There are many charities for children in India and amongst them is The Akshaya Patra Foundation. As a prominent charitable trust Akshaya Patra provide mid-day meal to Government and Govt. aided schools every day. Running the world’s largest school lunch programme, this charitable trust in Bangalore has been in operation since 2000.
The past 18 years, with constant support from the Government of India, various State Governments and associated organisations the programme has grown to what it is today. Currently, this Charitable Trust feeds free mid-day meals to 1.8 million children in 19,039 schools. As one of the renowned charities for children it currently has its presence in 52 kitchens across 12 States & 2 Union territories of India.
The Governance Philosophy of Akshaya Patra as a charitable trust is based on a set of rules and regulations, and good practices that enables the organisation to perform efficiently and ethically.
This charitable trust is committed to the belief that the adoption of the best governance practices is the way to take it forward.
Without diverting from the philosophy and principles Akshaya Patra as a charitable trust continue to strive for excellence.