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.
The Government of India recognised the Foundation’s efforts in the field of child development. The award was given on November 14, 2017
The Akshaya Patra Foundation launched the ‘Swachh Vidyarthi, Swachh Vidyalaya, Swachh Gruha’ initiative to achieve Swachh Bharat on Oct 2, 2017 at our HK Hill kitchen