Akshaya Patra launches its 32nd kitchen in Thane, Maharashtra
On August 30, 2017, The Akshaya Patra Foundation inaugurated its 32nd Kitchen in Thane, Maharashtra, near Mumbai with the support of Citi Bank. Shri Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra, was the Chief Guest at the event; Shri Eknath Shinde, Maharashtra State Government Cabinet Minister- PWD (MSRDC, Public Undertaking) was Guest of Honour.
This new milestone is a step towards our vision of erasing classroom hunger. Currently, the kitchen in Thane is equipped to feed 5,000 children across 26 schools. With the support of Citi Bank, we look forward to feeding children in Thane with nutritious meals and encourage them for a better future.
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