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Scheme Pranadanam

Sri Venkateswara Pranadanam Trust aims at providing free medical facilities to poor patients afflicted with life threatening diseases related to the heart, kidneys, brain, cancer etc., for which the treatment is very expensive and beyond the reach of poor patients. The scheme also proposes to encourage research and development in the treatment of diseases/ conditions like chronic renal failure, hemophilia, thalassemia and cancer. Basic amenities including blood-bank, artificial limbs, physiotherapy, tools and implants will be provided to poor patients, free of cost.

This scheme will be applicable to all poor patients, irrespective of caste, creed or religion. Treatment will be provided at all TTD-run hospitals- SVIMS, BIRRD, SVRR and the maternity Hospital.

Established in November 2001, during Bramhotsvam, with a trial of 50 patients admitted to SVIMS (Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences) for free treatment. Seeing the immediate, but long lasting benefit – The Pranadanam Trust brought to the poor and needy, a base fund was established by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, raising funds from donors for sustaining the programme in perpetuity. Outpatient/Inpatient treatments including surgeries, medications and meals are provided free. To date the beneficiaries below poverty line, touched by S.V. Pranadanam Scheme are:

No. Of Patients Nature Of Camps Conducted
1,80,466 Through 588 rural camps
1,38,066 Through 212 epilepsy clinics
57,610 Through clinics for high BP, diabetes, heart valve problems
8,500 Through major surgeries for cancer, heart disease, neurologic illness, kidney diseases and other procedures not covered under other BPL schemes, including those for children.

Individuals, firms, companies etc. can make donations, and they are eligible for uniform privileges besides Income Tax Benefit under Section 80 (G) of the Indian Income Tax Act, 1961 as recommended by the National Committee for promotion of Social and Economic Welfare. For further information Please contact: 155257 or 0877-2264258.

Please take a moment to hear the patient stories about S.V. Pranadanam scheme from Pultizer Center, USA (, and a link talk of Benjamin Franklin Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania

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DONATION AMOUNT The minimum contribution for the scheme is Rs. 1,000/- or multiples thereof. Donation amount sent below Rs.1000/- will be credited to the account of Srivari Hundi without any intimation to the Donor.

All donations are deposited in a Nationalised Bank, and the interest earned is utilized for the scheme. Donations can be made by way of cheque / demand draft on any Scheduled Bank drawn in favour of

The Executive Officer,
Sri Venkateswara Pranadana Trust,
TTD, Tirupati

and can be sent to the
Additional Financial Advisor & Chief Accounts Officer ( AFA & CAO), T.T.D., Tirupati-517501.