L&T Infotech Teams Up With Akshaya Patra Foundation For Promoting Literacy.

Akshaya Patra Reviews

L&T Infotech has teamed up with Akshaya Patra Foundation for supporting a noble cause for promoting literacy. The alliance aims to educate 10,000 children studying in 35 government schools in and around this city.

As part of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative by L&T Infotech, the company has proposed to sponsor mid-day meals of these children and provide a conveyance to bring the cooked food to the schools in a timely manner.

“The primary objective of this alliance is to encourage high school attendance, surge national literacy rates, decrease dropout rates and also to ensure that the children are well-nourished,” said Shridhar Venkat, CEO of Akshaya Patra. Further to this, the companies have signed an official memorandum of understanding (MOU) towards fulfilling the initiative. The Akshaya Patra Foundation is an NGO which runs the Mid-Day Meal Programme for Government and Government-aided school children.

 

Foundation laid for first high-tech mega kitchen in Telangana.

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Akshaya Patra and the Infosys Foundation are a step closer to building Telangana’s first high-tech, Centralised Mega Kitchen in Khandi, as they laid its foundation stone on December 7, 2016. The Infosys Foundation has donated Rs 18.03 crores, generously committing to cover the entire construction cost of this kitchen, which will use highly advanced technology. Over 1,00,000 children in Telangana will avail be fed nutritious mid-day meals prepared in this kitchen, beginning the next academic year.

The Bhoomi Puja was attended by Shri T Harish Rao, Honourable Minister for Irrigation, Marketing & Legislative Affairs of Telangana; Smt Sudha Murty, Chairperson, Infosys Foundation;  Shri K. Prabhakar Reddy, Member of Parliament, Medak;  Shri C Prabhakar, MLA, Sangareddy; Smt Ranjeev Acharya, IAS – Principal Secretary, Education Department; Shri K Manicka Raj, IAS – District Collector, Sangareddy;  Shri  Jagadeeshwar, IAS – Secretary of Government, Women, Children, Disabled & Senior Citizens Department; Smt Viziendira Boyi, IAS –  Director, Women & Children Development Department;  Smt Lanka Chandrakala, DEO, Sangareddy, Smt P Umarani, Sarpanch, Sangareddy; and Shri G Krishnan, IAS – Director School Education.

Akshaya Patra garners positive reviews for its impeccable services

Indian NGO Akshaya Patra is globally acknowledged for its noble cause of eradicating hunger and poverty from the country. The organization has been successful in bringing about a positive change in the lives of many. It works towards eliminating hunger-related needs of primary school children because the NGO believes that the fight against illiteracy cannot be fought with an empty stomach. Its central objective is that ‘No child in India shall be deprived of education because of hunger.’ On an average, the organization provides mid day meals to around 1.4 million children every day. It aims at reaching around 5 million children by the year 2020.

Akshaya Patra has been well acknowledged for its noble cause in the form of various prestigious awards and titles. It has garnered great feedback for its impeccable services which is well evident from Akshaya Patra online reviews. The organization firmly believes that nutrition and education play a major role in transforming the lives of children struggling to survive against all odds. The ‘Stories of Hope’ section highlights the commendable services of Akshaya Patra and holds a mirror to how it is effective in serving mid-day meals to the students. Badal, a ten year old student of the Khadipada Primary School, Puri, Odisha has been a beneficiary of the Mid-Day Meal programme for five years. When asked about the Akshaya Patra’s mid-day meal program and his favorite dish, Badal said that Kheer (an Indian sweet dish) is his favorite dish and he is quite fond of having other items too. He further appreciated the Mid-day meal programme stating that it should be there as it helps children.