Ratan Tata, non-executive chairman, TATA group visited the Akshaya Patra Hubli kitchen recently. He was accompanied by N.R Narayana Murthy, Founder, Infosys Ltd, along with Sudha Murty, Chairperson of the Infosys Foundation, Dr. Gururaj Deshpande and Jayshree Deshpande. Chanchalpathi Dasa, Vice Chairman, The Akshaya Patra Foundation, Rajivalochan Dasa, President, Akshaya Patra Hubli, Shridhar Venkat, Executive Director, The Akshaya Patra Foundation and Yagneshwara Dasa were also present during the visit.
Ratan Tata spent an hour in the Akshaya Patra premises visiting the kitchen with all the dignitaries. He also conversed with Chanchalapathi Dasa about Akshaya Patra’s social service and was impressed by its operations.
After visiting the kitchen and interacting with the Akshaya Patra representatives, Ratan Tata said, “It is an extremely impressive undertaking which indicates what can be achieved when you have dedication and sincerity of achievement for the public good.”