Special training was given to pain and palliative, ambulance workers at the state level under the leadership of Seva Bharathi. The training programme held at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Hall, Thrissur lead by Deseeya Seva Bharathi State Vice-Presidents Dr. Anjali Dhananjayan and Dr Sriram Shankar. Palliative trainer Jose Pulimoottil, central government's first Florence Nightingale Award winner Smt. Sheela Rani, Shri. Lalkrishnan Namboothiri, Shri. Manoj, doctors' association Help for Helpless, assistant vehicle inspector Payas Git and others gave training on various subjects. RSS Prantha Sah Prachar Pramukh P. Unnikrishnan said that more studies and research should be conducted on the medical practices prevailing in India and it should be utilized for the benefit of the world. The acceptance of yoga by the world is an example of this. He said since Seva Bharati aims at the welfare of the world, it is imperative that more such workers are identified and trained. State general secretary D Vijayan indicated that Seva Bharati aims to expand its pain and palliative activities to 500 selected units in Kerala in the coming years.