The Akshaya Patra Foundation has been conferred the ICAI Gold Shield Award for the 4thconsecutive year. This is the highest award given by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) for Excellence in Financial Reporting. Akshaya Patra bagged this award for the Annual Report 2011-12. The Award ceremony was held in Mumbai recently, as a part of the International Conference held by ICAI.
Central Bank of India has extended its support to The Akshaya Patra Foundation as a part of their Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative. Central Bank of India donated a meal distribution vehicle to the Hyderabad branch of Akshaya Patra. Executive Director of Central Bank of India Malay Mukharjee handed over the vehicle to Akshaya Patra team. Speaking on the occasion Mukharjee said that Central Bank of India has been sincerely and actively involved in their CSR activities.
Towards a Healthier and Stronger Tomorrow- An exposure-cum-training programme on smooth functioning of the MDMS
The Akshaya Patra Foundation, in association with the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of School Education and Literacy, Government of India, organized a two-day programme in Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh, entitled ‘Towards a Healthier and Stronger Tomorrow - An exposure-cum-training programme on smooth functioning of Mid-Day Meal Scheme (MDMS)’.
With the advent of mobile technology and the boom in popularity of social networking sites, social media is also a challenging field to manage, opined experts in the social media from around the globe who participated in the two day conference held at the Hotel Royal Orchid in Bangalore.
Entusiastic volunteers who are part of the Information technology sector came together on a rainy Saturday to decode the internet for Akshaya Patra. Volunteers who attended ‘Code for a Cause’, an event which aimed to help non-profits get the best out of internet, walked into JAAGA in Bangalore around 11 am.
On a sunny morning of Sunday, a community of bloggers from the city of joy woke up to gather around for a cause. A cause focused at feeding 5 million under-privileged children by the end of this decade. Over 100 bloggers from Kolkata and around trickled in to support Akshaya Patra Foundation, the world’s largest NGO-run school mid day meal programme in continuing their magical endeavour of feeding almost 1.3 million kids across 18 locations in India.
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