In 1964 Signal Training Squadron was formed under 1st Regiment of the Sri Lanka Signal Corps at Panagoda. In 1991 Signal Training Squadron was elevated to a School of Signals under regimental centre Sri Lanka Signal Corps. This School established in the world heritage city of Kandy on 15th July 1991.
With the rapid expansion of the Sri Lanka Army, the School of Signals too expanded and conducts wide range of training courses without confining it for the Signal training courses. Since then working under the moto "Technological Sound" the School of Signals maintain high standard of training displaying its talents and skills in the field of training.
The School of Signals fulfilled its duties at its best as a training school not only conducting training programmes for the signalers and the Army personnel on signal duties but also conducting various courses for the officers and other rankers from the tri-forces, and computer courses for the children of deceased, serving and retired personals of Sri Lanka Army.
The School of Signals was selected to conduct leadership and personality development programmes scheduled in view of developing the leadership qualities and positive thinking in order to produce productive and dynamic generation of youth and adult in the country, amidst facing a lot of challenges. The school of signals conducts this programme for the students those qualified to enter universities and for the graduate, enlisted as development officers under the ministry of economic development.
The School of Signals has become popular among the people in Kandy, as soldiers worked along with the people to provide protection an assistant during natural disasters and other emergency situations acting in the same way the Army did it during the humanitarian operation by taking precautionary measures to protect the people and working along with them as one team. It has also become popular among the people as this school is cooperating with the people to fulfill common requirements of the area and also due to the services extended by this camp for the Temple of Tooth Relics and also other temples and religious places.
Captain K.M.R.P. Karunathilake as the Chief Instructor of the School of Signals made its first step forwards and later Major AA Perera appointed as acting Commandant of the School. Since then the School of Signals has functioned under 20 Commandants.
|Major AA Perera||1993.12.27||1994.09.14|
|Major RA Kaduwela||1994.09.15||1995.03.20|
|Major RAS Ranasinghe||1995.03.21||1995.11.01|
|Major AT Banagoda RSP||1995.11.04||1996.01.15|
|Major NM Hettiarachchi||1996.01.16||1996.04.20|
|Major KRP Rowel||1996.04.21||1997.03.20|
|Major HP Seneviratne||1997.03.21||1998.02.23|
|Lt Col KRP Rowel||1998.02.24||1998.05.06|
|Major CMDP Chandrasekara||1998.05.07||2000.04.27|
|Major DAPN Dematanpitiya||2000.04.28||2000.07.16|
|Major MT Vaidyaratne||2000.07.17||2001.06.13|
|Lt Col MP Sirimal||2001.06.13||2002.05.20|
|Major KMRP Karunathilaka||2002.05.20||2002.07.31|
|Major CMDP Chandrasekara||2002.07.31||2003.08.29|
|Major RP Karunarathne||2003.08.29||2005.08.04|
|Lt Col NM Hettiarachchipsc||2005.08.04||2005.10.19|
|Lt Col WAPK Thilakaratnepsc||2005.10.20||2006.10.26|
|Major RMPSB Rathnayaka (Officiating)||2006.10.27||2007.01.22|
|Lt Col HP Seneviratne||2007.01.23||2008.04.01|
|Lt Col NP Akuranthilake||2008.04.02||2009.12.01|
|Lt Col SHPD Thilakaratne RSP||2009.12.02||2010.12.07|
|Lt Col WACN Warakagodapsc||2010.12.08||2012.03.26|
|Lt Col R Elvitigala||2012.03.26||2013.12.11|
|Colonel KAWS Ratnayake||2013.12.12||Up to date|