TTD has entered into a agreement with farmers engaged in natural and natural and organic farming.
In a bid to endorse organic and natural farming, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) has initiated a “Sampradaya Bhojanam” (common meal) for devotees. In this 14-dish meal, the foodstuff will be manufactured with ingredients manufactured through organic farming. Presently, this programme is beneath an eight-working day trial (until finally September 2) at the Annamaiah Bhavan in Tirumala. For this objective, the TTD Board has decided to enter into a agreement with the farmers engaged in natural and natural farming. The Board claimed that alongside with lunch, Sampradaya Bhojanam will be extended to breakfast and meal as very well.
Added Executive Director of TTD, AV Dharma Reddy explained to the media that the initiative was built to advertise Desi cow goods and organic farming. Reddy claimed that the notion for Sampradayaa Bhojanam arrived from its prior initiative of preparing Naivedyam for the deity with the elements of Desi cow. “The Prasadams ready out of the rice, jaggery, cereals, ghee etcetera. that were being manufactured as a result of all-natural farming turned out to be delicious and been given a substantial response from the pilgrims as well,” TTD claimed in its push launch.
Vijayram, a organic farming professional who has been engaged by the TTD for the initiative said, “The intention is to convey back again the heydays of our Desi cows and natural farming techniques which flourished throughout India some centuries ago. Soon after a lot of a long time of waiting, we are extremely happy that a entire world-renowned religious firm like TTD has occur forward to inspire the mission. We are assured that this will bring a revolution in the purely natural farming approach with Desi cow goods.”
Rambabu, another foodstuff pro employed by TTD mentioned, “For lunch, 14 delicacies including Purnalu, Coconut Rice, Pulihora and so forth have been created from millets.”
Confident about the initiative getting a good results, he reported, “Sampradaya Bhojanam will certainly generate fruitful results which involve both of those physical and psychological conditioning.” He reported that on the very first day of the programme’s launch, idlis and upma built out of kullakar (a assortment of pink rice) and kala bath (black rice) ended up served to the devotees for breakfast.