Ms Megan Parker from PATH visits Bengaluru kitchen
On February 21, 2017, Akshaya Patra had the pleasure of hosting Ms Megan Parker from PATH, the international NGO working to tackle global issues. Ms Parker works as a senior nutritionist for PATH in Seattle, United States of America; she visited the Foundation’s centralised kitchen at Bengaluru to see the operation of Rice Fortification. She was very impressed by Akshaya Patra’s Public-Private Partnership model and her feedback was very positive.
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