The Akshaya Patra Foundation has been bestowed with the prestigious Global Food Champion Award from BBC World Service. It was received by Shri Chanchalapathi Dasa, Vice-Chairman, The Akshaya Patra Foundation.The award was presented in Bristol at the BBC Food and Farming Awards. This was the third edition of the Global Food Champion. It recognises people or causes, which are contributing to the way the world produces, processes, consumes or thinks about food for the better.