MORE TRANSPARENCY MECHANISMS IN PILGRIM SERVICES- TTD EO
TIRUMALA, FEB 12: TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao called upon the senior officers to focus more in providing pro-pilgrim services including accommodation, darshan and laddu Prasadam in an enhanced way by adopting more technological mechanisms in a transparent manner.
Reviewing with the reception, health, engineering, temple and Potu departments of ttd at Annamaiah Bhavan in Tirumala on Thursday evening, the EO said since summer vacation is fast approaching all pending works with respect to accommodation in various cottages need to be completed before second week of April.
He also instructed the engineering and health officials to see that the drainage pipelines at different areas need to be set right before time and see that there is no stagnation of drainage anywhere. He also instructed the health officer Dr Venkatramana to invite entomologists and find out the measures to rectify the bedbugs problems in cottages.
With respect to accommodation he said that with the recent revival measures to enhance transparency in accommodation allotment, including continuous announcements on number of room vacancy level positions ever hour, the occupancy ratio has considerably of pilgrims increased and the middleman menace has come down which is a welcoming gesture. He also instructed radio and broadcasting department to announce darshan hours also for the sake of the pilgrims every hour.
The EO also reviewed on VQC compartments and also on the newly introduced additional two laddus issuing laddu Prasadam facility.
Tirumala Jeo Sri KS Sreenivasa Raju, chief engineer Sri Chandrasekhar reddy, health officer Dr.venkatramana, temple deputy EO Sri C Ramana, SE II Sri Ramesh reddy, GM Transport and IT wing head Sri Sesha Reddy were also present.
ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TTDs, TIRUPATI