Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Tirumala Garbage Free

TIRUMALA18, SEPTEMBER 2018:  Keeping the health concerns of the large gathering of devotees for the annual Brahmotsavam, a record 2500  sanitary workers have been roped in to clear the garbage in three shifts  , says  Dr .S Sharmitsa , chief medical officer  of the TTD .     

Addressings newsmen at the Brahmotsavam media centre in Rambagicha -guest house  -2 here Dr.Sharmista  said  800 persons have been deployed  to provide drinking waqter  etc to devotees sitting in the galleries of the Mada streets for witnessing the  Vahana seavas. As many as  41 permanent  toilets have been readiedin the fourmadastreets and some more will be  added by the time of  Vaikunta Ekadasi .  She said during the  Garuda seva day nearly  6lakh water packets were distributed  to devotees on themada streets and all over Tirumala .and effective measures were ushered toensure quality food  in Hotels, Mathamsand  other eating joints  on Tirumala . Laddu Prasadam, Annaprasadam and drinking water were tested for quality before distribution by a senior analyst  ..The roads and all courtyards of theTirumalashrine were clearned  on a hourly basis and  garbage was sent to the dumping yards , she said adding that   infrastructure was dep-loyed to  daily clear  90 tons of waste during the Brahmotsavam. 


Dr Sharmista said that  team of Health officials were located atthe common commanding centre monitoring the situation on a 24 hour basis  to take immediate action on  complaints within hours .  She said necessary cleaning operations were  organised  at themAlipiri and Srivari metta   foot paths , alltoilets on Tirumala  to ensure against  unhealthy  conditions  during  the Brahmotsavams . 

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