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.
The Government of India recognised the Foundation’s efforts in the field of child development. The award was given on November 14, 2017
The Akshaya Patra Foundation launched the ‘Swachh Vidyarthi, Swachh Vidyalaya, Swachh Gruha’ initiative to achieve Swachh Bharat on Oct 2, 2017 at our HK Hill kitchen