Akshaya Patra reaches out to 17,61,734 children in 38 kitchens across 12 states of India, providing them with freshly cooked meal on all school days. Currently, we implement the mid-day meal programme in 14,314 schools of the country, with plans to increase that number to hundreds more.

State / Location Number of Children Number of Schools Type of Kitchen
Andhra Pradesh 72,728 619
Visakhapatnam 19,957 89 Centralised Kitchen
Kakinada 15,557 75 Centralised Kitchen
Mangalagiri 17,751 169 Centralised Kitchen
Nellore 19,463 286 Centralised Kitchen
Assam 43,029 618
Guwahati (ISO 22000:2005) 43,029 618 Centralised Kitchen
Chhattisgarh 26,051 175
Bhilai (ISO 22000:2005) 26,051 175 Centralised Kitchen
Gujarat 3,86,450 1,619
Ahmedabad (ISO 22000:2005) 95,189 513 Centralised Kitchen
Bhavnagar 24,264 56 Centralised Kitchen
Vadodara (ISO 22000:2005) 1,04,913 621 Centralised Kitchen
Surat (ISO 22000:2005) 1,46,234 336 Centralised Kitchen
Kalol 15,850 93 Centralised Kitchen
Karnataka 4,43,4762 2,866
Bengaluru – HK Hill (ISO 22000:2005) 95,601 620 Centralised Kitchen
Bengaluru -Vasanthapura (ISO 22000:2005) 68,618 486 Centralised Kitchen
Ballari (ISO 22000:2005, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001) 1,10,385 558 Centralised Kitchen
Hubballi (ISO 22000:2005, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001) 1,25,155 848 Centralised Kitchen
Mangaluru 13,361 134 Centralised Kitchen
Mysuru 17,940 142 Centralised Kitchen
Jigani 12,416 78 Centralised Kitchen
Odisha 1,61,241 1,586
Bhubaneshwar 51,112 364 Centralised Kitchen
Puri 45,914 581 Centralised Kitchen
Nayagarh 21,448 249 Decentralised Kitchens
Rourkela (ISO 22000:2005) 42,767 392 Centralised Kitchen
Rajasthan 2,27,253 2,344
Jaipur (ISO 22000:2005) 1,18,386 1,132 Centralised Kitchen
Jodhpur 12,667 132 Centralised Kitchen
Nathdwara (ISO 22000:2005) 42,449 607 Centralised Kitchen
Ajmer(ISO 22000:2005) 15,560 115 Centralised Kitchens
Baran 11,490 118 Decentralised Kitchens
Bhilwara 11,480 83 Centralised Kitchen
Jhalawar 15,221 157 Centralised Kitchen
Maharashtra 33,145 218
Nagpur 23,654  163 Centralised Kitchen
Thane 9,491  55 Centralised Kitchen
Tamil Nadu 731 1
Chennai 731 1 Centralised Kitchen
Telangana 1,01,232 1,056
Hyderabad 74,257 638 Centralised Kitchen
Narsingi 14,937 193 Centralised Kitchen
Kothagudem 12,038 225 Centralised Kitchen
Tripura 674 02
Kashirampara 674 02 Centralised Kitchen
Uttar Pradesh 2,65,724 3,210
Lucknow (ISO 22000:2005) 1,16,908 1,257 Centralised Kitchen
Vrindavan (ISO 22000:2005) 1,48,816 1,953 Centralised Kitchen
TOTAL 17,61,734 14,314