The Tirumala Tirupati Balaji temple has strong, faithful devotees. Every year, a record breaking number of devotees come to visit the temple. Recently, a devotee named N.S Padmanabhan donated a sum of Rs.1.01 crore to the temple. His donation will be utilised by the temple authorities for treating the ill.
N.S Padmanabhan paid the accounts manager head, KS Sriniwas Raju, a demand draft of Rs. 1,00,11,101.
This year, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD), the trust that manages the temple money, has recorded a whopping Rs. 900 crore as hundi collections this year. The temple has 14,000 permanent employees and has pension funds of Rs 115 crore.