On 5th January 1967 the Department of Broadcasting was converted to a government Corporation by way of Act No.37 of 1966.
On 22nd May 1972 with the enactment of the first Republican Constitution, the Ceylon Broadcasting Corporation was renamed as the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation.
On 5th January 2017 the SLBC celebrates its Golden Jubilee by relocating its core functional Divisions in a new Administrative Building to be declared open by H.E. President Maithreepala Sirisena and the Hon. Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe. A major Project aiming to renovate SLBC's studio complex was to have been completed by the same date.
Source: Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation and Philatelic Bureau - Sri Lanka