Press Release 17th June -2011
Inventory of Valuables in the premises of Yajur Mandir
The Trustees of the Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust respectfully entered the holy
premises of the Yajur Mandir, the private chambers of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai
Baba in the morning of Thursday, the 16th June, 2011, duly obtaining the key
from the The State Bank of India, where it had been kept in safe custody. Apart
from the 5 Trustees, and two members of the Council of Management, including the
former Chief Justice of India, Sri.P.N.Bhagawathi, two other eminent judges.
Justice Sri.A.P.Misra, retired Judge of the Supreme Court of India and Justice
Sri.Vaidyanatha, retired Judge of the Karnataka High Court, were also present as
independent witnesses. An assessor approved by the Income Tax Department of the
Government of India, was aso present to assist in evauating gold, jewellery and
siver. The sole purpose of the exercise was to make an inventory of the
valuables within the premises in a transparent manner.
The Above inventory was taken over two days, June 16 and 17 2011
The summary of the inventory is given below
Rupees 11,56,47,049.50 (Eleven crores, fifty six lakhs, forty seven thousand,
and forty nine and paise 50 only)
98 KILOGRAMS approximately as per valuer’s report
307 KG approximatey as per valuer’s repot
Cash as per the inventory has been deposited in the Bank Account of the Central
Trust with the State Bank of India, Prashanti Nilayam
Gold silver and Jewellery was assessed by the the certified valuer approved by
the Income Tax Department, Government of India.
Issued by the order of Board of Trustees, Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust.
Signed by R.J.Ratnakar