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Look at this equipped kitchen

Courtesy: Ganesh Ramankalakad

What Akshaya Patra does in BENGALURU for serving Poor People and School Children

Nandan Nilekani and Narayan Murthy of Infosys, his brother in law(Gururaj Deshpande) who is in President Obama's Innovation committee is also involved in helping with 'AKSHAYPATRA' project which provides free lunch to poor school kids, voluntarily.

All poor school kids in and around the surrounding districts of Bangalore, benefit from this project and are provided afternoon daily lunch, while at school in Karnataka state.

Look at this equipped kitchen "Akshaya Patra" does in BENGALURU for serving Poor People and School Children


The kitchen from the outside - a three-storey building which uses Gravity Flow Mechanism developed in-house by our team. Each kitchen has the capacity to cook between 50 000 to 100 000 mid-day meals per day. Costing approximately 9 crores to set up, they are built with funds from public donations.

The kitchen from the inside, consisting of rice cauldrons each of which cooks up to 110kg of rice in 20 minutes. Sambar cauldrons cook up to 1200 litres of sambar in two hours.

It is washed thoroughly on the 2nd floor

Washed rice is sent down the chute to the 1st floor

Rice pours down into steam heated cauldrons for cooking. The entire cooking process takes place on the 1st floor

Super heated steam is used to cook food instead of flame.

When cooking is finished, it is loaded into trolleys

Cooked rice is sent down the chute to the ground floor

It flows down the pipe into containers

Piping hot rice on its way to being loaded into food vans. Around 6000 kilosof rice are cooked daily in each kitchen.

Food materials in Kitchen

Stock in the kitchen

Washed dal and vegetables flows down the chute into sambar cauldron on the 1st floor.

Vegetables and dal ready to be cooked

Sambar being cooked on the first floor

Cooked sambar is packed and sent to the food vans to be loaded.

Chapati dough is mixed

Heavy rollers flatten the dough into thin sheets

Dough is cut into the classic round shape

Making chapatti

Collecting all the chapattis

Transporting akshayapatra food through bus

Happy Kids

Students benifited from akshayapatra!

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