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.
Akshaya Patra launches its 31st kitchen at Nellore in Andhra Pradesh
The Akshaya Patra Foundation, in partnership with Infosys Foundation, inaugurated a high-tech mega centralised kitchen at Kandi, Sangareddy, Telangana. The kitchen is spread across 64,438 sq. ft., will provide mid-day meals to over 1,00,000 school