About The Akshaya Patra Foundation

We are an Indian NGO headquartered in Bengaluru, Karnataka. It is the implementing partner of Government of India's Mid-Day Meal Scheme. The NGO is actively working towards eliminating classroom hunger by providing nutritious mid-day meals to school-going children since 2000. The Foundation has been recognised as the world's largest NGO-run school lunch programme. Currently, Akshaya Patra is feeding 1,762,133 children in 15,024 government and government-aided schools in 42 locations of 12 states.

VISION: No child in India shall be deprived of education because of hunger.

MISSION: To feed 5 million children by 2025.

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