TTD TRUST BOARD MEET
Tirumala, Oct 10, 2012 (P.R.O): The TTD board meeting was held at Annamaiah Bhavan in Tirumala on Wednesday under the Chairmanship of Sri K Bapiraju.
TTD EO Sri L.V.Subramanyam, Prl Sec Rev Smt. Chitra Ramachandran, Endt Commissioner Sri Balaramaiah, TTD Board Members Smt P.Rajeswari, Smt K.Kamala, Sri R.V.Deshpande, Sri Ch. Lakshman Rao, Dr N.Kannaiah, Sri C.Ravindra, Sri G.V. Sreenatha Reddy, Sri B.Raji Reddy, Sri L.R.Sivaprasad, Sri R. Srinivasa, TT JEOs Sri K.S.Sreenivasa Raju, Sri P.Venkatarami Reddy, CV&SO Sri GVG Ashok Kumar were present.
After the board meeting, TTD Chairman addressed the media persons and briefed on the important board resolutions taken unanimously by the Trust board members. Some excerpts:
# TTD board has resolved to take part in the famous religious mega event-Kumbh Mela which is going to take place at Ahmedabad from January 16 to March 10 next year. Usually during every Kumbhmela TTD actively participates and attributes its part by setting up a model Lord Venkateswara swamy temple in the premises and issues prasadams to the pilgrims.
# The board has decided to strictly ban the vehicles or jeeps when found carrying banned items like liquor, cigarettes, mutton etc.
# The board has decided to conduct the Navarathri brahmotsavams in a big way scheduled to take place from October 15 to October 23, keeping in view the Dussera Holiday rush to Tirumala.
# The board has resolved to extend the services of 430 home guards who were recruited on contact basis in TTD and whose term will expire by March 31 next.
# A sum of Rs.32crores has been granted towards the construction of Sri Vakulamata Rest house which is coming up adjacent to Nandakam guest house.
# A sum of Rs.15cr has been granted towards the second phase of Tiruvenkata Patham four-lane road works at Tirumala.