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Dhwajarohanam marks Successful Completion of Brahmotsavams

Tirumala, 21 September 2018: On the ninth day evening on Friday, the Garuda flag was lowered as a mark of completion of the Navahnika Br...

Friday, September 21, 2018

Dhwajarohanam marks Successful Completion of Brahmotsavams


Tirumala, 21 September 2018: On the ninth day evening on Friday, the Garuda flag was lowered as a mark of completion of the Navahnika Brahmostavams amidst the chanting of vedic mantras.
The entire puja vidhi was performed in the dwajastamba mandapam. The priests then lowered the garudaflag on dwajam which marked the conclusion of the annual fete.
The jeeyangar swamijis,  TTD EO Anil Kumar Singhal, Temple DyEO Haridranath, Peishkar




Ramesh, vedic scholars, archakas were also present

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₹ 20 Lakhs Donated

RS.20 LAKHS DONATED

Tirumala, 21 September 2018: A Hyderabad based donor, Linga donated Rs.20 lakhs to TTD Anna prasadam Trust on Friday.

He has handed over the DD for the same to TTD EO Anil Kumar Singhal at Annamaiah Bhavan in Tirumala. JEO

KS Sreenivas Raju was also present.

Dementia Day Care Centre a boon to the people - Governor







Hyderabad, September 21:   Everyone in the society including the voluntary organisations have to work with dedication to help the people suffering from Dementia to fill their hearts with the spirit of self confidence and self reliance, said the Governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Sri E.S.L. Narasimhan. The Governor participated as Chief Guest along with Lady Governor Smt. Vimala Narasimhan, at the World Alzheimer’s Day organised jointly by Telangana chapter of Indian Red Cross Society and Nightingales Trust Dementia Day Care Centre held at Hitech City, Hyderabad on Friday.
The Governor said that the service to people suffering from Alzheimer’s is a noble cause and praised the exemplary services provided by the Telangana chapter of Indian Red Cross Society and the Nightingales Medical Trust in this regard.  The Governor said that apart from the voluntary organisations, the corporate sector should also come forward and extend their helping hand for this cause. The Governor gave the call to people to come forward and extend their hand of support to the people suffering from the Alzheimer’s with a human angle in the interest of maintaining value based human relations. 
The Governor said that it is important to treat parents, elders in the family in need of support with immense love and affection. It is necessary to identify their behaviour and emotions and respond with care and remove the feelings of insecurity and dejection from their minds. Whenever any signs of anxiety, loneliness and depression are noticed, it is necessary to immediately start the physical fitness activities to make them active under the guidance of medical experts.
Speaking on the occasion, Sri Papa Rao, Chairman of Telangana chapter of Indian Red Cross Society, said that together with the support of Nightingales Medical Trust, they are maintaining the Dementia Day Care Centre at Hyderabad and providing different kinds of services to the people suffering from dementia to help them recover from the disease. Mrs. Radha Murthy, Chairman of the Nightingales Medical Trust and representatives of Indian Red Cross Society from several districts have also participated in the programme.
Later, the Governor flagged off the rally ‘Awarathon’ to create awareness among the people on the Alzheimer’s disease.

Team work Behind Brahmotsavams Success - TTD Eo



Tirumala, 21 September 2018: Complimenting the TTD officers and employees for the grand success of annual brahmotsavams, EO Anil Kumar Singhal said, to maintain the same team work spirit in future too.

After Chakra snanam, he had a meeting with all the senior officers along with Tirumala JEO KS Sreenivasa Raju and CVSO In charge Siva Kumar Reddy at Annamaiah Bhavan, which is followed by media conference where the EO briefed media on the highlights of the mega religious event.

SOME EXPRETS

HIGHLIGTS OF BRAHMOTSAVAM- 2018 (8DAY) 

Srivari Temple: 5.91 devotees had darshan of Lord Venkatewara
Buffer Stock of seven lakh Laddus for Brahmotsavam
All stocks and totaling 24 lakh laddus sold out
Hundi collection Rs.20.53 Cr.
Vagapadi revenue Rs 4.77 Cr.
2.50 lakh devotees including locals had darshan of Garuda seva.

VIGILANCE AND SECURITY WING:

Nearly 750 CCTVs and body worn cameras deployed for security arrangements during Vahana sevas, Garuda seva, and Rathotsavam and Chakrasnanam events.

Fool proof security provided by 3000 police personnel during Brahmotsavams and an additional 1000 on Garuda seva day.

800 Srivari sevaks, 1000 Scouts and Guides, 200 NCC cadets, 400 home guards, 400 TTD security guards, one NDRF unit, and 25 swimmers served during Brahmotsavams.

Monitoring of the events through the Video wall of the command control center. 

61,000 Geo-tags issued to prevent missing of children.

ACCOMMODATION

TTD earned Rs.1.11 Cr by providing rooms to devotees during 8 days of Brahmotsavams.

92% occupancy achieved by providing 4000 rooms to the common devotees.

Display boards used for information on availability of rooms.

KALYANA KATTA 

2.18 lakh devotees offered hair during Brahmotsavams 

1400 barbers including 279 women barbers deployed in kalyana kattas

All nine Kalyana kattas worked in three shifts round the clock. 

ANNAPRASADAM

18.16 lakh devotees serviced annaprasadams during 8 days.

13.27 lakh units of milk, coffee served to devotees.

5.76 Lakh annaprasadams served on Garuda seva day.

2.10 lakh devotees provided coffee/tea and 3lakh buttermilk packets served. 

Annaprasadam was served at the Matrusri Tarigonda Vengamamba Annaprasadam complex till 1.30am on Garuda seva day. 

MEDICARE

45 doctors and 85 para medical staff provided Medicare during Brahmotsavams.

42,628 devotees given Medicare 

HEALTH WING:

3300 sanitary staff deployed to keep four mada streets, Rest houses, PACs, Cottages clean.

41 additional toilets were set up for Brahmotsavams

96 tonnes of garbage cleared on Garuda Seva day alone

ENGINEERING WING:

Galleries revamped at four mada streets to accommodate 2 lakh devotees.

Route maps, flexis and signboards set up all over Tirumala to facilitate devotees.

One crore liters of clean water filled up in Swami Pushkarini for Chakrasnanam.

Bhajan mandapams and RO water plants set up on mada streets.

Special queue lines at Pushkarini for Chakrasnanam laid.

274.30 lakh gallons of water used during Brahmotsvams for all purposes.

Four wheeler and two-wheeler parking facility at Devlok, Srivari Mettu locations.

116 electric bill boards (electric cut outs) of deities and 23 arches for the Brahmotsavams were set up.

LCD screens set up at 33 places in Mada streets and other regions in Tirumala to provide live visual of Vahana sevas to all devotees.

Uniform sound system with latest technology for all the cultural teams.

HDPP AND OTHER PROJECTS:

62 teams comprising 3231 artistes of HDPP, Annamacharya project, Dasa Sahitya Project and SV Dance and Music College presented cultural events.

Artistes from AP, Telangana, Karmataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducheri, Kerala, Gujarat, Manipur participated in Brahmotsavams during Vahana sevas, Asthana mandapam, Nada Neeranjanam, Mahati auditorium, Annamacharya Kala Kalamandir and Ramachandra pushkarini at both Tirumala and Tirupati.

V Srikrishna, Sri Vithaldas Maharaj, Surya Gayatri, Ayyakudi Anam Krishna and others.

GARDEN WING

Grand Flower decorations inside Srivari Temple.

Flower show with mythological themes.

Saikat art depicting Vamanavataram.

Snapana Thirumanjanam for Malayapaswamy, Sridevi and Bhudevi with variety of flowers and fruits.

Flower display at traffic junctions, guesthouses and social medians

Record 40 tonnes of traditional flowers and two lakh cut flowers during the Brahmotsavams.

PUBLIC RELATIONS WING

Nationwide publicity given to the Brahmotsavams through media center with Internet, fax and other hi-fi facilities at the specially got up Media centre in Rambagicha Rest House-2

Honorable Chief Minister Sri Nara Chandrababu Naidu released the TTD canlenders and diaries on September 13.

TTD printed 16 lakh copies of Rs.100 -12 sheet calendars, 10 lakh diaries (Eight lakh copies of Rs.130 and 2 lakh copies of Rs.100 diaries), 12.60 lakh units of Srivari big calendar, (Rs.15), Padmavati Ammavaru, (Rs.15), Srivaru Padmavathi (Rs.10) and Telugu panchangam (Rs.20).

Special tabletop calendar Rs.60-) 50,000 units were released.

All units available for sale at all TTD Book centers in Tirumala and Tirupati.

Online facility for the prestigious 12-page calendar is also opened 

TTD publications wing also made a record collection of Rs.24.42 lakhs 
During 8 days of Brahmotsavams.

All colorful events of Brahmotsvams like Snapana Thirumanjanam; Vahana sevas cultural vents etc. were relayed to media through Web page, Whatsapp format.

3000 Srivari Sevakulu from all over the country served the devotees 

Srivari Sevaks also assisted in preparation of annaparadam during Garuda seva day, disbursement of snacks, water, and coffee/tea in mada streets 

MAHA PRADARSHAN_ MEGA EXIBITION

Maha pradarshan set up at the Kalyana vedika in Tirumala by Garden, Public Relations wing, SV Museum, Ayurveda College, Sculpture College etc. had huge footfalls.

Nearly 40,000 devotees visited the Maha Pradarshan 

SV GO SAMRAKSHANA SHALA:

Elephants, Horses and Bulls utilized as torchbearers of Brahmotsavam spirit during Vahana sevas 

Animals decorated with bright and colorful caparisons enhanced the grandeur of vahana sevas 

Veterinary experts in animal handling roped in for Brahmotsavam duties.

SVBC

The in house bhakti channel-SVBC provided 13-hour live coverage of all events of Brahmotsvams

Special commentary organized in several Indian languages, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Hindi and English for benefit of devotees.

Brahmotsvams were uploaded on You Tube, SVBC app, TTD website etc.

13 HD cameras with latest technology, 3 jimmy jips were also deployed during Brahmotsavam vahana sevas providing a larger than life coverage to devotees.

IT:

The Information Technology Department has successfully facilitated all the devotee services- Accommodation, darshan, laddu prsadam, traffic and vigilance to ensure comforts, convenience and security of huge number of devotees

APSRTC

APSRTC has transported 3.46 devotees from Tirupati to Tirumala and took back 4.49 lakh devotees from Tirumala to Tirupati 

Service of District Units

The wings of Police, District administration, NRDF, Fire Dept., APSPDCPL, APSRTC, PR&RTO, I Medical and Health officials also served the devotees during the Brahmotsavams.

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