Newsletter from Pallium India, a registered charitable trust formed to fulfill the need for a stable organization working at the national level to fight for needs of the suffering millions on India who are in need of pain relief and palliative care. Most of the trustees are people who have done pioneering work in the field of palliative care in the country. Pallium India seeks to start palliative care facilities, to expand facilities where they exist and to start rehabilitation services for families of patients afflicted by cancer. It also undertakes activities at the national level to ensure availability of opioids. Education and quality assurance in palliative care are other major goals of the organization.