Akshaya Patra celebrated the occasion of serving its 2 billionth nutritious meal in India from its Guwahati Kitchen to the students of Mrilanlini Devi Shishu Niketan. The students, teachers and parents enthusiastically participated in the celebration.
The celebration took place alongside the launch of Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution in India.
The event was live streamed on Jamie Oliver’s official Food Revolution Facebook page as a part of his on-going Food Revolution celebrations. The Akshaya Patra Foundation has entered into partnership with world acclaimed chef Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, a global campaign that aims to reform lunch programmes. The Food Revolution intends to provide access to right information and education thereby creating a hale and hearty world.
Ms Dipika Khaitan, Executive Director, AkshayaPatra UK said, “It’s an exciting partnership between AkshayaPatra and Food Revolution Day on a doubly momentous day, with AkshayaPatra serving it’s 2 Billionth meal and Jamie launching his Food Revolution day programme in India. Together we endeavour to not just tackle hunger, but be able to serve a healthier, more nutritious meal to every child in India and across the world.”