In the 80th decade, the higher national diploma was established in 1986 in Sri Lanka by the B Tech branch of England.
At the moment, this higher national diploma has been achieved the main point of generating engineers as requirements in Sri Lanka as well as abroad, with the 30 years of continuing proud history.
In the engineering field, this huge step was established under the advanced National Institute of Technology act no.29 of 1995 by the honorable minister named Richard Pathirana who knows the value of education.
Though the engineering department was started, as the difficulties to conduct, it was stopped. But, with the time it was again started on the 22nd of November in 2010 to fulfill our dreams to achieve our success who could not enter the engineering faculties or Universities. Then the engineering field was more widened and has got more opportunities to make our dreams more colorfull.
Since then, the administration was been under 6 directors. With the help of clever administration, the dedication and the patience of our senior brothers and sisters, Labuduwa Engineering Department had a big revolution in Sri Lanka.
The first director of the department was Mrs.Janaki Gunawardena. After the 6th director, Mr. M.K.A Rupasingha, In present Mr.Ramanayaka is holding the director post.
The present register is Mr. Sunil paranawithana and the Accountant is Mr. Upul Shantha. With better dedication and interests, the HND is being developed with more and more success.