Akshaya Patra bags Marico Innovation Foundation Award
The Akshaya Patra Foundation was awarded the “Innovation for India Award” in the Social category by the Marico Innovation Foundation. The Akshaya Patra Foundation’s mid-day meal program was deemed a strong innovation with a powerful impact that is making a significant difference to India. The Innovation for India Awards are given across Business, Social and Public Service categories, and the most deserving innovations are marked by simplified processes, low costs, sustainability and transformational impact. Mr. Nandan Nilekani keynoted this year’s award presentation. More
Outstanding Annual Reporting Award
The Akshaya Patra Foundation has been declared the runner-up for the CSO Partners 'Outstanding Annual Reporting Award' for the year 2010-11 in the large organizations category. We have received this award for the second year in a row. This award is an effort to promote transparency and accountability in the voluntary sector and promote better standards of financial reporting, which takes into consideration the preparation and presentation of annual report. CSO partners is a non-profit organisation with a team of professionals from multi-discipline backgrounds with an extended base of partners specialized in services relevant to Civil Society Organizations(CSOs) in India. The award is a joint initiative of CSO partners, Financial Management Service Foundation (FMSF) and Credibility Alliance (CA).
Award for Akshaya Patra - Excellence in Financial Reporting
The Akshaya Patra Foundation has been awarded the Gold Shield Award for best financial reporting by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). The award was given based on Akshaya Patra's Annual Report and Accounts for the year ending March 31, 2010. Akshaya Patra was selected by a panel of judges on the degree of compliance with accounting standards, statutory guidelines and other relevant pronouncements. The Gold Shield is the top award given by the ICAI.
International Award for Akshaya Patra
The Akshaya Patra Foundation's Annual Report for 2008-09 has received the "Certificate of Merit" awarded by the South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) for the year 2009 in the category of Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs). The Award ceremony will be held on 12th December, during the first valedictory session of first SAFA summit in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Indian Express Innovation Award for Akshaya Patra
Initiated in 2005 by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, the objective of the award is to identify and promote innovative organizations in India who have made breakthrough changes, to become role models in their fields. It is aimed at promoting a 'culture of innovation' throughout the country. More
Award for Akshaya Patra - Best Innovative Project by India Urban Space Foundation
Awarded for the 'Best Innovative Project for Innovations in Services to the Urban Poor' this award recognizes the spirit of entrepreneurship in solving social challenges. With the support of the World Bank, the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA), the Ministry of Housing and Poverty Alleviation as well as the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, the awards were organized by the India Urban Space Foundation in collaboration with Cisco Systems. More
ICAI- Gold Shield Award for Akshaya Patra
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, one of the country's most prestigious accounting bodies conferred the Gold Shield Award to Akshaya Patra for the Best Financial Reporting in the year ended 2008-2009. The criterion for the award was based on the review of the accounting practices adopted by all the participating organisations for the preparation of financial statement. More