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Brigadier Ranjan Wijedasa WWV RSP USP MHRM MAS LISC ndc psc
Secretary NDC

Brigadier Ranjan Wijedasa, WWV RSP USP MHRM MAS LISC ndc psc is a proud product of Dudley Senanayake Central College, Tholangamuwa and graduated from the Army Command and Staff College, Sri Lanka in 2005.

He held many appointments at the Regimental level and Army level. Name a few Troop Leader, Technical Adjutant, Squadron Commander, General Staff Officer 1 - Directorate of Operations, Commandant – Armoured Corps Training Centre, Directing Staff at Defence Services Command and Staff College, Colonel Training at Directorate of Training, and Brigadier Doctrine and Strategy- Army Training Command.

He had many foreign training and visits during his military career. He followed Young Officer's Course in Pakistan and the Instructor and Combat Group Commander's Course in India.

In academics, he obtained two master's Degrees, Human Resource Management from the University of Colombo and a Master's in International and European Security from Geneva University – Switzerland. He also followed Leadership International Security Course from Geneva Center for Security Policy, Geneva - Switzerland. He authored two books namely; Unbarial Tanker and Be an Officer and Gentleman, and a few journals articles for his account.

He is a gallantry recipient of Weera Wickrama Vibushanaya and Rana Shura Padakkama for his highest bravery act behind the enemy line. Also received the Uththama Seva Padakkama for an unblemished military career and the Deshaputhra Medal for wounding on the Battlefield having a total of fourteen medals. He is presently the Secretary- National Defence College and reading for an MPhil.

He married to Ruchi and blessed with a son and daughter.