TIrumala, 29 Jan 2015: TTD EO Dr D Samba Siva Rao lauded the efforts of TTD Annaprasadam wing for their impeccable services to the multitude of visiting pilgrims and complimented the Deputy EO Sri Venugopal and his team.

Addressing a special programme organised by the department in Matrusri Tarigonda Vengamamba Annaprasada Bhavanam meeting hall, the EO said, the services of the department especially in the areas where the pilgrims are made to wait for long hours in Compartments, queue lines, kalyana katta, reception wings is commendable. “It is because of the tasty and hygienic food which is being served to them at regular intervals, the pilgrims are maintaining patience in spite of long waiting hours”, EO added.

The EO also said, “so far Rs.569cr have been accumulated in the coffers of Annaprasadam Trust and if another 250cr gets added, then the trust will become self sufficient. Then we can spend Rs.75cr interest amount which is the actual expenditure incurred by this department in a year. It is because the donors are also happy with the services extended by this department and I am sure we will reach the required target within no time and wish you to continue similar services in future too”, he maintained.

Earlier, JEO Sri KS Sreenivasa Raju also appreciated the efforts of the department.
Deputy EO Sri Venugopal, Catering Officer Sri Shastry, AEOs, Deputy Catering Officers, other staff members were also present.

Later the EO inspected the dining halls and interacted with devotees and srivari sevakulu who are rendering service in the premises.