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State / Location Number of Children Number of Schools Type of Kitchen
Karnataka 4,86,172 2,968  
Bengaluru – HK Hill (ISO 22000:2005) 96,635 635 Centralised Kitchen
Bengaluru -Vasanthapura (ISO 22000:2005) 1,01,619 646 Centralised Kitchen
Ballari (ISO 22000:2005, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001) 1,11,333 577 Centralised Kitchen
Hubballi (ISO 22000:2005, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001) 1,36,111 807 Centralised Kitchen
Mangaluru 17,024 139 Centralised Kitchen
Mysuru 23,450 164 Centralised Kitchen


The mid day meal in Karnataka is served across six locations in the state. Akshaya Patra has two kitchens in Bengaluru (HK Hill and Vasanthapura), and one each in Ballari, Hubballi, Mangaluru and Mysuru. Each of these kitchens are centralised, and together feed 4,86,172 children across 2,968 schools every day. The HK Hill kitchen was Akshaya Patra's very first kitchen, opened in 2000, and the other Karnataka kitchens were soon opened in quick succession. The mid day meal menu in Karnataka has been modified to suit the South Indian palate and includes rice, rasam (a South Indian soup), dal (lentil curry), sambar (lentil based vegetable stew) and vegetable dishes.


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