The Akshaya Patra Foundation is one of the largest implementers of the Midday Meal Scheme in India. It was established in 2000 and works on its goals to education by providing healthy and wholesome meals on every school day to the children studying in Government schools and Government-aided schools.
Since its inception, Akshaya Patra has scaled up its operations in a strategic and sustainable manner. Akshaya Patra kitchens are present in Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Daman-DNH, Delhi, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and Tripura.
Akshaya Patra’s expansion to Telangana
As an NGO in Telangana, Akshaya Patra first set up its kitchen in 2017 in Warangal. Today, it is operating four kitchens in the state.
At a glance: Akshaya Patra’s work in Telangana
Kind of meals served
As a Midday Meal Programme implementer, Akshaya Patra understands the importance and magnanimity of nutritious meals to children. To make sure that children consume their meals readily and happily, Akshaya Patra has designed location-specific menus. Not only this, the nutritional levels are also kept intact, as recommended by the Central Mid-Day Meal Scheme.
Operating as an NGO in Telangana, Akshaya Patra serves the following menu on a cyclical basis: rice, green peas curry, mix veg sambar, leaf pappu, cucumber pappu, Dosakayi pappu, Kunduru sabji, Tomato meal maker curry, Biryani dalcha, Kabuli chana biryani, jiggery Pongal and many more.
Meet the beneficiaries
As an NGO in Telangana, Akshaya Patra is nurturing 1,54,334 dreams every day. Below is a snapshot of couple of dreams:
With your help, more children can be benefitted
Your support is required in every stage – starting from feeding them with the much-required nutritious mid-day meals, till strengthening their wish to achieve big dreams. Your one moment of generous thought can change their lives for the better. Choose how you would want to extend your support to the Mid-day Meal Programme from the options provided below:
- Donate online. You can donate as much as you like, our children will be more than grateful for the support you provide
- Conduct an online fundraising campaign in your corporate circle with your colleagues, with your community members or your partners
- Become an online ambassador and spread the word about Akshaya Patra in your social media network. Your word of mouth marketing will do wonders to school children
- Choose to show your support by taking part in Volunteering opportunities
Your contribution upholds dreams of the future generation. Be a change-maker for a child today!