Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Akshaya Patra Foundation Contact Details

Akshay Patra Foundation is an NGO (Non-government Organization) based in Bangalore, and is a non-profit organization. The organization distributes freshly cooked, healthy meals daily to 1.3 million underprivileged children in 9,000 government schools through 20 locations in 10 states across India. Built on a public-private partnership, Akshaya Patra has supporting chapters in the United States, and UK. This idea of serving the deprived ones was planted by Mohandas Pai and Abhay Jain starting a kitchen at ISKCON, Bangalore. The program started in the year 2000 feeding 1,500 in children from a temporary kitchen in Bangalore, India; it has grown in length and breadth and to a day when they have served over a billion meals. The Akshaya Patra Foundation Contact Details has been given below along with its head office address.

Akshaya Patra Foundation Toll Free Number: 1800-425-8622

Akshaya Patra Foundation Contact Details

Akshaya Patra Foundation Head Office Contact Details

Address: The Akshaya Patra Foundation, H K Hill, Chord Road Bangalore-560010, India
Contact Number: 91-80-23471956, 23578346
Fax: 91-80-23578625

They provide 50% of the funds from their own pockets and the remaining are given by the government of Karnataka. In their state-of-the-art kitchens, they churn out wholesome, fresh cooked meals, hygienically prepared and transported to over 6500 schools across 7 Indian states and feeding around 1.25 million children every day. Statistics prove that this wholesome meal has seen better enrolment and lesser dropouts in the schools concerned. Their aim is to feed 5 million children by the year 2020. It is indeed a thought evoking vision because it directly addresses the issues of hunger and illiteracy at the grass root level and since inception the foundation has put in its best efforts to achieve this goal. Given below are the addresses of Akshaya Patra Foundation offices in India.

Akshaya Patra Foundation Regional Offices 

Akshaya Patra Foundation Ahmedabad Office

Address: The Akshaya Patra Foundation, C-708, Titanium Square,
Behind Vasant Nature Cure, Thaltej Cross Roads, S G Road,
Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Contact Number: +91 79 66058600 /11
Fax: 9898031919

Akshaya Patra Foundation Kolkata Office

Address: TThe Akshaya Patra Foundation, C/O INFINITY INFOTECH PARKS LTD. "Infinity",
Tower II, 16th Floor Plot A3, Block GP, Sector V Salt Lake Electronics Complex,
Kolkata – 700091
Contact Number: 23572828 / 29 / 30

Even though the primary work of this organisation is to provide mid day meal, it is also a NGO in India for education. Apart from providing mid day meals the NGO, is also actively involved in educational initiatives like Vidya Akshya Patra and Akshaya Life Skills Program. Akshaya Patra can be considered as children NGO in India as most of its activities revolve around children activities. The NGO has strategically grown over 12 years and is currently operating in 19 locations across 9 Indian states. As an Indian organisation it looks forward to reach out to more and more locations so that it can cover more underprivileged child under it schemes. Given below are the addresses of Akshaya Patra Foundation International Offices.

Akshaya Patra Foundation International Offices

Akshaya Patra Foundation USA Office

Contact Person: Madhu Sridhar
Address: The Akshaya Patra Foundation USA, 92 Montvale Avenue,
Suite 2500 Stoneham, MA 02180 – USA
Contact Number: 781-438-3090 ext. 1, 978 886 9306
Fax: 781 481 9155

Akshaya Patra Foundation UK Office

Address: The Akshaya Patra Foundation, UK,  11thFl, Broadgate West,
1 Snowden Street,  London EC2A 2DQ
Contact Number: 03003659935

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