While, annually the Sai Baba Temple receives an offering of Rs 600 crores which is more than Rs 1.64 crores rupees daily. The loss is of around Rs 1 crore and 58 lakh daily. Shirdi has incurred a loss of more than Rs 1.5 crores daily. Since the closure of the temple, from March 17 to May 3, the temple trust has received Rs 2.53 crores and a few thousand rupees through online donations which is about Rs 6 lakhs daily.
Some of the charity work undertake by the trust includes, treatment of thousands of people free of cost by the Shirdi Institute every year, whether it is a heart operation, or other medical procedures like dialysis. The institute spends Rs 100 crores every year on medical expenses.
The Sai Baba Institute of Shirdi receives an offering of about Rs 600 crores every year. It consists of Rs 400 crores as donation in the form of cash, gold, silver and other things which are offered to the Baba.
The Shirdi Institute spends Rs 15 crore rupees on the education of poor children. Moreover, 8,000 workers have been employed by the trust who work day and night to keep the temple clean. who work day and night to keep the temple clean. The Sai Institute spends 160 crores of rupees every year on these.
Also, people spend approxiamtely Rs 40 crore rupees every year on laddoos which are given by the Shirdi Institute as ‘prasad’ to people