“REFER PILGRIMS AS GOVINDA AND ENHANCE SPIRITUALITY”-TTD BOARD CHIEF
“SRIVARI SEVAKULU ARE THE TORCH BEARERS OF HINDU DHARMA PRACHARA”- TTD EO
Tirumala, 16 September 2015: TTD Chairman Dr Ch Krishnamurthy called upon the Srivari Sevakulu and Scouts and Guides to treat the pilgrims as Lord and refer them as “Govinda” while rendering services during pilgrim crowd management.
Addressing Srivari Sevakulu and Bharat Scouts and Guides at Asthana Mandapam in Tirumala on Wednesday, he said, offering services to multitude of pilgrims is a God-given opportunity and every one should make the best possible use of this rare opportunity by rendering services to pilgrims with utmost discipline, devotion and dedication.”It is great to see that so far 6,39,000 Srivari Sevakulu have rendered services to pilgrims in the past 15 years since its inception in the year 2000. I want to see this number should increase along with qualitative services”, he added.
Earlier in his speech, TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao referring to Srivari Sevakulu as “Torch Bearers” of Hindu Sanatana Dharma, told them to participate voluntarily in all the Dharmic activities under taken by TTD. “Apart from rendering services in Tirumala, you should also participate in voluntary services at your home towns and villages also and should propagate the Dharma Prachara”,he observed. Complimenting Srivari Sevakulu for successfully taking forward Laddu Prasada Seva in Laddu Issuing Complex, the TTD EO said, more counters will be allotted to Srivari Sevakulu in future. We are also planning utilise your services for survey in getting feed back from pilgrims for the betterment of the organisation”, he added. Later he called upon the students to inculcate the quality of service and become good citizens of the country.
Bharat Scouts and Guides Chief Commissioner Sri Sasidhar, DEO Sri Vijayakumar, HDPP Secretary Sri Prayaga Ramakrishna were also present. TTD PRO Dr T Ravi, presided over the meeting while Kum. P Neelima, Asst.PRO rendered vote of thanks. Over 2750 Srivari Sevakulu and 650 Scouts and Guides took part in this programme.
ISSUED BY TTD PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI