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Narayana Murthy, Sheena Iyengar, Shashi Tharoor, and Varun Sivaram to participate in Akshaya Patra's Partnerships for Progress Virtual Gala.


(MENAFN- News Direct) Dallas, TX | September 13, 2021 08:04 AM Eastern Daylight Time

 Akshaya Patra USA will hold its Partnerships for Progress event on Saturday, September 25th, 6 PM CT / 7 PM ET, to raise funds for COVID-19 food relief for vulnerable communities in India. The hosts of this central region virtual event include the Akshaya Patra Texas, Columbus and Tampa Chapters.

“We are fortunate to have some of the most inspiring Indian personalities speaking at the Partnership for Progress. Our audience is in for a heartwarming, insightful, and inspiring treat,” said Rajiv Jain, Interim CEO of Akshaya Patra USA.

The event features an incredible lineup of speakers including Narayana Murthy, Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Infosys Limited, Professor & Author Sheena Iyengar, Writer & Diplomat Shashi Tharoor, and Varun Sivaram, Physicist, Author, & Clean Energy Technology Expert. Throughout the event, guests will enjoy musical performances by the incredibly talented Kailash Kher.

Over 1,000 professionals, non-profits, government officials, and philanthropic leaders will be in attendance to celebrate Akshaya Patra beneficiaries, volunteers, and chapter teams. Mark your calendars and register now!

 

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About Akshaya Patra

Established in 2000, Akshaya Patra is the world's largest NGO school meal program providing hot, nutritious lunches to over 1.8 million children throughout India. It costs just $20 to feed a child for an entire school year. Since the COVID-19 lockdown began on March 24th, 2020, Akshaya Patra has served more than 175 million meals for food relief to migrant workers, beneficiaries, and vulnerable communities in India.

 

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