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CIVIL MILITARY COORPERATION


Security Force Headquarters - (Jaffna)

To be an effective instrument to the Government Endeavour to cultivate national harmony in Jaffna Peninsula through uplifting the physical quality of life and spiritual value of the people.

Military Programmes

  • The First Ever Tank in Palaly Declared Open

    19th July 2020 16:49:40 Hours

    The tank named 'Ravindu Wapi' denoting the fact that it harnesses the energy of the rays of rising sun for the well being Jaffna, was declared open by the Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID – 19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc on 18 July 2020. The Palaly Tank named 'Ravindu Wapi' complete with a spillway, a sluice gate and a walking track was constructed by troops of 10 Field Engineers Regiment and 5 Engineer Services Regiment under the guidance of Commander Security Forces (Jaffna) Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya. The technical supervision and partial funding assistance were provided by the Irrigation Engineer Jaffna. This is considered as the only tank with a properly constructed spillway within Jaffna District that can contain about 65000 cubic meters of natural water. This tank will not only benefit the troops by providing storage for much needed water resource but also will contribute to the enrichment of water table in the surrounding areas.

  • Army Commander Opens the New Army Base Hospital in Vasavilan

    18th July 2020 22:51:02 Hours

    The new Army Base Hospital in Vasavilan that provides Health Facilities for all Army Personal in Jaffna peninsula was declared open by the Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID – 19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc on 18 July 2020 on the invitation extended by Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya, Commander Security Forces – Jaffna.

    Troops under Security Forces – Jaffna especially troops of 4th Sri Lanka Army Medical Corps and 5 Engineer Services Regiment contributed for the construction work of the new hospital buildings under the supervision of Directorate of Army Medical Services.

    Commander Security Forces – Jaffna, General Officers Commanding 51,52 and 55 Division, Commander Forward Maintenance Area (North), Senior Army Officers and Troops associated the Army Chief at the opening ceremony. The ceremony was carried out in line with social distancing and current health guidelines.

  • New Building For Yoghurt Production Project for Army Seva Vanitha Unit

    18th July 2020 22:48:52 Hours

    Yoghurt production project at Palaly Army Cantonment which was conducted under supervision and direction of Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya the Commander Security Forces – Jaffna will generate funds for the Army Seva Vanitha Fund. A new building for this project was constructed by troops under Security Forces Headquarters with the financial contribution of Security Forces Jaffna and Sri Lanka Army Seva Vanitha Unit. The Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID – 19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc declared open the new building for 'Yoghurt Production Project' on 18 July 2020 on the invitation extended with the gracious presence of Mrs. Sujeewa Nelson the President of Sri Lanka Army Seva Vanitha Unit. The Yoghurt production will be carried out by the troops belonging to 5 Sri Lanka Army Service Corps.

    Commander Security Forces – Jaffna, General Officers Commanding 51,52 and 55 Division, Commander Forward Maintenance Area (North), Senior Army Officers and Troops associated the Army Chief at the opening ceremony. The ceremony was carried out in line with current health guidelines.

  • Fully Facilitated Gymnasium at Palaly Army Cantonment

    18th July 2020 22:46:40 Hours

    The All Ranks Gymnasium at Palaly Army Cantonment was recently fully equipped and facilitated for the benefit of Army personnel in Jaffna peninsula. The Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID – 19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc declared open the Gymnasium on 18 July 2020 upon the invitation extended by Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya, Commander Security Forces – Jaffna. The ceremony followed by troops address by the Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army

    The construction work of the Gymnasium was completed with Army funds and manpower by the troops under Security Forces Headquarters – Jaffna. In addition to fully equipped gymnasium and International standard Badminton Court the Complex is fully equipped with a Tennis Court, Basketball Court and a Volleyball Court.

    Commander Security Forces – Jaffna, General Officers Commanding 51,52 and 55 Division, Commander Forward Maintenance Area (North), Senior Army Officers and Troops associated the Army Chief at the opening ceremony. The ceremony was carried out in line with current health guide lines.

  • New All Rank Gymnasium at 55 Division

    18th July 2020 09:10:59 Hours

    The All Ranks Gymnasium for the benefit of all Army personnel under 55 Division was declared open by the Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID – 19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc on 17 July 2020 upon the invitation made by Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya, Commander Security Forces – Jaffna and General Officer Commanding 55 Division.

    Lieutenant Commander (Retd) DMK Jayawardhana, a keen facilitator of Tri Forces and Police welfare Division, accepting the request made by Major General Sampath Kotuwegoda, General Officer Commanding 55 Division, coordinated the funds and required construction materials for the new all ranks gymnasium under the great patronage of Mrs. Koshila Jayawardhana, chairperson National Serving Bank, Mr. Channa Dunusinghe, Senior Regional Manager AIA Insurance - Kegalle and Mr. Nilantha Bandara Manager AIA Insurance - Kegalle. The required manpower for the construction work was contributed by the troops attached to 55 Division.

  • New Basketball Court At 52 Division

    18th July 2020 09:08:10 Hours

    On a conceptual notion of Major General Sena Waduge, General Officer Commanding 52 Division a new Basketball Court was constructed to promote basketball and sportsmanship among Officers and Other Ranks serving under Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna . The Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID – 19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc inaugurated the new basketball court on 17 July 2020 during his visit to Jaffna peninsula with the invitation of the Commander Security Forces – Jaffna, Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya.

    The Officers and Other Ranks under 52 Division Mirisuvil, contributed for the construction.

    Commander Security Forces – Jaffna, General Officer Commanding 52 Division, Senior Army Officers and Troops associated the Army Chief at the opening ceremony. The ceremony was conducted in line with current health guidelines.

  • Annual Grand Festival of Maviddapuram Kandasamy Temple Hosted By Security Forces on 10 July 2020

    11th July 2020 13:22:27 Hours

    Apart from massive social welfare projects, Security Forces Jaffna extends fullest supports to the conduct of religious festivals in Jaffna peninsula in view with promoting spiritual well being and religious harmony among Jaffna communities.

    Accepting the invitation made by the Chief Kurukkal of Maviddapuram Kandasamy Temple, Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya, Commander Security Forces - Jaffna took part in the festival performances accorded on 10 July 2020. Senior Army Officers and Troops associated with the Commander Security Forces - Jaffna, and a lot of devotees were present at the occasion to receive blessing.

  • Brigadier Heyran Drahiem Assumes Duties as the Brigadier Admin and Quartering - Security Forces Headquarters Jaffna

    02nd July 2020 21:14:11 Hours

    Brigadier Heyran Drahiem assumed office as the Brigadier Admin and Quartering of Security Forces Headquarters Jaffna on Wednesday 01 July 2020. He placed his signature in the first official document to mark assuming duties in the presence of Senior Staff Officers.

  • Senior Officers’ Professional Development

    11th June 2020 07:56:43 Hours

    A team of officers from the Directorate of Preventive Medicine and Mental Health, and Directorate of Psychological Operations conducted a two-day workshop for senior officers serving at the Security Forces - Jaffna regarding ‘Stress Management’ on 09 and 10 June 2020 at Security Forces Headquarters auditorium.

  • Jaffna Troops Undertake Disinfection of Ariyalai Area

    17th May 2020 10:07:58 Hours

    Troops of 12th Battalion The Gamunu Watch under 52 Division of Security Forces – Jaffna under took disinfection of Ariyalai area including Philadelphia Church premises on Friday 15 May 2020.