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The Tirupati Kendra was inaugurated by Shri N. Sanjiva Reddy, the former President of India, on August 16, 1989.



The 16th Book Festival

The 16th Tirupati Book Festival, organised by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, was a literary extravaganza held from January 20-28, 2024. Nearly 70 stalls displaying various books of different publications, catering to different age groups and interest were set up. Convener of the festival Dr N Satyanarayana Raju, Honorary Director and Treasurer, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Tirupati Kendra, in his inaugural address recollected the objective behind the inception of the Book Festival and further stated that K M Munshi laid the foundation for the Bhavan’s Book University which marked a significant milestone.
Various thematic platforms were designed on ‘Bharatiya Vidya’ providing an enriching experience to the audience. The first one was ‘Vavilla Ramaswamy Shastri Sahitya Vedika’. The second one was ‘Patanjali Vedika’ exploring the essence of Ashtanga Yoga. Next was the ‘Varaha Mihira Vedika’ followed by the ‘Dhanvantari Vedika’. The thematic platform on ‘Matrusri Tarigonda Vengamamba’ highlighted the importance of literature, devotion and spirituality. A ‘Geyavadhanam’ presented by eminent scholar and Chairman, SVBC, TTD, Dr. Velugoti Bhaskara Sai Krishna Yachendra enchanted the audience.
Various competitions were held during the festival and winners were awarded prizes. Cultural programmes propagating the rich cultural heritage of India presented by the students of Bhavan’s Sri Venkateswara Vidyalaya, Tirupati were highly appreciated.

Professional Development Programme

A two-day professional development programme for science teachers was held at Bhavan’s Sri Venkateswara Vidyalaya, Tirupati on February 6–7, 2024, jointly organised by Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), IISER Tirupati and ISTF in association with the Department of School Education, Andhra Pradesh.
The event brought together around 80 educators from various institutions.
Eminent scholars and renowned scientists in the field of science research and technology like Dr. D. Narayana Rao, President, ISTF and Prof. Vijayamohanan K Pillai, Registrar, IISER, Tirupati emphasised the role of science and technology in the economic development of a nation and also explained how such programmes guide teachers to develop scientific temper in students.
The resource person Ms Karima Anjum, Royal Society of Chemistry, India Foundation, elaborated that the main objective was to discourage rote learning among students and enhance pedagogical skills by encouraging teachers to upgrade their abilities through the utilisation of various techniques.
The valedictory session marked the culmination of the comprehensive and enriching programme and teachers presented their reflections highlighting their key takeaways and learning experiences.

Sravana Sangeetha Lahari

‘Sravana Sangeetha Lahari’ represents a blend of music and dance, imparting a festive spirit while enhancing spirituality. This year, on August 18, 2023, students of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan honoured Indian classical dance and music through their presentation ‘Sangeetha, Bhakthi Vaibhavam’. The programme was formally inaugurated with Bhavan’s prayer and the lighting of the lamp by the Chief Guest of the day, Shri Aswathi Thirunal Rama Varma, renowned classical musician from the royal family of Travancore.
Sangeetha Geyavadhani Dr. V. Bhaskara Sai Krishna Yachendra, eminent scholar and chairman, S.V.B.C., T.T.D. Tirupati sang a mellifluous song highlighting the rich culture of the school.
Shri Aswathi Thirunal Rama Varma emphasised that the guru-shishya bond should extend beyond the classroom, with the student striving to imbibe guru’s blessing by embodying virtuous qualities.
As per the tradition of felicitating musicians during the Sravana Sangeetha Lahari, this year the renowned classical musician Shri Aswathi Thirunal Rama Varma was felicitated by the Director, the Executive Committee Members, and other dignitaries.
The auditorium resonated with a magnificent display of dance and music by the students, effectively portraying the culture, tradition and spiritual essence of India.


Vanaradhana programme, the ceremonial worship of various trees and plants including Tulasi, Amla, Maredu, Neredu, and Ashwatta trees was organised on December 8, 2023 as a part of Karthika Gnanamrutham at Bhavan’s Sri Venkateswara Vidyalaya, Tirupati.
During an address on the occasion,Dr. N. Satyanarayana Raju, Honorary Director and Treasurer, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Tirupati Kendra, emphasised the critical role of trees in sustaining oxygen and human survival. He highlighted the importance of dedicating one-third of our land to forests, expressing concern over the current situation of dwindling forests cover amidst growing human population.

Ground Breaking Ceremony

In order to honour and celebrate the legacy of Saint Veda Vyasa, the Management of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Tirupati Kendra, have drawn a detailed plan for the construction of a magnificent statue of Maharshi Veda Vyasa and to establish Veda Vyasa Vanam on the premises of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Tirupati.
The Ground Breaking Ceremony for this huge project was held on November 20, 2023, at 5.30 a.m. with traditional rituals and prayers invoking blessings for the successful completion of the project. A magnificent statue of Sage Veda Vyas will be constructed at Veda Vyasa Vanam overlooking the Holy Tirumala Hills, the abode of Sri Venkateswara. Vyasa Vanam will also include verses from the Holy Scriptures.

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