TTD launches innovative mobile app
Devotees, who thronged Tiruchanur temple on Saturday, had a thrill feel of the mythological characters narrating them the story of Padmavathi Parinayam in Friday Gardens, near Goddess Padmavathi temple.
Tirupati: Devotees, who thronged Tiruchanur temple on Saturday, had a thrill feel of the mythological characters narrating them the story of Padmavathi Parinayam in Friday Gardens, near Goddess Padmavathi temple.
It became possible through the Augmented Realty Technology (ART). ART is a technology that superimposes a computer-generated image on a user's view of the real world, thus providing a composite view. TTD Executive Officer (EO) Anil Kumar Singhal along with Tirupati Joint Executive Officer B Lakshmikantham launched this innovative app on Saturday in Tiruchanur and formally thrown it open to public.
The devotees gathered in large numbers to witness the new concept and found busy downloading the Padmavathi Parinayam app from Google Play Store to experience the feel of ART. There are about 30 frames narrating the episode of Padmavathi Parinayam with the voice over given by renowned playback singer Dr SP Balasubrahmanyam. The EO said the new digital technology concept is sure to entertain the devotees to a great extent and appreciated the arrangements of the concerned departments.
Anil Singhal also inaugurated the cellar at old Annaprasadam complex in Tiruchanur and inspected the arrangements. Speaking on the occasion, the JEO stated the cellar provides seating for nearly 600 pilgrims till their turn for darshan. He said the Rs 100, Rs 20 tickets counters for Kumkumarchana have also been arranged along with RO water facility.
The JEO mentioned the divine names of Goddess Padmavathi was also displayed in both Sanskrit and Telugu for the sake of devotees during their waiting time. Lakshmikantham said, after ART becoming reality, a laser show on Padmavathi Jananam is in offing and it will be shown in Padma Pushkarini -the sacred lake at Tiruchanur soon.
Earlier, the EO and JEO also inspected the laddu counters, CCTV monitoring Centre also along with officials including temple Deputy EO Jhansirani and others.