Akshaya Patra opens its first kitchen in Maharashtra
On August 20, 2016, Shri Devendra Fadnavis, Honourable Chief Minister of Maharashtra, inaugurated Akshaya Patra’s first centralised kitchen in Nagpur. The event was presided by Shri Chanchalapathi Dasa, Vice Chairman, The Akshaya Patra Foundation. The new kitchen has the capacity to serve 5,000 children in the area on every school day.
His Excellency, Mr. Richard Rahul Verma, the US Ambassador to India, visited The Akshaya Patra Foundation’s Vasanthapura kitchen on 4th November 2015. He was joined by Ms. Andie DeArment, Cultural Affairs Officer at the US Consulate General in Chennai