Akshaya Patra’s Past Disaster Relief Activities

The core cause of Akshaya Patra is to implement the Mid-Day Meal Scheme. However, Akshaya Patra is always actively involved in disaster relief services by providing food to affected people. Here is a quick overview of Akshaya Patra’s past relief activities:

Kerala Flood Relief

Activity Period: 13 August 2018 to 30 September 2018

Total Meals Served: More than 1 lakh

Gorakhpur Flood Relief

Activity Period: 25 August 2017 to 8 September 2017

Total Rice-based Meals Served: 84,200

Total Theplas Served: 1,92,000

Chennai Flood Relief

Activity Period: 8 December 2015 to 25 December 2015

Total Rice-based Meals Served: 2,12,000

Gujarat Flood Relief

Activity Period: 25 July 2017 to 30 July 2017

Total Theplas Served: 4,00,000

Areas Covered: Banaskantha District (North Gujarat), Kalol, and Ahmedabad regions.

Nepal Earthquake Relief

Akshaya Patra airlifted 1,00,000 meals to earthquake hit Nepal in April 2015. It also established a centralized kitchen in June 2015 to support the affected people of the region. The Earthquake Relief Centralised Kitchen Project was a joint initiative undertaken by Akshaya Patra, Jamsetji Tata Trust, and Sipradian Sahayata Sanstha. The kitchen served 1.4 million meals to the affected people for 88 days.