The Akshay Patra Foundation marked the 11th anniversary of its Surat kitchen with a special celebration. Meenaben M Gajjar, the Deputy Municipal Commissioner for PM Poshan Yojna at the Surat Municipal Corporation, graced the event with her presence. Joining her were a prominent gathering of corporate visionaries, distinguished academics, and enthusiastic citizens, all fervent supporters of The Akshaya Patra Foundation’s admirable cause.
This gathering provided a platform for acknowledging and celebrating exceptional students and teachers hailing from Akshaya Patra-supported schools in Surat. These remarkable individuals personify the tangible results of our collective endeavors, providing compelling evidence of the transformative influence of our continuous dedication. This public-private partnership has not only nourished and educated India but also served as a guiding light for sustainability, fostering a brighter future.
Jaganmohan Krishna Dasa, unit-president, Gujarat, aptly states, “In the PM Poshan program, we see the power of unity. Together, we’re forging a future where no child knows hunger, and every mind is enriched with education.”
The Surat kitchen plays a pivotal role in one of Akshaya Patra’s most extensive PM Poshan Mid-Day Meal initiatives, serving more than 375,088 children across Gujarat, with a significant 150,000 beneficiaries in Surat alone.