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Interesting Financial Facts on Tirumala Tirupati Balaji Temple

Here are a couple of interesting financial facts on the world famous Tirumala Tirupati Balaji Temple

The Hundi collection in the financial year 2012-13 was 885 crore.

Coins offered in the hundi alone add up to Rupees 2.5 crore a month

Foreign currency notes in the hundi add up to 1.5 crore a month.

Tirumala Tirupati Devaswom board earns about Rupees 200 crore from auctioning human hair.

Prasadam sales mainly Laddu, fetch Rs.140 crore a year.

In a month on an average, soiled notes worth Rupees 1 crore are found in the hundi.

45 tonnes of foreign coins of unidentified origin are now in TTD’s custody.

Devotees offer about 100 kg of gold a month in the hundi.

TTD has a total silver stack of more than 20 tonnes.

TTD’s salary bill is about Rupees 25 crore a month.

Even the dust in the hundi is weighed and analyzed for fragments of valuable metal that can be salvaged.