16 May 2015 Tirumala:
On Saturday Joint Executive Officer Mr.K.S.Sreenivasa Raju has started issuing of Arjitha Seva Tickets through lucky dip method.
While speaking to the media persons the Tirumala JEO said earlier Arjitha Seva Tickets were issued to the through Vijaya Bank on first come first basis to the pilgrims. For the ticket the pilgrims has to stand in queues for hours some times for the whole night. To stop the inconvenience to the pilgrims The TTD has converted the current booking method to lucky dip quota method and has started the method from Saturday onwards (16 May 2015).
Arjitha Seva Tickets Methods:
The pilgrims has to register their names from morning 11.00 am to 5.00 am, the register pilgrims will be allotted the arjitha Seva tickets through lucky dip system. Those who got the tickets through lucky dip will be sent an SMS and also displayed on the giant screens which is located at ATC and CRO for the information of the pilgrims, JEO said.
This new method is also applicable to Suprabhatam Seva and weekly Seva tickets alone subjected to their availability, while the afternoon arjitha Seva tickets including arjitha Brahmotsavam, dolotsavam, Vasanthotsavam and Sahasra Deepalankara Seva will be allotted in Vijaya bank through current booking only under first come first basis.
Arjitha Seva Tickets Under lucky Dip Method Details:
Suprabhatam- Rs 120/- every day 100 Tickets
Kalyanotsavam – Rs 1000/- every day 80 Tickets
VISESHA Pooja- Rs 600/- Mondays 125 Tickets
Sahasra Kalasabhishekam- Rs 850/- Wednesdays 25 Tickets
Tiruppavada- Rs 850/- Thursdays 25 Tickets
Nijapdadarshanam- Rs 200/- Fridays 100 Tickets
Seva Tickets Details allotted one day before in current booking system:
Arjitha Brahmotsavam – Rs 200/- everyday 125 Tickets
Unjal Seva – Rs 200/- everyday 50 Tickets
Vasanthotsavam- Rs 300/- everyday 250 tickets
Sahasra Deepalankara Seva- Rs 200/- everyday 350 Tickets
Kalyanotsavam (for Newly Married Couple) Rs 1000/- everyday 20 Tickets