Rs 507 crore in donations deposited at Tirumala Venkateswara Temple trust in 2018-19
A sum of Rs 507 crore has been deposited in the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams's (TTD) corpus fund for the financial year 2018-19.
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) is an independent trust which manages the Tirumala Venkateswara Temple at Tirumala, Andhra Pradesh, which is one of the world's richest Hindu temples.
Speaking to media persons, executive officer Anil Kumar Singhal (IAS) said it was a quantum jump of Rs 206 crore as against the deposit of Rs 301 crore during the financial year of 2017-18.
He also detailed contributions made to TTD's 'hundi' and the other trusts which also made a decent increase.
The hundi collection in 2018-19 was Rs 1214 crore as against Rs 1147 crore in 2017-18. During 2018-19 the SV Anna Prasadam Trust got Rs 140 crore as against Rs 127 crore during 2017-28.
The BIRRD Trust received Rs 21 crore in 2018-19 as against Rs 11.80 crore in 2017-18. The SV Sarva Shreya trust got donations of Rs 10.40 crore as against RS 7.88 crore of previous years.
The SV Vidya Dana trust received Rs 11.37 crore in 2018-19 as against Rs 8.92 crore in the last fiscal.