Happiest Minds Contributes 6 million Meals To Akshaya Patra Foundation To Bolster CSR Initiatives | Image: Happiest Minds (Representative)
Happiest Minds Technologies Limited, an IT Company, on Thursday announced a total contribution of 1.92 million meals to the Akshaya Patra Foundation, which coincides with the recent celebration of its 5000+ people Smilestone, through an exchange filing. The latest contribution brings the cumulative total to 6 million meals.
The Company’s vision is to reach 10 million Akshaya Patra meals by 2028 to end classroom hunger and promote education across India by donating nutritious meals. Happiest Minds celebrates Smilestones with acts of giving. This tradition of contributing on behalf of the Company’s team, customers, partners, advisory & statutory boards, and shareholders has been an integral part of its culture since its inception. This is in close conjunction with Happiest Minds’ CSR initiatives, called Circle of Happiness, aimed at building a social engagement program and contributing to socially relevant causes.
Joseph Anantharaju, Executive Vice Chairman, Happiest Minds Technologies, said, “Social Responsibility and commitment to Society has been an integral part of Happiest Minds values from inception. The CSR engagement under the theme ‘Annapurna’ with the Akshaya Patra Foundation has enabled Happiest Minds to spread smiles while improving nutritional value for the kids by donating meals for every one of our (S)Milestones. We are excited to share that in FY 2022-23, 19,24,429 meals were distributed to government school children through the PM POSHAN Programme. We thank the Happiest Minds family for helping us achieve this significant milestone.”
Venkatraman Narayanan, MD & CFO, Happiest Minds Technologies said, “We are happy that we could contribute 1.92 million meals that align with our culture of giving. Happiest Minds believes in a culture of sharing where each one is a happiness evangelist. Building a 5000+ strong member
Company is a great milestone we have achieved in our 11+ years journey. It gives me immense joy to share this news with you, and I am happy that we are able to make a difference by paying it forward to those in need. We thank everyone for supporting our growth and look forward to reaching new heights in the years ahead of us.”
Happiest Minds proactively continues to make an impact by fostering a sense of purpose, forming collaborative communities, and fashioning the capacity to make choices. In addition, programs such as Mindfulness Training, SMILES Shorts, HappiZest – our Wellness initiative, along with a culture of listening through the annual Happiest People Pulse Survey & Customer Happiness Survey, the real time Happometer, the external Great Place to Work Survey and Mithra – the Good Samaritan Counselling Program, are initiatives regularly undertaken by the company to achieve the overarching principle of creating and sustaining a great place to work.