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Mid-Day Meal Programme Serving Wholesome School Lunch to Over 1.76 Million Children in 14,314 Schools Across 12 States in India.

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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.

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Celebrate this World Food Day with The Akshaya Patra Foundation

The Akshaya Patra Foundation, a mid-day meal NGO providing nutritious lunch to Government school children in India observes World Food Day not just for a day, but, every day! The NGO provides freshly cooked, wholesome, and tasty meals to more than 1.76 million children.

MEALS SERVED SO FAR
2.8 Billions and
counting

GOODWILL AMBASSADORS

  • S.S. Rajamouli

    Mr. S.S. Rajamouli is a famous Indian director and screenwriter. During his visit to our Narsingi kitchen, he was highly impressed and appreciated the entire kitchen process. Most recently, he made a significant contribution to our #iShareMyLunch campaign.

  • Chef Ramasamy Selvaraju

    Chef Selvaraju has been supporting Akshaya Patra since the inception of ‘Giving Every Dream a Chance’ - a mentorship initiative for beneficiary children. He says, “Akshaya Patra gives me an opportunity to support children in the pursuit of their dreams."

  • Shraddha Kapoor

    Ms. Shraddha Kapoor, a talented Indian actress has graciously supported Akshaya Patra on a famous television show ‘Dus Ka Dum’. In her appearance on the show, she pledged her winnings to our Foundation.

  • A.R. Rahman

    Mr. A. R. Rahman graciously offered his composition 'Naan Yen Piranthen' as the background score for an inspirational short film made by Akshaya Patra titled 'The Possibilities'.

  • Divya Sathyaraj

    Ms. Divya Sathyaraj, a popular nutritionist and daughter of ace actor Mr. Sathyaraj is advising us on how we can improve the nutritive value of our meals.

  • Vivek Oberoi

    The Foundation hosted Mr.Vivek Oberoi at one of its kitchens. He was very impressed and appreciated the working methodology adopted by the Foundation while coordinating with the Government, bringing together resources, raising funds and executing its school lunch programme.

  • Ram Sampath

    Mr. Ram Sampath is a famous Indian composer, music producer and musician. He enthralled the audience at Akshaya Patra’s musical fiesta called the ‘Chords of Giving’.

  • Sanjeev Kapoor

    Mr. Sanjeev Kapoor partners with Akshaya Patra regularly to help spread the vision and mission of the Foundation.

  • Sona Mohapatra

    Mrs. Sona Mohapatra is a celebrated singer and performer who has performed at Akshaya Patra’s ‘Chords of Giving’ concert held on 13 January 2017.

  • T. V. Mohandas Pai

    Mr. Mohandas Pai has been serving as a trustee of The Akshaya Patra Foundation since its early days. He is also a donor apart from being a strategic visionary of the Foundation.

  • Shankar Mahadevan

    Akshaya Patra is immensely proud to be associated with Mr. Shankar Mahadevan, India’s iconic singer and composer who achieved worldwide fame with his album 'Breathless'. He has composed and sung a number specially dedicated to Akshaya Patra.

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HONOUR ROLL

  • SUN SCIENCE CONSULTANCY, Bengaluru
  • PADMINI PATEL, Bengaluru
  • P VIJAYALAKSHMI, Bengaluru
  • M SUBALAKSHMI, Bengaluru
  • C37 HEALTH CARE PVT LTD, Bengaluru
  • PURNIMA BHALLA, Gurgaon
  • PRAJWAL J KASHYAP, Bengaluru
  • S R BROTHERS, Chennai
  • RAGHU R NARASIMHAN, Chennai
  • SAYEE KUMAR R, Chennai
  • KISHORE SAMBASIVAM, Chennai
  • K V JAYAKUMAR, Chennai
  • VISHWANTH R KAMATH, Bengaluru
  • PRADEEP REDDY, Bengaluru
  • NIMESH CHANCHANI, Bengaluru
  • RAMESH V SHETTY, Bengaluru
  • CHIRAG N, Bengaluru
  • VELAN MURALI, Bengaluru
  • SUKUMAR M R, Bengaluru
  • KANNU B ADALJA, Thane
  • ATUL KUMAR, Bengaluru
  • A ADITYA RAO, Bengaluru
  • DINESH L DEVNANI, Bengaluru
  • KRISHNA MURTHY R, Bengaluru
  • SYNTHETIC PACKERS PVT LTD, Bengaluru
  • SHARAVI B, Bengaluru
  • VATSALA IYENGAR, Bengaluru
  • DIGITAL WAVES INTERNATIONAL PVT LTD, Bengaluru
  • P FLORENCE ESTHER, Bengaluru
  • B BRAHMAM, Bengaluru
  • KRUTHIKA RAVI, Bengaluru
  • VISHNU, Bengaluru
  • BHARGAV ADDAGULLA, Secunderabad
  • MAHESH HARDWARE & PIPES PVT LTD, Bengaluru
  • KAUSALYA KUGASHANKAR, Bengaluru
  • SBH REAL ESTATE PROJECT PVT LTD, Bengaluru
  • ELCIA TRUST, Bengaluru
  • G UMESH RAO, Bengaluru
  • AARUSH, Bengaluru
  • DR KAMLAKAR MAHAKALKAR, Nag[pur
  • RINI TRIVEDI, Bengaluru
  • DR R RAMACHANDRA, Bengaluru
  • ASGAR ALI, Mumbai
  • PAWAN HAWAL, Mumbai
  • PARIKSHIT OJHA, Mumbai
  • SNEHALATA BABUBHAI, Surat
  • NIRMALA ASARPOTA, Mumbai
  • SANDIP PATEL, Mumbai
  • PURVESH V SURVE, Thane
  • UNIVERSAL MARKETING, Rajpur
  • SMITA CHITTAL, Mumbai
  • SUNITHA ENTERPRISES, Bengaluru
  • ASHOK M, Bengaluru
  • VANJEESWARAN, Bengaluru
  • SUSHEELA THARANATH, Bengaluru
  • MAHESH HARDWARE AND PIPES PVT LTD, Bengaluru
  • AVINASH VENUGOPAL, Bengaluru
  • ROCHE, Bengaluru
  • SYNTHETIC PACKERS PVT LTD, Bengaluru
  • DINESH GUPTA, Bengaluru
  • DIGITAL WAVES INTERNATIONAL PVT LTD, Bengaluru
  • SRIKANTHA B K, Bengaluru
  • RAJESH ARORA, Bengaluru
  • S D JAGADEESH, Bengaluru
  • C V SRIKANTH, Vishakapatnam
  • RAKESH SUREKHA, Bengaluru
  • VAIBHAV KHANDELWEL, Bengaluru
  • SANDESH SALANKEY, Mysore
  • NILESH LOLIENCAR, Goa
  • VINEET CHHABRA, Bengaluru
  • B S NATARAJU, Bengaluru
  • ESWARA RAO MAVURI, Bengaluru
  • AJIT SREEDARAN NAIR, Bengaluru
  • SUHRUT RAO, Bengaluru
  • K RAVI KUMAR, Bengaluru
  • R S ENGTERPRISES, Bengaluru
  • T C RAMACHANDRA RAO, Bengaluru
  • DR SHANKARA S N, Bengaluru
  • SRINIVAS KATTA, Bengaluru
  • VINUTHA, Bengaluru
  • MADHUSUDAN N, Bengaluru
  • SHAMA RUB CHEM CO PVT LTD, Mumbai
  • SHRINIVASA RAO, Pune
  • LAKSHMANAN B K, Bengaluru
  • ADITYA, Bengaluru
  • MOHINI SOOD CHARITABLE TRUST, SUNDERGARH
  • DINKAR PATWARDHAN, Mumbai
  • P S KRISHNAN, Bengaluru
  • NAREDNRA C K, Bengaluru
  • KRISHNA SWAMY BHARATHI, Bengaluru
  • SILVERLINE FOUNDATION, Bengaluru
  • AIR VICE MARSHAL HEBLE, Bengaluru
  • SWATHI RAMAKRISHNAN, Bengaluru
  • THIRUMALLESHWAR REDDY, Bengaluru
  • BALAJI P N, Bengaluru
  • SHANTHI B SHENAI, Bengaluru
  • SARITHA VERNEKAR, BENGALURU
  • N NAGESH, Bengaluru
  • KIRIT M MEHTA, Mumbai
  • VENKATRAMAN SUNDARAMOORTHY, Mumbai
  • V RAMA SWAMY, Chennai
  • BADRINARAYANAN SESHADRI, Chennai
  • SHEKAR, Bengaluru
  • K NARAYANA SWAMY, Bengaluru
  • UMASHANKAR E, Bengaluru
  • GANESH KRISHNAMURTHY, Bengaluru
  • GRIRAJU ASHWATH NARAYAN , Bengaluru
  • DR S J SHASHIKANTH, Bengaluru
  • SYNTHETIC PACKERS PVT LTD, Bengaluru
  • CADD PRO TOOLINGS, Bengaluru
  • NAGENDRANATH, Bengaluru
  • B N VATHSALA, Bengaluru
  • B GANESH PAI, Bengaluru
  • S K THIMMAPPA, Bengaluru
  • MAHESH PATEL, Ahmedabad
  • K R SUBRAMANIAN, Chennai
  • PRAKASH B SHELKE, Pune
  • DEEPAK KRISHNAKANT MEHTA, Bengaluru
  • C V LAKSHMI, Bengaluru
  • J S IYER, Bengaluru
  • NAGARAJ H P, Bengaluru
  • DIGITAL WAVES INTERNATIONAL PVT LTD, Bengaluru
  • NARENDER R VARANE, Bengaluru
  • VINEET DALAL, Gurgaon
  • P M KUMAR , Bengaluru
  • NEO FOODS PVT LTD, Bengaluru
  • LAKSHMI NARAYANA , Mumbai
  • PRASAD CHALASANI, Bengaluru
  • NATRAJ WOOLTEX LTD, Amritsar
  • NAVNEET SYNTHETICS LTD, Amritsar
  • BALAKRISHNA RAMACHANDRA MOHITE, Bengaluru
  • HAVISH V, Bengaluru
  • CHRISHLYN N LAKSHMI, Bengaluru
  • RAMANI KRISHNAMURTHI, Bengaluru
  • MERCY JACOB, Bengaluru
  • C R KAMATH, Mumbai
  • PARTH GHOSH, Mumbai
  • SANJAY BAGLANE, Pune
  • HEMABEN PARIKH, Vadodara
  • V SARADA GOPAL, Bengaluru
  • SUMITA SALIGRAM, Bengaluru
  • T M SWAMINATHAN, Bengaluru
  • LAKSHMI PRABHA, Bengaluru
  • WOODTECH INDIA, Bengaluru
  • SUYOG ELECTRICALS LTD, Vadodara
  • T K PUSHPA KARAN, Vadodara
  • DILIP KUMAR J, Vadodara
  • MURALI PARTHASARATHY, Vadodara
  • SATEE DEVI VADAVAT, Bengaluru
  • DR SUDHEENDRA T R, Bengaluru
  • MAHALAKSHMI ATREYI, Bengaluru
  • S RAMACHANDRA IYER, Bengaluru
  • SRINIVAS V, Bengaluru
  • HEMA S, Bengaluru
  • RADHAKRISHNAN, Bengaluru
  • M R KRISHNA KUMAR, Bengaluru
  • POWER AND CONTROL, Mumbai
  • ANIL KUMAR ANAND, Mumbai
  • ANUJA HIRANTAR, Pune
  • DR S J SASHIKANTH, Bengaluru
  • KAUSHAL DAS V BOLAKI, Bengaluru
  • HEMALATHA , Bengaluru
  • POORNIMA BHALLA, Gurgaon
  • N SUBRAMANYAM, Bengaluru
  • C V JAYANTHI MERCY, Bengaluru
  • NAGAVENI SHAMSUNDER, Bengaluru
  • SUNIL KULKARNI, Bengaluru
  • SHRI PRABHU, bangalore
  • V K RAMESH VALLURI, Bengaluru
  • RAMESH DHALOMAL MANSINGHANI, Bengaluru
  • NARAYANA BHAGAVAN B K, Bengaluru
  • SURESH BHANDARI, Bengaluru
  • MANJEGOWDA T C, Bengaluru
  • B N RUKMINI, Bengaluru
  • SREEDHAR VENKATRAMAN, Bengaluru
  • SYNTHETIC PACKERS PVT LTD, Bengaluru
  • G C SHIVA KUMAR, Bengaluru
  • S VENKATESH BABU, Bengaluru
  • SURENDRANATH MOHANTY, Bengaluru
  • PUSHPA BADAMI, Bengaluru
  • INDUMATHI GANESH, Bengaluru
  • DR R RAMACHANDRA, Bengaluru
  • SUDHAKAR B G, Bengaluru
  • SUHAANI SRIVASTAVA, Bengaluru
  • KRISHNA, Bengaluru
  • SHIVASHANKAR B V, Bengaluru
  • B S THEJAS GUPTA, Bengaluru
  • B S THEJAS GUPTA, Bengaluru
  • DR C M SHIVANANJUNDAIAH, Bengaluru
  • AMITH ALVA, Bengaluru
  • SRINIVAS PERUMALLA, Bengaluru
  • DR P M PATIL, Bengaluru
  • SRINIVASA A VITHALPURKAR, Bengaluru
  • SATHYA RAJ, Chennai
  • TAEGUTEC INDIA PVT LTD, BENGALURU
  • KAMAKHYA VIKRAM, Bengaluru
  • PARIMAL BAJPAI, Bengaluru
  • L RAVICHANDRAN , Bengaluru
  • HYDROLINE PRODUCTS PVT LTD, Bengaluru
  • B J RAVI CHANDRA, Bengaluru
  • SUNANDA NAIR, Mumbai
  • VIJAYA JOSHI, Pune
  • PARVATHI NAIR, Pune
  • SAVITHA R PANDIT, Bengaluru
  • POORNIMA RAJENDRAN M, Bengaluru
  • DILEP T MALECHA, Bengaluru
  • PREETA SUDHAKAR, Bengaluru
  • K S SHASHIDHAR, Bengaluru
  • B S MANGALA, Bengaluru
  • PADMINI RAJ, Bengaluru
  • N C ACHIA, Bengaluru
  • PREMA SARATHY, Bengaluru
  • JOSE JOHN, Bengaluru
  • VKA POWER MASTER PVT LTD, Bengaluru
  • SRI SAIRAM BOREWELLS, Bengaluru
  • A R MYTHILI, Bengaluru

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