Travancore Devaswom Board

Travancore Devaswom Board to allow entry of devotees into temples from August 17

The TDB has also decided to mark the auspicious day with a special ‘Ganapathy Homam’ ritual that devotees can attend in all 1250 temples under it except Sabarimala

published on : 11th August 2020

Staffer desecrates sacred altar of temple, suspended

According to Pushpalatha, the incident occurred in February.

published on : 30th July 2020

TDB to make temple advisory committees more accountable

Temple advisory committees in the 1248 temples under the TDB are to be formed as per the provisions of the Travancore-Cochin Hindu Religious Institutions Act, 1950.

published on : 26th July 2020

TDB listing gold stocks to monetise them with RBI scheme

The Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) is on a treasure hunt to relieve itself of severe cash crunch.

published on : 22nd July 2020

Kerala government to help Travancore, Cochin Devaswom boards tide over lockdown crisis

Following the relaxation of lockdown measures, 1,248 temples under the TDB had allowed entry of devotees for a brief period starting from June 9. However, a week later, the ban was reinstated.

published on : 9th July 2020

TDB scraps move to lease out temple land to private parties

Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) on Friday informed the High Court that it has decided not to lease out Devaswom land for cultivation to private parties.

published on : 4th July 2020

Travancore Devaswom Board seeks Rs 160-crore aid to tide over COVID-19 crisis

With around 5,000 employees and less than 4,000 pensioners, the TDB requires Rs 40 crore every month for salary and pension payments. 

published on : 22nd June 2020

No Sabarimala temple festival this year, devotees not to be allowed entry when it reopens

This was decided at a meeting chaired by Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran held in the wake of conflicting opinions of the Travancore Devasom Board which manages the temple and the thantris

published on : 11th June 2020

Travancore Devaswom Board to popularise virtual offerings

The Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) has incurred a loss of around `200 crore due to the lockdown restrictions at temples.

published on : 8th June 2020

Travancore Devaswom Board starts e-booking for poojas at 27 temples

The TDB decided to start online facilities after the entry of devotees have been restricted to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

published on : 11th May 2020

Coronavirus: Travancore Devaswom Board bans entry to temples under its fold

On Friday, the Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple had announced a ban on devotees for an indefinite period.

published on : 23rd March 2020

COVID-19: Major restrictions for devotees at temples under Travancore Devaswom Board

The Board has already announced that devotees won't be allowed to Sabarimala for the 10-day annual festival from March 29. 

published on : 21st March 2020

Sabarimala: TDB to take up plaints on cops’ action

Responding to complaints of police excesses at Sabarimala towards pilgrims, Travancore Devaswom Board president N Vasu said he would take up the issue with the higher-ups of police.

published on : 16th February 2020

Sabarimala verdict: Kerala HC junks plea against verdict

The High Court on Thursday observed that all the authorities were bound to implement the Supreme Court verdicts.

published on : 26th October 2018

Sabarimala issue: TDB not to file report on prevailing situation in Supreme Court

The board said filing a review petition against the top court verdict right now has no relevance.

published on : 24th October 2018
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