'India Says Thank You' is an initiative to connect the people of India to the soldiers who guard our borders.
In the last three years, we have sent 50,000+ Thank You boxes to our dedicated soldiers posted in multiple army locations including far-off sites such as Kochi, Poonch, Siachen and Port Blair.
Started in the year 2000 by serving 1500 children in Bangalore, today Akshaya Patra runs the world's largest school meal program through its 28 kitchens spread across 11 states serving 1.6 million hot lunches in 13,529 schools every day.
Learn about this exciting story of spiritualists and capitalists coming together to work on a massive mission to build India's human resource base by facilitating education of underprivileged children in government schools through abundant and wholesome school meals - a proven attraction for deprived children to come to school. A special 'Made in India' success story using the head, the heart, and a whole lot of soul.
Rashmi Bansal is a writer, entrepreneur and youth expert. She is the author of 7 bestselling books on entrepreneurship - Stay Hungry Stay Foolish, Connect the Dots, I Have a Dream, Poor Little Rich Slum, Follow Every Rainbow, Take Me Home and Arise, Awake - which have sold more than a million copies and been translated into 12 languages.
'India Says Thank You' is a not for profit initiative by Snapdeal in collaboration with 21 Fools. 21 Fools is a Mumbai based paper products company which creates meaningful products and stories that help us grow and make the world a better place to live in. To make it happen, they have started creating products from seed paper or 'Beej-Kapas' - a paper that grows into a plant. Since 2014, they have created over 2 million Beej-Kapas products that grew into millions of plants.