IN order that Shri Sai devotees arriving for Samadhi Darshan are facilitated by a comfortable and easy Darshan, a huge Darshan Q project will be implemented on behalf of the Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi. Information that the Project has received a green signal from the State Government was provided by Sansthan Chairman Dr. Suresh Haware at a press conference last week.
On this occasion Sansthan Vice president Chandrashekhar Kadam, Chief Executive Officer Smt Rubal Agarwal, Trustee Pratap Bhosle, Dy Collector Dhananjay Nikam and Manoj Ghode Patil, Chief Accounts Officer Babasaheb Ghorpade, DSP Anand Bhoite and others were present.
Speaking on the occasion Dr. Haware said that a huge Darshan Q project will be implemented on behalf of the Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi so that the Sai devotees arriving for Samadhi darshan will be facilitated with comfortable and easy Darshan. The huge Q project will be constructed on the land where there was old Prasadalaya. With an area of 18.848 sq. mtrs of construction, the bulding will be fully facilitated with Mobile and Chappal lockers, Biometric Pass counter, Ladu Sales counter, Udi and kapadkothi counter, Book stall, Donation office, Tea and Coffee counter, independent fresh rooms for ladies and gents, lifts, Pure drinking water through RO facility, Fire fighting systems from security point of view, security Check and others. The Darshan Q will be able to accommodate around 15,000 devotees. The State Government has approved the project with an expenditure of Rs. 112.67 Crores. The project will be starting very soon.
Considering the extensive use of Mobile phones, the management committee has developed an authorized Mobile App for the Sansthan. Through this app the devotees will be able to understand Shri Sai work and literature on Shri Sai.
They will be able to use facilities such as Darshan Pass, Room Booking, Live Darshan of Shri Sai as well as various places at Shirdi city with a map. The App can be used on Android and Apple platforms. The authorized website for Sansthan saibaba.org.in has also been renovated using ultra modern technology so that the devotees can receive information about the facilities provided by the Sansthan for the devotees.
Devotees shower Shri Sai Samadhi every day with around 2 tons of flowers. The Sansthan Committee had taken a decision to produce Agarbattis from these flowers. Eco Nirmiti Sanstha is desiccating these flowers now and by making the powder from the same production of Agarbattis has atarted. The Agarbattis will be available for the devotees from Gudhi Padwa. This will be a Prasad for the devotees and the fragrance of the same will float in the air all over the country.
A proposal for inclusion of Shri Sai Baba Sansthan Senior College for Arts, Science and Commerce under the plan for Rahata Taluka was made to Savitribai Phule Pune Vidyapeeth. In this context, the Expert committee appointed by Savitribai Phule Pune Vidyapeeth has recommended for starting a Sansthan College at Shirdi on priority to the Vidyapeeth. The Vidaypeeth has sent the proposal with recommendations to the Government. The Government has accepted the recommendations of the Vidyapeeth and granted a Letter of Intent to Sansthan under a Government Resolution dated February 28, 2018.
On behalf of the Shri Saibaba Hospital and Shri Sainath Rugnalaya, Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust Shirdi and Give Me Five Foundation, Aurangabad will be jointly organizing a FREE Surgical camp for plastic surgery for nose, Burn Contracture and Elephantitis at Shri Sainath Rugnalay between 19 and March 21, 2018. Dr. Haware said that the needy patients should take advantage of this facility. He further said that a decision has been taken for construction of an additional floor on both the buildings of the Shri Sainath Rugnalay so that the Sansthan can provide better facilities for the patients.