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About Us

The Akshaya Patra Foundation is a non-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 Mid-Day Meal Programme in government and government-aided schools. Carrying out the world’s largest NGO-run feeding programme, Akshaya Patra aims to not only fight hunger but also bring children to school.

In Karnataka – a southwestern state in India, we have six kitchens in five locations, which feed 4,86,172 children in 2,968 schools.  

Our Kitchens in Karnataka

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Akshaya Patra was launched in Bengaluru in Karnataka in the year 2000. We later expanded our presence to Hubballi, Mangaluru, Mysuru and Ballari.

Bengaluru – HK Hill: The ISO-certified centralised kitchen at HK Hill was set up in June 2000. It currently reaches out to 96,635 children in 635 schools. 

Hubballi: This ISO-certified centralised kitchen at Hubballi was established in July 2004 and currently feeds 1,36,111 children in 807 schools. 

Mangaluru: We began our operations in Mangaluru in December 2004. Our centralised kitchen here currently reaches out to 17,024 children in 139 schools.

Mysuru: In August 2004, we launched our kitchen in Mysuru. A total of 23,450 children in 164 schools are fed by this centralised kitchen.

Ballari: We established our kitchen at Ballari in July 2006. This ISO-certified centralised kitchen currently feeds 1,11,333 children in 577 schools. 

Bengaluru –Vasanthapura: The newest addition to our reach in Karnataka – the Vasanthapura kitchen in Bengaluru – was established in July 2007. This ISO-certified centralised kitchen presently reaches out to 1,01,619 children in 646 schools.

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