About Akshaya Patra
The Akshaya Patra Foundation is an NGO in India. It implements the Government of India’s Mid-Day Meal Scheme. Under this Scheme, the children of government schools and government-aided schools are served with freshly cooked healthy meals as part of their school lunch. The Foundation has been in the service of children since 2000. It has been recognised as the world’s largest NGO-run school lunch programme.
Vision: No child in India shall be deprived of education because of hunger.
Mission: To feed 5 million children by 2020.