Srivari Anna Prasadam Daily to 1.40 Lakh Needy People

Tirupati, 15 April 2020: Following COVID19 lockdown under the directives of central and state governments which is extended till May 3, TTD has so far distributed 25 lakh food packets starting from March 28 onwards to address hunger problem of stranded pilgrims and migrant wage earners in Tirupati.

TTD is providing 70,000 food packets each in morning and evening that is being prepared in the employee’s canteen at TTD administrative building every day. As the Employees Canteen region had now come under Red zone, food packets are being prepared at the kitchens of Srinivasam rest house, Tiruchanoor Annaprasadam complex and the Padmavati women’s college in Tirupati. 

Nearly 750 persons are working in two shifts beginning at 3 am to 11 am and 1 pm- 8 pm. TTD food packets are supplied by state government department staff to all regions of Tirupati.

TTD Executive Officer Sri Anil Kumar Singhal told media that has allocated Rs. 13 crores from the Srivari Nitya Anna Prasadam Trust at Rs.1cr each to the 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh to provide food packets to the displaced people, poor and income-less wage earners.

He requested the District Collectors to utilise the funds to distribute food packets as Srivari Anna Prasadam to needy people in their regions and if need be TTD would sanction more funds for the humanitarian purpose.

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