A new van for mid-day meals
BANGALORE: IKOCL Limited, a Government of India Enterprise under the Ministry of Steel, Government of India and a responsible corporate citizen, has donated a custom built vehicle to Akshaya Patra Foundation, for distribution of clean and hygienic mid-day meal to the children studying in various schools in and around Bangalore and suburban areas under Corporate Social Responsibility initiative.
K Ranganath, chairmancum- managing-director, KIOCL Limited handed over the keys of the vehicle to executive director of Akshaya Patra Foundation, Sridhar Venkat at a simple ceremony held at ISKCON temple premises July 22.
Maj Gen (Dr) Om Prakash Soni, Director (commercial), S Rajendra, general manager (personnel) and other officers of KIOCL were present. A similar vehicle was donated to Mangalore branch of Akshaya Patra few weeks ago.
Akshaya Patra launches its 31st kitchen at Nellore in Andhra Pradesh
The Akshaya Patra Foundation, in partnership with Infosys Foundation, inaugurated a high-tech mega centralised kitchen at Kandi, Sangareddy, Telangana. The kitchen is spread across 64,438 sq. ft., will provide mid-day meals to over 1,00,000 school