Telangana is a land locked state and the name indicates that it is a ‘land of Telugu speaking people’. It has inherited its distinctive cultural customs from Persian traditions embedded during Moghuls and Nizams rule. Hyderabad is the state capital of this 29th state of Telangana.
WHEN AND HOW WE STARTED
The Akshaya Patra Foundation expanded its reach in Telangana by starting kitchen in and Hyderabad in October 2008. The kitchens provide mid-day meals to Government schools and Anganwadi children.
The Centralised kitchen unit at Hyderabad was established in October 2008. This kitchen currently feeds 54,849 Government school children and 25,768 Anganwadi children each day. There are 23 custom-made meal distribution vehicles in this unit to deliver the cooked mid-day meals to the beneficiary schools.