Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Sri Durga Malleswara Swamy Varla Devastanam here today hiked the prices of laddu prasadam , parking and others by more than double.
The committee in a meeting reviewed the proposals made by the temple administration towards increasing revenue and other development works. The committed approved the proposals for hike in the price of the smallest laddu prasadam from Rs.10 to Rs.20, Sri Chakra Laddu has been increased to Rs.100 from Rs.50, tonsuring ticket to Rs.20 from Rs.15 and ghat road parking from Rs.5 to Rs.25 for motor-cycles and Rs.50 for four wheelers. However, the laddu weight was increased to 100 grams from 80 grams.
The Executive Officer A.Surya Kumari speaking to pressmen said that the increase in the price of prasadam was due to increase in the prices of ingredients. She said that the ghat road was being repaired and parking slots would be made available to vehicles.