Sevas at SriVenkateswaraTemple are famous, especially 'vastralankara seva' (dressing up Lord Balaji and goddess Padmavati in silk). VIPs are always impatient; so are they at the abode of Venkateswara. So, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) is now planning to make money from this impatience. If you are busy and can’t wait, then skip the long wait by paying Rs 50,000 instead of the 12,500 for 'vastralankara seva'. DNA reports: "Despite the long waiting list, VIPs and others with recommendations from influential people come here asking for earlier dates for their sevas and it becomes difficult for us to refuse. Accommodating such requests often upsets the schedule. Hence, the board decided to hike the rates for such special cases," TTD spokesperson(more details)I can imagine the smile on Balaji’s face at this new method. Anyway, a good way to make more money for the richest temple in India.