TTD EO Sri Anil Kumar Singhal along with Tirumala JEO Sri KS Sreenivasa Raju offered thanks to Goddess of Water, Ganga Devi on Thursday evening.
Speaking to media persons at Papavinasanam dam after offering Ganga Puja the EO said “thanks to the recent rains which filled all the dams in Tirumala almost full to their capacities. These waters will suffice the needs of the pilgrims for over 11 months and including Kalyani Dam it will last for 25 months “, EO added.
The EO said both Papavinasanam and Akasa Ganga dams have reached 100 percent levels while the Gogarbham dam filled upto 65 percent and KP dam 94 percent.
Earlier turmeric, vermilion, sare, flowers, fruits and coconuts were offered in the waters of all dams amidst chanting of vedic mantras by priests.
SE 2 Sri Ramachandra Reddy, DyEOs Sri Kodanda Rama Rao, Sri Venugopal, EE waterworks Sri Srinivasulu and other engineering officials were also present.