Mega Akshaya Patra kitchen knocks on Guinness door


Mega Akshaya Patra

Early afternoon suppers for more than 1.32 lakh schoolchildren originate from the uber kitchen of Akshaya Patra Foundation at Rayapur in Hubballi.— Photo: Girish Pattanashetti

The uber kitchen keep running by the Akshaya Patra Foundation at Rayapur in Hubballi supplies naturally cooked sustenance to an around 1.32 lakh youngsters from 789 schools spread over the locale. The office is presently thumping on the entryways of the Guinness Book of World Records for its connect.

Individuals in this kitchen cook 14 tons of rice and 6 to 7 tons of vegetables consistently (aside from quintals of different fixings).

The sustenance is conveyed by 40 vehicles covering a separation of 3,000 km consistently to cover the schools in four taluks of Dharwad region. Around 380 representatives, including listening to weakened, work in movements to cook here.

“Right from the acquirement to cleaning of foodgrains and vegetables, to cooking lastly conveying the sustenance at the obliged temperature (60 degrees Celsius), standard systems are utilized, which has brought about the kitchen getting ISO 22000 affirmation,” Yagneshwara Dasa, Manager (Operations), Akshaya Patra Kitchen told The Hindu .

Set up 10 years prior at an expense of Rs. 11 crore, with 95 for each penny gift from Infosys Foundation, the uber kitchen had experienced occasional overhauling. Seventy for each penny of the expense of the dinner is met by the State government.

The kitchen at Hubballi has as of now got a recognition of declaration for nourishment security by the Confederation of Indian Industry and National Award for Food Safety-2014. “Presently we have sought OHSAS (Occupation Health and Safety Assessment Series) and EMS (Environmental Management System),” said Mr. Yagneshwara Das

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