Nalanda College Old Boys Association it the association established under government circular 1961 #27 where it’s officially responsible to represent the Old boys of the school. By default the Principal of Nalanda college is the Hon. President and a vice president is elected each year at the annual general meeting. As a special amendment to the constitution in 2015 this vice president post was changed as “Executive President” by majority choice. Hence the first Hon. Executive President was then Commander of the Air force and the present ambassador to Islamic Republic of Afghanistan ACM Gagan Bulathsinghala. Present Hon. Executive President is Mr. Sanjeewa Perera who is one of the youngest CEO’s at office in a Singapore based multinational company. A Charted Accountant by profession he held the post of Hon. Treasurer for 3 consecutive years before being elected as Hon. Executive President this year.
NCOBA is primarily responsible in coordination of requirements by the school in terms of financial as well as conducting various programs to uplift the quality of education, sports as well as personality development of the students at Nalanda. It’s also conducts various activities to ensure the unity and wellbeing of the old boys. NCOBA is the only authorized body representing old boys at the grade 1 school admission interviews.
Over the years NCOBA has rendered valuable service to the school. In terms of infrastructure development the swimming pool the squash court are some of the large scale projects completed and handed over to the school management. In the recent years it’s involvement in the reconstruction of the Malalasekara theater in terms of providing free labour chandelled from the Sri Lanka Air force and a significant amount of funding would no doubt help restore theater to it’s former glory.