Human Hair e-auction Held on April 7

7-04-2016, Tirumala: Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam e-auction human hair on April 7. Human hair weight was 29,600 kg and the auction was Rs. 5.83 crores. This auction was held under the supervision of Tirumala Joint Executive Officer Mr.KS Sreenivasa Raju.

Particulars of e-auction of Human Hair held on 07-04-2016
S.No Variety Stocks put for
e-auction (Kgs)
Upset price fixed (Rs/Kg) Price bid (range) Stocks bid in the
Balance Stocks
Amount fetched in

(Rs. In Lakhs)
1 1st Variety (31″ & above approx.) 2,800 25,563/- 25,563 – 25,564 300 2,500 76.69
2 2nd Variety (16″ to 30″ approx.) 24,700 19,042/- 19,042 – 19,043 1,400 23,300 266.59
3 3rd Variety (10″ to 15″ approx.) 70,500 4,313/- 4,313 – 4,314 5,400 65,100 232.91
4 4th Variety (5″ to 9″ approx.) 12,900 3,583/- 12,900
5 5th Variety (less than 5″ approx.) 22,500 31/- 31 – 32 22,500 6.99
6 Grey Hair 2,000 6,706/- ­ 2,000


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  • I see that only a minority of the hair put up for sale is actually sold. Where does the rest of it go?

    • Dear Marlana
      No need to wander as the e-acution for Hairs will be held on every first Thursdays of every month and you just visit precisely. You can get the dates easily or contact the TTD customer or tollfree numbers. They will assist you.

  • Hello, I was trying to find more information on the hair auctions. I know that they are very competitive so is there anyway I could find out who purchases the hair at the auction so I could have a better chance of purchasing the hair?

    • Dear Markeeta
      At Tirumala All varieties of human hair will be put for e-Auction on first Thursday of every month through e-platform of MSTC (Metal Scrap Trading Corporation) limited, Visakhapatnam from 1pm to 4pm.
      Interested bidders are requested to make a note of conducting e-Auciton on every first Thursday of every month.
      For further details please log on to / or contact O/o GM (Auctions), TTD, Tirupati. Ph:No.0877-2264429

  • Hello my name is JaTai and I’m trying to find out the next hair auction. I went on the main website but it’s asking for my license info and I’m not comfortable giving those details not knowing if I’m in the right place or not