Akshaya Patra<br /> Feeding India's School Children<br />Submitted by:<br />Siju Bose<br />Abhijith Ere Gowda<br />Sandeep...
Introduction to Akshaya Patra <br />s<br /><ul><li>  Founded in the year 2000 to address two challenges of India - hunger ...
 It providing unlimited, wholesome food to attract children to schools, retain them and then focus on children’s holistic ...
 The program started in a humble way in the year 2000 serving 1500 children in five  schools in Bangalore.
 Presently it is feeding 1,186,206 children in 1,000 government schools in eight locations in India.</li></li></ul><li>
History <br />Looking out of a window one day in Mayapur, a village near Calcutta, His Divine Grace A.C Bhaktivedanta Swam...
Over View of Education  and Child Nutrition <br /><ul><li>40- 60% of children aged 6-14 are not in school. Poverty forces ...
Literacy, especially among women, remains low.
Dropout rates remain high: approx. 40% dropout before Class V.
India had the world's largest concentration of desperately poor people.
60 million underweight children.
Ranks 93rd out of 119 developing countries in hunger (Global Hunger Index 2010)
Inequalities in under-nutrition have increased between demographic, socioeconomic and geographic groups</li></li></ul><li>...
63% of them go to bed HUNGRY <br />              &<br />53% Suffer from chronic MALNUTRITION<br />One in 3 of the world’s ...
Vision & Mission<br />VISION : No child should be deprived of education because of hunger.<br />MISSION:To feed over 5 mil...
Goals<br /><ul><li>To empower underprivileged children
To liberate children from hunger and malnutrition
To promote basic education and the ability to think clearly
To acknowledge that all children have basic human rights
To help children become resilient against diseases associated with malnutrition
To invest in a better world, and fulfill our global responsibility to protect our future</li></li></ul><li>Growth Trajecto...
Operation Strategy<br /><ul><li>High efficiency, Low Cost, and Quality: specially designed kitchens with upgraded technolo...
Cook large amounts of food in a short time, and therefore keep costs low.
The National Average cost of an Akshaya Patra meal to feed a child for an entire year is $28.
These kitchens use steam as a cooking medium, allowing the food to cook faster and the vegetables to retain nutrients. </l...
Minimal overhead
6 INR per child per day ($0.13)
Efficient processes
Steam as cooking medium
Mechanized cutting of vegetables
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  • Before going into the details about Akshaya Patra, it is necessary to provide an overview of the crucial need in India for a sustainable large-scale school lunch program and some background on how Akshaya Patra was started.
  • Before going into the details about Akshaya Patra, it is necessary to provide an overview of the crucial need in India for a sustainable large-scale school lunch program and some background on how Akshaya Patra was started.
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    1. 1. Akshaya Patra<br /> Feeding India's School Children<br />Submitted by:<br />Siju Bose<br />Abhijith Ere Gowda<br />Sandeep R<br />Under Guidance of<br /> Prof. N S Viswanath <br />
    2. 2. Introduction to Akshaya Patra <br />s<br /><ul><li> Founded in the year 2000 to address two challenges of India - hunger and education
    3. 3. It providing unlimited, wholesome food to attract children to schools, retain them and then focus on children’s holistic development.
    4. 4. The program started in a humble way in the year 2000 serving 1500 children in five schools in Bangalore.
    5. 5. Presently it is feeding 1,186,206 children in 1,000 government schools in eight locations in India.</li></li></ul><li>
    6. 6. History <br />Looking out of a window one day in Mayapur, a village near Calcutta, His Divine Grace A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada saw a group of children fighting with street dogs over scraps of food<br />. From this simple, yet heart breaking incident, came the determination that:  No one within a ten mile radius of our center should go hungry.<br />It is his inspiration which helped us to create The Akshaya Patra Foundation as it is today. <br />
    7. 7. Over View of Education and Child Nutrition <br /><ul><li>40- 60% of children aged 6-14 are not in school. Poverty forces to Child Labor.
    8. 8. Literacy, especially among women, remains low.
    9. 9. Dropout rates remain high: approx. 40% dropout before Class V.
    10. 10. India had the world's largest concentration of desperately poor people.
    11. 11. 60 million underweight children.
    12. 12. Ranks 93rd out of 119 developing countries in hunger (Global Hunger Index 2010)
    13. 13. Inequalities in under-nutrition have increased between demographic, socioeconomic and geographic groups</li></li></ul><li>No Food, No Education.<br />Sheer waste of HUMAN  POTENTIAL<br />
    14. 14. 63% of them go to bed HUNGRY <br /> &<br />53% Suffer from chronic MALNUTRITION<br />One in 3 of the world’s malnutrition children live in INDIA.<br />
    15. 15. Vision & Mission<br />VISION : No child should be deprived of education because of hunger.<br />MISSION:To feed over 5 million children by 2020.<br />
    16. 16. Goals<br /><ul><li>To empower underprivileged children
    17. 17. To liberate children from hunger and malnutrition
    18. 18. To promote basic education and the ability to think clearly
    19. 19. To acknowledge that all children have basic human rights
    20. 20. To help children become resilient against diseases associated with malnutrition
    21. 21. To invest in a better world, and fulfill our global responsibility to protect our future</li></li></ul><li>Growth Trajectory<br />
    22. 22. Operation Strategy<br /><ul><li>High efficiency, Low Cost, and Quality: specially designed kitchens with upgraded technology to maintain efficient processes.
    23. 23. Cook large amounts of food in a short time, and therefore keep costs low.
    24. 24. The National Average cost of an Akshaya Patra meal to feed a child for an entire year is $28.
    25. 25. These kitchens use steam as a cooking medium, allowing the food to cook faster and the vegetables to retain nutrients. </li></li></ul><li>Cost , Efficiency , Quality<br /><ul><li>Cost effectiveness
    26. 26. Minimal overhead
    27. 27. 6 INR per child per day ($0.13)
    28. 28. Efficient processes
    29. 29. Steam as cooking medium
    30. 30. Mechanized cutting of vegetables
    31. 31. Custom designed vehicles
    32. 32. Quality control measures
    33. 33. ISO 2000:2005 Certification for kitchens.
    34. 34. Training in hygiene and cooking methods</li></li></ul><li>Foot Prints……..<br />
    35. 35. Service Delivery….<br /><ul><li>Cooking starts by 2:30 a.m. and the packing process is completed by 7:15 a.m.
    36. 36. 580 customized vehicles delivers prepared meals to 1,253,266 children in 5528 schools.
    37. 37. Quality testing and change in the food taste according to the preferences of the children done on continuous basis.</li></li></ul><li>Akshaya Patra Using a Centralized Automated Kitchen Structure to ensure hygiene & Efficiency <br />
    38. 38. A Large Cauldron like this cooks rice for 1000 student in 15 minutes. Rice is then transferred to a trolley by tilting the cauldron. <br />
    39. 39. To Make Chapattis , these machines prepare 10,000 chapattis per hour.<br />
    40. 40. In North India, it is Dal, Chapati or curry With vegetables and sometimes Deserts..<br />In South India, Rice, Curd & Sambar are served..<br />
    41. 41.
    42. 42. Key Challenges : <br />Because of India’s enormous population, this vision was difficult to realize.<br /><ul><li>Expansion of operations
    43. 43. Management and funding
    44. 44. Maintaining cost efficiencies
    45. 45. Maintaining the Hygiene and Quality with Expansion
    46. 46. Site selection
    47. 47. Constant learning and improvement
    48. 48. Challenges with the supply chain
    49. 49. Replicating the model</li></li></ul><li>Board of Trustees <br />
    50. 50. Addressing the Key Challenges<br />Because of India’s enormous population, this vision was difficult to realize.<br /><ul><li>Process Transformation
    51. 51. Decentralization of Operation
    52. 52. Incorporation of Automation
    53. 53. Education the Local Labor
    54. 54. Leveraging Local Markets
    55. 55. Public/Private/Non-Government Organization Partnerships
    56. 56. Transparency and Excellence </li></li></ul><li>Strengths Weakness<br />Darker side of trust people who are misusing the public funds<br />Less expansion in past 10 years.<br />Fresh supplies.<br />incoming materials, delivery and storage with regards.<br />Standard operating procedures (SOP’s)<br />Maintenance of records.<br />Code of conduct.<br />Technology to cook food fast.<br />hygiene<br />
    57. 57. Opportunities Threats <br />From other organizations like adhama chetana. <br />Not only for children, poor womenalso.<br />To reach more and more in urban areas.<br />Efficiency and improvement on time consumption for preparing.<br />
    58. 58. Impact<br /><ul><li>AC Nielsen performed an impact assessment, measuring key indicators such as enrollment, attendance and health.</li></ul>The outcome showed: <br /><ul><li>Increased enrollment
    59. 59. Better health and improved performance among students who received school lunches, especially among the female students.
    60. 60. The report showed a 13.8 percent and 34.2 percent improvement in enrollment for boys and girls respectively, in Bangalore schools.
    61. 61. Attendance rates increased in all schools tested, Performance also improved. </li></li></ul><li>Future Plans...<br /><ul><li>Adding Value
    62. 62. Micronutrients
    63. 63. Pregnant Mothers
    64. 64. Increased standards
    65. 65. Better impact assessment
    66. 66. Creating long term partnerships
    67. 67. NGOs
    68. 68. Government
    69. 69. Private Sector
    70. 70. Student Groups</li></li></ul><li>Why To donate <br /><ul><li>To empower underprivileged children
    71. 71. To liberate children from hunger and malnutrition
    72. 72. To promote basic education and the ability to think clearly
    73. 73. To acknowledge that all children have basic human rights
    74. 74. To help children become resilient against diseases associated with malnutrition
    75. 75. To invest in a better world, and fulfill our global responsibility to protect our future</li></li></ul><li>Bibliography<br /><ul><li>http://www.akshayapatra.org
    76. 76. http://www.bbc.co.uk
    77. 77. http://www.scribd.com
    78. 78. http://www.goarticles.com
    79. 79. http://society.ezinemark.com
    80. 80. http://blogs.hbr.org</li></li></ul><li>
    81. 81. Thank you <br />
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