TTD to pool in Rs 550 cr through donations to establish multi-disciplinary pediatric hospital in Tirupati | Amaravati News
TIRUPATI: Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams – the richest Hindu temple conglomerate in the world is preparing to pool funds amounting to Rs.550 crore through donations to establish a multidisciplinary state-of-the-art children’s hospital in Tirupati to meet the needs of the medical needs of infants from economically disadvantaged sections of society.
This may be the first time since its inception that the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams will pool such a large amount of funds through donations all at once.
AV Dharma Reddy, the additional executive officer of TTD, who confirmed the development to TOI, said the TTD trust board chaired by YV Subba Reddy had recently passed a resolution to build a world-class pediatric hospital to provide free medical treatment. to infants from economically poor families around the world. the state of Andhra Pradesh.
The resolution was passed following a directive from Prime Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy to the TTD to build a multidisciplinary children’s hospital along the lines of Niloufer Hospital in Hyderabad as the state no longer had a dedicated children’s hospital after the split of the state in 2014.
“Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy inaugurated the temporary structure of Sri Padmavathi Pediatric Cardiac Hospital in BIRRD super specialty hospital during the annual Brahmotsavams in October this year. We are now setting up a multidisciplinary super specialty children’s hospital to provide free health care and performing free surgeries on children from economically poor families. And in order to do this, TTD needs several hundred crores of funds that we decided to pool through donations from philanthropists and dedicated donors,” claimed Dharma Reddy.
TTD to extend one Udayasthamana Seva ticket to donors donating Rs.1 crore and above
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, which has contributed immensely to education and health care over the past four decades, has decided to respond in kind to the dedicated donors who donate Rs.1 crore and above to the TTD to establish the Multidisciplinary Children’s Hospital.
TTD Chairman YV Subba Reddy recently announced that the Temple Trust will allocate 531 Udayasthamana-seva tickets to donors who provide donations of Rs.1 crore and above for the construction and establishment of the Children’s Hospital in Tirupati.
According to TTD’s additional EO AV Dharma Reddy, TTD will provide one Udayasthamana seva ticket to each donor who donates Rs.1 crore to the temple body. The donor along with his five other family members can participate in all arjitha sevas from Suprabatham to Ekantha Seva in Tirumala Temple on a single day in one calendar year (except Friday). This privilege is extended to the donor for a period of 25 years. For donors who donate Rs.1.5 crore to the TTD, the temple body will allocate one Udayasthamana seva on Friday, which will include the highly respected Abhishekam darshan.
“TTD had suspended the issuance of Udayasthamana seva to donors since 2006 for various reasons. As 531 Udayasthamana seva tickets were canceled for various reasons, the Temple Trust Board decided to allocate them to donors who donate to the TTD Children’s Hospital as a privilege ” claimed AV Dharma Reddy.
And in order to avoid any unwarranted controversy regarding the allocation of the most sought after Udayasthamana seva tickets, TTD will soon launch a mobile application that will allow the donor devotees to extend donations over Rs.1 crore and get the Udayasthamana seva ticket use on their preferred dates in a calendar year for 25 years. TTD will allocate the Udayasthamana seva tickets to the backers of Rs.1 crore and above on a first come, first served basis.