Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust has received donations worth a whopping Rs 3.88 crore from devotees during the three-day Ram Navami festival held here, a senior trust official said.
The sansthan received Rs 1.96 crore in cash boxes, Rs 62 lakh at donation counters and Rs 25 lakh through donations made online during the Ram Navmi festival held here from March 27-29. Besides, gold and silver ornaments worth Rs five lakh have also been received, Sansthan's chief accounts officer Dilip Zirpe told PTI here last evening.
The evaluation of the foreign currency donated by devotees from 20 countries during the three-day event was yet to be done, he said
The trust also received offerings worth about Rs one crore, including an air-conditioning system of Rs 86 lakh from a Delhi-based devotee, two 'chapati' preparing machines by a devotee from Bangalore for Saibaba's prasadalaya costing Rs 13.60 lakh and one person from Delhi donated two machines to make packets of 'prasad', costing Rs eight lakh, he said.