Akshaya Patra Foundation Current Affairs, GK & News
Akshaya Patra, a Bengaluru-based non-profit organisation (NGO) running one of the world’s largest school meals project in India was awarded BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) World Service Global Champion Award for the programme. Nomination: The Akshaya Patra NGO was selected by an international panel of judges from nominations sent in by BBC World Service audience from ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Topics: Akshaya Patra • Akshaya Patra Foundation • Akshaya Patra’s Mid-Day Meal Programme • BC World Service Global Champion Award • Global Food Champion • Madhu Pandit Dasa • NGO • Non-Profit Organisation • UK Charity WRAP
On 26th Feb 2019, President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the International Gandhi Peace Prize for 2015, 16, 17 and 18 at a function in Rashtrapati Bhavan. For 2018, Japan’s Yohei Sasakawa was given the prize for his contribution in Leprosy Eradication in India and across the world. Ekal Abhiyan Trust was conferred the award for ..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi served the three billionth meal of Akshaya Patra, an NGO that works with the government on Mid-Day Meal Scheme. The Prime Minister Served the food to about 20 schoolchildren who are the beneficiaries of the mid-day meal scheme at the Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir campus in the holy city of Vrindavan. Prime ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Akshaya Patra Foundation • International Society for Krishna Consciousness • ISKCON • Mid Day Meal Scheme • President • Prime minister • three billionth meal • Vrindavan • Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir
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Topics: Akshaya Patra Foundation • Communal forests of India • Countries • Current Affairs 2009 • Dayawati Modi • India • Indira Priyadarshini Vrikshamitra Awards • Krishi Vigyan Kendra • Ministry of Environment and Forests • Sanskriti Museums • Social forestry in India
The Mid-day Meal Scheme involves provision of lunch free of cost to school-children on all working days. Its key objectives include: Protecting children from classroom hunger; Increasing school enrolment and attendance; Improved socialisation among children belonging to all castes and Addressing malnutrition, and social empowerment through provision of employment to women. The scheme has a ..