TTD APPROVES ANNUAL BUDGET FOR THE YEAR 2015-16
TIRUMALA, MARCH 27: The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) on Friday approved its annual budget for the year 2015-16, with an estimated budget of Rs.2530.10 crores.
Some Highlights of the annual budget of TTD:
>TTD expected to receive Rs. 905 crores from capital funds (as kanuka) from devotees, which would be the major earner, while Rs.300 Special Entry Darshan was expected to fetch a minimum of Rs. 215 crores for the financial year.
> TTD is expecting to garner Rs.98.5cr on accommodation and Rs.50crores through Arjitha Seva tickets.
>Similarly, the payment of wages and salaries was expected to be the major outgo, to the tune of Rs. 482 crores.
>For this financial year, an estimated Rs. 200cr towards the sale of human hair, Rs.150cr has been allotted on Engineering works, Rs.118.6cr for HDPP, Rs.94.45cr on educational institutions, Rs.62.81cr on TTD-run hospitals.
> Towards the development of Health and Sanitation the estimated budget is Rs. 109.71cr, Vigilance and Security department is Rs.55.88cr.
ISSUED BY TTDs PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI