The Akshaya Patra Foundation

About the The Akshaya Patra Foundation

The Akshaya Patra Foundation is a non-governmental organisation in India.The headquarters of the organisation is in Bengaluru, started in the year 2000 just by serving the mid-day meal to 1500 government school children. Today the foundation serves wholesome nutritious meals to 1.6 million government and government aided school children on every working day across 12 states of India. In 32 locations the foundation operates 33 kitchens. In that 30 are centralised and 2 are decentralised kitchens. Akshaya Patra has it's presence in Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Odisha, Rajasthan, Tamilnadu, Telangana, Tripura and Uttar Pradesh.

The foundation's vision is 'no child in India shall be deprived of education because of hunger' and mission is to feed 5 million children by 2020.

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