HistoryWritten by Nalanda College Communication Unit
The Communication Unit of Nalanda College was established on 1986 which is succeeded in having the crown in the school media field with the haughtiness of well ripen communication. In this time the Communication Unit had only few technical instruments and few members. When the Communication Unit was going through its journey with giving huge help to the daily works of Nalanda College, the number of members and technical instruments were increased. In this journey of the Communication Unit, it had launched many projects to increase the knowledge of the members and the brothers and sisters of other schools. The Communication Unit always tried to do something beyond the expectation and being precedence to every school.
When the Communication Unit was stepping on its journey, it has launched 12 radio transmissions on 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2011. The Communication Unit was covered Western Province in Nalandasara radio transmission on 2008 and 2009 and also the Communication Unit was webcasted every radio transmission from the radio transmission Nalandasara on 2006.
Also the Communication Unit has presented many newer experiences to the school media field in the Nalandasara TV on 2005 which was the first TV transmission in Sri Lanka that was transmitted by a school. The Communication Unit was covered 5km air distance in this TV transmission. Then the Communication Unit has added color to its history by transmitting Web TV Transmission on 2006, 2007 and 2009.
The Media Day is a vey special occasion in the history of the Communication Unit of Nalanda College. Sambhasha 2006 media day was telecasted by the Communication Unit and also the first simulcast of the school media history was the media day, Sambhasha 2008 that was organized by the Communication Unit.
Also the Communication Unit has launched a Technical Workshop on 2006 which was the first technical workshop in school media history. And the Communication Unit has launched All Island Inter School Sinhala and English Announcing Competition in every year with many participants.