EO reviews arrangments for Navaratri Brahmotsavams

Tirumala- October 12: TTD executive officer Sri D Sambashiv Rao today exhorted the TTD officials off all departments to excel themselves by performing better than the Salakatla Brahmotsavams in serving the anticipated huge surge of devotees during the Navarastri Brahmotsavams

Reviewing the arrangements for the premier festival beginning from October 14th onwards till October 22nd at the Annamayya Bhavan with Heads of departments, the Executive Officer said that the TTD team of officials had done an excellent job during the Salakatla Brahmotsavams and they should try to improve further in the service of devotees and Lord venkateswara.

He said the Annaprasadam complex at Tarigonda Vengamamba Annaprasadam complex will be kept open from 9 AM to 5 PM during day time and from 5 PM to 122 at midnight during the Brahmotsavams. On Garuda Seva day the Anna Prasadam will be kept open from 9 AM in the morning to 2 AM next day.

The executive officer also directed the officials that snacks, coffee, tea, drinking water, curd rice and sambar rice should be served for the devotees sitting in the galleries of Four Mada street at a gap of every one hour without fail so that the devotees are not put to hardship. Mobile toilets, drinking water taps also should be property organized on top priority, he said.

He also directed the vigilance and police and others should coordinate efforts to ensure that all galleries are filled up in systematic manner leaving no room for loopholes or hardships to common devotees. Police and vigilance should also see that there are no delays at the luggage deposit counters so that the common devotees coming by foot walk could come early and occupy seats in the galleries for the grand view of the celestial event of Garuda Vahanam.

Later the TTD EO Sri D Sambashiv Rao and the JEO Sri K S SrinivasaRaju also inspected the annaprasadam complex and gave instructions on buffet system and others for benefit of the common devotees.

Among others who participated in the review meeting were JEO Sri K S SrinivasaRaju, CV& SO Sri. Nagender Kumar, Chief Engineer Sri. Chandrasekhar Reddy, Aaddl CV&SO Sri Shivkumar Reddy, Addl SP Sri.Swami and other took part.