TTD to commence online subscription of Sapthagiri soon
- E-publications for netizens
- Look into telecasting Hindi programs also
TIRUMALA: For the convenience of the pilgrims across the globe, TTD will soon start online subscription facility of Sapthagiri magazine, said TTD Executive Officer Sambasiva Rao.
Addressing the “Dial your EO” program at Annamaiah Bhavan in Tirumala on Friday, Rao reacting to a query of a pilgrim caller Prem Kumar from Nellore, said that TTD will soon enable the facility on its official website.
He also said, TTD has already kept the magazine under e-publications for the convenience of the netizens.
Answering the query of a pilgrim caller Asha Kansal from Kolkata who sought the EO to telecast the spiritual programs in Hindi also, Rao said the management will look into the suggestion and will try to telecast at least some Hindi programs.
Pilgrim callers Krishna Kumari from Hyderabad, Vasundhara form Tirupati and Subramanyam from Chennai sought the Executive Officer to see the possibility of allowing the aged and physically handicapped pilgrims near to the temple. Reacting on this the EO said that due to security reasons even the Sahasra Deepalankaraseva Mandapam is also shifted farther from the temple. “Anyways, we will see the possibilities”, he maintained.
Before taking the calls from the pilgrims, Raohad briefed on the various developmental activities taken by TTD in the last one month for the sake of the multitudes of visiting pilgrims.
“As the summer vacation rush commenced in Tirumala, we have setup coolant pandals, paints and other measures to protect the pilgrims from scorching temperatures. We have also brought transparent methods in darshan, accommodation, and laddu-prasadam booking system for the sake of the pilgrims”, he had said
Later talking to media, Rao said the water in various dams in Tirumala at present is sufficient to cater the needs of pilgrims for the next 150 days. So, there will not be any scarcity in summer, he said.
Tirumala JEO Sreenivasa Raju, CV&SO Nagendra Kumar, CE Chandrasekhar Reddy and other HoDs were also present. (NSS)