Corporate Partners

The Akshaya Patra Foundation strongly believes in creating valuable relations and partnerships as they help in knowledge interaction, improving expertise, and increasing resources to reach a wider audience. We understand that the right business partnerships enhance the ethos of our organisation and our corporate partners are consistent with their contributions to the mid-day meal programme. We look forward to striking more partnerships and creating lasting relationships with several corporate partners to seamlessly achieve our goals while establishing trust and guardianships.

Franklin Templeton

Franklin Templeton's association with India dates back to over two decades as an investor. As a part of the group's major thrust on investing in markets around the world, the India Office was set up in 1996 as Templeton Asset Management India Pvt. Ltd. At Franklin Templeton, they understand that the strength of their business relationships is a key point of differentiation for them as a company, along with the trust that their business partners and clients have in them. They also help to create a “culture of compliance.” Franklin Templeton has sponsored to build a kitchen to feed over 15,000 school children in Jhangirpuri, New Delhi.

General Insurance Corporation of India

The General Insurance Corporation of India is one of Akshaya Patra’s special CSR partners. GIC has been one of our most supportive partners, not just in terms of the number of children sponsored for our midday meal programme, but also helping us build a large, automated kitchen. GIC was formed for the purpose of superintending, controlling and carrying on the business of general insurance in the country. It is one of the world’s largest insurance companies, ranking 11th among global reinsurance companies. GIC has been one of Akshaya Patra’s top partners since 2015-16. Over 60,000 children are being fed a midday meal every day, thanks to GIC. These meals not only nourish our beneficiaries but also keep them in school, nurturing their long-term aspirations though an education. In 2019-20, GIC took out CSR partnership a step further by co-sponsoring a new Akshaya Patra kitchen in Puducherry. This kitchen in Puducherry will help us feed 50,000 government school children every day, an indication of GIC’s commitment to bettering the lives of India’s children.

GEP

GEP is a diverse, creative team of people passionate about procurement. They deliver practical, effective services and software that enable procurement leaders to maximize their impact on business operations, strategy and financial performance. Their clients include market global leaders with far-flung international operations, Fortune 500 and Global 2000 enterprises, leading government and public institutions. To further its vision to promote education and eliminate hunger, GEP partnered with Akshaya Patra to distribute one million meals to 1372 government school children in Hyderabad, during the academic year 2017. GEP donated 2 distribution vehicles, which will be used for delivering nutritious mid-day meals to the children in and around Hyderabad.

GIC

We are pleased to present our partnership with General Industrial Controls Private Ltd. The company has donated Rs 5,50,000 to our Foundation. With over 40 years of experience in control, automation and instrumentation, General Industrial Controls was the first company in India to launch time switches and timers. The acclaimed firm has received numerous awards over the years, including the Parkhe Award by the Mahratta Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Project Uptech award by the State Bank of India and the Quality Award instituted by Entrepreneurs’ International, among others. With over 40 years of experience in control, automation and instrumentation, General Industrial Controls was the first company in India to launch time switches and timers. The acclaimed firm has received numerous awards over the years, including the Parkhe Award by the Mahratta Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Project Uptech award by the State Bank of India and the Quality Award instituted by Entrepreneurs’ International, among others.

Gland Pharma Limited

Founded in 1978, Gland Pharma Limited is a globally renowned manufacturer of a wide range of high-quality injectables. Through its state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, supported by strong in-house R&D expertise, Gland Pharma serves the critical-care pharmaceutical needs of diverse markets worldwide, in various therapeutic segments and delivery systems. Gland Pharma’s business endeavours are supplemented by its strong sense of responsibility towards people, patients, communities and the natural environment. Through its public charitable trust – Gland-Fosun Foundation – the company serves society by providing Education, Good Health, Safety, Conservation of Environment, Eco-Systems and Natural Resources. They are supporting Akshaya Patra in its feeding initiatives to ensure that there is food for every person in need.

Goldman Sachs

Founded in 1869, Goldman Sachs is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, Goldman Sachs delivers a broad range of financial services across investment banking, securities, investment management and consumer banking to a large and diversified client base. With the global pandemic proving to be, the leading global investment banking firm decided to ease the burden of vulnerable communities and deploy their resources for the betterment of those lives most affected by Covid-19. Goldman Sachs has supported the food relief initiatives of the Foundation, and have enabled us to serve 5,00,000 meals, 12,121 Essential Grocery Kits and 18,182 Happiness Boxes to government school children.

Grade1to6

Learning through structured, comprehensive worksheets is one key way to develop children’s understanding of subject matter, and the educational website www.grade1to6.com is meant for parents, teachers, and students in grade 1 to 6 all over the world. It offers thousands of printable work sheets used to focus on strengthening the fundamentals and basics in subjects like Mathematics, English, Science, Activities and GK, with a complete curriculum covering US, UK, Singapore, IB, ICSE, and states board syllabus of most states, with contents added regularly. To help students perfect their curriculum, Grade1to6.com will reach out to all the Akshaya Patra schools where the mid-day meal programme is run.

Greenpanel

Greenpanel is the foremost wood panel manufacturer in India, renowned for their top-quality Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF), Plywood, and Flooring. With state-of-the-art facilities in Uttarakhand and Andhra Pradesh, they prioritise innovation and sustainability. Greenpanel MDF, is crafted exclusively from 100% renewable agro-forestry wood, exemplifying our commitment to environmental responsibility.

GSN GAMES

GSN Games is a leading provider of cross-platform entertainment, including social casino games and skill-based cash tournaments designed to fuel every player's inner winner. Founded in 1999 as skill games site WorldWinner.com, the company has evolved into a premier social, mobile and online games company. Founded in Newton, Massachusetts in 1999, GSN Games began as WorldWinner.com. in 2007, GSN Games has partnered with Akshaya Patra to distribute hot and nutritious meals to 1,000 plus children studying in government schools in Bangalore. On the social responsibilities perspective GSN Games Donates More than $200,000 to the Meals on Wheels COVID-19 Response Fund. GSN Games has partnered with Akshaya Patra since 2016. We are grateful to GSN Games for your continued support and contribution towards the Happiness Kit initiative. GSN Games contribution has enabled us to reach out to 3, 607 beneficiaries of the Mid-Day Meal Programme in Bangalore with Happiness Kits in the year 2020.

Gujarat Power Corporation Ltd. (GPCL)

Gujarat Power Corporation Limited (GPCL) incorporated on 28th day of June 1990 under the Companies Act, 1956, is a State Government Company promoted by the Government of Gujarat. The Company is primarily engaged in the business of renewable energy through various sources and has been playing the role of developer and catalyser in the energy sector in the state. GPCL has been supporting Akshaya Patra since 2010, by way of contributing for Food Distribution Vehicles for Mid-day meal programme and distribution of Happiness Kits in Government Schools in Gujarat. In F.Y. 2021-22, GPCL has supported for 15000 Happiness kit distribution in Bhavnagar, Gujarat.

Guwahati Refinery

Guwahati Refinery is located in the city of Guwahati. It is the country’s first Public Sector Refinery and belongs to the Indian Oil, serving the nation since 1962. The refinery was designed to process a mix of oil and ONGC crude in CDU. Under CSR partnership 23’24, Guwahati Refinery is sponsoring 24 lahks for capex and revex for Guwahati Kitchen.

H.T Parekh Foundation

The H. T. Parekh Foundation is a Section 25 company, established by the Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited (HDFC). The H. T. Parekh Foundation was established in October 2012 with the aim to undertake, pursue and be concerned with the welfare, betterment and advancement of society as a whole, irrespective of religion, race, community, caste, gender, language or social status. The H. T. Parekh Foundation has sponsored to build a kitchen to feed over 35,000 school going children in Chittorgarh and Udaipur and kalol. Also supported the green initiatives at Akshaya Patra Varanasi kitchens by funding the solar and biogas plant.

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