TTD earns Rs. 7.13 Crores through hair auction

The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) earned Rs. 7.13 crore on Thursday, thanks to the online sale of human hair offered by devotees as fulfilment of vow. The auction was held under the supervision of Tirumala JEO KS Sreenivasa Raju.

Out of the 9,500kg of No 1 variety, 1200kg was sold at Rs 22,494 per kg, yielding a total Rs. 269.94 lakhs.

Some 41,100kg was there in the No 2 variety, and was priced at Rs 17,223 per kg; 2400kg was sold from the category, earning Rs. 413.38 lakhs.

In the No 3 category, there was a stock of 100kg, and was priced at Rs 2931; total 100kg was sold earning Rs 2.98 lakhs.

Out of the 30000kg of No 4 variety, 30000kg was sold at Rs 36 per kg, yielding a total Rs. 10.80 lakhs.

Out of the 5,900kg of grey hair variety, 300kg was sold at Rs 5,462 per kg, yielding a total Rs. 16.39 lakhs.