The Honourable Governor of Assam visits Guwahati kitchen
On August 30, 2017, we had the pleasure of hosting the honourable Governor of Assam, Shri Banwarilal Purohit. He visited our Guwahati kitchen and understood our kitchen operations. He appreciated the programme and the cooking process, and hailed the dedication of the Foundation in feeding high-quality, nutritious meals to school children.
In his speech at a cultural programme organised at the kitchen, attended by about 200 school children and teachers, the honourable Governor was all praise for the hygiene adhered to, the high-tech machines for cleaning the rice, vegetables and other ingredients. He also stated that the Foundation should find greater support from the Government and corporate houses.
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