The Mid-Day Meal Program is at the heart of what we do at The Akshaya Patra Foundation. Our mission is to ensure that no child in India is denied an education due to hunger.
The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in schools being closed for nearly two years and the widespread adoption of digital education in the country. This highlighted the digital divide among students, with underprivileged children facing barriers to access and affordability.
To address this issue, Akshaya Patra expanded its initiatives to include the Digital Education Program. The program aims to ensure access to digital education and support digital inclusion for underprivileged students.
The Digital Education Program is a component of Akshaya Patra’s flagship National Endeavour for Student Transformation (NEST) campaign. This campaign works with the government education system to improve educational quality, create an environment that promotes outstanding learning results, and also make schooling fun for children.
The Program is a crucial element of Akshaya Patra’s long-term efforts to bridge the digital learning gap among students.