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Deputy Director NCC

Brigadier B A L Rathnayake SLSR



Brigadier B A L Rathnayake received his education from Vidyarathnaya School, Horana and excelled with extra-curricular activities. He particularly showed his prowess in the field of Athletics and Basketball and brought fame to his alma-mater.


Brigadier Rathnayake was enlisted to Regular Sri Lanka Army on 04th June 1985 and upon successfull completion of military training at Kothalawala Defence Academy. He was commissioned on 17th June 1988 and posted to Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment.


He has undergone many local and overseas military and academic courses, has participated overseas seminars, workshops and conferences too.

During his military career he has held many command, training and staff appointments at higher formation headquarters, institutions and training establishments.

He served during the period of JVP insurgencies and LTTE terrorism and participated in many major operations conducted in the North and East. Especially in the roll of Infantry.

In recognition of his unblemished service he was awarded several operational medals.

Wtih service of 30 years of military service he was appointed to the National Cadet Corps as the Deputy Director at HQ NCC on 30th November 2018.