New Delhi, November 07: On her birthday, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan donated free meals to 1,000 children for a year under a mid-day meal programme.
As part of the mid-day meal scheme called Annamrita run by Annamrita Midday Meal Scheme of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), Aish will help to feed the school kids. The scheme reaches out to about 2,000 kids of 500 municipal schools in an around Mumbai.
the mid-day meal scheme, called Annamrita, reaches out to nearly 500 municipal schools in and around Mumbai along with over 2,000 schools in Maharashtra with heavy nutritious meals, ISKCON spiritual leader Radhanath Swami Maharaj said in a release.
"The scheme, which started in 2004 from a small roomwith meals being prepared for just 900 children, today serves meals to 12 lakh children across seven states in India.