Sunday 18 November 2012

TTD Srivari Seva - Voluntary Service to Sri Venkateswara Swamy, Tirumala

Updated June 1, 2014: Tirumala, the abode of Lord Sri Venkateswara is visited by millons of devotees/pillgrims every year.In order to provide better and good service to the devotees/pillgrims, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams TTD has launched SRIVARI SEVA, a Voluntary Service to the Lord of Seven Hills. For more details about this seva, the contact telephone number is 0877-2263544.

What is Srivari Seva:
Srivari Seva is purely a voluntary service to serve the fellow devotees/pilgrims and to participate in devout service. Devotees who can render services to the visiting pilgrims are welcome to offer their service through SRIVARI SEVA
Srivari Sevaks offering Lord Service at Annadanam
This Voluntary Srivari Seva was started by TTD on November 1 in the year 2000 with an aim to provide free service to visiting pilgrims with co-pilgrims. 

Eligibility Criteria to participate in SRIVARI SEVA:
1.Only Hindus are permitted for Srivari Seva.
2.Age group should be between 18 to 60 years(for exact Maximum age limit contact :0877-2263544).
3.Both Men and Women are eligible.
4.A group consisting of not less than 10 members is eligible for rendering Srivari Seva for a minimum of seven days.

How to Apply:
I.) Interested voluntary groups(not less than 10 members) can send thier requistion letter containing the information of all participants like.. Name of the Voluntary, Farther's Name/Husband's Name, Address, Age, Sex, Profession, Telephone Number and Stamp Size Photograph of all participants atleast one month in advance with mentioning the preferable dates to the address given below
Contact Address:
Public Relations Officer,
TTD Administrative Building,
KT Road
Telephone Number - 0877-2264561

II.) Interested voluntary groups may please enroll their names at Srivari Seva Sadan, Inside BusStand, Tirumala.Contact Telephone Numbers in Tirumala are 0877-2263544/2264392

Facilities offering to the Srivari Sevaks under the Srivari Seva:
1.Free Food and Accomidation will be provided to the Srivari Sevaks(Participating Devotees).
2.Sevaks can take part in Bhajans and Nagara Sankirtanas every day.
3.Sevaks can utilize the Musical Instruments which are available in Srivari Seva Office,Tirumala.

Reporting Place @ Tirumala:
Voluntary Groups should report to the Superindendent Officer on Special Duty at Srivari Seva Sadan, inside RTC BusStand, Tirumala on their arrival as per the dates mention in the Sanctioned Order between 10am to 5pm.

Guidelines to Srivari Sevaks:
1.Every Srivari Sevak should put Tirunamam/Tilakam or Kumkuma/Chandanam Bottu to identify as Hindu
2.Srivari Sevaks should wear Scarves while on duty.
3.Sevaks should be willing to perform duty at least for 8 hours daily.
4.Sevaks are requested to attend Training Session compulsory at Asthana Mandapam or Seva Sadan at 7am on every Friday.
5.No Temple duties will be provided to Srivari Sevaks.

Dress Code for Srivari Sevaks:
Srivari Sevaks participating in Srivari Seva must wear the following dress code.
Women: Orange Colour Saree with Maroon Border.
Men: White Pant and White Shirt.

Under the Srivari Seva, Srivari Sevaks are free to choose any one of the following areas according to their interest and can offer their voluntary service.

1.Annadanam, 2.Queue Lines, 3.Kalyana Katta, 4.Gardens, 5.Laddu Counters, 6.Vaikunta Queue Complex, 7.Free Bus Service, 8.Pilgrims Amenities Complexes, 9.Information Centres, 10.Vigilance, 11.Health, 12.Central Reception Office, 13.Pushkarini, 14.Bus Stops and etc.,