"Akshaya Patra" News 

Akshaya Patra world's largest NGO targets to serve 5 billionth meal by 2021, to expand in Uttar Pradesh

Buoyed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi serving its three billionth meal, Akshaya Patra has now set its eyes on the "five billionth milestone" which it plans to reach by 2021 while expanding its..
DNA - Published

Akshaya Patra: PM Narendra Modi serves food to underprivileged children in Vrindavan

The event was organised to mark the serving of the 3rd billionth meal by the Akshaya Patra Foundation.
Zee News - Published

PM Modi praises NGO's efforts towards eradicating hunger

PM Modi praised the efforts of NGO Akshaya Patra Foundation towards eradicating hunger from the country.
DNA - Published

PM Modi to serve Akshaya Patra's 3 billionth meal to underprivileged kids

Akshaya Patra, which is a Bengaluru-based not-for-profit organisation, said that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar are also likely to join the prime..
DNA - Published

Centre names Gandhi Peace Prize awardees from 2015 to 2018

Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari, Akshaya Patra Foundation, Sulabh International, Ekal Abhiyan Trust and Yohei Sasakawa were conferred the award.
DNA - Published

Row erupts over Akshaya Patra serving 'satvik' food as midday meal

Karnataka government directing the foundation to include garlic and onion in the food. - Published

Row over onion, garlic in Karnataka's mid-day meals; NGO stands firm

Karnataka government has asked Akshaya Patra to include onion and garlic in its meal, which the NGO is opposed to.
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: East-West divide in mid-day meals

The much-lauded initiative of Gujarat government to serve breakfast to government schoolkids, besides midday meals, seems to be partially successful as the scheme has been benefitting only a..
DNA - Published

National Nutrition Month: Akshaya Patra Foundation urges Narendra Modi to speak on 'nutrition for all' in next Mann ki Baat

An NGO said it has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take up the topic of 'ensuring access to nutrition for all' in his upcoming 'Mann ki Baat' programme.
Firstpost - Published

Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur is all praises for schemes under Vasundhara Raje’s Rajasthan

The state government’s Bhamashah, Mukhyamantri Jal Swavalamban and Abhay Command Center Scheme will also be implemented in Himachal Pradesh. Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, who came..
DNA - Published

Meals at Rs 5, it's now Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu's turn to launch Anna canteen

Following the success of Amma and Indira canteens in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday launched Anna canteens. Breaking bread in one of the flagship canteens in..
DNA - Published

The Torchbearers of Mission Nutrition - The Akshaya Patra Foundation

the torchbearers of mission nutrition - the akshaya patra foundation
After series of significant works done on key determinants of nutrition, Prime Minister, *Narendra Modi,* launched *National Nutrition Mission* (NNM) in January 2018. The NNM is basically meant to..
NewsVoir - Published Also reported by •newKerala.comSify

Rajasthan: After tiger & leopard, bull safari to begin soon

Hingonia Gaushala is planning to start Bull Safari for the visitors. Based on the lines of Tiger and Leopard Safaris, the tourists will now be able to see the cattle of cows, buffaloes and bulls..
DNA - Published

Changing the Lives of Underprivileged Children

changing the lives of underprivileged children
It is rightly said, “Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.” This came true for a 16-year-old Manjula who wanted to become an actress. In her imaginary world of roles and characters,..
NewsVoir - Published

Foodpanda, Akshaya Patra join hands for midday meal scheme

On World Hunger Day, Foodpanda on Monday announced a partnership with The Akshaya Patra Foundation to tackle hunger among children from the less privileged sections through the midday meal scheme..
Sify - Published

PR Professionals Closes FY 17-18 with 100% Growth

PR Professionals, India’s leading strategic communications agency continued it’s fast paced growth for the fourth consecutive year. With a year on year growth of 100% in FY 17-18, PRP grew almost..
NewsVoir - Published

No Child in India shall be Deprived of Education – The Akshaya Patra Foundation

no child in india shall be deprived of education – the akshaya patra foundation
*Nelson Mandela* once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” - A self-explanatory quote meticulously justifying the vitality of education in..
NewsVoir - Published Also reported by •Sify

Akshaya Patra Foundation to use fortified rice

The Akshaya Patra Foundation proposes to enrich the rice delivered to children under its jurisdiction from this year, said Tirumala Rao of the Foundation. Addressing a press meet here, he said that..
Deccan Herald - Published

Mumbai: Two bikers held for following Justin Trudeau's convoy, performing stunts

mumbai: two bikers held for following justin trudeau's convoy, performing stunts
Two bikers, who allegedly followed the convoy of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and performed stunts on a road here have been arrested, police said on Wednesday. Fakaruddin Mohammad Hanif..
Mid-Day - Published

mid-day editorial: You shouldn't feel helpless in your own home

mid-day editorial: you shouldn't feel helpless in your own home
In a city where thousands of residents are fighting redevelopment battles, the recent triumph of a housing society in Walkeshwar will resonate with many. A report in this paper stated that in a major..
Mid-Day - Published

Budget 2018: Arun Jaitley’s Education Reforms Paves Way for Quality Education

Education and reforms are the need of the hour and the 2018-19 budget did not leave any stone unturned to ensure that the sector gets it’s much required boost and support. The 2018-19 budget clearly..
NewsVoir - Published

Akshaya Patra Foundation Launches Pilot Program: Introduces Millets in Mid-Day Meals

*The* *Akshaya Patra Foundation* launched a pilot in partnership with the *Government of Karnataka* to introduce millets in the mid-day meal scheme with an aim to enhance the nutritional intake of the..
NewsVoir - Published Also reported by •newKerala.comSify

Education Sector Likely to get more Funding in the Upcoming Budget

education sector likely to get more funding in the upcoming budget
In 2017, the school sector had a budget allocation of INR 46,356 crore. Government’s intend on further strengthening this sector further is evident and pundits are expecting a raise of 14% in the..
NewsVoir - Published

Udupi takes on festive hue for biennial Paryaya

The temple town wears a festive look for the biennial Paryaya. Palimaru Mutt seer Vidyadheesha Theertha Swami will ascend the Paryaya Peetha for the second time, in the wee hours of Thursday, in..
Deccan Herald - Published

Seers, Bishop lay foundation stone for mega kitchen

The foundation stone for the mega kitchen of Akshaya Patra Foundation was laid in association with G T Foundation and Diya Systems Pvt Ltd, at Kodman village, Benjanapadavu. The new kitchen will..
Deccan Herald - Published

NatureFresh Sampoorna Chakki Atta Promotes Food Security with #NoKhaaliPet Campaign

naturefresh sampoorna chakki atta promotes food security with #nokhaalipet campaign
*Business Wire India* *#NoKhaaliPet Campaign of NatureFresh Sampoorna Chakki Atta*On the occasion of Human Rights Day, NatureFresh Sampoorna Chakki Atta, one of the fastest growing atta brands in the..
Business Wire India - Published

Prez fetes Puttur's Swasthik, Bengaluru's Nikhiya with national child awards

Master Swastik Padma and Kumari Nikhiya Shamsher from Karnataka received National Child Awards from President Ram Nath Kovind for their exceptional achievement in the field of scientific innovation and..
Deccan Herald - Published

India sets Guinness world record by cooking 918 kg khichdi at World Food India event

A team of 50 people led by Sanjeev Kapoor and NGO Akshaya Patra supervised night-long preparations and yoga guru Ramdev Baba put crowning 'tadka' in the khichdi
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Rediff.comDeccan Herald

CM Vasundhara Raje pays more than respect for cows

This Saturday, the Rajasthan chief minister offered more than just respect for cows on Gopashthmi. Following her vsit to the Hingonia cow shelter at the outskirts of Jaipur where she offered grass and..
DNA - Published

Cisco to digitise Akshaya Patra Foundation's kitchens

Cisco on Wednesday announced an agreement with Akshaya Patra Foundation to accelerate digitisation of their kitchens across seven locations in the country. As part of the agreement, Cisco will..
Deccan Herald - Published

City stinks on cleanliness day as civic workers stay off duty

Even as organisations and individuals picked up brooms, wore gloves and participated in the Swachh Bharath campaign at some places on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, garbage piled up at many other..
Deccan Herald - Published

Microsoft donates $1 billion in Cloud services for 90,000 non-profits

Exceeding its own targets, Microsoft Philanthropies announced that it has donated $1 billion in Cloud-computing resources to help 90,000 non-profit organisations worldwide. In early 2016, Microsoft..
BGR India - Published

Shraddha Kapoor wants people to help the needy

The actress recently made a donation to NGO Akshaya Patra that runs Mid-Day Meal Programme serving Wholesome school lunch to over 1.6 million children in 13,808 schools across 12 states in India.
DNA - Published

Celebrity Chef Akshay Nayyar joins hands with The Akshaya Patra Foundation

New Delhi , August 15 : Celebrity Chef Akshay Nayyar from Kopper Kadai (Delhi & Bangalore) joins hands with The Akshaya Patra Foundation which operates the world's largest NGO-run Mid-Day Meal.. - Published

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