Akshaya Patra Wins Special Jury Award at Outlook Poshan Innovation Awards 2019
In recognition of its valuable contribution in the Urban Nutrition (Institution) category, The Akshaya Patra Foundation has been honoured with the Outlook Poshan Special Jury Award on August 5, 2019. It was received by Shri Chanchalapathi Dasa - Vice-Chairman, The Akshaya Patra Foundation. The award ceremony was held at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.
Addressing people at the event, Hon'ble Vice-President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu emphasised on the significance of joint efforts to address malnutrition and acknowledged Outlook India's endeavours to bring together people and institutions working towards this cause on a common platform. He further added, "it is the duty of the state and well-meaning organisations to take care of people who cannot afford and cited Akshaya Patra as one of the organisations performing this duty."