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.