Mr. Suresh Kumar P, has over 23 years of work experience. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry and Advanced Certified Food Professional Course by IIT Kharagpur and CII Face. He is a certified Lead Auditor for FSSC 22000, ISO 22000:2005 and ISO 9001:2015, certified Six Sigma Black Belt and Certified Assessor for Confederation Indian Industry food safety Audits .
Akshaya Patra, the world's largest NGO-run school lunch programme, serves freshly cooked, nutritious meals to over 1.8 million children of 19,039 Govt.schools in 61 locations across 14 states and 2 union territories of India every day. As a part of its COVID relief programme Akshayapatra has served over 240 million meals across India.
The Foundation has various accolades including National Award for Child Welfare, Gandhi Peace Prize, Nikkei Asia Prize, and Mother Teresa Award for best NGO in India.