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About Seva Vanitha Unit

The Sri Lanka Navy Seva Vanitha Unit was inaugurated on 07th Dec 1984 and Mrs.Sriya De Silva who was the spouse of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral AHA De Silva held as the first President of the Sri Lanka Navy successfully dedicated their service towards the well-being of this unit by accomplishing its objectives.

The 16 successive presidents who have been dedicated service for Sri Lanka Navy Seva Vanitha Unit are as follows;

Name of President Duration
01 Mrs. Sriya De Silva 07-12-1984 to 31-10-1986
02 Mrs. Chithra Silva 01-11-1986 to 31-10-1991
03 Mrs. Monica Frenando 01-11-1991 to 16-11-1992
04 Mrs. Ramya Samarasekara 17-11-1992 to 27-11-1997
05 Mrs. Manel Thisera 28-11-1997 to 31-12-2000
06 Mrs. Pearl Sandagiri 01-01-2001 to 31-08-2005
07 Mrs. Ashoka Karannagoda 01-09-2005 to 15-07-2009
08 Mrs. Malathie Samarasinghe 16-07-2009 to 15-01-2011
09 Mrs. Neluka Dissanayake 16-01-2011 to 27-09-2012
10 Mrs. Srima Colombage 28-09-2012 to 01-07-2014
11 Mrs. Shalika Perera 02-07-2014 to 10-07-2015
12 Mrs. Yamuna Wijegunaratne 11-07-2015 to 21-08-2017
13 Mrs. Thiruni Sinnaiah 22-08-2017 to 25-10-2017
14 Mrs. Sandya Ransinghe 26-10-2017 to 31-12-2018
15 Mrs. Arundathi Udithamala Jayaneththi 01-01-2019 to 15-07-2020
16 Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne 15-07-2020 to 18-12-2022

Presently, Mrs. Mala Lamahewa is holding as the president of SLN – SVU. The constitution of the Navy Seva Vanitha Unit shows the organization explaining the Executive Committee. Structure of The Executive Committee as follows;

Also provides membership of the SVU the spouses of Naval Officers, Lady Officers, Women Sailors, and Spouses of Sailors.

The Main objective of this unit is to providing welfare facilities and donations to the families of sacrificed war heroes, families of the war heroes who had gone Killing In Action (KIA), injured/disabled Naval persons at the LTTE confrontation and looking after the well-being of in service Naval personnel and their families as well as provide assistance to Hospitals, Children Homes, Elders Homes and religious institutions as the social welfare activities.

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