RECORD RS.1065 CRORE HUNDI COLLECTIONS IN 2016
• Impact of transparency in TTD IT services
• Growing influence and devotion of Lord Venkateswara, says EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao
Tirumala, 7 January 2017: The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams has set an all-time record in Hundi collections in 2016 by clocking a whopping Rs.1065 crore.
According to the year-end comparative statement issued by the TTD, the temple had achieved a hundi collection of Rs.950.33 crore last year and this year’s collection as per estimation at Rs.1065.05 crore. The hike has cum in currencies this year at Rs.959.05 crore as against Rs.853.49 crore in the previous year and also Rs.42.41 crore in coins as against Rs.44.17 crore of 2015.
The TTD hundi had reported a DD/Cheque/foreign currency worth Rs,50.63 crores this year as against Rs.44.81crore of the last year. This year’s specialty is jumping in online contributions from Rs.7.86 crore of last year to Rs.12.96 crore of the current year.
Commenting on the record hike in annual hundi collections, the TTD executive officer Dr.D.Sambasiva Rao said” the credit goes to the people’s spiraling devotion to Lord Venkateswara and the impact of IT initiatives which have made their stay, darshan, and others convenient and made TTD services more transparent’.
ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER TTDs TIRUPATI