Simple and effective solution with demonstrated results
Extremely scalable and creates tremendous impact on the society
Medical interventions to increase effectiveness
GOVERNMENT INVITED NGOs & CHARITABLE TRUSTS to help the schools in providing mid-day meals.
TIMES GROUP Took the initiative Times Group is the largest and most professionally managed, diversified, media conglomerate in India. The group provides a forum comprising of NGOs, Corporate, Government, multi and bi-lateral organisations, area experts and beneficiaries both national and international to strengthen the social cause through interactions of all stakeholders in their respective thematic issues.
ISKCON gladly took this OPPORTUNITY TO SERVE THE NEEDY.
ISKCON His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada founded the International Society for Krishna Consciousness – ISKCON in 1966. The members of ISKCON endeavour to practice and share with the society at large a healthy and happy God centered life. Experiencing inner peace and satisfaction, they are inspired to pursue their respective occupations, albeit with a spiritual vision and a newfound enthusiasm
PROVEN TRACK RECORD Similar projects conducted by ISKCON ISKCON Bangalore serving 60,000 students per day ISKCON Delhi serving 5000 students per day ISKCON Vrindhavan serving 7000 students per day
Comments from the study conducted by Department of Education, Government of Karnataka IMPACT ON CLASSROOM PERFORMANCE 91.8% of the teachers felt that attention of the students has improved. ISKCON Bangalore Case Study
Anemia reduced from 40% to less than 5% of the children M S Ramaiah College Hospital s tudy report in a sample school ISKCON Bangalore Case Study
Children below optimal nutrition level reduced from 60% to almost 0% M S Ramaiah College Hospital s tudy report in a sample school ISKCON Bangalore Case Study
Govt. Urdu Lower Primary School, DJ Halli (Main Building)
ISKCON Bangalore Case Study
ENROLLMENT UP BY 19.3% AGGREGATE SURVEY OF 24 SCHOOLS 2001-02 PRE-MEAL PROGRAM 2002-03 POST-MEAL PROGRAM ENROLLMENT ISKCON Bangalore Case Study
“ This is a very important and great mission…” President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam shares a meal with school children at ISKCON Bangalore
“ The scale of the program is truly impressive…” Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s message regarding ISKCON Mid-Day Meal Program
A Project of Government of Maharashtra An Initiative of Times Group Jointly Implemented by ISKCON Chowpatty ISKCON Juhu ISKCON Mira Road MID–DAY MEAL PROGRAM In Mumbai:
ISKCON Chowpatty ISKCON Juhu ISKCON Mira Road have come under the banner of ISKCON Food Relief Foundation to implement this project
In Mumbai ISKCON Mid-Day Meal Program provides sanctified nutritious mid-day meals to the needy students. The meals are prepared through hygienic process and served by volunteers to the underprivileged students in the schools.
SCHOOLS BENEFITED by pilot project U. P. Waghe High School, Colaba Market. Sharda Mandir High School, Gamdevi. M. S. P. T. High School, Grant Road. V. B. M. Model High School, Grant Road. Social Service League High School, Parel. Krantisingh Nana Patil High School, Dadar. Maratha High School, Worli. Cummo Jafer High School , Zakaria Masjid Taiyebiyah Girls High School , Hussainiya Masjid 29 Municipal Schools in Mira Road
Mid-day Meal program in Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation 29 Schools 9530 students Meere Chene Navghar Mashacha Penda Godhbunder Versave Bhayandar Hindi Goddev Reti Bunder Bhayandar Gujrati Khari Gujrati Rai Gujarati Bhayandar Marathi Khari Marathi Rai Marathi Bunderwadi Kashi Urdu Morva Penkarpada Kashi Marathi Murdha Khadi Gujarati Navghar Marathi Kajupada Marathi Murdha Marathi Dongar Pali Uttan Urdu Mira Road Gujrati Chowk Uttan Marathi
“ TRULY A PHILANTHROPIC EFFORT!” - Frenny Mehta, Chairman MANTHAN MANTHAN is an association of the Principals of 492 schools in South Mumbai, has expressed its hearty appreciation towards this program.
CLEANLINESS STANDARDS Kitchen cleanliness standards will be at par with flight kitchens. The Trust is in the process of initiating ISO certification for all its kitchens.
Subsidized the cooking cost by paying 50 paise per student per day.
PUBLIC AND CORPORATE ENCOURAGEMENT Generous funds from individuals and corporate bodies help cover the cost of ingredients like dal, vegetables, ghee, spices and cooking fuel, transportation cost, labour charges etc. Donations made to ISKCON FOOD RELIEF FOUNDATION are eligible for Income Tax Exemption under Sec 80G of IT Act 1961.
Corporate Sponsors: Apar Industries Mafatlal Industries NESS Technologies India Pvt. Ltd. Nicholas Piramal Reliance Industries Limited Sterlite Foundation Yash Birla Group