Tirumala, 7 March 2017: The donations to Sri Venkateswara Annaprasadam Trust have touched the magic figure of Rs.800 crores and it shows the confidence of the pilgrims in TTD charity activities, asserted TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao.
During the weekly review meeting with TTD senior officers in Tirumala at Annamaiah Bhavan on Tuesday, the EO said, the pouring of donations to TTD trusts and scheme boost ups the energy of TTD and we are committed to carry out more charity works to reach out the needy”, he maintained.
The EO instructed the Engineering wing to supervise and monitor the movement of pilgrims after the release of Sarva Darshan pilgrim compartments (near the Elephant Gate) to avoid congestion. “The problems in this point need to be redressed”, he added.
He later instructed the DFO Sri Sivaram Prasad to use treated water for red sanders plantation in Tirumala. He also instructed the TTD forest officer to inspect all the TTD sub-temple and remove the weeds on Gopurams if any.
Later the TTD EO inspected the sub-way shopping complex starting from CRO to Lepakshi. He instructed the officials concerned to make necessary amendments for the free movement of pilgrims.
CE Sri Chandra Sekhar Reddy, Additional FACAO Sri Balaji, SE Sri Ramachandra Reddy, SE Electricals Sri Venkateswarulu, Health Officer Dr Sermista, VGO Sri Ravindra Reddy and other officers were also present.