Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam abolishes L1, L2, L3 VIP Darshan facility from today
TTD Trust Board Chairman YV Subba Reddy spoke to the media after the meeting of the TTD Trust board, he said:
- It has been decided by the Board to abolish the L1, L2, L3 VIP Darshan facility from today.
- It may take a few days for the authorities to implement the decision since they may need time for the systems to be updated.
- He made it clear that the abolition will not impact Darshan for Ministers, Judges and Officers in high positions. They will continue to receive the same courtesies extended to them in the past.
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Aavin, Public Transport and Govt. Hospitals in focus in the announcements made by TN CM EPS in the Assembly today:
- Govt to introduce 2000 new buses this year too at a cost of Rs 600 crore. 10 Government Transport Workshops will be upgraded at an estimated cost of Rs. 50 crores.
- New Milk Producers Unions to be established in Cuddalore, Karur, Dharmapuri,Theni and Thoothukudi.
- By bifurcating the existing Milk Producers Union and creating new ones it is proposed to enhance Milk Procurement through Aavin from 33 lakh litres per day to 35 lakh litres per day. The milk sold through Aavin will increase from 22.5 lakh litres a day to 25 lakh litres a day.
- “My Hospital My Pride” initiative to be launched to further enhance the services of Government Hospitals.
- 32 Medicine Vending Machines for 28 types of Medicines will be set-up in Govt Medical College Hospitals and 5 urban health centers in Chennai.
- In order to prevent the loss of lives due to suicides, counselling services will be offered through 104 Telephone Services in 22 Govt. Medical College Hospitals. This facility will be created at a cost of Rs 6.72 crore.
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Assembly time being spent on issues like seating arrangements and on right to raise supplementary questions leading to less time for discussion on Budget: YS Jagan – AP CM
- AP CM told the leader of Opposition in the AP Assembly Chandrababu Naidu that the ruling party is ready to follow any system of seating in the Assembly that the Opposition may want to suggest. But was not happy that it becoming an issue for discussion in the house.
- He also expressed his disappointment that raising supplementary questions is being made an issue when the rules are clear on the issue.
- He further said that the Assembly has taken-up just two of the ten questions listed after spending considerable amount of time debating points raised by the opposition.
- Discussion on the Budget which is important is yet to be taken-up.