Akshaya Patra on NDTV Profit
During a talk show on NDTV Profit, Infosys Founder Mr. Narayan Murthy, mentions The Akshaya Patra Foundation as a perfect example of Public Private Partnership.
He further points out how the Foundation involves the respective state governments, individuals and corporate donors to feed 1.3 million children everyday across 8 states and 18 locations of India. He says one doesn’t need to be a ‘sanyasi’ and go to Himalayas to do good to the society.
We can contribute to the society even while having fun. He further tells the audience about how efficiently Akshaya Patra has used technology and engineering skills of people to fight hunger and eradicate poverty.
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