Akshaya Patra reaches out to 16,75,008 children in 33 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 13,839 schools of the country, with plans to increase that number to hundreds more.

Jigani25,000159Centralised Kitchen

Jigani25,000159Centralised Kitchen

State / Location Number of Children Number of Schools Type of Kitchen
Andhra Pradesh 74,409 370
Visakhapatnam 21,850 91 Centralised Kitchen
Kakinada 11,491 27 Centralised Kitchen
Mangalagiri 16,068 172 Centralised Kitchen
Nellore 25,000 80 Centralised Kitchen
Assam 47,249 607
Guwahati (ISO 22000:2005) 47,249 607 Centralised Kitchen
Chhattisgarh 29,835 192
Bhilai (ISO 22000:2005) 29,835 192 Centralised Kitchen
Gujarat 3,92,255 1,531
Ahmedabad (ISO 22000:2005) 1,15,578 522 Centralised Kitchen
Bhavnagar 25,546 56 Centralised Kitchen
Vadodara (ISO 22000:2005) 1,07,838 616 Centralised Kitchen
Surat (ISO 22000:2005) 1,43,293 337 Centralised Kitchen
Karnataka 4,86,172 2,968
Bengaluru – HK Hill (ISO 22000:2005) 96,635 635 Centralised Kitchen
Bengaluru -Vasanthapura (ISO 22000:2005) 76,619 487 Centralised Kitchen
Ballari (ISO 22000:2005, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001) 1,11,333 577 Centralised Kitchen
Hubballi (ISO 22000:2005, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001) 1,36,111 807 Centralised Kitchen
Mangaluru 17,024 139 Centralised Kitchen
Mysuru 23,450 164 Centralised Kitchen
Jigani 25,000 159 Centralised Kitchen
Odisha 1,80,140 1,840
Bhubaneshwar 58,087 417 Centralised Kitchen
Puri 49,078 661 Centralised Kitchen
Nayagarh 23,976 342 Decentralised Kitchens
Rourkela 48,999 420 Centralised Kitchen
Rajasthan 1,70,723 2,672
Jaipur (ISO 22000:2005) 1,02,352 1,624 Centralised Kitchen
Jodhpur 13,109 140 Centralised Kitchen
Nathdwara (ISO 22000:2005) 28,009 561 Centralised Kitchen
Ajmer 16,233 192 Centralised Kitchens
Baran 11,020 155 Decentralised Kitchens
Maharashtra 11,594 74
Nagpur 5728  48 Centralised Kitchen
Thane 5866  26 Centralised Kitchen
Tamil Nadu 731 1
Chennai 731 1 Centralised Kitchen
Telangana 69,420 561
Hyderabad 62,020 463 Centralised Kitchen
Narsingi 7,400 98 Centralised Kitchen
Tripura 800 02
Kashirampara 800 02 Centralised Kitchen
Uttar Pradesh 2,11,680 3,021
Lucknow (ISO 22000:2005) 91,418 1,011 Centralised Kitchen
Vrindavan (ISO 22000:2005) 1,20,262 2,010 Centralised Kitchen
TOTAL 16,75,008 13,839