TIRUCHANOOR, NOV 15: As the annual brahmotsavams of Goddess Sri Padmavathi Devi of Tiruchanoor is scheduled to take place from November 26 to December 4, TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao along with JEOs Sri KS Sreenivasa Raju, Sri P Bhaskar and CVSO Incharge Sri G Srinivasulu reviewed with various department heads on the arrangements to be made for the big religious event.

The review meeting took place at Asthana Mandapam in Tiruchanoor on Tuesday evening. Speaking on this occasion the EO instructed the officials not to compromise on arrangements and see that they are on par with the annual brahmotsavams of Tirumala and set up a common control room to monitor the activities round the clock.

The EO directed the officials concerned to keep a stock of ten thousand Tirumala laddus every day along with Tiruchanoor laddus for the sake of the pilgrims. “Place PoS machines for issuing laddus for the convenience of the devotees”, he added.

Later the EO said, if the Village heads and Panchayat officials of Tiruchanoor come forward, TTD will take up the construction of toilets in the necessary places under Swach Bharat mission.

The EO directed the officials of PR and SVBC to give wide publicity to the event in the surrounding villages. “The Sowbhagyam programme inviting women devotees should also be organised in a big manner”, he observed.

Over the arrangements for Panchami Teertham, the EO said, the Health department should supply three lakh water packets and keep additional staff for sanitation purpose. He also instructed the Annaprasadam officials to plan for buffet system of food distribution on this day in Tolappa Gardens.

Directing the Garden and Electrical wing officials he asked them to come out with unique and interesting displays and illumination works.

Urban SP Smt Jayalakshmi, CE Sri Chandra Sekhar Reddy, Temple Spl Grade Deputy EO Sri Munirathnam Reddy other officials were also present.