TIRUMALA, JULY24: The temple administration of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTDs) is eyeing to incorporate hi-fi state-of-art security mechanisms to bring up transparency as well for the smooth running of temple administration, said the In-charge CVSO and new SP of Chittoor district Sri Ghattamaneni Srinivas.

Sharing his experiences in TTD as Chief Vigilance and Security Officer in his tenure of six months and six days with Media persons at Annamaiah Bhavan in Tirumala on Thursday, the newly appointed top cop of Chittoor District said, its been a beautiful and thrilling experience to work in TTD.

“Though the nature of job is same either in police or in TTD, here discharging duties is more unique as every action or measure we take should be more caring and should not affects the sentiments of the multitude of visiting pilgrims”, he maintained.

The In-charge CVSO of TTD said, TTD is marching ahead by bringing out some revolutionary changes in the security set up in the interests of Srivari temple as well the visting pilgrims. “As a part of it we are contemplating to set up “Computer Security Systems” in each and every compartment of VQC I to speedup the checking process. Earlier there was no record to notify the crimes in TTD. Now we have recently introduced Vigilance Recording Unit(VRC) and the modus operandi of the crime is being recorded and documented on the lines of District Crime Record Bureau(DCRB)”, he added.

Further he said, a Central Disaster Management Store with all necessary hi-fi gadgets including fire fighting machinery, powersaws meet emergency situation will soon be housed in PAC IV which is under process.

He said plans are also under way for Security Survey Audit for better assessment of security system and to bring out transparency in the mechanism.

The Incharge CVSO of TTD said, in the last six months, TTD vigilance sleuths have caught hold of 161 laddu dalaris, booked 112 police cases, 8 FIR cases and seized Rs.3.81lakhs worth liquor.

Sri Srinivas said, to bring awareness among the pilgrims over banned items, the TTD also approached famous Gazal Singer Sri Gazal Srinivas to prepare a skit so that the message could easily reach the pilgrims.”This we are planning to launch during this brahmotsavams”, he added.

Additional CVSO Sri Siva Kumar Reddy, VGO Tirumala Sri Eshwar Reddy, AVSOs Sri Sai Giridhar, Sri Mallikarjuna, Sri Venkatadri, Sri Srinivasachary, Sri Koteswara Rao and others were also present.