I strongly believe that education is the right vehicle to spread and sustain democracy. Akshaya Patra is doing a yeoman's job by feeding nutritious food to more than 1.6 million children in India.
Goutam Mitra retired executive, presently a technical consultant,New Delhi
Thanks to all at Akshaya Patra who strive hard from the wee hours of the morning to get hygienic and nutritious meals out to children daily!
Veena Thimmaya Director SAGlobal India
Charity means helping the hapless, the needy and the infirm in whatever way I can. That way, I can make them feel that they are not alone in this world. I am particularly impressed with the efficiency of the kitchens and the sincerity of the people manning the units at Akshaya Patra.
GP Girija Shankar retired senior banker
“Keeping our corporate philosophy of focusing on water conservation, providing nutritious food and education for school children, we are pleased to have been associated with Akshaya Patra. We are particularly impressed with the back end kitchen facilities which were hygienically clean. Wishing the children a great future under your patronage.”
Harish Mehta Senior General Manager Dhanuka Agritech Limited
“I was totally satisfied, both with the method of disbursement and the target population . Instead of spending money on yearly rituals on my parents’ death anniversary, I donate the amount to Akshaya Patra. Money spent on a God’s children should please the God anyway.”
Satyajit Chakraborty Executive Director, boiler company in Kolkata
“About 10 years ago, when I was assisting a large municipality on the mid-day meal scheme, I evaluated Akshaya Patra and its delivery capabilities. I was impressed with its intentions, team and operations, and started donating. From supporting a few students initially, to supporting many more now, I intend to keep increasing my contribution with every successive year.”
Deepak M Investment Banker,
“I am impressed by Akshaya Patra’s dedication in encouraging children to go to school and ensuring that they don’t remain empty-stomached. I am also overwhelmed by the number of schools and children it supports, which is a yeoman’s service to mankind. I was impressed by initiatives taken by Akshaya Patra, which give underprivileged children a chance to achieve their dreams.”
G Srinivasan Chairman, Puri Crawford Insurance Surveyors & Loss Assessors India Pvt. Ltd.
“I started my journey in contributing to Akshaya Patra from 2007, as I had read about their activities, especially feeding school children in India, which improves their quality of life and encourages them to get educated. With the grace of the Almighty, I wish to support Akshaya Patra for as long as I can, through donations or in person when I find time.”
Hariharan Mahadevan President (Projects), Anrak Aluminium Limited
The visit gave me an insight into how focused the staff is at Akshaya Patra to fulfill the vision of no child goes hungry. We are happy to be part of this movement.
Bandana Jha CSR Head, Bank of America
This has been a great visit and it is wonderful to see how Akshaya Patra is reaching out to children in a huge way and addressing malnutrition for India’s children.
Prof. Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Laureate Founder of Grameen Bank
“Very impressed by the quality standard & processes followed by Akshayapatra. Wish you all the best.”
Suraj Prasad Finance Head, Idea Cellular Limited, Gujarat
“Great initiatives & a noble cause to be associated with. Akshay patra is a trend setter motivating all of us to think beyond ordinary & beyond material pleasure to give back to the society of which we are an integral part. Idea pariwar is delighted to be associated with you all. May your patra be always Akshay”
Animesh Chanda Sales Head, Idea Cellular Limited, Gujarat
On June 7, 2017, Akshaya Patra opened a new centralised kitchen in Bhavnagar – fifth largest city in the state of Gujarat
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