The Akshaya Patra Foundation inaugurated its new kitchen in Mahadevapura village of Mandya district, Karnataka, on November 10, 2019, to serve freshly cooked, nutritious and tasty mid-day meals to
children. The state-of-art kitchen has the capacity to cook meals for feeding 20,000 children in Mandya and Mysuru districts. Akshaya Patra has also taken the initiative of feeding 600 children from Anandalwar High School in Mahadevapura in its own capacity.
The chief guests at the inauguration ceremony were Smt Sumalatha Ambareesh, MP – Mandya constituency, and Shri Ravindra Srikantaiah, MLA – Srirangapatna constituency. The event was presided by Shri. Madhu Pandit Dasa, Chairman – The Akshaya Patra Foundation.