Zaheer Khan visits Akshaya Patra
Indian Cricketer Zaheer Khan visited The Akshaya Patra Foundation in Bangalore to see the state-of-the-art technology used for preparing mid-day meals to government schools. During the visit, Zaheer interacted with few school children who were present to see their favorite cricketer. Zaheer also helped in serving light refreshments to the children.
While interacting with children Zaheer explained the significance of eating healthy nutritious food for better learning. Zaheer Khan was received by Vice Chairman Chanchalapathi Dasa and Executive Director Shridhar Venkat.
Speaking about the mid-day meal program, Zaheer Khan said "It was a very heartening experience for me; it is good to see the dedicated work of Akshaya Patra towards feeding underprivileged children. If they are given good food, they can focus more on their education and it is very important to have an educated generation for the future of India".
The Akshaya Patra Foundation has been supporting relief efforts in flood-hit Gorakhpur city and its neighbouring towns and villages. Kitchen on Wheels, a customised vehicle designed by Akshaya Patra to support flood relief efforts, is stationed at
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