Tirupati temple’s net worth put at Rs 2.3 lakh crore | India News – Times of India

TIRUPATI: The net worth of the Lord Venkateswara temple, believed to be one of the richest in India, is pegged at Rs 2.3 lakh crore.
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, keeper of the temple dedicated to Tirupati’s presiding deity, declared its net worth for the first time since its founding in 1933.
The temple trust said it has 10.3 tonnes of gold deposits in nationalised banks worth more than Rs 5,300 crore at current bullion rates.
It has 2.5 tonnes of gold jewellery, most of which are antique pieces and hence priceless. Also, it has a lot of money in banks: around Rs 16,000 crore.
The income comes from donations by the faithful, businesses and institutions.
The list of assets includes 960 properties spread over 7,123 acres across India.

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