BEML Donates Meal Delivery Van to Akshaya Patra
The Akshaya Patra Foundation received a meal delivery vehicle from BEML. The vehicle was inaugurated at the premises of ISKCON temple on West of Chord Road in the esteemed presence of Sri Madhu Pandit Dasa, Chairman, The Akshaya Patra Foundation, Sri P. Dwarakanath, Chairman & Managing Director, BEML, Sri Deepak Kumar Hota, Director- HR, BEML and many other executives.
This is a CSR initiative of BEML to implement Akshaya Patra’s Mid-Day Meal Programme in government and government aided schools across 10 states in India. The custom-designed vehicle is insulated to maintain optimal temperature, is dust-free and helps to retain the freshness of the meals. The meal delivery vehicle will be put to use at the Bengaluru unit of Akshaya Patra. It will help transport hot, nutritious meals to about 4,000 children in 40 schools each day.
The Akshaya Patra Foundation inaugurated its 34th kitchen in Jigani, Bengaluru, with the support of Bosch India
Employees of Marks & Spencer visited Akshaya Patra’s Vasanthapura kitchen in Bengaluru, along with a beneficiary school of the Foundation