Opposite Durga Ghat, the Devasthanam maintains Kesakandanasalas with 104 Barbers in daily attendance.
Additionally, during the days of Dasara Festival and Bhavani Deeksha Viramana, the services of 1500 Barbers are provided at various new Ghats, temporarily arranged for the festive occasions, duly deploying them from other temples by inviting applications from interested local barbers and offering half the amount in ticket value as remuneration.
During the peak season i.e. during Sravanamasam and the summer season, extra barbers are engaged on remuneration and in the slack season, their services are relinquished.
|Kesakandanasalas at Durga Ghat(Rs.25 per Head)||6.30 AM To 5.30 PM|
** Devasthanam pays a remuneration of Rs.25/- for each barbar on each ticket.