TTD DOLLARS GETS OVERWHELMING RESPONSE FROM PILGIRMS
Tirumala, 6 March 2017: The sale of gold, silver and copper dollars of Lord Venkateswara by TTD has been receiving overwhelming response from the pilgrims.
TTD runs sale counters not only in Tirumala and Tirupati but also in Chennai and Mumbai for the sake of the devotees.
The rates of the gold and silver dollars will be as per bullion market but changes only once in a week on every Wednesday morning.
As on March 6, there are about 469 (10gm-Rs.29,340), 1296 (5gm-Rs.14,885) and 46 (2gm-Rs.6,165) gold dollars are available in the counters located opposite Srivari Temple in Tirumala adjacent to TTD publication stall. While the silver includes 3244 (10gm-Rs.575) and 1301(5gm-Rs.310) are available. In Tirumala these dollar sale counters are being run by Andhra Bank while in Tirupati the Syindicate bank runs the counters located inside Sri Govinda Raja Swamy temple.
The dollars are also being sold by TTD in its information centres located at Chennai and Mumbai.
ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TTDs, TIRUPATI