The onset of operations in Puri marked the beginning of Akshaya Patra's service as a NGO in Puri. Working as a NGO in Puri, it has been currently catering to 55,835 children of 648 Government schools. Nayagarh, Rourkela and Cuttack are the other three regions in the state of Odisha where Akshaya Patra provides mid-day meal to children. Totally this NGO reaches out to 125,242 children in Odisha covering 1,461 schools. The NGO has centralised kitchen facility in Puri, Cuttack and Rourkela and it operated a decentralised kitchen model in Nayagarh due to topographical conditions.
Feed the children of today to enable them to feed their families tomorrow.