The Akshaya Patra Foundation received ‘Great Place to Work’ certification for the seventh time in a row.

Bengaluru, January 31st, 2023: The Akshaya Patra Foundation, an implementing partner of the Government of India’s PM Poshan Programme, has been certified as ‘Great Place to Work’ by the Great Place to Work Institute for 2023. This is the seventh time the foundation has been recognized for its employee-friendly welfare & well-being policies.

The foundation, which runs the world’s largest school lunch programme by providing wholesome food to over 2 million children across India every day, has been consistently introducing many employee-friendly measures.

The GPTW assessment survey found it excelling in the trust index which comprises credibility of management, respect for people, fairness at the workplace, pride, and camaraderie between people. For instance, Akshaya Patra has scored higher in the ‘trust factor’ as compared to last year, which resonates with the organization’s continuous efforts to improve its work environment. 

Appreciative of this recognition, Mr. Mukesh Tiwari, Chief Human Resource Officer, The Akshaya Patra Foundation, said, “It gives a profound sense of pride to be recognized as a ‘Great Place to Work’ consecutively for the seventh year. It is a testament to the fact that the Foundation has always stood by its people. Our People First policies introduced right from inception have led to creating a positive work environment which in turn has translated into a motivated & focused workforce, who are committed to achieving the goals of the foundation. We have crossed many milestones during our journey, and we have always recognized our people who strived to make it possible. And hence, we look forward to roll-out more such policies which will help us raise the bar in employee satisfaction.” 

With humble beginning to start off, Akshaya Patra Foundation has come a long way all through recognizing its employees for their efforts, encouraging to achieve more, and at the same time enabling and reskilling them in accordance with changing times and the work environment.  

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