3i is an investment company with two complementary businesses, Private Equity and Infrastructure, specialising in core investment markets in northern Europe and North America. We have a diverse investment portfolio and disciplined investment processes. This, together with our clear and consistent strategy, underpins our competitive advantage. We have operations in eight offices across Europe, Asia and North America. 3i is partnered with Akshaya Patra since FY 16-17. 3i sponsored Akshaya patra mid day meals for government school children there by uplifting the noble cause.
A leading bank in the UAE, ADCB stands out for its excellent service and innovation. Whether individuals or corporates, their customers reward them for this — with fierce loyalty and enduring trust, which translates into growing business volumes. In 2017, these characteristics increased the resilience of ADCB. Despite facing years of challenges, their underlying performance remained robust. Importantly, their values played a part in their success. Abu Dhabi is one of the leading partners of The Akshaya Patra Foundation. The company is sponsoring mid-day meals for 2000 plus children across various locations in Bengaluru.
Auma India has been partnering with The Akshaya Patra Foundation from the year 2008, even before CSR became a policy under the companies’ act. Akshaya Patra’s vision of no child in India being deprived of education due to hunger and their mission of feeding 5 million children by 2025 are the main reasons Auma associate with the Foundation as it promotes education as part of its CSR activity. By providing mid-day meals, Akshaya Patra has helped in reducing the dropout rate in Government schools in rural and urban areas. Keeping children in school has led to a decrease child labor cases. Akshaya Patra has helped shape the future of millions of children and help them break out of the vicious cycle of poverty. Since the year 2008, Auma India has sponsored 14 food distribution vans and has also sponsored mid-day meals for about 500 children and shall continue its association with The Akshaya Patra Foundation.
Balajee Infratech and Constructions Private Limited (BICPL), based in Mumbai, Maharashtra is a leading Infrastructure Company that undertakes specialized contracts with a focus on Highways, Airports, Race Tracks, Test Track, Quarrying and crushing, Power projects and Railways. It was incorporated in the year 1999. BICPL, in its attempt to fight against issues like hunger and malnutrition in India has joined hands with The Akshaya Patra Foundation. In accordance with their CSR policy of the company, they have been supporting the Mid - Day Meal Programme running across the country since April 2017. The company endeavors to make sustainable difference through its various charitable and CSR activities. The company has time and again stood up and contributed to the society in every possible way to fulfill its commitment as a responsible Corporate and will continue to do so.
Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait (BBK) was incorporated in Bahrain in March 1971 with the committed objective of providing a range of efficient and personalized banking facilities. BBK’s first overseas branch was established in Kuwait in 1978. A few years later, branches were set up in Mumbai, Hyderabad, Aluva, and New Delhi. With the addition of two new branches at Aluva and New Delhi, today, BBK is one of the largest commercial banks in Bahrain with 16 local branches, five full-fledged overseas branches, and a Representative Office in Dubai. BBK specializes in providing structured finance to mid-corporates and SMEs. It also provides ECBs to large corporates in India for eligible purposes. Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait has sponsored the mid-day meals for 2,000+ students studying in Government and Government-aided schools of Rourkela.
CNBC-AWAAZ and The Akshaya Patra Foundation have come together to build a nourished India. With the campaign ‘Bhookh Se Azaadi’, CNBC-AWAAZ aims to boost the mid-day meal scheme introduced by the Government of India. As part of the scheme, the Government provides school lunch to the children studying in Government and Government-aided school. The meal is known to increase the number of school enrolments and daily school attendance. It has been observed that the concentration level among the children has gone up and their academic performance has also improved. Akshaya Patra, while partnering with the Government, has been on the forefront ensuring that the cooked food, which is hygienic and nutritious, reaches every child. This helps the children focus on studies and dream of a bright future.
BillDesk is committed to the vision of implementing innovative solutions for simplifying payments and collections and translating the opportunities offered by the Internet into actual customer delight through efficient payment and collection services. BillDesk has sponsored mid-day meals for 14094 children in the backward affected areas of Rourkela and Puri in Orissa.
Balakrishna Industries Ltd, a leading speciality tyre manufacturer established in Mumbai, has partnered with Akshaya Patra to provide mid-day meals to around 1,00,000 children in Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Vrindavan, Lucknow, Surat and Bhilai. This is in accord with their CSR policy of promoting education and child health care which they have been fulfilling religiously. This tie-up has helped many children hailing from poor economic conditions, to continue their education and not leave the school midway due to monetary pressure.. BKT has also contributed for the construction of a kitchen in Bhuj (Gujarat), to further serve the cause of promoting education and work towards the incremental health of the children of the surrounding areas.
Blue Dart Express Ltd., South Asia's premier express air and integrated transportation & distribution company, offers secure and reliable delivery of consignments to over 35,124 locations in India. As part of the DP DHL Group’s (DHL Express, DHL Global Forwarding & DHL Supply Chain) Post - eCommerce - Parcel (PeP) division, Blue Dart accesses the largest and most comprehensive express and logistics network worldwide, covering over 220 countries and territories and offers an entire spectrum of distribution services including air express, freight forwarding, supply chain solutions and customs clearance. The Blue Dart team drives market leadership through its motivated people force, dedicated air and ground capacity, cutting-edge technology, wide range of innovative, vertical specific products and value-added services to deliver unmatched standards of service quality to its customers. Blue Dart's market leadership is further validated by numerous awards and recognitions from customers for exhibiting reliability, superior brand experience and sustainability which include recognition as one of ‘India's Best Companies to Work For’ by The Great Place to Work® Institute, amongst the Top 25 Best Employers in India 2016 by AON Hewitt, voted as a Superbrand, listed as one of Fortune 500’s India's Largest Corporations and Forbes India's Super 50 Companies and voted Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brand to name a few. Blue Drt accepts its social responsibility by supporting climate protection (GoGreen), disaster management (GoHelp) and education (GoTeach). Blue Dart supporting for Akshaya Patra for the FY 18-19 towards mid-day meal programme in Nathdwara.
At Chandak Group, they believe that every home is a promise of a beginning. A beginning of a new life filled with exciting possibilities. Every location that they pick, every plan that they make, every amenity that they choose to include and every tower that they raise starts with the promise of providing a space that’s meant to enhance the way you live. Chandak has sponsored to build a kitchen to feed over 20,000 school children in Bikaner and also sponsored the mid-day meals for 20,000 students studying in Government and Government-aided schools of Bikaner.
Chevron Phillips Chemical is one of the world’s top producers of olefins and poly olefins and a leading supplier of aromatics, alpha olefins, styrenes, specialty chemicals, piping, and proprietary plastics. They produce chemical products that are essential to manufacture over 70,000 consumer and industrial products. Chevron Phillip with its joint venture partners, operate 33 manufacturing and research centers. Chevron Philips Chemical has sponsored mid-day meals for 3,473 children across India.
Citicorp Financial works tirelessly to provide consumers, corporations, Government and institutions with a broad range of financial services and products. They strive to create the best outcomes for their clients and customers with financial ingenuity that leads to solutions that are simple, creative and responsible. Citi's mission is to serve as a trusted partner to their clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. Their core activities include safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of their clients. Citicorp financial supports over 9000 school students in Thane.
CLP India is one of the largest foreign investors in the Indian Power sector with investments in conventional and renewable power generation. The company has one of the most diverse portfolios including a Gas fired Plant in Gujarat, a Coal fired plant in Haryana, Wind and Solar farms across seven States. CLP India is committed to socially responsible growth and therefore invests in the development of communities around its plants with a special focus on - Health & sanitation; education & skill building, and creating infrastructures. One of the initiatives undertaken by CLP India has been partnering with The Akshaya Patra Foundation for 3 consecutive years to sponsor meals for 5,000 children at Hubli, Karnataka. Further in 2019, the company has signed an agreement to sponsor a new kitchen in Mahbubnagar, Telangana. Expected to be operational by mid-August 2019, the kitchen shall serve up to 18,000 meals per day. CLP India has also committed to sponsor 10,000 meals for three academic years starting 2019-20.
Credit Suisse is a leading company in investment banking sector and has its strong presence in the home market of Switzerland. We seek to follow a balanced approach to wealth management, aiming to capitalize on both the large pool of wealth within mature markets as well as the significant growth of wealth in Asia Pacific and other emerging markets. Founded in 1856, we today have a global reach with operations in about 50 countries and 46,840 employees from over 170 different nations. In 2018-19, Credit Suisse partnered with The Akshaya Patra Foundation and sponsored Akshaya Patra mid-day meals for 8,145 children of Government-aided schools in Bellary and Nathdwara. To uplift the noble cause, they have also sponsored for building a kitchen to feed 25,000 school going children in Jorhat, Assam.
Deutsche Bank is a German multinational investment bank and financial services company headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany. The bank is operational in 58 countries with a large presence in Europe, America and Asia. As of April 2018, Deutsche Bank is the 15th largest bank in the world by total assets. The company is a universal bank resting on three pillars – the Private & Commercial Bank, the Corporate & Investment Bank and Asset Management. Deutsche Bank is one of the esteemed donors of The Akshaya Patra Foundation and is currently sponsoring 62,000 children across Bangalore, Ajmer, Jaipur, Surat and Ahmedabad locations.
Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited has been providing easy access to affordable Housing Finance to realize home-ownership aspirations of millions of lower and middle income families in semi-urban and rural India. DHFL was established in 1984 with the goal of transforming the lives of Indian households by enabling access to home ownership through the inception of DHFL. DHFL has been an esteemed donor of Akshaya Patra and has sponsored mid-day meals for around 20,000 children in Guwahati located in the north-eastern state of Assam.
When Adrian Dalsey, Larry Hillblom and Robert Lynn founded DHL in 1969, they didn’t know they would revolutionize the world of logistics. Today DHL is the world’s leading logistics company. They have over 360,000 people in over 220 countries and territories that work every day to cross borders, reach new markets and grow the business. DHL is supporting The Akshaya Patra Foundation by sponsoring mid-day meals to 7,211 children in Bangalore, Jaipur, Surat and Ahmedabad locations.
DMart is a one-stop supermarket chain that aims to offer customers a wide range of basic home and personal products under one roof. Their core objective is to offer customers good products at great value. DMart was started by Mr. Radhakishan Damani and his family to address the growing needs of the Indian family. From the launch of its first store in Powai in 2002, DMart today has a well-established presence in 196 locations across India. The supermarket chain of DMart stores is owned and operated by Avenue Supermarts Ltd. (ASL). The company is headquartered in Mumbai. A firm believer in core business fundamentals and strong ethical values, Mr. Damani has built DMart into an efficient, large, and profitable retail chain that is highly respected by customers, partners, and employees alike. DMart has sponsored to build a kitchen to feed over 20,000 school children in Bhiwandi, Thane.
EdelGive Foundation, set up in 2008, is the philanthropic arm of the Edelweiss Group. Through the last decade, EdelGive, has primarily been a grant making organization, supporting small and mid-sized NGOs across the country. Additionally, it has become the connecting platform between grant makers/donors and credible NGOs across the country. Their endeavour is to build sustainable institutions and organizations that promote societal growth and innovation, and advances the common good by bringing the skills, resources, and talents of the for-profit world to the not-for-profit world. EdelGive Foundation has sponsored the mid-day meals for 800+ students studying in Government and Government-aided schools of Rourkela.
FactSet Research Systems Inc. is a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications and industry-leading service for the global investment community. Just as they help clients solve their greatest challenges through collaboration, FactSet is committed to addressing the social challenges that matter most to them. They recognize that a strong educational background and proper nourishment are building blocks to a healthy, prosperous future. FactSet has partnered with Akshaya Patra to distribute more than two million meals to 1,000 children studying in government schools in Hyderabad during the academic year 2018. FactSet has also committed to promoting education through its volunteering activity throughout the fiscal year. The flag-off ceremony was held on March 1, 2018.
Franklin Templeton's association with India dates back to over two decades as an investor. As part of the group's major thrust on investing in markets around the world, the India Office was set up in 1996 as Templeton Asset Management India Pvt. Ltd. It flagged off the mutual fund business with the launch of Templeton India Growth Fund in September 1996, and since then the business has grown at a steady pace. At Franklin Templeton, they understand that the strength of their business relationships is a key point of differentiation for them as a company, along with the trust that their business partners and clients have in them. These values, and unique perspective, help them to achieve their mission by offering high quality investment solutions, providing outstanding service, and attracting, motivating and retaining talented people. They also help to create a “culture of compliance.” Franklin Templeton has sponsored to build a kitchen to feed over 15,000 school children in Jhangirpuri, New Delhi.
GEP is a diverse, creative team of people passionate about procurement. We deliver practical, effective services and software that enable procurement leaders to maximize their impact on business operations, strategy and financial performance. Our vision and mission is to build a beautiful company, enjoy the journey and make a difference. Our customer is always at the heart of our quest. Our clients include market global leaders with far-flung international operations, Fortune 500 and Global 2000 enterprises, leading government and public institutions. To further its vision to promote education and eliminate hunger, GEP partnered with Akshaya Patra to distribute one million meals, during the academic year 2017, to 1372 children studying in government schools in Hyderabad. GEP donated 2 distribution vehicles, which will be used for delivering nutritious mid-day meals to the children in and around Hyderabad. The flag-off ceremony was on 9th August.
We are pleased to present our partnership with General Industrial Controls Private Ltd. The company has donated Rs 5,50,000 to our Foundation. With over 40 years of experience in control, automation and instrumentation, General Industrial Controls was the first company in India to launch time switches and timers. The acclaimed firm has received numerous awards over the years, including the Parkhe Award by the Mahratta Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Project Uptech award by the State Bank of India and the Quality Award instituted by Entrepreneurs’ International, among others.
General Insurance Corporation of India(GIC) is one of the world’s largest insurance companies. GIC was formed for the purpose of superintending, controlling and carrying on the business of general insurance. GIC is one of Akshaya Patra’s leading partners. The company is sponsoring the midday meal of 65,000 plus children across various locations in India. GIC is also co-sponsor of a new kitchen to be constructed at Lawspet, Puducherry.
The New India Assurance Co. Ltd., based in Mumbai, Maharashtra is a public sector general insurance company of India. It is the "largest general insurance company of India on the basis of gross premium collection inclusive of foreign operations". It was founded by Sir Dorabji Tata in 1919, and was nationalized in 1973. New India Assurance operates both in India and foreign countries. The company is sponsoring the midday meal of a few thousand children across India. They are also a co-sponsor of 50,000 capacity rice based kitchen for midday meal scheme at Lawspet, Puducherry.
We are pleased to partner with Grade1to6.com - a new educational website launched to help students perfect their curriculum. Grade1to6.com will reach out to all the Akshaya Patra schools where we run our mid-day meal programme. Learning through structured, comprehensive worksheets is one key way to develop children’s understanding of subject matter, and the educational website www.grade1to6.com is meant for parents, teachers, and students in grade 1 to 6 all over the world, offering thousands of printable work sheets. The worksheets focus to strengthen the fundamentals and basics in subjects like Mathematics, English, Science, Activities and GK, with a complete curriculum covering US, UK, Singapore, IB, ICSE, and states board syllabus of most states, with contents added regularly. Over 5000 worksheets in www.grade1to6.com are organized grade wise in a quick, easy and cost effective way, giving working parents and busy teachers easy access to global contents Read More
The H. T. Parekh Foundation is a Section 25 company, established by the Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited (HDFC). The H. T. Parekh Foundation was established in October 2012 with the aim to undertake, pursue and be concerned with the welfare, betterment and advancement of society as a whole, irrespective of religion, race, community, caste, gender, language or social status. The Foundation is sector agnostic and works across a range of social interventions and development initiatives across India. HDFC conducts a significant portion of its Corporate Social Responsibility through the Foundation. HDFC was promoted in October 1977 as a public limited company specialized in providing housing finance primarily to the individual households and corporations for the purchase and construction of residential housing. The H. T. Parekh Foundation has sponsored to build a kitchen to feed over 35,000 school going children in Chittorgarh and U
HDB Financial Services (HDBFS) is a leading Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) that caters to the growing needs of an Aspirational India, serving both Retail & Commercial Clients. Their CSR mission is to contribute to the social and economic development of the community through a series of interventions. HDB Financial is one of the esteemed donors of The Akshaya Patra Foundation and currently has sponsored mid-day meals to 10,099 children in Vrindavan as well as major kitchen equipments in the Centralized Kitchen at Vrindavan.
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), a Navratna public sector oil and natural gas company, has been continuously working towards uplifting the vulnerable section of society through its CSR interventions. HPCL focuses on identifying gaps in the existing system and bridging them, thereby creating long-term, sustainable impact rather than creating parallel systems. Towards this, HPCL has joined hands with The Akshaya Patra Foundation to provide hot and nutritional meals to more than 12,000 students studying in Visakhapatnam.
Idea Cellular part of Aditya Birla Group is a pan-India integrated wireless broadband operator offering 2G, 3G and 4G services. Idea Cellular CSR vision is to actively contribute to the social and economic development of the communities where it operates. In doing so, build a better, sustainable way of life for the weaker sections of society and raise the country's human development index. The CSR activities focus on the principle of enabling access to quality education, better healthcare facility, access to better health and hygiene etc. Idea Cellular in partnership with the Akshaya Patra Foundation addresses twin interlinked issues hunger and quality education for children by providing nutritious and hygienic meals to 40,000 students across nine locations in five States, Gujarat, Karnataka, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh from last three years.
IDEMIA is the global leader in Augmented Identity for an increasingly digital world, with an ambition to empower citizens and consumers alike to interact, pay, connect, travel and vote in ways that are now possible in a connected environment. Securing our identity has become a mission critical in the world we live in today. IDEMIA helps in reinventing the way we think, produce, use and protect this asset, whether for individuals or for objects. IDEMIA ensures privacy and trust as well as guarantees secure, authentic and verifiable transactions in Financial, Telecom, Identity, Public Security and IoT sectors. For the noble cause of eradication of hunger, poverty and malnutrition, IDEMIA (through its subsidiary L-1 Identity Solutions Operating Company Pvt. Ltd.) has partnered with Akshaya Patra for providing mid-day meals for a period of one year to 1150 students studying in Government and Government-aided schools in the city of Bellary, Karnataka.
“IEX is the first and largest power exchange in India. Providing an automated trading platform for physical delivery of electricity, IEX enables efficient price discovery and offers participants the opportunity to trade in electricity contracts, Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) and ESCerts (Energy Saving Certificates). The exchange platform increases the accessibility and transparency of the power market in India and enhances the speed and efficiency of trade execution. IEX is approved and regulated by Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) and has been operating since 27 June, 2008. The Exchange is now a publicly listed company on NSE and BSE. As part of its CSR initiatives of the Company, IEX has been providing support for ensuring nutrition and education of more than 10000 children enrolled in different government schools of Vrindavan & Nayagarh. In addition, the company has also been supporting activities to enhance awareness about importance of energy conservation and renewable energy among children in Vrindavan.”
IFCI Social Foundation (ISF), a registered Trust, is the CSR arm of the IFCI Group. The Foundation has continued its efforts to make a difference to the Society at large and aims at becoming a premier CSR institution in India. ISF makes effort to support long gestation, high impact projects. IFCI Ltd. (the erstwhile Industrial Finance Corporation of India Ltd.) is the first Development Finance Institution (DFI) set up in 1948 to develop the Industrial and Infrastructure needs of India and enable the growth of the economy. ISF has collaborated with Akshaya Patra since 2014 and has sponsored the mid-day meals of 11,000 children in the Government and Government aided schools in Ahmedabad and Bengaluru for a year. Besides this support to Akshaya Patra, ISF has sponsored mid-day meal distribution vehicles for 4 locations – Bengaluru, Bhubaneshwar, Vizag and Mangalgiri under the CSR initiative of IFCI Ltd.
The vision of IndusInd Bank is to be a relevant business and banking partner to the clients. Striving for customer responsiveness at all times, they provide solutions for the banking needs. They are the forerunners in the market place in terms of profitability, productivity and efficiency. They deliver sustainable and compliant returns to their stakeholders. IndusInd has sponsored the mid-day meals of 27,000 plus students studying in the Government and Government aided schools of Orissa
Infradebt is an Infrastructure Debt Fund (IDF) under NBFC format, formulated by the Government of India, with the objective of creating an alternative class of funding infrastructure by bringing in long-term domestic/offshore institutional investors like insurance companies, provident/pension funds etc. As per the regulation, Infradebt invests in operational infrastructure projects that have a minimum of 1 year of successful operations. To uplift the noble cause, Infradebt has partnered with Akshaya Patra for providing mid-day meals to 5,000 plus students studying in the Government and Government aided schools of Nathdwara.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic partners that manage hedge funds. KKR India is one of the esteemed donors who has sponsored mid-day meals for 11363 children in the backward locations of Bhavnagar, Bhubaneshwar and Jhalawar.
“Landmark Group has partnered with The Akshaya Patra Foundation for providing Mid-Day Meal to 3,832 Children under their ‘Eat Healthy’ Program. These Children are enrolled in Government Schools at Guntur, Hubli and Visakhapatnam. The Program will support the provision of Mid-Day Meal for these children for a year starting from April 01, 2016. The program is part of the Landmark Group’s larger Social Initiatives in India. Landmark Group is one among the largest retail conglomerate of the world having its presence in 120 cities of India through Lifestyle, Max Retail, Splash, Home Centre, Easybuy and Spar Hypermarket Outlets.”
We are delighted to announce that Lets Profit has partnered with The Akshaya Patra Foundation. Lets Profit extends their support by voluntarily donating Rs.95/- for every loan they sanction from its own sales proceeds. This amount would enable Akshaya Patra to provide one child a meal for one whole month. Lets Profit is a Financial Services Company engaged in the business of providing financial products, such as SME Loan, Loan against Property, Shares, Cash Credit and others. They operate in West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh and many other cities in India.
We are pleased to announce that The Akshaya Patra Foundation has partnered up with Larsen and Toubro Infotech ltd (LTI). The company has extended their support by sponsoring Mid- Day Meal Scheme to over 30,506 Government school children in Bangalore, Hubballi, Bellary, Thane and Hyderabad and has also sponsored employee volunteering and visits. Larsen and Toubro Infotech ltd (LTI) is a global technology consulting and digital solutions Company helping more than 360 clients succeed in a converging world. With operations in 30 countries. Founded 20 years ago as a subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro Limited, LTIs unique heritage gives us unrivalled real-world expertise to solve the most complex challenges of enterprises across all industries.
Mannara Technologies is a pure play Systems Integrator specializing in Business Intelligence and Data Management services. Mannara Technologies has delivered experience, knowledge, and best practices in Data Management, Business Intelligence, Financial Performance Management, and Enterprise Applications to help our clients solve business challenges. It provides various services in Data Integration and ETL, Master Data Management (MDM), Data Quality, Business Intelligence and Big Data. They have come forward to sponsor the mid-day meals of 2000 plus Government and Government aided school children in and around Surat, Gujarat state.
Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited, Mumbai, an ISO 9001: 2008 Company is one of the leading shipbuilding yards in India. Over the years, MDL has earned a reputation for quality work and established a tradition of skilled and resourceful service to the shipping world in general and the Indian Navy & Coast Guard. It has grown from a single unit, small ship repair company to a multi-unit and multi-product company with significant rise in production, use of modern technology and sophistication of products. The Akshaya Patra Foundation has collaborated with Mazagon Dock Limited for feeding mid-day meals to 10,000 children in Surat.
At Morgan Stanley, diversity is an opportunity for clients, employees and the firm. By valuing diverse perspectives, they had better serve the clients while help the employees achieve their professional objectives. Their corporate culture is open and inclusive and fundamental to the role as a global leader constantly striving for excellence in all that they do. Morgan Stanley aims to deliver results today while setting strategic goals for the future. Morgan Stanley is one of the esteemed donors of The Akshaya Patra Foundation and is currently sponsoring 22,143 mid-day meals to children in Bangalore.
MUFG Bank is Japan's largest bank and one of the world's largest, with offices throughout Japan and in 40 other countries. They build long-term relationships with their customers, promote real economic growth and contribute to orderly capital markets that serve society. With the support of donors like MUFG, the Akshaya Patra foundation has been able to set up kitchen in Silvassa, Gujarat in July 2019, which will enable us to reach out to 50000 children every single day.
We are very pleased to announce that NetApp India, a multinational Data Management company, has joined hands with Akshaya Patra for alleviation of hunger and malnutrition. In addition to sponsoring mid-day meals for children, NetApp has donated food transport vehicles and machinery to enable cooking on the massive scale that is required in the Bengaluru kitchen. As part of the NetApp Volunteer Time Off (VTO) programme, its employees also help in the pre-preparation of meals, serving food and interacting with children through engaging games and conversations.
Novartis is a global healthcare company based in Switzerland that provides solutions to address the evolving needs of patients worldwide. Novartis India Limited is headquartered in Mumbai, commits for improving health among the school children through its CSR collaboration with Akshaya Patra. NOVARTIS INDIA LTD support towards feeding Government and Government aided School Children in and around Bengaluru.”
Established in 1962, the PepsiCo Foundation works with non-profit partners to develop innovative, sustainable solutions that address challenges in underserved communities around the world. The Foundation, along with PepsiCo and its employees, seeks to catalyze efforts that advance our Performance with Purpose 2025 goals related to increasing access to nutritious servings, providing access to safe water, partnering to increase recycling rates, and enabling young women to progress through school and be successful in the workforce. For more information, please visit www.pepsico.com/Purpose/Global-Citizenship. In the year 2017, the PepsiCo Foundation partnered with the Akshaya Patra Foundation and provided financial grant for supporting the revenue expenditures of the Mid-Day Meal Program. This grant will provide approximately 7,730,000 nutritious meals for 12 months benefiting approximately 33,300 children in Surat and Vadhodra in Gujarat state, India.
Raymond is a leading manufacturer and distributor of fabrics, readymade garments and other allied accessories sold under various trademarks and brand names. In 2006, Raymond entered into a joint venture with UCO NV of Belgium. This merger gave global presence to domestic expertise. With state-of-the-art, highly versatile and flexible manufacturing facilities, Raymond UCO has been scaling greater heights in the denim world. Raymond has sponsored the mid-day meals of 1000 Government aided school children in Nagpur.
RMS Risk Management Solutions India Private Limited was incorporated in October 2010 for development of IT software and solutions for reinsurance portfolio risk management in order to make assessment of portfolio losses due to natural catastrophes like earthquakes, hurricanes and flood or man-made disasters. These softwares provide critical risk management solutions to financial institutions around the world. As an organization, RMS India believes in nurturing the future generation and thus is delighted to partner with The Akshaya Patra Foundation to support school meals of 3,500 children in Vrindavan,Uttar Pradesh.
Rotimatic is the brainchild of Pranoti Nagarkar and Rishi Israni. It’s the world’s first fully autonomous and connected robot that mixes, kneads, flattens, cooks and puffs, from flour to flatbread in just 90 seconds. Rotimatic is always connected so we know exactly how many rotis are being made worldwide. Pranoti and Rishi have decided to donate 5cents to Akshaya Patra for every Rotimatic roti made during 1st – 14th February as part of the “#RethinkVday campaign.” For every purchase of Rotimatic, they will support one child’s midday meal for an entire year. Go to www.rotimatic.com for more information.
SBI Capital Markets Ltd. (SBICAP) is India’s largest domestic Investment Bank, offering the entire gamut of investment banking and corporate advisory services. These services encompass Project Advisory and Loan Syndication, Structured Debt Placement, Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity and Stressed Assets Resolution. They are the complete solutions provider offering diversified financial advisory and investment banking services, innovative ideas and unparalleled execution to our client base across all stages of the business cycle. SBI Cap has supported us to build a kitchen to feed 35,000 plus school going children in Chittorgarh and Udaipur. They have also sponsored for the mid-day meals of over 5,000 school children in Baran and Jodhpur districts of Rajasthan.
Starting out as a marginal liner Shipping Company with just 19 vessels, the Shipping Corporation of India has today evolved into the largest Indian Shipping Company. The SCI also has substantial interests in various segments of the shipping trade. SCI’s owned fleet includes bulk carriers, crude oil tankers, product tankers, container vessels, passenger-cum-cargo vessels, phosphoric acid / chemical carriers, LPG / ammonia carriers and offshore supply vessels. Sailing through for nearly five decades, the SCI today has a significant presence on the global maritime map. SCI and The Akshaya Patra Foundation have collaborated to feed mid-day meals to 1121 children in Lucknow, Vrindavan and Vadodara locations.
“VGL has sponsored one Akshaya Patra mid-day meal for every item sold at The Jewellery Channel (a VGL Group company), UK. TJC is supporting mid-day meals for 14,000 Government school children since, January 2015. Fom October 2017 onwards they have increased their support by adding another 25000 children meal per day under their Shop Lc USA based company.”
“Snapdeal Sunshine, a CSR insitiative run by Snapdeal, India’s leading marketplace in a joint venture with Akshaya Patra and Huawei" . The campaign, which was launched in early March this year was aimed at eradicating classroom hunger in India by providing hygienically cooked, nutritional mid-day meals to children attending government schools across India. Extending their support for the campaign, for every donation made by any individual, Huawei, made an equally matched contribution to Akshaya Patra.Snapdeal, in this joint venture with Akshaya Patra and Huawei celebrate the milestone of raising 5 million meals - consistently raising 1 million meals for 5 months in a row since the launch of the campaign.
Sodexo India on-site services is the leading provider of services that impact the quality of life of clients and employees in the corporate segment and remote sites, patients and visitors in the healthcare segment, and students and faculty in the education segment. Sodexo is considered as a strategic partner to its clients and delivers more than 40 different food and facilities management solutions across 1100+ sites, through its 40,000 employees who touch the lives of 800,000 consumers daily. Sodexo has supported The Akshaya Patra Foundation by sponsoring mid-day meals to 3,158 children in Ahmedabad and Lucknow locations.
Launched by State Bank of India and GE Capital, SBI Card was incorporated as SBI Cards and Payment Services Private Limited (SBICPSL) and is headquartered in Gurgaon, Haryana. Today, with over 9 million credit card customers, SBI card is the second largest credit card issuer in the country. Our partnership with SBI Card, has helped us serve 55.17 lakh Mid- Day meals to nourish 38,000 beneficiaries during FY 2018-19. SBI Card has also donated 40 food distribution vehicles and 2940 vessels to our Vrindavan kitchen.
As a global leader in background and identity services, Sterling can help provide everything your business needs to hire with confidence. With a vision to make the world a safer place, they know people make the difference - in the workplace, hospitals, on the road, and in schools, to name a few. Empowering organizations to make smarter, faster, safer hiring decisions through advanced technology, accuracy, and industry-leading turnaround time, Sterling provides the foundation of trust and safety their clients need to create great environments for their most essential resource, people. Sterling has sponsored the mid-day meals for 1,300+ students studying in Government and Government-aided schools of Vadodara.
The Jewelley Channel is a fully own subsidiary of the VGL group of companies and has grown to become one of the largest jewellery retailers in the UK, and a popular brand amongst those who love luxury. Launched on 4th April 2006, our TV Shopping Network now broadcasts to over 30 million homes across the UK and Republic of Ireland. TJC is a respected member of the jewellery industry worldwide – we are affiliated to The British Jewellers Association (BJA), the Thai Gem & Jewellery Traders Association, The Jewellers Board of Trade and the International Coloured Gemstone Association. Alongside financial and economical aspirations, TJC is also committed to give something back to the society. Hence we have collaborated with Akshay Patra since January 2015 to initiate a mid-day meal programme for under privileged children. We are covering 14186+ students in a day which converts to around 354K lunches in a month for the students.
Western Digital (WD) is an American computer hard disk drive manufacturer and data storage company. It designs, manufactures and sells data technology products including storage devices, data center systems and cloud storage services. Western Digital has partnered with Akshaya Patra to enhance lives of Government school children of Bangalore. Western Digital and Akshaya Patra have conducted various impactful volunteering activities where more than 300 Western Digital employees participated with a goodwill of transforming lives of children.