was held on 07th January 2021 at Army Headquarters with the participation of General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff, former Commander of the Army and Head of the National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) who was also the heavyweight behind realization of the new Corps which could in future demonstrate and execute amazing military capabilities in this vital domain of national importance as has already been done elsewhere in the field of national infrastructure, urban beautification, tree planting, digging of new tanks, construction of public utilities, development of public facilities, cultivations, road constructions, varying renovations, etc.

After established the new Corps first Centre Commandant Brigadier Bandula Liyanage RSP took over the duties on 29 March 2021 at 2(V)SLACAL Karandeniya.As the first Colonel Commandant of the Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture and Livestock Director General Financial Management (DGFM) in the Army Major General WBSM Abeysekera RSP USP took over duties on 16th August 2021.

Another two regular battalions and one volunteer battalion included to Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture with the guidance of the first Colonel Commandant of SLACAL. Initial work started at the newly constructed RHQ office building by 17th September 2021at Karandeniya.

Since then Karandeniya became the Home of Agrarians and January o4 was celebrated as its Birthday.

Director of A&L- Panagoda

Regiment Centre SLACAL- Karandeniya

School of Agriculture and Livestock -Kilinochchi

1 SLACAL - Nochchiyagama

2(V) SLACAL - Karandeniya

3(V) SLACAL - Kandakadu

4(V) SLACAL - Manikfarm

5(V) SLACAL - Jaffna

6 SLACAL - Kilinochchi

The Names of the Past Centre Commandants

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Name

From

To

Centre Commandants

01 Brig GB Liyanage RSP 2021.03.09 2022.05.30
02 RMJB Ratnayake RSP 2022.05.31 2022.08.18
03 Brig PRBA Bandara RSP 2022.08.19 2023.07.10
04 Brig KASK Siriwardana RWP RSP USP 2023.07.12 Up to Date

Contact details

Address

RHQ SLACAL, Army Camp, Kohilawagurawatta, karandeniya, Ambalangoda

T.P Number

0912252683