TTD RELEASES 1,05,711 TICKETS FOR NOV AND DEC
Tirumala, 2 September 2016: The Temple management of TTD has released a total of 1,05,711 tickets for the months of November and December. As the annual Garuda Seva falls on October 7 as a part of annual Brahmotsavams, TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao released the tickets for the next two months on Friday itself taking the total to over a lakh for the benefit of the pilgrims.
The details as follows:
Suprabhatam – 5936 2850
Thomala- 140 70
Archana- 140 70
Visesha Puja- 1125 1500
Astadalam- 100 80
Nijapadam- 1125 1875
Kalyanotsavam- 10500 11250
Dolotsavam- 2800 3000
Arjitha Brahmotsavam- 6020 6450
Vasanthotsavam- 11610 12470
Sahasra Deepalankara- 13300 13300
Later the EO briefed the pilgrims on the various developmental activities that took place in the month of August and also on the important festivals which are going to come up in the month of October.
EO COMPLIMENTS STAFFS SERVICES IN KRISHNA PUSHKARAMS
Complimenting the services of TTD employees, Srivari sevakulu, scouts and guides and NCC cadets during Krishna Pushkarams last month, the EO said over five Lakh pilgrims had darshan of Lord in replica temple during 12 days and Annaprasadam has been served to over 11.27lakh pilgrims from August 12-23 during Pushkarams.
NEW DIVYA DARSHANAM COMPLEX:
Before the ensuing Brahmotsavams, a new Divya Darshanam Complex on the lines of Rs.300 darshan complex will come up soon for the benefit of pilgrims, the EO added.
LUGGAGE COUNTER AT KKC
One more luggage counter is in offing at main Kalyanakatta. Even the KKC will also be given new look, to carry out tonsuring in better hygienic environment with proper ventilation, air, cleanliness for the sake of devotees from September 2 onwards.
DONOR MANAGEMENT APPLICATION
To enable more qualitative management of Donor System, the soft launch of Donor Management Application will take place on September 9. With this new app, the pilgrims who offer Re.1 to Rs.999 will be immediately delivered acknowledgments, those who offer Rs.1000 to Rs.99,999 will be given IT exemption and over Rs.one Lakh and above will be given all privileges they stand for without any delay.
BHAJAN MELAS IN TIRUPATI:
As a part dharma Prachara, Bhajan Mela will be conducted in Tirupati from September 15-17 where in 120 teams take part in this fete.
GEARING UP FOR BTUs:
As the ensuing annual Brahmotsavams are just a month away with schedule between October 3 to 11, TTD is gearing up for the mega fete, said TTD EO. He said the important days includes Ankurarpanam on October 2, Dhwajarohanam on October 3, Garuda Seva on October 7, Rathotsavam on October 10 and Chakrasnanam on October 11. EO also briefed on the
> Important features during the mega event:
> @In view of the annual nine day fete all privilege darshans will be cancelled. @There will be no arjitha sevas.
> @Snapana Tirumanjanam and Vahana sevas will be live telecasted on SVBC
> @Special cultural events by Annamacharya, Dasa Sahityam, Alwar Divya Prabandha and HDPP
> @Two-wheelers will not be permitted on both ghat roads in view of Garuda Seva on October 7
> @Services of Police, Srivari Sevakulu, Scouts and Guides will be taken
>@Buffer stock of Laddus
> @Gaint LED screens will be kept at vital places for the sake of pilgrims to view Vahana sevas
ISSUED BY TTDs PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI