Staff Reporter

Devasthanam officials asked to compile report on temple assets

VIJAYAWADA: Endowments Commissioner P. Sundara Kumar on Thursday convened a meeting with officials of Sri Durga Malleswara Swamivarla Devasthanam to monitor the arrangements for Dasara festival and to compile a detailed report of the assets belonging to the Devasthanam.

It was learnt that a detailed discussion took place about the jewellery, lands and other assets of the temple, as the Endowments Department decided to make public all the information about the assets of all temples on a portal that would be launched on October 2. The Commissioner made a detailed review of the jewellery and stressed the need for compilation of all the details at the earliest.

Later, he monitored the arrangements for the Dasara Navaratri festival scheduled to begin on September 19.

He inspected the ongoing barricading work and illumination work on the hillock and asked the officials to complete the works as per the timetable.