“ACTION PLAN IN OFFING FOR A STRONG GHAT ROAD”-TTD CE
Tirumala, 4 December 2015: With an aim to provide a strong Ghat road to Tirumala to enable a safer transportation for the next three to four decades, an action plan is in offing with the experts in this area, said TTD Chief Engineer Sri Chandrasekhar Reddy.
Addressing media persons after Dial your EO programme, the TTD CE said, TTD is contemplating long term measures for Ghat Road Safety. “Experts advice have been invited and already an action plan is underway. Once we get the approval from our authorities we will complete the Ghat works in six months”, he added.
He said as a part of the plan conventional breast wall technique, Rock Bolting which will withstand disturbance factors like rain water logging, weathering and root growths can be arrested and strong road can be built which could sustain for next three to four decades. We are also planning widening of road from Mokalimettu to GNC”, he maintained.
SURVEILLANCE ON DECEMBER 6 IN VIEW OF BLACK DAY
Ttd CVSO Sri Nagendra Kumar urged the pilgrims to co-operate with security as strict vigil will be observed at the checking points on December 6, it being Black Day.
Through media he appealed to pilgrims on Friday after Dial Your EO program. Later he said about 75 cameras have been erected for annual Karthika Brahmotsavams of Tiruchanoor. “Additional men have been deployed especially for Gajavahanam and Panchami Teertham”, he added.
ON-LINE TRADITIONAL COURSES SOON
The Special Officer of All Projects of TTD Sri N Muktheswara Rao said, with an aim to make every devotee of Lord Venkateswara to be aware of the basics of our culture, an on-line course on Basic Tradition is soon to be launched for the sake of global pilgrims.
Addressing media he said, the temple management is also planning to integrate SVBC, Sapthagiri magazine, FM Radio, Oriental College, SV Vedic Varsity, Higher Vedic Studies and take up an integrated programme for imparting traditional awareness among masses. “We are coming out with different modules soon. To start with importance of “Sanivara Vratam” in the form of a small book will be brought out in this month itself”, he observed.
TWELVE COUNTERS AFTER SANKRANTHI
TTD PRO Dr T Ravi said, after yielding successful results with Srivari sevakulu in eight laddu Prasadam issuing counters, TTD will extend their services to four more counters after sankranthi, year next. He said, TTD is also inviting able bodied, educated, volunteers to render free services to pilgrims in laddu Prasadam issuing counters. “Prior to their service, they will be properly trained and later deployed for service. Recently we have also supplied them hand gloves with an aim to maintain hygiene”, he added.
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