The States Reorganisation Act,1956
Section 112. Provision as to the Devaswom Surplus Fund of Travancore
(1) As from the appointed day, there shall be established in the State of Madras a Devaswom Fund for the management of Hindu temples and shrines in the territories transferred to that State from the Sate of Travancore-Cochin.
(2) The assets as on the appointed day of the Devaswom Surplus Fund constituted by section 26 of the Travancore-Cochin Hindu Religious Institutions Act,1950, shall be divided into two parts in the ratio of 37.5 to 13.5 in such manner as the Central Government may, by order, direct, and the smaller part shall, as from the appointed day, be transferred to the Fund mentioned in sub-section (1).