Huge response to TTD online ticket booking facility
Tirupati: The Rs.300 online ticket booking facility for Balaji darshan at Tirumala has been getting a huge response ever since it was launched on February 3.
The Tirupati-Tirumala Devasthanam Executive Officer D Sambasiva Rao said on Wednesday, “to facilitate more transparent and hassle-free online booking of Rs.300 tickets for the pilgrims in both AP and TS, TTD has commenced booking facility at online service centres of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana State (APT). About 1838 centres in 13 districts of AP and 2630 centres in 10 districts of TS (statistics before formation of new districts) are currently providing these services to pilgrims facilitating them to book each ticket at a service charge of just Rs.5 per ticket.”
He also reviewed the Cottage Donation Scheme and the improvements to be brought to enhance this scheme. –NSS