Works towards breaking the cycle of hunger & illiteracy by providing freshly cooked mid-day meals to school going children

  • Started: 2004
  • Mumbai, Maharashtra


Annamrita is a Midday meal programme (a programme of the Government of India) implemented by the ISKCON Food Relief Foundation (IFRF) in different sch Read moreools across India. It aims to provide nutritious meals to thousands of children and contribute towards bringing children to school every day. Annamrita claims to serve 1.2 million meals every day, through 20 kitchens and 6500+ schools across 21 cities in India. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan donated free meals for 1000 school kids for one year on her 44th birthday, through the organisation. The public charitable trust was formed on April 23, 2004, and registered under the Bombay Public Trusts Act, of 1950. Its kitchens at various locations have received ISO9001:2000. It has been awarded IMC Ramakrishna Bajaj National Quality Award and has been applauded by Dr Kalam and Dr Pranab Mukherjee for its work.


  • Food & Nutrition
  • Education

Sub Sectors

  • Nutrition
  • Informal Education

Demographies Served

  • Children
  • Hospital Staff
  • Municipal Staff


Through Annamrita Karuna programme it has distributed : 1,62,55,882 meals in Maharashtra - Via 6 kitchens, 21,52,700 meals in Delhi- Via 1 kitchen, 26,91,806 meals in Jharkhand - Via 1 kitchen, 33,87,665 meals in Haryana - Via 2 kitchens, 3,54,441 meals in Andhra Pradesh - Via 2 kitchens, 23,500 meals in Rajasthan - Via 1 kitchen, 84,091 meals in West Bengal - Via 1 kitchen, 20,400 meals in Tripura - Via 1 kitchen, Through Karuna Hospital Programme the total meals served to hospital staff is 3,85,642, It distributed 17,00,000 Kits of Joy in Andhra Pradesh, 1,56,33,327 in Rajasthan and 5,41,000 kits in West Bengal and through its mid-day meals programme it reached more than 10,00,000 children with 12,00,000 plus meals in 6500 plus schools across 21 cities.


  • Karuna Hospital Programme


    To assist frontline workers in serving COVID patients, Annamrita set out to supply healthcare staff like doctors, nurses, assistant staff, pathology staff and assistants with freshly prepared, nutritious meals.

  • Municipal Staff Feeding Programme

    Municipal staff are working round the clock to ensure sanitation and act as a primary deterrent to stop the pandemic from spreading further. To show appreciation to these workers the organisation supplies a full course meal to them in the Maintenance, Public Health, Water, Social Justice, Disaster Management, and Solid Waste Management departments.

  • Kit of Joy Programme

    Maharashtra, Delhi, Rajasthan, Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal

    To help children who had lost access to mid-day meals due to closures arising from the pandemic. Annamrita donated dry ration kits to these children and affected communities through its kitchens spread across the country. The kit contains essentials like rice, flour, pulses, sugar, salt, cooking oil and spices.

  • Annamrita Karuna Programme

    Delhi, Haryana, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tripura, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal

    It provides healthy and hygienic relief meals to people impacted by the pandemic losing their jobs, resources and livelihoods. It has mobilized kitchens across the country that cook meals in two shifts and delivered them to organisations and needy people.

  • Annamrita Mid-day Meals Programme

    Thane, Jaipur, East Godavari, Chittoor, Cuddapah, Nellore, Murshidabad, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Kurukshetra, Kolkata, Aurangabad - Bihar, Jalna, Mumbai, Nagpur, East Singhbhum, Pune, West Tripura, South Delhi
    Maharashtra, Delhi, Rajasthan, Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Tripura

    It works to implement mid-day meal programmes in Government and Government aided schools to ensure that children attend school and pursue education. It has set up kitchens across eight states in twelve cities to serve children; the work is carried out without any profit motive and is available to all children irrespective of religion, caste, creed or gender.

Leadership Team

  • Kunjan Gandhi

    Board Trustee

  • Yogesh Chadha

    Board Trustee

  • Dr. Sanjiv Tikku (Sarvdarshi Das)

    Trustee & Vice Chariman


Registration Details

  • PAN Card


  • Registration ID
  • 12A


  • 80G


  • FCRA



Project Location


19 Jaywant Industrial Estate, 63 Tardeo Road, Tardeo

Offices in Cities

Pune, Jamshedpur, Nellore, Mira Road, Tirupati, Gurgaon, Kadapa, Jaipur, Aurangabad, Rangapara, Rajahmundry, Nagpur, Faridabad, Kurukshetra, Palghar, Jalna, Mumbai, Thane

Projects in States

West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi

Other Details

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