Akshaya Patra served over 1 lakh meals in Gorakhpur’s flood-affected areas
While Gorakhpur and the places around the city have been recently hit with floods, The Akshaya Patra Foundation has been tirelessly working on the ground. Over 1 lakh meals have been provided so far. The survivors are being served vegetable pulao, peas pulao, masala rice and theplas. The food is being packed individually in disposable aluminum foil containers and dispatched to the flood-affected areas. This has been made possible with the help of Kitchen on Wheels – a customised mobile vehicle designed by Akshaya Patra. The vehicle has been stationed in Gorakhpur since August 26, 2017.
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