Annapoorna, the midday meal programme of Adamya Chetana reaches over 2 Lakh children.


Aata-Paatha – the words conjure up images of happy children having fun while learning.


Arogya Chetana – Health for Children Arogya Chetana is a unique project of Adamya Chetana.

Serving Daily Mid-day meals to 1,50,000 School Children everyday.

ACF: At a Glance

Adamya Chetana is a voluntary organisation working in the field of social development. Registered in 1998, it has been set up in the memory of Smt. Girija Shastry, mother of Shri AnanthKumar, Union Cabinet Minister and MP from Bangalore (South), who dedicated her life to serving the poor and the underprivileged.

Short Film on Adamya Chetana

7.5 Minute short film on Adamya Chetana and our Green Footprints

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ACF Programs

Following are the list of programs/initiatives ACF conducts to achieve its mission and vision.

Arogya Chetana

Arogya Chetana is project that aims to reach health cover to the 72,000 children of Bengaluru receiving midday meals from Annapoorna.

Chinnara Chetana

Our colourful monthly magazine adorning the walls of number of schools since 2008 has been a hit with the young minds.


We at Adamya Chetana are excited to bring to you a unique event eco-Chetana, focussed around Green Lifestyle.

Shikshaka Chetana

A resource center for teachers to help teachers upgrade themselves to face the rapidly changing global as well as local economics and the expectations of students.

Yuva Chetana

An Initiative of Adamya Chetana as a platform for the youth to understand, explore and act on social and environmental issues.

Ongoing Projects at ACF

Nitya Annadaana

अन्नदानात्परं दानं न भूतो न भविष्यति |
अन्नेन धार्यते सर्वं जगदेतच्चराचरं ||

On the 2nd Punyatithi of Sri AnanthKumar ji, at Adamya Chetana we have started the noble cause of feeding the needy every afternoon.

Anyone, who is in need of food can walk into Adamya Chetana and have his lunch between 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm 365 days.

You can participate in the following ways:

Donors are welcome to join in actually serving the food on that occasion between 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM any day by notifying the office in advance of their interest to feed. Anyone is welcome as a volunteer.
You can now join in this noble cause on your special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries or even remembrance days of the loved ones by sponsoring a day or more at Rs 2,500/- per day.

Green Sunday

Bringing back the purity, greenery and ambience of erstwhile Bengaluru
Since the year 2016, every Sunday has been a GREEN SUNDAY for Adamya Chetana, where hundreds of volunteers of all ages from school children to college students to profesionals, housewives and retirees are planting and nurturing these tress.

Our Vision

Each soul is potentially divine. The goal of humanity is to realize this divinity.

Swami Vivekananda

These words of Swami Vivekananda are adopted by us as our vision.

Our Mission

To create sustainable, replicable models for the social betterment of the underprivileged.

To develop a sense of appreciation of the Indian culture and value system among the younger generation.

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