On Wednesday, Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and minister of health and education, Himanta Biswa Sarma inaugurated the Centralised Mid-Day Meal Kitchen of
The Akshaya Patra Foundation at Amingaon, Guwahati. This newest addition to the foundation’s list of kitchens will serve meals to 50,000 students daily.
Akshaya Patra Foundation is dedicated to meet the nutritional needs of students.
Happy to have attended the launch of @AkshayaPatra‘s #GuwahatiKitchen today along with HCM @sarbanandsonwal. This Centralised Mid-day Meal Kitchen has the capacity to feed 50K students everyday. pic.twitter.com/GSM1rXzRxE
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) January 20, 2021
Akshaya Patra is the world’s largest (not-for-profit run) Mid-Day Meal Programme serving wholesome food every school day to over 1.8 million children with it’s headquartered in Bengaluru. The organisation strives to eliminate classroom hunger by implementing the Mid-Day Meal Scheme in government schools and government-aided schools. Alongside, Akshaya Patra also aims at countering malnutrition and supporting the right to education of socio-economically disadvantaged children.
Service brings great joy and takes us closer to God. Glad to serve meals to my young friends during my visit to the Akshaya Patra Foundation in Guwahati today. Sharing some glimpses. pic.twitter.com/c0LxkJ43YV
— Sarbananda Sonowal (@sarbanandsonwal) January 20, 2021
To promote the healthy lives of children, The Airports Authority of India or AAI in association with Govt of Assam & Akshaya Patra has sponsored the New Kitchen in Guwahati. This newly launched centrally mechanized kitchen will cook 50,000 meals under mid-day meal, providing poshtik ahaar to school children.
— Akshaya Patra Official (@AkshayaPatra) January 20, 2021