SHRI SAIBABA Shri SaiBaba came to Shirdi some time in 1858 A.D. No body knows which religion he professed. An outstanding aspect of SaiBaba is that He is beyond distinction of religion, caste or creed. Baba’s authoritative words ‘Sab Ka Malik Ek hai ‘ (God is one) have profound influence on all his devotees, be they Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Parsees and Jews. ShraddhaSaburi
SHIRDI…. A PLACE OF FAITH FOR DEVOTEES Shirdi is located in Ahmednagar District, Rahata Taluka in Maharashtra. It's location is close to the Ahmednagar – Manmad state highway. Thousands of devotees from all the nooks and corners of India visit this place, travelling on foot, by bus, railway or private vehicles. Manmad railway junction and Kopargaon railway stations are nearest to shirdi. Saibaba emerged in shirdi as an extraordinary personality and took 'Samadhi' after 60 years of life as a part of his incarnation work. The place, shirdi which has become a holy shrine since Saibaba has set foot on this soil and also due to his work as an incarnated being. Shirdi is a place where people of any caste, creed or sect are given entry. Shri Saibaba had assured his devotees that after his demise people would come here in thousands like ants. From here itself Baba gave the mantra of 'Shraddha Saburi' due to which the Baba's tomb i.e. samadhi place has become a centre of energy for lakhs of devotees. Shirdi has eventually become a place of belief for lakhs of devotees today. International Temple Summit 2006, Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi
LOCATION OF SHIRDI…. Shirdi is a World renowned place of pilgrimage on the AhmedNagar - Manmad State Highway. Nearest Railway Junction: Manmad………….60 Kms in the North. Nearest Mega Cities & Airports: 1. Mumbai………275 Kms. 2. Pune………….200 Kms. 3. Aurangabad…140 Kms. 4. Nashik…………95 Kms. On an average, daily 40 – 50 thousands devotees visit Shirdi everyday to have the Darshan of Shri Saibaba. During festivals more than 2 lacs devotees visit the Temple in a day. International Temple Summit 2006, Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi
(As per Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi Act-2004) Subject to any general or special orders of the State Government, it shall be the duty of the Committee to manage the properties and affairs of the Sansthan Trust, efficiently. To make proper arrangement with respect to the rituals, worship ceremonies and festivals in the Temple according to the custom and usages, to provide necessary facilities and amenities to the devotees and to apply the income of the Trust to the objectives and purposes for which the Trust is to be administered under this Act. Subject to the provision of this Act, the Committee shall have all the necessary power for performing its duties and functions under this Act. As per Notification by Govt. of Maharashtra, Dated 23rd August, 2004, the Management Committee is appointed for the term of 3 years. The Hon'ble of Members of this Management Committee are as follows : DUTIES AND POWERS OF PRESENT MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE International Temple Summit 2006, Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi
SHRI. JAYANT M. SASANE..... CHAIRMAN SHRI. SHANKARRAO G. KOLHE..... VICE CHAIRMAN SHRI. RADHAKRISHNA E. VIKHE PATIL..... MEMBER SHRI. SURESH G. WABALE..... MEMBER SMT. URMILA P. JADHAV..... MEMBER SHRI. SAMI KHATIB..... MEMBER DR. EKNATH B. GONDKAR..... MEMBER CAPT. SURESH VASUDEVA..... MEMBER SHRI. KRISHNACHANDRA S. PANDEY..... MEMBER SHRI. KAILAS G. KOTE PATIL..... MEMBER SHRI. PANDURANG G. ABHANG..... MEMBER SHRI. PRAKASH R. KALE..... MEMBER SHRI. SHAILESH S. KUTE..... MEMBER SMT. RIMPLE LOHIYA..... MEMBER SHRI. RAMAKANT G. KARNIK..... MEMBER SHRI. ASHOK B. KHAMBEKAR..... MEMBER DR. PYARELAL TIWARI..... MEMBER SHRI. BHAUSAHEB R. WAKCHAURE..... EXECUTIVE OFFICER MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE… International Temple Summit 2006, Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi
DerpartmentEmployees Derpartment Employees Administration... 057 Vehicle...022 Accounts... 039 Water Supply...030 Accomodation... 039 Purchase...007 Publication... 012 Bhakta Niwassthan...064 Stores... 007 Record Section...004 Temple... 055 Canteen...039 Sanitation... 041 Saibaba Dharmshala...013 Construction... 027 Sound System Centre...008 Garden... 013 Hospital...189 Security... 083 English Medium School...030 Electric... 019 Kanya Vidya Mandir...024 Prasadalaya... 145 I.T.I....039 Information Technology... 011 Bombay Office...011 TOTAL DEPTS. …. 028 TOTAL EMPLOYEES … 1028 The sansthan has also 1500 employees working on daily wages (contract basis). SANTHAN'S ADMINISTRATIVE STRENGTH…. International Temple Summit 2006, Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi
ProgrammeTime Kakad Arti........Morning 05:15 am Baba's Holy Bath........Morning 06:00 am Darshan Starts........Morning 07:00 am Shri Saisatyavrat Pooja........Morning 08:00 am & Morning 10:30 am Abhishek Pooja........Morning 09:00 am Afternoon Arti........Noon 12:00 pm Pravachan or Puran........Afternoon 04:00 pm Dhoop Arti........At the time of sunset Bhajan,Keertan & Singing programme etc.........Night 09:00 to 09:45 pm Night Arti (Shejarti)........Night 10:00 pm DAILY PROGRAMME IN THE SAIBABA SAMADHI MANDIR : International Temple Summit 2006, Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi
Saibaba’s Samadhi Mandir HOLY PLACES FOR DARSHAN AT SHIRDI : Gurusthan Dwarkamai (Masjid)Chawadi Khandoba MandirLendibaug International Temple Summit 2006, Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi
ACCOMODATION There are 853 rooms inclusive of General, VIP, A/c, Non A/c & Halls available for sai devotees accommodation purpose. Also 435 Lockers are there to keep the belongings of the devotees temporarily. PRASADAYALA Prasadalaya works for 12 hours from 10 am – 10 pm providing & serving full unlimited square meal as prasad to all the devotees at subsidized rates of Rs. 5/- per Adult & Rs. 2/- per Minor. At a time more than 1000 devotees can take a meals. Daily around 15-25 thousand and during heavy rush 35 thousand Saibhaktas get full meals as a Prasad in Prasadalaya. CANTEEN Sansthan provides Tea, Coffee, Milk to the Devotees at low cost for 24 hrs. Also provides Food Packets @ Rs. 3/- per packet, which is available in morning between 7 am to 9 am. SAINATH HOSPITAL The Hospital serves nearly 1000 outdoor patients a day and accommodates nearly 200 patients for treatment. Hospital provides all the medical treatment to various patients at subsidised rates. FACILITIES TO THE DEVOTEES : International Temple Summit 2006, Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi
SUPER SPECIALITY HOSPITAL This hospital will be catering in branches of Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Dialysis, Plastic Surgery etc. at the No Loss No Profit basis. MEDICAL AID & CHARITY SERVICES Finanical Aid to the needy and low-income patients for the severe costly treatments and their operations like heart-surgery, cancer, kidney failure, etc. is being provided by the sansthan itself. Last year the expenditure for these causes is Rs. 6.07 crores. BLOOD BANK A Unique Blood Bank in Ahmednagar District, well equipped with Blood Component separator unit. It supports all the major operation theatres in Shirdi & the adjoining areas. DRINKING WATER & ELECTRICITY Sansthan provides 20-25 lacs litre Clean Drinking Water, and also an uninterrupted electric supply to all the premises. GARDEN Beautiful Garden Provides a children-park along with colourful fountains. Sai Devotees enjoy the nature through the campus. FACILITIES TO THE DEVOTEES : International Temple Summit 2006, Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi
FACILITIES TO THE DEVOTEES : SULABH TOILET This complex covering, 23000 sq. ft. area, has 120 toiltes and 108 bathrooms serving round the clock.
CHARITABLE / DEVELOPMENT FUND : TRUST CORPUS FUND SAIPRASAD FUND HOSPITAL FUND EDUCATION FUND ANNADAN FUND NITYA PRASADALAYA ANNADAN SCHEME REPAIR, SUPERVISION & ADMINISTRATION FUND GENERAL FUND HOSPITAL BUILDING DEVELOPMENT FUND RELIGIOUS ACTIVITIES FUND : ABHISHEK FUND NAIVEDYA FUND FESTIVAL FUND KOTHI (DHOOP-DEEP) FUND SHRI SAI SATYAVRAT (SATYANARAYAN) FUND DONATION ACCEPTANCE WAYS : CASH DONATION POSTAL DONATION DIRECT DONATION THROUGH BANK ATM DONATIONS….. International Temple Summit 2006, Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi
EDUCATIONAL SERVICES ENGLISH MEDIUM SCHOOL KANYA VIDYA MANDIR INDUSTRIAL TRAINING INSTITUTE JUNIOR COLLEGE COMPUTER TRAINING CENTRE VEHICLE SERVICES 2 BUSES FOR SHUTTLE SERVICE FROM DHARMASHALA TO MANDIR 2 BUSES FOR STUDENTS & SAI DEVOTEES 4 AMBULANCE 1 HEARS VAN INFORAMTION TECHNOLOGY (IT) Website : A Marathi, English, Hindi website is made available through which one can know Sai biography photographs of his life time. www.shrisaibabasansthan.org www.shrisaibabasansthan.org Computer Network : All the activities carried out in Sansthan are computerised & they are working in LAN OTHER SERVICES….. International Temple Summit 2006, Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi
EMPLOYEES (Guards) : Permanent - 84 Contract basis - 266 SECURITY PURPOSE EQUIPMENTS : Metal Detectors - 23 Nos. Portable Metal Detectors - 60 Nos. CCTV Cameras - 8 Nos. Megaphones - 6 Nos. Fire Extinguisher Cylinders - 223 Nos. Search Train Light Fire Hydrant System Mobile Jammer System Bullet Proof Glass for Door COMPOUND FENCING : A cast ironed Grill fencing is being raised at the temple premises. SPECIAL SECURITY FORCE : The Sansthan has employed 12 Security Staff working in two shifts between 6:00 am to 2:00 pm and 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm in civil dress. This staff makes an inspection of unclaimed articles found in Sansthan premises through the police department. Also keep watch on suspicious persons as well as persons creating anti social activities. SECURITY SERVICES…..
The following security measures for the convenience of Sai devotees at Samadhi Mandir and Darshan Hall : The darshan queue for about 9000 Sai devotees has been arranged in 4 halls. There are 4 doors in all the above 4 halls for emergency exits. There are sign boards put up for preventing the burning of crackers and such other explosives in Temple premises. The security guards in uniforms and in civil are posted at the queue lines to prevent any panic, spreading of rumours, creating confusion among the devotees etc. A permanent first aid arrangement is made at the temple premises and also there is provision of a well equipped ambulance at the time of heavy rush. There is provision for Mukh Darshan for those devotees who are unable to wait for a long time. There is a high-class electric system installed to avoid any short circuit. SECURITY SERVICES…..
LAST THREE YEARS INCOME & EXPENSES : (Rs. In Crores) YEAR INCOME EXPENSES 2002 – 2003…..70.30…..40.00 2003 – 2004…..77.62…..40.89 2004 – 2005…..87.76…..44.63 DEVELOPMENT OF CONSTRUCTION WORKS : Expenditure (Rs. In Crores) Works Completed….. 7.26 Works in Progress….. 12.44 Proposed works….. 66.71 Works Plans for Future….. 76.90 Total….. 163.31 FINANCIAL STATUS…..
NEW PRASADALAYA BUILDING DEVELOPMENT : Development of a New Prasadalaya Building where approx. 4000 Sai Devotees will have meals at-a-time. Cost : Rs. 20 crores (approx.) ACCOMODATION COMPLEX : Developement of an accomodation complex of 240 rooms for the Sai devotees with latest facilities. Cost : Rs. 11 crores (approx.) WATER SUPPLY SCHEME : Providing Pure water facility to Sai devotees from a Dam by a pipeline. Cost : Rs. 25 crores (approx.) DEVELOPMENT WITHIN SHIRDI MUNICIPAL CORPORATION AREA : To develop Roads and Other basic facilities within the Municipal Corporation area. Cost : Rs. 20 crores (approx.) GARDEN DEVELOPMENT : To develop a garden for entertainment of sai devotees. Cost : Rs. 25 crores (approx.) PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS….. International Temple Summit 2006, Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi