13 temples brought under Endowment department chief
Endowments Department is initiating steps to regulate the temple administration in the State and also changing the purviews of temples which are having annual income of above one crore
Rajamahendravaram: Endowments Department is initiating steps to regulate the temple administration in the State and also changing the purviews of temples which are having annual income of above one crore. As part of it, 13 temples in Krishna, East Godavari, West Godavari and Visakhapatnam districts brought under the control of Endowments Commissioner from the control of Regional Joint Commissioner.
Speaking to The Hans India, here on Friday, Regional Joint Commissioner Vendra Trinadh Rao said that-- Kondalamma Ammavari temple-Vemavaram (with annual' income is Rs 1,04,55,487), Yogananda Lakshmi Narsimha Swamy temple-Vedadri (with annual income Rs1,30,93,557) and Raghunadha Swamy temple-Gollapalli (with annual income Rs 1,20,45,650) of Krishna district were shifted to the control of Endowments Commissioner.
The other temples which have come under Endowments Commissioner are: Maddi Anjaneya Swamy temple- Guravaigudem (annual income is Rs3,07,62,399), Kota Sattemma Ammavari temple-Nidadavolu (annual income is Rs 1,85,99,598), Ksheera Ramalingeswara Swamy temple-Palacol (annual income Rs16,34,18,557) and Someswara Swamy temple-Gunupudi ( annual income is Rs 1,26,06,906) of West Godavari district.
Kukkuteswara Swamy temple-Pithapuram (annual income is Rs1,66,66,326), Bhimeswara Swamy temple-Draksharamam (annual income is Rs 2,26,56,233), Vigneswara Swamy temple-Aynavilli (annual income is Rs 2,76,28,957), Venkateswara Swamy temple-Vadapalli (annual income Rs 5,37,39,593) and Veereswara Swamy temple-Muramalla (annual income Rs 1,92,88,442).
Satyanarayana Swamy temple--Sand Hills Visakhapatnam (annual income Rs 1.19 crore). Hereafter, the respective temple executive officers should get consent from the commissioner relating to their proposals and estimations relating to works, withdrawals etc, he averred.