Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams(TTD) is a premiere Hindu religious institution acting as the custodian of world renowned temple of Lord Venkateswara or Lord Balaji. Since its inception in 1933, TTD has been effectively functioning with a primary mission of preserving, promoting and propagating Hindu Sanatana Dharma. With this noble mission, TTD is standing tall as a frontrunner in the entire country in protecting the rich Hindu culture and Heritage by organizing spiritual and religious activities on a large scale across the country.
Apart from its religious and spiritual activities, TTD has also taken up wide spread social welfare activities including providing free food and shelter to poor, orphans, physically challenged, aged, destitute; offering free education to the deaf and dumb students; providing free medication to people and pilgrims; operating various welfare Trusts and schemes and many more.
With all these noble activities of TTD which has both religious and social face on one side and the day by day increasing popularity of the hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara on other side, the pilgrim influx to Tirumala is also increasing every day by leaps and bounds. The average pilgrim turnout to Tirumala on a year today is above 2.5crores. Along with the increase in pilgrim crowd, the revenue of TTD has also gone up by many folds in the recent times.
Tirumala, the abode of Lord Venkateswara, is visited by millions of ardent devotees every year. With a view to render better service to these pilgrims who come from far-flung parts of the country, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams has launched ‘Sri Vari Seva’