Tirumala JEO Sri K S Sreenivasa Raju on Wednesday felicitated the vegetable donors who have been contributing their largesse over the past one decade for TTD Annaprasadam.
Addressing the vegetable donors the Jeo said, “TTD Annaprasada Seva which started with just over 2,000 on April 6, 1985, has attained world wide popularity today. Right now TTD is serviing free food to over one lakh people daily. With your kind gesture of donating tonnes of vegetables we could be able to make our pilgrims happy with tasty delicacies. It is great that you are doing an incredible services to pilgrims. Today we are able to manage pilgrim crowds by serving Annaprasadam not only in Annaprasadam Complex but also in queue lines, waiting compartments also. Especially your additional donations during annual brahmotsavams since one decade is commendable. I foresee the same in future too”, he said.
More than 20 vegetable donors from Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka were present during the felicitation. JEO felicitated the vegetable donors with a shawl, Laddu and Mahaprasadam of Lord Venkateswara. Special Officer Annaprasadam Sri Venugopal, Catering Officer Sri Shastri and other were also present.