Uttar Pradesh is located in northern India. Lucknow is the capital of Uttar Pradesh. Hindi is the state-wide official language and Urdu is the secondary official language of Uttar Pradesh. It is the most populous state in the country as well as the most populous country subdivision in the whole world.
WHEN AND HOW WE STARTED
The Akshaya Patra Foundation started its operations in Uttar Pradesh in August 2004 by setting up a centralised kitchen in Vrindavan. In March 2015 the centralised kitchen at Lucknow was established. Through these two kitchens Akshaya Patra currently feeds 150,663 students across 1,983 Government schools.
The centralised kitchen unit in Vrindavan was established in August 2004. This kitchen currently feeds 139,262 Government school children each day. It is an ISO 22000:2005 certified kitchen. There are 69 custom-made meal distribution vehicles to deliver the cooked mid-day meal to the beneficiary schools.
The centralised kitchen at Lucknow began operations in March 2015. This kitchen equipped with state-of-the-art cooking technology feeds 11,401 children across 109 Government schools in the region every day.