TTD TRUST BOARD MEETING IN TIRUMALA
IMPORTANT RESOLUTIONS OF TTD TRUST BOARD MEET
TIRMALA, AUGUST 2, 2016: The TTD Trust Board under the Chairmanship of Dr Ch Krishnamurthy on Tuesday has taken some important resolutions during the board meeting held at Annamaiah Bhavan in Tirumala.
Some excerpts of the board meeting:
➢ Grand arrangements for the ensuing Krishna Pushkarams. Over one lakh pilgrims are expected to visit the replica temple of Lord Venakteswara in PWD grounds of Vijayawada every day during pushkarams.
➢ New Maha Rathams to Chennakesava Swamy temple in Badvel of Kadapa and Venugopala Swamy temple of Tadikonda in Guntur
Ø Allotment of 2.93acresof land to Tirupati Railways towards the development of west railway station in for the benefit of multitude of pilgrims on nominal payment basis. The works should complete in a period of one year.
➢ Sanction of Rs.10crores towards the development of VIRRD hospital in Dwaraka Tirumala.
Ø Board has approved Rs.5.5crores towards the preparation of silver dollars of Lord Venakteswara.
Ø A 46 feet tall statue of Lord Anjaneya in Rayalacheruvu road of Chittoor district at a cost of Rs.32lakhs
➢ Sanction of Rs.25lakhs towards the repair works of Sri Veereswari temple in Kothavalasa of Vijayanagaram district
➢ Sanction of Rs.8lakhs towards the construction of temples in agency areas. Earlier this amount used to be only Rs.2lakhs.
➢ Board has approved for printing 18 lakhs numbers of 12-sheet calendars for the year 2017
➢ Procurement of various ingredients including :
➢ 24 lakh kilos of BG dal at a cost of Rs.20.32crores
➢ 36 thousand kilos of cardomom for four months at a cost of Rs.4.32crores
➢ one lakh kilos of black gram dal for a period of six months at a cost of Rs.1.34crores
➢ 3.5lakh kilos of Red gram at Rs.4.48cr for six months
➢ 45thousand kilos of dry chillies at a cost of Rs.69.49lakhs for a period of six months
➢ 22 lakhs numbers of coconuts at cost of Rs.1.56crores
➢ 9500 kilos of black pepper at acost of RS.78.18lakhs
➢ TTD made a revenue of Rs.15.34cr during the e-auction of human hair in the months of May and June
➢ Uniform policy of on discount system while marketing TTD publications, CDs, etc.
➢ provision of food in the TTD hostels to the students who are studying PG and self finance courses in TTD educational institutions
➢ extension of licence to the TTD allotted shops to Post Offices, SHGs, Mutts etc in Tirupati
TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao, Trust Board members, Smt Pilli Anantha Lakshmi, Dr Dolla Sree Bala Veeranjaneya, Sri Putta Sudhakar Yadav, Sri Sandra Venkata Veeraiah, Sri A V Ramana, Sri J Sekhar, Sri DP Anantha, Sri Sampath Ram Narayanan, Sri G. Bhanu Prakash Reddy, Sri K Raghavendra Rao, Sri Vaidyanathan Krishnamoorthy, Dr P Hariprasad, FACAO Sri Balaji, Chief Engineer Sri Chandrasekhar Reddy were present.
ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TTD, TIRUPATI