Tirumala, Feb 21 : The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) has grossed an income of Rs 7.94 crore by way of e-auctioning of human hair.
The e-auction of tonsured hair donated by devotees, was organized on Thursday under the supervision of the Joint Executive officer K S Srinivasa Raju. In the auction, 4,300 kilos of first and second varieties of human hair was sold.Every year TTD earns a huge money from e auctioning of hair .
It may be mentioned here that the TTD, which manages Lord Venkateswara temple, in its budget announced recently for the year 2019-2020, expecting an overall revenue of about Rs 3,116 crore. Of the overall income, the proceeds from the auction on human hair were projected to be Rs 100 crore.(UNI)