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Akshaya Patra

India

Member since: Jan 18, 2013
Total live articles: 119

10 Things to Know About Akshaya Patra in Karnataka

Currently spread across 10 states in India, The Akshaya Patra Foundation (TAPF), an NGO which runs the world’s largest mid-day meal programme, had humble beginnings in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Here’s how...

Articles > Business & Careers > Non Profit Organizations Aug 08, 2016
7 Simple Ways to Use Akshaya Patr’s Mobile App

Some donate to feel better, others to make others’ lives better and some for tax exemptions, others for being a part of a cause. Whatever the reason, your intention is noble and we value that. As a...

Articles > Business & Careers > Non Profit Organizations Aug 01, 2016
Akshaya Patra Celebrates International Mother's Day

International Mother's Day is celebrated on the second Sunday of May each year. On this day, mothers all over the world are recognised for their contributions, cards and gifts are exchanged, and...

Articles > Business & Careers > Non Profit Organizations May 08, 2015
Akshaya Patra – Winning Accolades for Fighting Hunger

Ridding mankind of hunger is among the greatest services one can do for society. Children especially, are vulnerable to the effects of hunger – physical, mental and social. When hunger seeps into the...

Articles > Business & Careers > Non Profit Organizations Apr 13, 2017
Akshaya Patr’s Magnanimous Journey in Karnataka

We have served 2 billion meals. The Akshaya Patra Foundation, an NGO based out of Bengaluru, celebrated the serving of 2 billion mid-day meals, in the presence of Honourable President of India, Shri...

Articles > Business & Careers > Non Profit Organizations Sep 07, 2016
Akshaya Tritiya - is It Only About Buying Gold?

Akshaya Tritiya, also known as Akti or Akha Teej, is a holy and auspicious annual springtime festival observed in several regions of India. In Sanskrit, the word ‘Akshaya’ means ‘imperishable...

Articles > News & Society > Pure Opinion Apr 18, 2018
Being Responsible: the Akshaya Patra Foundation

Every minute is used seemingly well at The Akshaya Patra Foundation—an NGO in India which believes that no child should be deprived of education due to hunger. Since its inception, the organisation...

Articles > Business & Careers > Non Profit Organizations Jul 07, 2016
Can Food Security Contribute to Economic Growth?

Food security is in news once again. First, the Supreme Court pulled up some states for their failure to implement the National Food Security Act, 2013, even after two years since it was signed into...

Articles > News & Society > Economics Feb 05, 2016
Challenges in Implementing the Mid-Day Meal Programme

To retain a hungry child in the classroom is a major problem faced by the teachers and parents in government schools. A hungry student cannot learn or understand what is being taught in the class...

Articles > Business & Careers > Non Profit Organizations Jun 08, 2016
Charity Donation Important to Make Children Healthy

India is said to waste about 40 per cent of the food it grows. Not because it is willingly allowed to go waste, but because of lack of proper storage and technologies.The World Food India 2017 (WFI...

Articles > Business & Careers > Non Profit Organizations Nov 29, 2017
Charity Donation – a Noble Endeavour Paired with Tax Benefits

The financial year-end is around the corner – an event that causes much anxiety to a majority of us. Why not round it off with a noble deed that will benefit you in more ways than one! We’re talking...

Articles > Business & Careers > Non Profit Organizations Feb 27, 2017
Corporate Social Responsibility Takes the Shape of Charity

Charity donations in the form of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) channelise resources in the direction of vital causes led by charitable organisations in India. CSR is no more a dreary...

Articles > Business & Careers > Non Profit Organizations Jun 16, 2017
Digitalising School Education in India

The education system in India has undergone drastic changes over the past few years. Today, more children are getting the opportunity to attend school, to access latest technology and to follow their...

Articles > Reference & Education > Childhood Education Dec 22, 2015
Donate to Charities Like Akshaya Patra to Prevent Food Wastage

In a nation where millions of people do not have access to even clean drinking water, around 25 per cent of the fresh water used to produce food is wasted, it should shock many of us awake if we...

Articles > Business & Careers > Non Profit Organizations Dec 19, 2017
Feed the Hungry Today, for a Better Tomorrow

Hunger in India is severe. According to Global Hunger Index 2016 report, 39% of India’s children are stunted. What is stunted growth? It refers to reduced growth and development of a child due to (but...

Articles > Business & Careers > Non Profit Organizations Apr 04, 2017
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Author Bio

The Akshaya Patra Foundation is an Ngo in India providing food for 1.6 million school children across 12 States and 28 locations.