DETAILS OF SRI VENKATESWARA ANNA PRASADAM TRUST
Programmes of the scheme
This was started on a small scale in 1984 and now Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams is providing full meals as "Annaprasadam " on free of cost to all devotees in Tirumala and Tiruchanoor. Every day nearly 2 lakh devotees are availing the free Annaprasadam in Matrusri Tarigonda Vengamamba Nithya Annaprasadam Complex, PAC-II Tirumala .TTD is also supplying food packets on a continuous basis to the pilgrims awaiting for darshan in outside Q-lines and in the compartment of VQC-I & II .
In Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple also nithya Annaprasadam facility being provided, daily for about 5000 pilgrims at free of cost. Besides this T.T.D. is providing free food to the pedestrian Pilgrim in the Alipiri foot path near Narasimhaswamy Temple.TTD started distribution of Annaprasadams at Srinivasam and Vishnu Nivasam complexes, Tirupati with effect from 11.1.2014 to 10,000 pilgrims twice a day.
How the Trust operates :
This trust is being run with the donations received from Devotees / Donors from all over the world. With a view to continue the trust forever the Devasthanams deposited all the donations in nationalized banks and the interest accrued on it is being utilized for the trust. So, Annaprasadam will not be performed either on behalf of a particular donor or on a specified date. Annaprasadam is being performed on all 365 days in a year with the interest on magnanimous donations received from the donors
How to donate
Donations can be made by way of cheque or demand draft on any scheduled bank drawn in favour of The Executive Officer, Sri Venkateswara Anna Prasadam Trust, TTD, Tirupati and can be sent to the Deputy Executive Officer, Sri Venkateswara Anna Prasadam Trust, TTD Administrative Building,K.T. Road, Tirupati - 517 501.
The intending donors may contribute their donations on any Scheduled Bank at Tirumala/Tirupati directly and may obtain the receipt from the bankers.
The intending donors may also contribute their donations through e-donations, Online Remittances through Account No. 013110011500048 IFC Code ANDB0000131, besides sending their Identity Proofs and other details to the Dy.Exe.Officer (AT), Tirupati.
The donors may also contribute their donations through the ATMs Centres directly to the Account No.013110011131210 of S.V. Nithya Annadanam Trust, Tirupati.
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NEW MATHRUSRI TARIGONDA VENGAMAMBA NITHYA ANNADANAM COMPLEX, TIRUMALA
MathruSri Tarigonda Vengamamba Nithya Annaprasadam Complex, Tirumala was newly constructed with Rs.35 crores & the building was opened by H.E.Smt.Prathibha Devisingh Patil, Hon’ble President of India on 07-07-2011. The building is having four dining halls in two floors. Each dining hall is accommodates1,000 persons at a time in new Annaprasadam building. In addition to full meals daily about 4,000 Nos. of Rotis are also prepared.
The Annaprasadam complex is completely modernized with modular kitchen equipment by adopting the modernized cooking ranges, trolleys, vessels and dining tables. Around 1000 staffs including office staff, catering Supervisors, cooks, cleaners and contract workers etc., are in the service of devotees visiting Tirumala in providing the free Annaprasadam to the them everyday.