Akshayapatra Foundation’s 55th kitchen opened in Jamnagar, Gujarat


Gandhinagar, 16 January 2020

Akshay Foundation’s 55th kitchen in the country is started in Jamnagar. A7th food house of Gujarat. There is a capacity to prepare food for 50,000 children per day. In the first phase, Akshaya will provide food to 33,375 beneficiaries of the eligible Mid-Day Meal (MDM) scheme and 6,000 children under the ICDS program. Then, 4.64 lakh children are getting food in Gujarat.

Cold storage

The state-of-the-art kitchen structure of Jamnagar is spread over 2965 square meters. The Foundation has the 7th kitchen in the state and the 55th kitchen in the country. RO has important facilities like water plant and cold storage. The food is prepared following the highest international standards. Gujarat President Jaganmohan Krishna Das said that we are in Gujarat has been in the state for more than a decade.

The new kitchen has been constructed in collaboration with Reliance Foundation and Jamnagar Municipal Corporation (JMC). The mid-day meal scheme of the state government is managed by the non-governmental organization (NGO) Akshaya Patra. The kitchen will also be managed by this organization.

Jagmohan Krishnadasa of Akshaya Patra Foundation was in Jamnagar.

To buy kitchen building, cooking utensils, food delivery vehicles a total of Rs. 8.5 crores have been spent. Reliance Foundation will provide an additional Rs 1 crore to support schools in the villages of Jamnagar and Lalpur taluka around the refinery complex.

Chanchalpati Das

“Today is our 55th kitchen,” said Akshayapatra vice-president Chanchalapati Das. The Foundation has been giving BJP in India for 20 years. Akshayapatra Foundation currently has 6 concentrated kitchens in Ahmedabad, Bhavnagar, Vadodara, Surat, Kalol and Bhuj in Gujarat. In which 4.14 lakh children and women are given food.

The target is to reach 5 million children by the year 2025.

Akshaya Patra Foundation is a non-governmental organization in India. Recorded in the Limca Book of Records in December 2009. CNBC has been awarded for their social contributions. The non-profit organization has kitchens in Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Odisha, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh. Headquarters in Bangalore.

18 million children food

Akshayapatra has been partnering with the government since the central government implemented the mid-day meal scheme in June 2000. He started this work by providing food to 1500 students from 5 government schools in Bengaluru, Karnataka. According to the 2017 data, the institute currently caters to 17 lakh children in 14173 schools in 12 states.

In 2000, it has helped 1,500 schools in 5 schools grow by serving 1.8 million children. Today, Akshaya Patra has 56 kitchens in 12 states and 2 union territories of India, a result of a successful partnership with the Government of India, various state governments and liberal supporters.

World’s largest organization

The foundation, called the “Mid-Day Meal Scheme”, has 23 years of experience. Akshaya Patra is the largest organization in the world. Kitchens contain about 330 million meals per year at 24 locations in India. Ranked among the world’s top 100 NGOs by Global Journal in 2014.

Today, Akshaya Patra is the world’s largest (non-for-profit run) mid-day meal program that serves nutritious meals to more than 1.8 million children from 19,039 schools in 12 states and 2 union territories of India every school day is.

Has won a 5-year Gold Award in Excellence in Financial Reporting. Now in the Hall of Fame. Enabling nutritional supplementation for Anganwadi and lactating mothers in villages

The Akshaya Patra Foundation will provide food to children in the UK in association with an organization called God Myland Partners.

According to a report by the British Parliament, there are 3 million children in Britain for whom special school holidays are. Then only food is required.


So far, 10-crore cumulative meals were served.

10.7-crore – COVID-19 relief food

2.45-Lakh – Khushi Kit

350 Crore – Mid-Day Meal

1.63-Crore – Anganwadi Meal (translated from Gujarati)