Shankar Mahadevan receives National Award
Shankar Mahadevan, the famous music composer and singer, and also the Goodwill Ambassador of The Akshaya Patra Foundation, has been awarded the National Award for Best Male Playback Singer for the song 'Bolo Na' from the film Chittagong. Shankar's association with the Foundation came about as a part of the Billionth Meal celebration. He along with Javed Akhtar, the renowned lyricist composed 'Gyan ki Roshni' – a musical track as a tribute to the billion meals served by the Foundation since its inception.
Hearty congratulations to Shankar Mahadevan, on behalf of 1.3 million children and the entire Akshaya Patra family.
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