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.
Apraava Energy is a diversified power company in India, jointly owned by the CLP Group – one of the largest investor-owned power businesses in Asia – and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) – a global investment group. Apraava Energy has partnered with the Akshaya Patra Foundation to set up mid-day meal kitchens around its plants in Assam and Telangana. This initiative aims to ensure the provision of healthy balanced meals to children, reduce school dropouts and enhance enrolment in schools, in line with the government’s mid-day meal scheme.
Awfis Space Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Awfis Space Solutions Pvt. Ltd. also known as ‘Awfis’ is a fully tech-enabled workspace solutions platform that provides products across the spectrum of work-requirements including Flex Workspaces, Enterprise Workspace Solution, Design & Build Solution (Awfis Transform), Integrated Facility Management (Awfis Care), Remote Working Solutions & Work From Home Solution (Awfis@Home). Awfis is focused on redefining how work gets done in the current business environment, by providing an ecosystem of inspiring workspaces for innovative freelancers, entrepreneurs and corporates to suit their changing business requirements. Awfis has partnered with The Akshaya Patra Foundation to support mid-day meal beneficiaries by providing 750 Happiness Kits in the financial year 2019-2020.
As the oldest German manufacturer of industrial lubricants, BECHEM is today one of the leading producers of high-quality special lubricants and metal working fluids. BECHEM products convince by innovative formulations in most different industrial applications – in machining and forming metal working processes, in coating technology or as for-life lubricant in various technical components. With modern product programme BECHEM does not only offer solutions to face the challenges of the present, but also is a pioneer for innovative lubricant applications and technologies. A solid basis for this is their long tradition, future-oriented business culture, decades of experience, close cooperation with scientific organisations, users and industrial partners as well as the outstanding know-how and commitment of their employees. As a part of corporate social responsibility BECHEM believes that education is a great equalizer and its importance in the growth of the society is well established. BECHEM India is proud to be associated with ‘The Akshaya Patra Initiative’ and supported to serve hot and nutritious meals to 1000 plus children. BECHEM India in its capability has supported and continues to work on such efforts from donating food delivery trucks to sponsoring meals across schools, BECHEM India in association with ‘Akshaya Patra Foundation’ contributes to the cause of a bright and a stronger future.
BHEL GE Gas Turbine Services Private Limited: (BGGTS) was founded in 1997 as a Joint Venture of BHEL, India and General Electric, U.S. with a customer-centric vision of providing quality after-market services for Gas Turbines to GE and BHEL Customers. BGGTS offers a reliable, time-saving and cost-efficient GT Services alternative to power sector customers in India region through its well-equipped and advanced Repair and Refurbishments facility located in Hyderabad. BGGTS has partnered with Akshaya Patra on several Capex projects since the year 2016. The company has supported Akshaya Patra with Customized Food delivery vehicles, RO plant, large capacity Caulrons, etc which are extensively used at Akshaya Patra Kitchens and very crucial to food preparation and distribution of the Mid Day Meals to Government schools.
Balajee Infratech and Constructions Private Limited
Balajee Infratech and Constructions Private Limited (BICPL), based in Mumbai, Maharashtra is a leading Infrastructure Company that undertakes specialized contracts with a focus on Highways, Airports, Race Tracks, Test Track, Quarrying and crushing, Power projects and Railways. It was incorporated in the year 1999. In accordance with their CSR policy, they have been supporting Akshaya Patra since April 2017 in the Mid – Day Meal Programme. The company endeavours to make sustainable difference through its various charitable and CSR activities.
Balakrishna Industries Ltd,
Balakrishna Industries Ltd, a leading speciality tyre manufacturer established in Mumbai, has partnered with Akshaya Patra to provide mid-day meals to around 1,00,000 children in Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Vrindavan, Lucknow, Surat and Bhilai. This is in accord with their CSR policy of promoting education and child health care which they have been fulfilling religiously. This tie-up has helped many children hailing from poor economic conditions, to continue their education and not leave the school midway due to monetary pressure.. BKT has also contributed for the construction of a kitchen in Bhuj (Gujarat), to further serve the cause of promoting education and work towards the incremental health of the children of the surrounding areas.
Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait
Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait (BBK) was incorporated in Bahrain in March 1971 with the committed objective of providing a range of efficient and personalized banking facilities. BBK’s first overseas branch was established in Kuwait in 1978. A few years later, branches were set up in Mumbai, Hyderabad, Aluva, and New Delhi. BBK is one of the largest commercial banks in Bahrain with 16 local branches, five full-fledged overseas branches, and a Representative Office in Dubai. It provides ECBs to large corporates in India for eligible purposes. Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait has sponsored the mid-day meals for over 2,000 students studying in Government and Government-aided schools of Rourkela.
BillDesk is committed to the vision of implementing innovative solutions for simplifying payments and collections and translating the opportunities offered by the Internet into actual customer delight through efficient payment and collection services. BillDesk has sponsored mid-day meals for 14094 children in the backward affected areas of Rourkela and Puri in Orissa.
At Biocon Group, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has been an integral part of business since inception. Biocon’s CSR is based on the principle of making an enduring impact through programs that promote social and economic inclusion. Biocon Foundation, the CSR arm of Biocon Group was established by Dr. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw in 2004. It’s engaged in providing sustainable solutions to address the myriad developmental challenges in India. Biocon Foundation brings effective primary healthcare services to the doorstep of underprivileged sections and it models new approaches for public healthcare delivery. The innovative education programs aim to make a difference in the lives of students enrolled in government schools. To improve the standard of living of rural communities, the Foundation invests in infrastructure and social services. The responsible practices in the areas of environmental protection and conservation of natural resources have resulted in path-breaking results. In addition, the Grant-In-Aid initiative has rendered financial support to worthwhile social and environmental projects. Over the past years, Biocon Foundation sponsored meals for thousands of school & anganwadi children and pregnant & lactating women towards the goal of attaining better health and educational outcomes in Karnataka and Telangana.