Akshaya Patra Foundation, the largest school meal program feeding more than 1.2 million children every day with the aim to eliminate poverty and hunger has also established themselves in the field of innovation and technology. On the occasion of World Environment Day, The Akshaya Patra Foundation has taken another leaning step in serving the society and its natural resources by taking eco friendly initiatives to conserve the energy resources and thereby create a better ecological environment. The proposed task include –
Use of Briquette run boilers instead of diesel run boilers, wherein the briquettes are made out of groundnut husk or rice bran(bi products of the cooking oil industry), thereby saving on 788.95MT of carbon and reduce our carbon foot print to an enormous extent.
Adopted standardization of vessel washing technique, whereby they were able to recycle more than 50% of consumed water. The Akshaya Patra Foundation has come up with this initiative of standardization of vessel washing so that they could save up lot of water and also recycle consumed water to reuse again.
These efforts would surely mark a positive contribution towards our Mother Earth.
Akshaya Patra Foundation works towards sustainable development and believes that with the effective and efficient use of technology we can remove hunger and poverty and make this planet a better place for our children to live in.