Lord Venkateswara temple, India's richest shrine earned Rs.832 crore as 'hundi' collection or offerings by pilgrims during 2014.As per the reports more than 2.26 crores of devotees visited Tirumala in 2014.
The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) officials revealed stats of 2014 year and said over 8.98 crore pilgrims were sold laddoos and 1.15 crore people tonsured their heads. As many as 1,86,31,312 people were served food under 'Annaprasadam' scheme.
The overall revenue of the temple during 2013-14 was Rs.2,263 crore. The TTD Trust board under the leadership of its chairman K Bapiraju was recently dismissed by TDP government and the new board is going to be formed soon.