Bengaluru: Akshaya Patra Foundation drive in 25 schools

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Oct 31, 2018, 2:13 am IST
Updated Oct 31, 2018, 2:13 am IST
TAPF officials said that the major interventions planned include food handling and serving safety.
(Image: DC)The serving staff are being training by our quality team on the maintenance of personal hygiene, right way of hand wash, and the use of caps and gloves while serving food. (Representional Image)
 (Image: DC)The serving staff are being training by our quality team on the maintenance of personal hygiene, right way of hand wash, and the use of caps and gloves while serving food. (Representional Image)

Bengaluru: The Akshaya Patra Foundation (TAPF), the not-for-profit organisation which runs the world’s largest mid-day meal programme at schools, carried out a need-assessment drive in 25 schools across the city to plan more interventions to ensure safety and hygiene of food and services provided. 

TAPF officials said that the major interventions planned include food handling and serving safety, safe food storage post delivery at the school, access to safe drinking water, access to hygienic toilets and to provide conducive and attractive educational environment for students.

 

“The serving staff are being training by our quality team on the maintenance of personal hygiene, right way of hand wash, and the use of caps and gloves while serving food. We are also setting up a safe and designated space and structure for the food vessels to be stored post delivery till lunch hour,” a release issued here said.

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Location: India, Karnataka, Bengaluru




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