Pallium India was awarded Sat Paul Mittal Award of appreciation in Ludhiana on Nov 13. Mr Ashok Chitale, Pallium India’s trustee, received the award from Health and Family Welfare Minister of Punjab, Brahm Mahindra and Mr. Rakesh Mittal, the President of Nehru Sidant Kender Trust and Airtel chief.
Mr. Chitale gave an informative talk on palliative care and availability of morphine. He urged the Health Minister to act for the cause of suffering patients and also to bring controlled accessibility of morphine for medical use. Dr. Rakesh Mittal appreciated the work Pallium India has been doing.
Sat Paul Mittal National Award was instituted by Nehru Sidhant Kender Trust for outstanding services to humanity. The Trust was founded by the late Congress MP Sat Paul Mittal in 1983 to propagate the ideologies of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.