The Akshaya Patra Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation feeding millions of underserved children in India. We are committed to eradicating two most critical issues - hunger and malnutrition among children by implementing the PM Poshan Abhiyaan (formerly known as the Mid-Day Meal Programme). Carrying out the world’s largest feeding programme, Akshaya Patra aims to not only fight hunger but also bring children to school.
In Telangana – a south-eastern state in India, we have four centralised kitchens which currently feed 1,18,643 children in 3,187 schools.
Our Kitchens in Telangana
With hygiene and cleanliness as our utmost priority, we operate through two kitchen models: Centralised and Decentralised. In the state of Telangana, we began our mid-day meal operations in October 2008 with our first kitchen in Hyderabad.
Kandi: We launched and began operations in Kandi in March 2018. The centralised kitchen currently feeds 11,065 children in 1,344 schools.
Narsingi: The kitchen in Narsingi was started in September 2017. The centralised kitchen currently feeds 15,280 children in 762 schools.
Nawabpet: The kitchen in Nawabpet started its operations in July 2019. The centralised kitchen currently feeds 21,052 children in 289 schools.
Warangal: We started operations in Warangal in August 2017. The centralised kitchen currently feeds 5,680 children in 792 schools.