Silvassa – Home Minister Amit Shah launched mid-day meal feeding programme in Silvassa, the capital of the UT of Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
This centralised kitchen will enable Akshaya Patra to serve hot, safe, and nutritious meals to 57,000 children in 347 Government and Government-aided schools in the union territories of Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu.
Amit Shah said, “children, whose parents were unable to provide them nutritious food, now have Akshaya Patra feeding them nutritious mid-day meals every day.”
Chanchalapathi Dasa – Vice-Chairman, Akshaya Patra, said, “We will continue to offer our humble services and assistance in implementing the Government’s developmental programmes and initiatives.”
Jaganmohan Krishna Dasa – President, Akshaya Patra (Gujarat), said, “We would also like to wholeheartedly thank the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, for their continued support.”