New look to SV museum to attract more visitors says EO

TTD EO Sri AK Singhal inspected Sri Venkateswara Museum in Tirumala today evening and held review meeting with Chief Museum Officer Dr PV Ranganayakulu and Engineering Officials.

Later speaking to media persons he said, the SV Museum is being visited by thousands of Pilgrims every day. With the introduction of Slotted Sarva Darshan, the number of visitors enhanced. We have contemplated to give a better look to the museum in the next couple of years.

The EO said, a few years ago, the National Institute of Designs has given a master plan to develop museum. But due to some reasons, it was not taken up that time and now we are planning for the overhauling of Museum to make it more visitors friendly”, he added.

The EO said, an Auditorium was also proposed and Rs.1crore was sanctioned for its development. We have also discussed on how to display the artifacts including Musical instruments, weapons statues, scriptures, copper plates, coins etc.

There are 16 to 17 halls with different displays. The officers concerned were instructed to take one hall every two months for overall development. Like wise in the next two years, the museum will be developed in a fulfledged manner to display the rare artifacts in an appealing manner”, he maintained.

In-charge CVSO Sri Siva Kumar Reddy, SE 2 Sri Ramachandra Reddy, SE Electrical Sri Venkateswarulu, VGO Sri Ravindra Reddy, Health Officer Dr Sermista were also present.