Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam to ban Plastic totally

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) will be totally banning plastic in Tirumala Tirupati. The orders may pass within a month. Directed by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Mr. K Rosaiah, the temple board will strictly implement the norms.

Express Buzz reports:

The use of plastics in Tirumala, the abode of Lord Venkateswara in Andhra Pradesh, will be totally banned within a month.

Even the `laddu prasadams’, now being supplied in plastic bags, will be distributed wrapped in bags made of cloth, paper or jute, a release from the Chief Minister’s office said here.
Chief Minister K Rosaiah today directed the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD), which manages the popular shrine, to strictly adhere to these norms.

He reviewed the activities of Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) with Minister for Forest and Environment P Ramachandra Reddy and top officials at a meeting in Secretariat, the release said.

The officials told the CM that all TTD canteens have stopped usage of plastic tea cups and water glasses.

It was also decided to ban plastics below 40 micron thickness all over the state within a month to prevent pollution.

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  1. S. KARTHICK SINGH says:

    dear sir,

    I have a lot of plans to introduce my services in Tirumala. Right now i am working in Chennai pvt concern SUPERVISOR, please tell me when i will get a job in Tirumala Tirupati.