Director General Engineering

COMMODORE (E)

KWARI RANASINGHE

USP, psc, MBA(MOT), BTech (Mech), FIE( India), FIE(SL), MRINA, CEng (India),


CEng (SL), PGDip(S&S), PGDip(Maint Mgt),

Commodore (E) KWARI Ranasinghe, joined Sri Lanka Navy on 15th September 1989 as an officer cadet of the 19th intake of the Sri Lanka Navy and was commissioned on 15th September 1991 as an Acting Sub Lieutenant. On completion of basic military training, officer was selected to follow Basic Engineering Course (BEC) at Naval Collage of Engineering at INS Shivaji, India. He has completed the training with outstanding performance in academic subjects and  as a result Commodore (E) KWARI Ranasinghe was awarded B.Tech (Mechanical) degree first class by Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He was later specialized in Marine Engineering after successful completion of Marine Engineering Specialization Course at Centre of Marine Engineering Technology at INS Shivaji, Lonovla, India.
 
He was awarded sea watch keeping competency by Commander of the Navy after successful training onboard SLNS Abeetha. He has followed large number of career development training in India, Singapore, USA, Israel, Germany and Netherlands. He followed Post Graduate Diploma programme on maintenance management at NIBM in 2003 to 2004.  He then followed Defence Services Command and Staff Course, Malayasia (psc) and awarded Post Graduate Diploma on Defence & Security Studies by University Malaya in ear 2006. He also completed MBA in Technology Management at University of Moratuwa in year 2011 to 2013 & Course on Human Resource Management at Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration.

He has hold vital and  key staff and command appointments of Sri Lanka Navy including Commodore Superintendent Dockyard West, North & North Central, Deputy Director Marine Engineering, Director Engineering Service and Director Marine Engineering. Commodore (E) KWARI Ranasinghe was promoted to present rank on 01st July 2014 and presently holding appointment as Director General Engineering of the Marine Engineering branch which has 440 Engineers with 8,500 work force and performing as the Principal adviser to the Commander of the Navy on Engineering matters and need of the Marine Engineering branch.

He is a recipient Uttama Sewa Padakkama (USP) for meritorious and distinguished service. He is also recipient of Purna Bhumi Padakkama, Riviresa Campaign Service Medal, Vadamarachchi Operational Medal, Sri Lanka Armed Services Long Service Medal, 50th Independence Anniversary Commendation Medal, Sri Lanka Navy 50th Anniversary Medal, North and East Operational medal, North and East Humanitarian Medal and Commendation badge from the Commander of the Navy.   

Further, Commodore (E) KWARI Ranasinghe is a distinguished Fellow Member of Institute of Engineers, Sri Lanka and Institutions of Engineers, India. He is also a chartered engineer in both Sri Lanka and India.