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List of Important days

Important Days
January

Date Important day Theme 2020


World
People
4 Braille Day(210th birth
with Disabilities, Celebrating
January anniversary of Louis
Together
Braille)
Redefining
9 Pravasi
Engagement with the Indian
January Bharatiya Divas (NRI Day)
Diaspora
10 World
January Hindi Day
Indian
youth for development skill and
12 National
harmony
January Youth Day

15
72th Indian Army Day
January
24 National Beti
January girl child day Bachao, Beti Padhao
25 National Empowering
January Voters Day young and future events
26 International Digital
January Customs Day Customs: Progressive Engagement
26 Skill
71th Republic Day
January India and Beti Bachao Beti Padhao
International
From
27 Day of Commemoration in
Words to Genocide: Anti-Semitic
January memory of the victims of
Propaganda and the Holocaust
the Holocaust
World
29 To
Leprosy Day (last Sunday
January live is to help to live
of January)
February
Date Important day Theme 2020
2 World Wetlands
February Wetlands Day for Disaster Risk Reduction
4 World We
February Cancer Day can I can
Building
a solid and interactive bridge
International
6 between Africa and the world to
day of Zero Tolerance to
February accelerate
female genital mutilation
ending Female Genital Mutilation
by 2030
Be
7 Safer
the change: unite for a better
February Internet Day
internet
Krimi
se chhutkara, sehatmand bhavishya
10 National
hamara and worm-free children
February Deworming Day
healthy
children
International Gender,
11
day Women and girls in Science and sustainable
February
Science development: The Impact of Media
From
12 National
Waste to Profits-through Reduce,
February Productivity Day
Recycle and Reuse
13 World Radio
February Radio Day is You
Preventing
20 World
conflict and sustaining peace
February Day of Social Justice
through decent work
Towards
21 International
sustainable through Multilingual
February Mother language day
education
22 World Connect
February Thinking day Activity Pack
24 Central
February Excise Day
28 National Science
February Science Day and tech for specially Abled person
March

Date Important day Theme 2020


1 Zero Make
March Discrimination Day some noise for Zero Discrimination
3 World
March Wildlife Day
3 National Listen
March Defence Day to the young voices
Action
4 World
for hearing loss: make a sound
March Hearing Day
investment
4 National
March Security Day
Women
8 International
in the challenging world of work:
March Women’s Day
Planet 50-50 by 2030
9 CISF
March Raising Day
12 World Kidney
March Kidney Day Disease and Obesity
13 Commonwealth
March Day
13 No
March Smoking Day
Building
15 World
a Digital World Consumers can
March Consumer Rights Day
Trust
18 Ordnance
March factories day
20 International
March Day of Happiness
21 International Forests
March Day of Forests and Energy
21 World My
March Down Syndrome Day Voice My Community – Enabling
people with Down syndrome to
speak up, be heard
and influence government policy
and action, to be fully included in
the
community
22 World Why
March Water Day Waste water?
23 World Understanding
March Meteorological Day Clouds
24 World Unite
March TB Day to end TB
27 World
March Theatre Day
April

Date Important day Theme 2020


1 Prevention
April of Blindness Week
2 World Toward
April Autism Awareness Day Autonomy and Self-Determination
2 International
April Children’s Book Day
National
4 Day for Mine Awareness Needs
April and Assistance in mine Driven- People Centered
action
5 National Connecting
April Maritime Day Ships, Ports and People
International
6
Day for Sports
April
Development and Peace
7 World Depression:
April Health Day Let’s Talk
7 Handloom
April Week
International
8 April Romani Day
8 World
April Tradition Day
Enhancing
Quality Research in Homeopathy
10 World
Through Scientific evidence and
April Homeopathy Day
Rich Clinical
Experiences
Improving
11 National
Maternal Health by Empowering
April Safe Motherhood Day
Women!
12 International
April Day of Human Space Flight
13 Jallianwala
April Bagh Massacre
Dr.
14
Bhimrao Ambedkar Jayanti
April
Customs Day
17 World Hear
April Hemophilia Day their Voices
18 World Cultural
April Heritage Day Heritage & Sustainable Tourism
21 Civil Making
April Services Day New India
22 World Environmental
April Earth Day & Climate Literacy
23 World
April Book and Copyright Day
24 National
April Panchayati Day
Women’s Climate
24
Political Empowerment Change, Women and Role of
April
Day, India Panchayats
25 World End
April Malaria Day Malaria For Good
26 World Innovation-Improving
April Intellectual Property Day Lives
28 World Optimize
Day for Safety and Health
April the collection and use of OSH data
at Work
29 International
April Dance Day
30 International
April Jazz Day
May

Date Important day Theme 2020


Securing
Decent Works For Sustainable
1 International
Social Economic Development
May Labour Day
(International
Labour Day)
1 May
May Day
1 Maharashtra
May Day
2 World Better
May Asthma Day Air Better Breathing
Critical
3 World Minds for Critical Times: Media’s
May Press Freedom Day role in advancing peaceful, just and
inclusive societies
4 International
May Firefighters Day
5 International
May Midwives Day
6 International
May No Diet Day
7 World
May Athletics Day
7 World
May Laughter Day
7 Rabindra
May Nath Tagore Jayant
Mother’s
8 May Day
8 World Less
May Redcross Day Known Red Cross Stories
8 Road
May Safety Week
Their
10 World Future is Our Future:A Healthy
May Migratory Bird Day Planet for Migratory Birds &
People
Technology
11 National
for inclusive and sustainable
May Technology Day
growth’.
A
12 International
voice to lead – Achieving the
May Nurses Day
Sustainable Development Goals”
15 International Families,
May Families Day education and well-being
16 National
May Dengue Day
World
17 Big
Telecommunication &
May Data Big Impact
Information Society Day
18 World Know
May AIDS Vaccine Day Your Number
Measurements
20 May World Metrology Day for transport
21 Anti-Terrorism
May Day
International
22
Day for Biological
May
Diversity
23 World
May Turtle Day
24 Commonwealth
May Day
25 International
May Missing Children’s Day
26 Gunners
May Day- New Zealand
28 Maharana
May Pratap Jayanti
29 International Investing
May Day of UN Peacekeepers in Peace Around the world
30 Goa
May Statehood Day
31 World Tobacco
May No Tobacco Day – a threat to development
June

Date Important day Theme 2020


1 World Good
June Milk Day food, health and nutrition
2 International
June Sex Workers’ Day
International Focuses
4 Day for Innocent Children to acknowledge the pain suffered
June Victims of Aggression by children victims throughout the
Cancer Survivors Day world
5 World Connecting
June Environment Day people to Nature
8 World Our
June Ocean Day Oceans; Our Future
8 Coal
June Miners Day
Focuses
12 Anti-Child
on the impact of conflicts and
June Labour Day
disasters on child labour.
Focuses
June International
on attacks against persons with
13 Albinism Awareness Day
albinism.
14 World Give
June Blood Donor Day Blood; Give now; Give often
World Understand
15
Elder Abuse Awareness and End Financial Abuse of Older
June
Day People: A Human Rights Issue
16 International
June Day of Family Remittances
Word
17 Day to Combat Land
June Desertification and degradation and migration
Drought
International
Preventing
19 Day for the elimination of
Sexual Violence Crimes through
June Sexual Violence and
Justice and Deterrence
Conflict
Focuses
20 World
to show support for families forced
June Refugee Day
to flee.
21 International Yoga
June Yoga Day for health
celebrates
23 Public the value and virtue of public
June Service Day service to the community (Public
Service Day)
23 International
June Widow’s Day
23 International
June Olympic Day
Listen
First –
International
26 Listening to children and youth is
Day Against Drug Abuse
June the first step to help them grow
and Illicit trafficking
healthy
and safe
Micro-,
June Celebrated
Small and Medium-sized
27 for the first time
Enterprises Day
29 National
June Statistics Day
July

Date Important day Theme 2020


1 National
July Doctor’s Day
World
2
Sports Journalists’ Day
July
World UFO Day
4 American
July Independence Day
7 Global
July Forgiveness Day
7 World
July Chocolate Day
Family
11 World
Planning: Empowering People,
July Population Day
Developing Nations
12 Malala
July Day
15 World
Skills for the Future of Work
July Youth Skill Day
Preventing
17 International
conflict and sustaining peace
July Justice Day
through decent work
18 International For
July Nelson Mandela Day Freedom, justice and democracy
International
26
Day for the conservation of
July
the mangrove ecosystem
26 Kargil
July Vijay Diwas
28 World Eliminate
July Hepatitis Day Hepatitis
28 World
July Nature Conservation Day
Slogan
29 International
– Fresh Ecology For Tigers’
July Tiger Day
Protection
World Act
30
Day Against Trafficking in to Protect and Assist Trafficked
July
Persons Persons
August
Date Important day Theme 2020
World
1
Breastfeeding Week (1-7
August
August)
6 Hiroshima
August Day
6 Friendship
August Day
6 Anti-Nuclear
August Day
7 Handloom
August Day
7 Sanskrit
August Day
78th
Kranti
9 Anniversary. Theme – Sankalp se
Diwas (Quit India
August Siddhi- the attainment through
Movement)
resolve
International 13th
9
Day of the world’s Anniversary of the UN Declaration
August
indigenous peoples on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
10 World
August Bio-Fuel Day
11 National
August Daughter’s Day
12 International Youth
August Youth Day Building Peace
13 Organ
August Donation Day
15 Independence
August Day of India
19 World
August Photography Day
19 World WHD
August Humanitarian Day Campaign: Not a Target
20 Sadbhawana
August Diwas/ Harmony Day
29 International
August Day Against Nuclear Test
To
29 National
mark the birthday of the hockey
August Sports Day
player Dhyan Chand
30 National
August Small Industry Day

September

Date Important Day Theme 2020


National
1
Nutrition Week (1-7
September
September)
In India, main function
held at Vijayawada,
2 World
with theme – Coconut for
September Coconut Day
Family Nutrition, Health
and Wellness
4 National
September Labour Day USA
5 National
September Teachers Day
5 International
September Charity Day
7 World
September Forgiveness Day
8 International Theme – Literacy in a
September Literacy Day digital world
10 World
September First Aid Day
10 World Theme – Take a minute,
September Suicide Prevention Day change a life
International
12
Day for South-South
September
Cooperation
14 Hindi
September Diwas
15 International Theme – Democracy and
September Day of Democracy Conflict prevention
Theme – Role of Engineers
15 International
in a developing
September Engineer’s Day
India
International
16 Theme – Caring for all life
Day for the Preservation of
September under Sun
Ozone Layer
Railway
20
Police Force Foundation
September
Day
Theme – Together for
21 World
Peace: Respect, Safety
September Peace Day
and Dignity for All
21 World
September Alzheimer Day
22 World
September Cancer Free Day
25 World
September Rivers Day
25 World
September Pharmacists Day
In 2014, the Government of
Government India decided to
25 celebrated ‘Bharat ke observe 25th September as
September 2017 Kaushalzaade’ on Antyodaya Diwas in
Antyodaya Diwas memory of Deen Dayal
Upadhyaya.
26 World
September Environmental Health Day
26 World
September Contraception Day
Theme – Sustainable
27 World
Tourism – a Tool for
September Tourism Day
Development
28 World Theme – Rabies: Zero by
September Rabies Day 30
28 Gunners
September Day India
Theme –
28 World
Connecting Ships, Ports and
September Maritime Day
People
29 World
September Heart Day
World
Deaf Day (last Sunday of
30 Theme – Translation and
the month of September
September Diversity
International Translation
Day

October

Date Important Day


2020 Theme: Stepping into
the Future:
Tapping the Talents,
1 International
Contributions and
October Day for Older Persons
Participation of Older
Persons in
Society.
1 World
October Vegetarian Day
World First Monday of October.
2
Habitat Day (First Monday 2020 Theme: Housing
October
of October) Policies: Affordable Homes.
International
2 Day of Non-
October Violence/Mahatma Gandhi
Jayanti
3 World
October Nature Day
First Monday of every
3 World
October. 2020 Theme:
October Architecture Day
Climate Change Action!
4 World 2020 Theme: Exploring
October Space Week (4-10 October) New Worlds in Space
4 World
October Animal Day
2020 Theme: Teaching in
5 World
Freedom, Empowering
October Teachers Day
Teachers
World
6
Smile Day (First Friday of
October
October)
8 Indian
October Air force Day
9 Columbus
October Day
9 World
October Post Day
2020 Theme: Beti Bachao
9th Beti Beti Padhao Week-
to 14th October Bachao Beti Padhao Week The Daughters of New
India
10 World 2020 Theme: Mental health
October Mental Health Day in the workplace
10 World
October Day Against Death Penalty
2020 Theme: Water and
10th India
Energy for Inclusive
to 14th October water Week-2020
Growth
2020 Theme: EmPOWER
11 International
girls: Before, during
October Girl Child Day
and after conflict”
2020
12 World
Theme: It’s in your hands,
October Arthritis Day
take action
Observed
World on second Thursday of
13
Sight Day (2 Thursday of October
nd
October
October) 2020
Theme: Make Vision Count
13 International
October Day for Disaster Reduction
14 International
October Standards’ Day
15 International
October Day of Rural Women
15 World
October Students Day
Safe
15
Motherhood Week (15-21
October
October)
16 World
October Food Day
2020 Theme: Answering
the Call of October 17
17 Anti-Poverty
to end poverty: A path
October Day
toward peaceful and
inclusive societies
20 World
October Statistics Day
20 National
October Solidarity day
20 World
October Osteoporosis Day
21 Police
October Commemoration Day
24 United
October Nations Day
World
24
Development Information
October
Day
24 World
October Polio Day
World
27 2020 Theme: Discover,
Day for Audiovisual
October remember and share
Heritage
28 National
October Ayurveda Day
28 International
October Animation Day
29 International
October Internet Day
29 World
October Stroke Day
31 National
October Unity Day
31 World
October Savings Day
2020 Theme: Innovative
Governance, Open
31 World
Cities. The general theme of
October Cities Day
World Cities Day is Better
City, Better Life.
2020 Theme: My Vision –
30 Vigilance
Corruption Free
October – 4 Nov Awareness Week
india
2020 Theme: Media and
Information Literacy
Global
25 in Critical Times: Re-
Media and Information
Oct – 1 Nov 2020 Imagining Ways of
Literacy Week
Learning and Information
Environments

November

Date Important Day Theme 2020


1 No
November Tobacco Day
1 World
November Vegan Day
1 Karnataka
November Formation Day
5 World
November Tsunami Awareness Day
7 National
November Cancer Awareness Day
7 Infant
November Protection Day
8 International Theme: ‘Emergency
November Radiology Day Radiology’
9 World
November Quality Day
9 World
November Legal Service Day
World Theme:
10
Science Day for Peace and ‘Science for Global
November
Development Understanding’
10 Public
November Transport Day
11 National
November Education Day
12 World
November Pneumonia Day
12 Public
November Service Broadcasting Day
13 World
November Kindness Day
14 Children’s
November Day
Theme: ‘Women and
14 World
diabetes – our right to a
November Diabetes Day
healthy future’
16 International
November Day for Tolerance
16 World Commemorated on 3rd
November Philosophy Day Thursday of November
19 World
Theme: ‘Wastewater’
November Toilet Day
19 International Theme: ‘Celebrate Men
November Men’s Day and Boys’
19 World Day Commemorated on 3rd
of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
November 2017 Sunday of November.
Theme:
‘2020 Target: reduce road
fatalities AND serious
injuries by 50%’
20 Universal
November Children’s Day
21 World
November Television Day
Theme: ‘2022 Ka Hai
21 World
Sapna … Kisan Ki Aay Ho
November Fisheries Day
Dugna – Sankalp Se Siddhi’
International Theme: ‘Leave no one
25
Day For the Elimination of behind: end violence
November
Violence Against Women against women and girls’
26 Constitutional
November Day-India
26 National
November Milk Day
Raising
28
Day of National Cadet
November
Corps

December

Date Important Day Theme


1 World
Theme: Right to health
December AIDS Day
International
2
Day for Abolition of
December
Slavery
2 National
December Pollution Control
International
3 Theme: Transformation towards
Day for the Persons with sustainable and resilient society for all
December
Disabilities
4 Indian
December Navy Day
International
Theme: Volunteers Act
Volunteer Day for
First. Here.
Economic and Social
5 Everywhere.
Development,
December
World Theme: Caring for the planet starts from
the
Soil Day ground

7 International Theme: Working Together to Ensure No


country
December Civil Aviation Day is Left Behind

7 Armed
December Forces Flag Day- India
8 Plastic
December Free Day
9 International Theme: United against corruption for
December Anti-Corruption Day development, peace and security

10 Human
December Rights Day

11 International Theme: Mountain Under Pressure:


climate,
December Mountain Day hunger, migration

12 Universal
December Health Coverage Day
14 World
December Energy Conservation Day
16 Vijay
December Diwas
18 International Theme: Safe Migration in a
December Migrants Day World on the Move
20 International
December Human Solidarity Day

22 National The day is observed to mark the birth


anniversary of famed Indian
December Mathematics Day Mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan.

23 Kisan
December Diwas
24 National
December Consumers Day
25 Good The day is observed to mark the birth
anniversary of former PM Atal Bihari
December Governance Day Vajpayee