Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) Donates New Delivery Vehicles to TAPF
Apr 20th 2023
The donations made by GSECL will help in delivering nutritious meals to over 12,300 students in 83 government schools of Vadodara, Bhavnagar, Jamnagar and Bhuj.
Akshaya Patra lays the foundation for its Centralised Mid-Day Meal Kitchen in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
Mar 20th 2023
The Akshaya Patra Foundation in association with Shri Adish Jain, Smt Asha Jain and Shri Shachi Rattan, Smt Neelam Rattan lays the foundation for its Centralised Mid-Day Meal Kitchen in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.
Akshaya Patra received ‘Great Place to Work’ certification for the seventh time in a row
Jan 25th 2023
The Akshaya Patra Foundation, an implementing partner of the Government of India's PM Poshan Programme, has been certified as ‘Great Place to Work’ by the Great Place to Work Institute for 2023.
TAPF launches a Digital Education Programme to support the Education of Government School Children
Mar 17th 2023
With the support of Adish and Asha Jain Foundation, Akshaya Patra provided Android tablets pre-loaded with BYJU’s professionally curated content to 70 beneficiaries in Government Girl's Inter College, Vijaynagar, Ghaziabad.
Hon’ble CM, Shri. Shivraj Singh Chouhan inaugurates First Centralised Kitchen in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
Jan 25th 2023
The new kitchen is Akshaya Patra’s 66th unit in the country and will enable the Foundation to serve over 50,000 children.
AsahiKASEI comes together with Akshaya Patra
Fighting the ‘food’ fight: AsahiKASEI comes together with The Akshaya Patra Foundation to introduce ‘Wrap Up Hunger with Asahi Kasei’ initiative.
NTT and TAPF Lays Foundation Stone for Government School in Bengaluru
Jul 01st 2022
The Akshaya Patra Foundation and NTT Ltd Lay Foundation Stone for a Government School in Bengaluru.
President Droupadi Murmu appreciates the contributions of Great India Talent Foundation and Akshaya Patra
Sep 08th 2022
Hon’ble President of India Smt. Droupadi Murmu met Sri Madhu Pandit Dasa, Chairman of Great India Talent Foundation (GITF) and The Akshaya Patra Foundation at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Hon’ble Chief Minister of Assam, Shri. Himanta Biswa Sarma Inaugurates Akshaya Patra’s New Kitchen in Jorhat, Assam
July 29th 2022
Hon’ble Chief Minister of Assam, Shri. Himanta Biswa Sarma inaugurated The Akshaya Patra Foundation’s centralised kitchen in Jorhat, Assam.
Shri Amit Shah, Honourable Home Minister of India, Launches Akshaya Patra’s Mid-Day Meal Feeding Initiative in Mansa, Gujarat
July 23rd 2022
Shri Amit Shah, Honourable Home Minister of India, inaugurated The Akshaya Patra Foundation’s new kitchen on July 23, 2022, to launch the organisation’s school feeding endeavour in Mansa, Gujarat.
PM Shri Narendra Modi inaugurates Akshaya Patra’s 62nd kitchen in Varanasi
July 07th 2022
Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri. Narendra Modi Inaugurates Akshaya Patra’s New Kitchen in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
Sri Madhu Pandit Dasa receives an Honorary Doctorate Degree
April 29th 2022
Bangalore University conferred an Honorary Doctorate Degree to Sri Madhu Pandit Dasa as a part of its 56th Annual Convocation ceremony held at the Jnana Jyothi auditorium on the Central College campus in the city.
Aramco Provides COVID-19 Relief to Akshaya Patra
March 28th 2022
Aramco hands over a cheque to The Akshaya Patra Foundation to support its COVID–19 relief feeding program.
Akshaya Patra Launches Digital Education Programme
January 17th 2022
The Akshaya Patra Foundation and NTT Limited collaborated to provide Android tablets to students belongingto economically weaker sections of the society access to good quality, modern education for free of cost.
Honourable LG of Puducherry and Honourable CM, Inaugurate Akshaya Patra’s 60th Kitchen
January 05th 2022
It is Akshaya Patra’s 60th kitchen in the country and will enable the Foundation to serve over 50,800 children of 291 schools.
Hon’ble Minister of School Education, Shri Arvind Pandey Inaugurates Akshaya Patra’s First Kitchen in Uttarakhand
January 01st 2022
Hon’ble Minister of School Education, Uttarakhand, Shri Arvind Pandey Inaugurates Akshaya Patra’s First Kitchen in the State in Gadarpur, Sponsored by Concentrix .
Akshaya Patra’s 58th Kitchen Inaugurated in Jalahalli, Bengaluru
August 18th 2021
The Akshaya Patra Foundation’s 58th kitchen, sponsored by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), was inaugurated by Shri R. Madhavan, the Chairman and Managing Director of HAL, in Jalahalli in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
Hon’ble Chief Minister, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal Inaugurates Akshaya Patra’s Kitchen Sponsored by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) in Guwahati, Assam
January 20th 2021
Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat, Shri Vijay Rupani inaugurated The Akshaya Patra Foundation’s new kitchen in Jamnagar, Gujarat.
Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat, Shri Vijay Rupani Inaugurates Akshaya Patra’s New Kitchen Sponsored by the Reliance Foundation and Jamnagar Municipal Corporation
January 15th 2021
Hon’ble Chief Minister, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal Inaugurates Akshaya Patra’s Kitchen Sponsored by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) in Guwahati, Assam.
Akshaya Patra Marks 20 Years of Serving Children
November 12th 2020
The Akshaya Patra Foundation has cumulatively served over 3.3 billion mid-day meals to children since its inception in the year 2000.
Narayana Murthy Family Commits ₹10 Crores to Akshaya Patra for COVID-19 Food Relief
March 30th 2020
Smt. Sudha Murty and Shri. Narayana Murthy and their family have come forward and committed ₹10 Crores from their personal funds toward The Akshaya Patra Foundation’s COVID-19 relief work.’
Akshaya Patra Undertakes Relief Feeding to Support Government’s Efforts During COVID-19 Outbreak
March 28th 2020
The Akshaya Patra Foundation will be aiding the Government’s efforts by providing food relief in various locations across the country. We will be initiating these efforts through our network of kitchens whilst working closely with the Government of India, State Governments and other civic administrations
Bhumi Puja of Akshaya Patra’s Centralised Kitchen in Chennai by the Hon’ble Governor and the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu
February 15th 2020
The bhumi puja of The Akshaya Patra Foundation’s centralised kitchen for its breakfast feeding programme was held at Greams Road on Saturday, 15 February with the support of the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC)
HDFC Life and HDFC Bank Partners with Akshaya Patra to Feed Children as a Part of CSR Initiative
January 23rd 2020
HDFC Life and HDFC Bank have collaborated with The Akshaya Patra Foundation to support the Foundation’s Mid-Day Meal Programme, helping deliver freshly cooked, nutritious, and hygienic meals to children every school day
Former IPS, Shri K. Annamalai Appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador for Akshaya Patra
January 16th 2020
The Akshaya Patra Foundation has appointed Shri K. Annamalai IPS, former DCP Bangalore South, as the Goodwill Ambassador for its ‘National Endeavour for Student Transformation’ (NEST).
Hon’ble Deputy CM, Shri Manish Sisodia Inaugurates Akshaya Patra’s New Kitchen Supported by ABB India
December 24th 2019
Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Shri Manish Sisodia inaugurated The Akshaya Patra Foundation’s new centralised kitchen in Mohan Cooperative Industrial Area of New Delhi.
Former NASA Engineer, Gabe Gabrielle Interacts with Akshaya Patra Beneficiaries in Bengaluru
October 15th 2019
The Akshaya Patra Foundation organised Space Talk, an interactive session with the former engineer at the Kennedy Space Center for NASA, George ‘Gabe’ Gabrielle for its beneficiaries in Bengaluru, Karnataka
Akshaya Patra’s New Kitchen Inaugurated in Mandya District of Karnataka
November 10th 2019
The Akshaya Patra Foundation inaugurated its new kitchen in Mahadevapura village of Mandya district, Karnataka, on November 10, 2019, to serve freshly cooked, nutritious and tasty mid-day meals to children.. .
Akshaya Patra Honoured with the Special Jury Award at Outlook Poshan Innovation Awards 2019
August 5th 2019
The Akshaya Patra Foundation was honoured with Special Jury award at Outlook Poshan Innovation awards 2019 for its contribution towards improving the nutrition status among the urban poor. .
Sponsorship of Food Distribution Vehicles By Isuzu To The Akshayapatra Foundation
21st July, 2019, Mangalagiri
As a part of the CSR initiative, Isuzu has sponsored one Midday meal Distribution Vehicle to The AkshayaPatra Foundation Vijayawada for the distribution of meals to the government school children. .
Over 4,000 Students from 21 Akshaya Patra Beneficiary Schools Observe International Yoga Day
21st June, 2019, Bengaluru
21st June, 2019, Bengaluru: On the occasion of International Yoga Day, The Akshaya Patra Foundation in partnership with Bangalore-based health and fitness startup, Yo2Yoga conducted yoga sessions for over 4,000 students in 21 Government schools across Bengaluru to educate them about the benefits of yoga and help them practice a yoga routine for a healthy life.
Akshaya Patra conferred with the Gandhi Peace Prize
26 February, 2019, New Delhi
26 February, 2019, New Delhi: The prestigious Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2016 was conferred upon The Akshaya Patra Foundation for its contribution towards the socio-economic development of India by providing mid-day meals to millions of children across the country.
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Serves Akshaya Patra’s 3 Billionth Meal
11 February, 2019, Vrindavan
11 February, 2019, Vrindavan: Honourable Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi commemorated The Akshaya Patra Foundation’s serving of cumulative 3 Billion meals at an event held at the organisation’s campus in Vrindavan, Mathura, on 11th February, 2019.
Ashok Leyland Launches ‘Breakfast Programme’ for Government School students at Shoolagiri, Hosur
Shoolagiri,Hosur, 21st January, 2019
On 21 January 2019, Ashok Leyland, the flagship company of Hinduja Group, in partnership with The Akshaya Patra Foundation (TAPF) launched the ‘Breakfast Programme’ for 70 Government schools benefitting 7800 students at Shoolagiri and Thally Block in Tamil Nadu.
The Akshaya Patra Foundation with the Support of Sarva Mangal Family Trust and Balkrishna Industries Limited (BKT) Inaugurates its New Centralised Kitchen in Bhuj
Bhuj, 19 January, 2019
19 January 2019, Bhuj: The Akshaya Patra Foundation, with the support of Sarva Mangal Family Trust and Balkrishna Industries Limited (BKT), inaugurated its new kitchen in Bhuj, Gujarat. Through this kitchen, Akshaya Patra will endeavor to implement various feeding programmes of the Government of Gujarat and benefit various sections of the society. The new kitchen, which will adhere to international standards of food safety and hygiene, is set to commence operations after Government approvals.
Maharaja of Mysuru Launches Akshaya Patra’s School and Student Transformation – A Model School Initiative
Bengaluru, 13 December, 2018
Bengaluru, 13 December, 2018: The Akshaya Patra Foundation’s school rejuvenation programme, ‘School and Student Transformation – A Model School Initiative’ was launched by Maharaja of Mysuru, His Highness Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar at the Government Lower Primary School – Ravindranagar in Bengaluru on 13 December 2018.
First National Living Legend Award Conferred on Shri. Madhu Pandit Dasa, Chairman, The Akshaya Patra Foundation
Delhi, 20 November 2018
Delhi, November 20, 2018: The First National Living Legend Award 2018 was conferred on Shri. Madhu Pandit Dasa, Chairman, The Akshaya Patra Foundation, by Shri. Pratap Jena, the Hon’ble Minister of Health, Law, and Information and Broadcasting. The award was bestowed for the Foundation’s excellent and unparalleled contribution to alleviate hunger among school children while responding effectively to their social needs for a better future. The award was given on Nov 16’2018 in Bhubaneshwar at The Crown Hotel.
Akshaya Patra’s Campaign Observing the National Nutrition Month Urges PM to Speak On Malnourishment in His Upcoming ‘Mann Ki Baat’
Bengaluru, 14 September 2018
Bengaluru, 14 September 2018: Joining the country in observing the National Nutrition Month, The Akshaya Patra Foundation has started an Outreach Campaign on the critical cause of addressing hunger and malnutrition. As a part of this campaign, conscientious citizens are being encouraged to sign pledge cards committing to ‘no wastage of food’ and support under-served people by feeding them.
The Akshaya Patra Foundation appoints Chef Ramasamy Selvaraju of Vivanta by Taj, Bengaluru its Goodwill Ambassador
Bengaluru, 03 September 2018
Bengaluru, 03 September 2018: The Akshaya Patra Foundation appointed Chef Ramasamy Selvaraju of Vivanta by Taj, Bengaluru as its Goodwill Ambassador. Chef Selvaraju will support the Foundation’s efforts to explore avenues beyond the meal programme to enhance the lives of beneficiary children across the country.
Akshaya Patra sets up a temporary kitchen in Kerala to feed flood-affected people
Bengaluru, 22 Aug 2018
Bangalore, 22 August, 2018: The Akshaya Patra Foundation set up a temporary kitchen in Alappuzha district of Kerala, to serve free meals to people in the flood-affected parts of the state. A team of 25 volunteers was immediately dispatched to the affected area to set up the kitchen and distribute freshly prepared food to the affected people. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner were served through Akshaya Patra delivery vehicles.
TOMS Distributes 2 Lakh Shoes to Akshaya Patra Beneficiaries in Bangalore and Guwahati
Bengaluru, 7 Aug 2018
Bengaluru, 7 Aug 2018: USA-based footwear manufacturer, TOMS has donated 2 Lakh shoes to Akshaya Patra beneficiaries in Bangalore, Karnataka, and Guwahati, Assam. In the first phase, shoes will be distributed to children from Class 1 to Class 10 in Government and Government-aided schools in Bangalore.
Akshaya Patra begins food relief to fire affected residents of Shahadra, New-Delhi
Delhi, 25th April 2018
Delhi – 25 April 2018: On Monday, 23 April 2018, a shanty in Mansarovar Park, Shahadra, New-Delhi was engulfed in flames that completely decimated 250 dwellings in the locality. Over 2000 residents were badly affected losing most of their meagre belongings in the inferno.
Giving Every Dream a Chance – Akshaya Patra’s Magical Evening Celebrating the Dreams of Beneficiary Children
Bengaluru, 14 April, 2018
Bengaluru, 14 April, 2018: An event showcasing the beneficiaries of Akshaya Patra’s “Giving Every Dream a Chance”—a special initiative to nurture children with unique dreams was held at Taj Yeshwantpur, Bangalore. The Foundation started this initiative with the conviction that every child has a dream; each dream is valid - for their dreams, thoughts, and aspirations make these children what they are. It is the Foundation’s humble attempt to identify children with special dreams and give them the opportunity to realise these dreams.
The Akshaya Patra Foundation Appoints Nutritionist Ms. Divya Sathyaraj as its Goodwill Ambassador
Bangalore, 04 April, 2018
Bangalore, 04 April, 2018: The Akshaya Patra Foundation has appointed Ms. Divya Sathyaraj as its Goodwill Ambassador. With her staunch belief equating food to medicine, Ms. Sathyaraj has been working as a professional nutritionist.
Akshaya Patra in Partnership with Infosys Foundation Inaugurates a Mega Centralised Kitchen in Telangana
Hyderabad - March 30, 2018
Hyderabad - March 30, 2018: The Akshaya Patra Foundation, in partnership with Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Infosys, today inaugurated a high-tech mega centralised kitchen at Kandi, Sangareddy, in the state of Telangana.
Akshaya Patra conducts Bhumi Puja of its first centralised kitchen in Uttarakhand
Dehradun, 12th February 2018
Dehradun, Monday 12 February 2018 – The Akshaya Patra Foundation, in association with Hans Foundation, conducted the Bhumi Puja for building its first centralised kitchen in the state of Uttarakhand. This facility will serve nutritious and wholesome mid-day meals to over 30,000 children in the district of Dehradun.
Akshaya Patra wins ICAI Gold Shield Award, 2016-17
Bengaluru, January 27,2018
Bengaluru, January 27, 2018: The Akshaya Patra Foundation was honoured with the ICAI Gold Shield Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the year 2016–2017 under the Category XII – Not-for-Profit Sector.
Akshaya Patra launch millets with the support of Government of Karnataka and ICRISAT
Bengaluru, 12th January 2018
Bengaluru, 12 January 2018― The Akshaya Patra Foundation launched a pilot in partnership with the Government of Karnataka to introduce millets in the mid-day meal scheme with an aim to enhance the nutritional intake of the beneficiaries.
The Akshaya Patra Foundation in association with GT Foundation and Diya Systems Pvt.Ltd lays the foundation for its Mega Kitchen in Mangaluru
December 21st, 2017
Mangaluru, Karnataka, 21 December 2017 – The Akshaya Patra Foundation in association with GT Foundation & Diya Systems Pvt.Ltd announced the foundation stone laying ceremony to build a mega kitchen in Mangaluru.
The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind confers National Award for Child Welfare 2017 on The Akshaya Patra Foundation
November 14th, 2017
Bengaluru, November 14th 2017: The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind conferred The Akshaya Patra Foundation, with the National Child Awards for Child Welfare 2017 on the occasion of Children’s Day at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. The award was received by Shri Chanchalapathi Dasa, Vice-Chairman, The Akshaya Patra Foundation. The awards were given in the presence of Minister of State for Women & Child Development, Dr Virendra Kumar.
Vista Equity Partners Companies pledge $1 Million USD to The Akshaya Patra Foundation to deliver millions of meals to Indian school children
September 26, 2017
September 26, 2017, Bengaluru - Vista Equity Partners, the world’s leading private equity firm, focused exclusively on enterprise software, data, and technology solutions, together with several of its companies in India, partners with Akshaya Patra by pledging a contribution of USD 1 million over five years to aid in the Foundation's mid-day meal plan. Robert F. Smith, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, recently named by Forbes as one of the 100 Greatest Living Business Minds, announced the collaboration alongside Mr. Hardeep Gulati, CEO of PowerSchool, and Mr. Shridhar Venkat, CEO of The Akshaya Patra Foundation.
The Akshaya Patra Foundation and MUFG launch High-Tech Kitchen at Narsingi, Telangana
August 31st, 2017
Hyderabad, India, 31 August 2017 –The Akshaya Patra Foundation inaugurated its first high-tech kitchen in Narsingi on 31 August, 2017. The kitchen has been constructed with the support of The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., a member of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG). This kitchen will provide mid-day meals to over 35,000 children in Telangana.
Best-selling author Rashmi Bansal releases book on the inspiring story of Akshaya Patra, a social enterprise run by monks and CEOs
April 22nd, 2017
Bangalore, April 22, 2017: Writer, entrepreneur and youth expert, Rashmi Bansal launched her latest book, God’s Own Kitchen: The Inspiring Story of Akshaya Patra – a social enterprise run by monks and CEOs, at ISKCON, Rajajinagar, Bangalore on April 22, 2017.
Best-selling author Rashmi Bansal releases book on the inspiring story of Akshaya Patra, a social enterprise run by monks and CEOs
April 20th, 2017
BENGALURU,India; April 20, 2017: “Million Meals” project applied artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things and blockchain to drive efficiency and timeliness of lunch program in government schools across India.
SBI Foundation donates INR 88 Lakhs to Akshaya Patra
March 27th, 2017
Bengaluru: 27th March, 2017: The Akshaya Patra Foundation received a donation of INR 88 lakhs from SBI Foundation.
Honourable Chief Minister Shri Akhilesh Yadav Performs Ground Breaking Ceremony for 11 Akshaya Patra’s Mid-Day Meal Kitchens in Uttar Pradesh
Dec 26th, 2016
The Akshaya Patra Foundation is set to launch eleven new kitchens in in partnership with the Government of Uttar Pradesh.
Akshaya Patra conducts Bhoomi Puja of Telangana’s 1st High-Tech Mega Kitchen Sponsored by Infosys Foundation
Dec 7th, 2016
Infosys Foundation and The Akshaya Patra Foundation took the first step to build Telangana’s first High-Tech, state-of-the-art, Centralised Mega Kitchen in Khandi by laying its foundation stone on 7 December, 2016.
The Akshaya Patra Foundation celebrates 16 years of unlimited food for education
Nov 10th, 2016
The Akshaya Patra Foundation (TAPF) completes 16 years today. All along this 16-year journey, the Foundation has strived to address the issue of “classroom hunger” and promote “education” by providing nutritious meals to children in Government and Government-aided schools.
The Akshaya Patra Foundation appoints its first Youth Ambassador
Oct 24th, 2016
The Akshaya Patra Foundation appointed Shivant Malkani as its first Youth Ambassador. Shivant, who is currently studying in class 11, was chosen as the ambassador for his dedication and exuberance towards Akshaya Patra programs.
The Akshaya Patra Foundation inaugurates its second Food Safety and Quality Control Lab in Lucknow, India
Oct 24th, 2016
The Akshaya Patra Foundation inaugurated its second Food Safety and Quality Control Lab (FSQC Lab) in Lucknow near Indane Bottling Plant, Amausi Industrial Area.
Honourable President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, commemorates Akshaya Patra’s milestone of serving 2 Billion Meals
Aug 27th, 2016
The Honourable President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, visited The Akshaya Patra Foundation to commemorate the milestone of serving 2 billion meals. The event was hosted at ISKCON Bangalore on 27 August, 2016.
Honourable Chief Minister of Maharashtra Shri Devendra Fadnavis to Inaugurate Akshaya Patra’s Nagpur Kitchen.
Aug 19th, 2016
The Akshaya Patra Foundation is opening its first kitchen in Maharashtra at Nagpur on August 20th, 2016. The kitchen has the capacity to serve 5,000 children in the area, every school day.
MUFG and The Akshaya Patra Foundation lays the foundation for its kitchen in Narsingi,Telangana
Aug 11th, 2016
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG)’s banking entity The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. (BTMU), and the Akshaya Patra Foundation took the first step to build a full-fledged kitchen in Narsingi, by laying the foundation stone for the building on 11 August, 2016.
Akshaya Patra Launches Mobile App
June 29th, 2016
The Akshaya Patra Foundation which runs the World’s largest mid-day meal programme has launched Akshaya Patra app. The App was launched by Mrs Sudha Murty, Chairperson, Infosys Foundation and T.V. Mohandas Pai, Chairman of Manipal Global Education at Vivanta by Taj, Bengaluru.
MUFG pledges INR 105.1 million towards mid-day meal programme with Akshaya Patra Foundation
June 16th, 2016
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG)’s banking entity The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. (BTMU), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Akshaya Patra Foundation to build a full-fledged kitchen that will prepare and provide mid-day meals to school children in Narsingi, Hyderabad in the state of Telangana,
Akshaya Patra Encourages Government School Kids To Dream Big
June 11th, 2016
The Akshaya Patra Foundation has embarked on a pilot project ‘Giving Every Dream a Chance’ in the year 2015-2016. Akshaya Patra believes that every child has a dream and each dream is valid and hence intends to provide the right path to the child.
Akshaya Patra conferred upon the Asia Nikkei Prize 2016
May 29th, 2016
The Akshaya Patra Foundation has been honoured with the Nikkei Asia Prize to add to its rich credential. The Foundation is recognised under the Economic and Business Innovation category.
Akshaya Patra presents Outride Hunger 2016
February 7th, 2016
Outride Hunger 2016, is the second edition of the bike rally organised by The Akshaya Patra Foundation to create awareness about bridging the gap between classroom hunger and education.
Padma Shri conferred upon Madhu Pandit Dasa-Chairman of Akshaya Patra
February 1st, 2016
On the eve of the nation’s 67th Republic Day, the Government of India conferred upon Madhu Pandit Dasa, Chairman of The Akshaya Patra Foundation and President of ISKCON Bengaluru, the prestigious Padma Shri.
Entries for Akshaya Patra Click a Smile 2015
December 1st, 2015
Last year, Click a Smile competition witnessed around 1,400 entries from nearly 50 countries. This year, The Akshaya Patra Foundation is back with its annual photography competition Click a Smile 2015. This year is even more bigger and better than before with exclusive panel of judges from the industry.
June 30th, 2015
If Hashtags Could Feed is a digital campaign (stylized as #ifhashtagscouldfeed) by Graffiti Collaborative in partnership with The Akshayapatra Foundation.
The Akshaya Patra Foundation begins its Earthquake Relief Centralised Kitchen operations in Nepal
June 22nd, 2015
The Earthquake Relief Centralised Kitchen Project, a joint initiative undertaken by The Akshaya Patra Foundation, Jamsetji Tata Trust and Sipradian Sahayata Sanstha began operations
Food contamination at Akshaya Patra kitchen ruled out
September 25th, 2014
It may be recalled that on Friday, September 19, 2014, some students of Government Urdu Higher Primary School, DJ Halli, Bangalore, had complained of stomach ache and vomiting. As reported in the media, about 350 students were rushed to Dr B R Ambedkar Medical College & Hospital.
Syndicate Bank Donates a Mid-Day Meal Delivery Vehicle to The Akshaya Patra Foundation
February 1st, 2014
syndicate-bank-donates-mid-day-meal-vehicleSyndicate Bank, one of the oldest banks of India, has contributed one meal distribution vehicle to The Akshaya Patra Foundation, the world’s largest NGO run school meal program which currently feeds over 1.3 million children across the country every day.
Rs 55 crore grant donated by the Jamsetji Tata Trust
December 21st, 2013
The Akshaya Patra Foundation has received a grant of Rs 55 Crore spread over a period of 5 years from the Jamsetji Tata Trust. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between Akshaya Patra and Jamsetji Tata Trust.
Akshaya Patra bags award for Food Safety
December 9th, 2013
The Akshaya Patra Foundation, Bellary Kitchen, has been conferred with the CII National Award for Food Safety 2013 for its holistic approach in establishing, running and managing efficiently the Food Safety and Quality Systems.
Corporation Bank Donates Mid-Day Meal Delivery Vehicle to The Akshaya Patra Foundation
December 8th, 2013
The Corporation Bank, one of the oldest banks of India, has contributed one meal distribution vehicle to The Akshaya Patra Foundation, the world's largest NGO-run school mid-meal program which currently feeds over 1.3 million children across the country every day.
An Akshaya Patra and VasudevAdiga's intiative to provide a million meals to children
November 13th, 2013
VasudevAdiga's, a popular chain of restaurants in Karnataka, has committed to raise funds to support The Akshaya Patra Foundation, an NGO which serves mid-day meals to government school children in India.
NMDC Sponsors Akshaya Patra’s Mid-Day Meal for Children in Bellary
November 27th, 2012
In an effort to support Akshaya Patra’s cause, National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) has presented a cheque of Rs.26.32 lakhs to Mr. Vinay N Kumar, General Manager – Operations, Tornagallu and Mr. Chetan D, Manager – Operations of The Akshaya Patra Foundation, on 23 November 2012.
“Provide Hope for School Children”-Deepak Chopra
September 9th, 2012
Dr. Deepak Chopra won’t tell you to take two aspirins and call him in the morning. Instead he’ll tell you to practice meditation, reflection, yoga, seek happiness through creative fulfillment and that’s exactly the message that was delivered in his calm, incisive way at the Akshaya Patra fundraising dinner held at the Westin Galleria on Sunday, September the 9th.
Sabina Ranger in UK raises 6400 pounds for Akshaya Patra Foundation
August 12th, 2012
An Indian-origin girl student in the UK has raised over 6,400 pounds by organising a '5K walk' for the world's largest NGO-run school meal programme which provides food for 1.3 million children daily in India.
Javed Akhtar and Shankar Mahadevan craft an exclusive track to commemorate Akshaya Patra’s billionth meal celebration
July 31st, 2012
Javed Akhtar and Shankar Mahadevan – the duo that has established a firm presence in the minds of discerning music lovers, has yet again woven a magical track that echoes The Akshaya Patra Foundation’s mission loud and clear.
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