Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) has now decided to allocate seven acres of land in Tirupati to the Madhurai-based Aravind Eye Hospital for setting-up a branch. The hospital will be constructed with a budget of Rs 100 Cr.
This land will be leased towards the hospital space on an annual rent of Rs. 1 lakh per acre. The hospital will be named after the main deity as Sri Venkateswara Aravind Eye Care. Also, free medical services will be extended to the TTD employees in the hospital.
Speaking about the same, TTD Chairman Ch Krishna Murthy told media that the board also had formally approved the construction of Sri Venkateswara swamy temple at Banjara hills in Hyderabad at a cost of Rs.13.89 crore. The temple which will come up in a prime landmark of 3.5 acres will also have a Maha Ganapati temple.