Friday, September 21, 2018

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.



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.


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.


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.


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. 


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. 


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

42,628 devotees given Medicare 


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


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.


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.


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.


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 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 


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.


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.


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 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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