For the past 12 years, the Akshaya Patra Foundation has served cooked food to nearly 1.4 million children in government schools across the India. And now, it has reached an important milestone serving its billionth meal in August.
From a very modest beginning, the foundation — working with government, corporations and private individuals — now covers most government schools in nine states across the country.
Today, even as students increase and volumes expand, Akshaya Patra Foundation has not lost sight of its core principle – serving tasty and nutritious food to children.
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[Editor’s note: 14 Lakh children = 1.4 million kids]