Bengaluru: In a bid to make the mythical never-ending vessel of food 'Akshaya Patra' a reality, Sri Madhu Pandit Dasa, President & Sri Chanchalapathi Dasa, Sr Vice President of ISKCON (International Society of Krishna Consciousness) Bengaluru founded the Akshaya Patra foundation which encompasses in itself the government's mid-day meal scheme for school kids.
"Food is the basic element of spirituality and the donation of food is the ultimate donation," says Madhu Pandit Dasa, an engineering graduate from IIT Bombay, who initiated the Akshaya Patra foundation.
Sri Chanchalapathi Dasa a graduate of renowned Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru says the foundation serves nutritious meals to 16 lakh kids of all faiths in schools across Bengaluru daily at Rs. 6 a meal.
Source: NDTV.com Dated: 27-Jan-2017