Tirupati Balaji to Earn Rs 2600 Crores in Revenue; Seeks Higher Interest for Gold

Tirupati Balaji to Earn Rs 2600 Crores in Revenue; Seeks Higher Interest for Gold

Tirupati Tirumala Venkateswara Swamy Temple, the world’s richest Hindu, will get richer by Rs 2600 crore revenue this year. The temple is expected to earn about Rs 2600  crore in earning this year, according to sources from the  Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) trust,  which manages the hill temple.   The temple attracts 80,000 devotees on an average on normal days and witnesses about 130,000 foot falls on an average during the festival days. Most of the revenue to the temple comes in the form donations from the devotees,  and the…

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TTD to Deposit 7.5 Ton Gold in GMS Scheme

TTD to Deposit  7.5 Ton Gold in GMS Scheme

 Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, the richest temple in the country, will deposit 7.5 tonnes of gold under the central government’s Gold Monetisation Scheme (GMS).  The temple which had recently deposited 1.3 tonnes of yellow metal in Punjab National Bank under the same scheme, said it is ready to transfer all of its gold to the GMS scheme. “We have roughly about 7.5 tonnes of gold and most of it is in the banks. Gold monetization scheme was there for the TTD earlier. It is kept in various banks under different schemes. The…

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