11th Akshaya Patra Kitchen is ISO Certified
As part of The Akshaya Patra Foundation's endeavour to make all the centralised kitchens compliant to the Food Safety Management System, ISO 22000:2005, a certification audit was conducted at Nathdwara kitchen recently. Sujith Kumar Nair, Lead Auditor from DNV Vadodara conducted the audit. The efforts of Nathdwara kitchen team bore fruitful results as they successfully completed the audit for ISO Certification. The auditor has recommended the Nathdwara kitchen for the ISO certification and is now the 11th Akshaya Patra kitchen which is under the purview of Food Safety Management System.
The other ten kitchens of Akshaya Patra that had already received the ISO Certification are H.K Hill (Bangalore), V.K Hill (Bangalore), Hubli, Bellary, Gandhinagar, Vadodara, Jaipur, Vrindavan, Guwahati and Bhilai.
On June 7, 2017, Akshaya Patra opened a new centralised kitchen in Bhavnagar – fifth largest city in the state of Gujarat
Around 25 enthusiastic young volunteers participated in a cleanliness drive organised by AIKYA, in pursuance of its mission to enhance the quality of school education, promote a culture of ‘Cleanliness and Hygiene’ in schools served by The Akshaya