Tirumala, : To make the darshan, accommodation and donation process more transparent and handy for devotees of Lord Venkateswara, TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao launched new mobile app in Tirumala on the auspicious day of Telugu Ugadi.
Named as "Govinda Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams" the app provides the mobile savvy devotees all the facilities to book darshan, accommodation, e-Hundi, e-Donation facilities with just the touch of a button on their mobile screen.
Speaking on this occasion, TTD EO said, the temple management is trying out all the ways and means to provide the best possible services to its pilgrims with more transparency and speed. "Our intention is to provide all the amenities to pilgrims in a hassle free way. Our IT wing along with TCS have brought significant changes in our most ambitious "Digital Tirumala" online booking system in the last one year and we are still finding out the best IT solutions. This mobile app facilitates the pilgrims to book darshan, accommodation and donation with finger touch. The pilgrim can use this app through our official web site and google apps with just few clicks", he added.
Adding further, the EO said, so far 1.33 crore people had darshan in Rs.300 through online and every day over 2000 rooms are released to book online for the same of devotees. "Similarly we want to further improve IT services for transparency", he maintained.
TTD Trust board member Smt Sudhamurthy said its a technology based pilgrim initiative and TTD is best utilising the IT services to provide hassle-free services to devotees.
Other board members Dr Hariprasad, Sri Sandra Venkata Veeraiah, Sri Bhanuprakash Reddy, Sri Ananta, CIO Sri Sudhakar, IT wing chief of TTD Sri Sesha Reddy and others were also present.