Important Day and Theme 2022

Important Day and Theme 2022

Day are important for All competitive exams like SBI, IBPS, SSC, Railway and all other government exams. So, here we are providing the List of important days in 2022 year of national and international importance are given below which will enhance your knowledge. Candidate can Refer below table to know the Important Days and Theme of that day.

Important Day (May, 2022)

Date Day Theme/Importance
1 May International Labour Day, also known as International Worker’s Day and May Day
1 May Maharashtra and Gujarat Statehood Day
1 May 2022 (first Sunday of every May) World Laughter Day
2 May World Tuna Day
3 May World Press Freedom Day Theme 2022: ‘Journalism under Digital Siege’
3 May 2022 (first Tuesday of May) World Asthma Day Theme 2022: ‘Closing Gaps in Asthma Care’
4 May International Firefighter’s Day
4 May Coal Miners Day  
5 May World Portuguese language Day
5 May World Hand Hygiene Day Slogan 2022: Unite for safety: clean your hands

The campaign theme 2022: “a health care ‘quality and safety climate or culture’ that values hand hygiene and infection prevention and control”

5 May 2022 (first Thursday of May) World Password Day
6 May International No Diet Day
7 May World Athletics Day 2022
7 May 2022 BRO 62nd raising day The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) was founded on 7th May 1960 as a leading road construction agency under the Ministry of Defence with Shramena Sarvam Sadhyam (everything is achievable through hard work) as its motto.
8 May 2022 (second Sunday in May) Mother’s Day
8 May World Thalassaemia Day Theme 2022: “Be Aware. Share. Care: Working with the global community as one to improve Thalassemia knowledge.”
8 May World Red Cross Day, also known as World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day Theme 2022: #BeHUMANKIND (Believe in the power of Kindness).
8-9 May UN’s ‘Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World War’
10 May International Day of Argania Theme 2022: “The Argan tree, symbol of resilience”
10 May World Lupus Day
11 May National Technology Day Theme 2022: “Integrated Approach in Science and technology for sustainable future”
Technology Development Board (TDB) has stated the theme of National Technology Day 2022 is “PRAGATI: Promoting Avenues for Growth through Technological Innovations”.
12 May International Nurses Day Theme 2022: “Nurses: A Voice to Lead – Invest in Nursing and respect rights to secure global health”. 
12 May International Day of Plant Health
14 May 2022 (second Saturday in May and the second Saturday in October) World Migratory Bird Day Theme 2022: “Impact of Light Pollution on Migratory Birds”.

Slogan 2022: “Dim the Lights for Birds at Night!”.

15 May International Day of Families Theme 2022: ‘Families and Urbanisation’.
16 May 2022 Buddha Purnima or Vesak Day, also known as Buddha Jayanti or Vaisakhi Buddha Purnima “Vesak”, the Day of the Full Moon in the month of Vaisakh (April/May) according to the Hindu calendar, is the most sacred day to millions of Buddhists around the world.
16 May International Day of Light
16 May International Day of Living Together in Peace
16 May 2022 Sikkim’s 47th statehood day It was on 16th May 1975 that Sikkim became a part of India as its 22nd state.
16 May National Dengue Day
17 May World Telecommunication and Information Society Day Theme 2022: “Digital technologies for Older Persons and Healthy Ageing”.
17 May World Hypertension Day Theme 2022: Measure Your Blood Pressure Accurately, Control It, Live Longer.
17 May International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia Theme 2022: “Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our Rights”
18 May World AIDS Vaccine Day, also known as HIV Vaccine Awareness Day
18 May International Museum Day Theme 2022: ‘The Power of Museums’. 
20 May World Bee Day Theme 2022: ‘Bee Engaged: Celebrating the diversity of bees and beekeeping systems’
20 May 2022 (third Friday of May) National Endangered Species Day Theme 2022: “Recovering key species for ecosystem restoration”.
20 May World Metrology Day Theme 2022: Metrology in the Digital Era.
21 May Anti-Terrorism Day 2022 commemorates Rajiv Gandhi’s 31t death anniversary as India observes Anti-Terrorism Day.
21 May World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
21 May International Tea Day
21 May 2022 (third Saturday of May) US Armed Forces Day
22 May International Day for Biological Diversity or World Biodiversity Day Theme 2022: “Building a shared future for all life.”
23 May International Day to End Obstetric Fistula
23 May World Turtle Day Theme 2022: “Shellebrate”
24 May (second Monday of March) Indian Commonwealth Day Theme 2022: ‘Delivering a Common Future’
25 May World Thyroid Awareness Day
25-31 May International Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-Self-Governing Territories
25 May International Missing Children’s Day
25 May Africa Day Theme 2022: “Strengthening Resilience in Nutrition and Food Security on the African Continent”
28 May International Day of Action for Women’s Health, also known as International Women’s Health Day Theme 2022: ‘Resist and Persist’
28 May World Menstrual Hygiene Day Theme 2022: ‘making menstruation a normal fact of life by 2030’
28 May World Hunger Day Theme 2022: ‘Youth Ending Hunger’
29 May International Day of UN Peacekeepers Theme 2022: “People Peace Progress: The Power of Partnerships”
30 May Hindi Journalism Day On May 30, 1826, the first Hindi newspaper, Udant Martand, was published. Pandit Jugal Kishore Shukla was the editor who started this newspaper.
30 May World Vape Day
30 May Goa Statehood Day Goa also celebrates its Liberation Day on 19th December as the state got liberated on 19 December 1961.
31 May World No Tobacco Day This year, the WHO has selected Jharkhand for the World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) Award-2022.

Theme 2022: “Protect the Environment”


Important Day (April, 2022)

Date Day Theme/Importance
1 April Odisha Day or Utkal Divas After decades of struggle under the leadership of Odisha’s eminent leaders, the new province came into existence on the 1st of April 1936.
2 April International Children’s Book Day Birthday of classic children’s book author Hans Christian Andersen.

In 2022, Canada is hosting International Children’s Book Day with this chosen theme: “Stories are wings that help you soar every day”.

2 April World Autism Awareness Day Theme 2022: “Inclusive Quality Education for All”.
3 April 2022 258th Raising Day of Army Medical Corps Army Medical Corps (AMC) came into existence as the Indian Army Medical Corps (IAMC) on 3rd April 1943 by the amalgamation of the Indian Medical Service, the Indian Medical Department and the Indian Hospital Corps.
4 April International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action Theme 2022: “Safe Ground, Safe Steps, Safe Home.” 
5 April National Maritime Day This year is the 59th edition of the National Maritime Day.

Theme 2022: “Sustainable Shipping beyond Covid-19’’.

5 April International Day of Conscience
6 April International Day of Sport for Development and Peace The global theme of IDSDP 2022 is, “Securing a Sustainable and Peaceful Future for All: The Contribution of Sport”
6 April World Table Tennis Day
7 April International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda 2022 marks the 28th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, one of the darkest chapters in human history.
7 April World Health Day Theme 2022: ‘Our Planet, Our Health’.
1-7 April Prevention of Blindness Week
8 April 2022 247th Army Ordnance Corps Day
9 April CRPF Valour Day (Shaurya Diwas) The year 2022 marks the 57th CRPF Valour Day.
10 April World Homeopathy Day The day is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of founder and father of the Homeopathy system of medicine Dr Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann.

Theme 2022: ‘People’s Choice For Wellness.’

10 April National Siblings Day
11 April World Parkinson’s Day This day marks the birth anniversary of Dr. James Parkinson, who first described the features of the disease in his article – An Essay on the Shaking Palsy in 1817.

Theme 2022: “integrated health care”

11 April National Safe Motherhood Day The day marks the birth anniversary of Kasturba Gandhi.
11 April National Pet Day (US)
12 April International Day of Human Space Flight On April 12, 1961, the Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human to journey into outer space.
12 April International Day of Street Children Theme 2022: 4th Step in Consortium for Street Children (CSC)’s 4 Steps to Equality campaign.
12 April 2022 128th Foundation Day of Punjab National Bank
13 April Siachen Day The day is observed to commemorate the courage of the Indian Army under “Operation Meghdoot”.

On April 13, 1984, Operation Meghdoot was launched which was led by the Lieutenant-General Prem Nath Hoon.

13 April International Turban Day The 2022 Turban Day marks the 553rd birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev and the festival of Baisakhi.
13 April Jallianwala Bagh massacre Day The Jallianwala Bagh massacre also known as massacre of Amritsar completed 103 years on 13 April 2022.
14 April B.R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day or Ambedkar Jayanti or Bhim Jayanti This day celebrates the birthday of Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar, an Indian politician, and social rights activist.
14 April World Chagas Disease Day The disease has been named after Carlos Ribeiro Justiniano Chagas, the Brazilian doctor who diagnosed the first case on 14 April 1909.

Theme 2022: finding and reporting every case to defeat chagas disease.

14 April Tamil Nadu’s ‘Equality Day’ Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin announced the birth anniversary of Dr Ambedkar on April 14 would be observed as ‘Equality Day’ from this year onwards.
14 April National Fire Service Day Theme 2022: “Learn Fire Safety, Increase This year Productivity”
15 April World Art Day The date has been selected in honour of the birthday of Leonardo da Vinci, the famous painter of the Mona Lisa.
15 April Himachal Day It was on this day in 1948 that Himachal Pradesh was created as a province of India.
16 April Save the Elephant Day
16 April World Voice Day Theme 2022: ‘Lift your voice’. 
17 April World Hemophilia Day Theme 2022: “Access for All: Partnership. Policy. Progress. Engaging your government, integrating inherited bleeding disorders into national policy”.
18 April World Heritage Day or International Day for Monuments and Sites Theme 2022: “Heritage and Climate”
19 April World Liver Day
20 April UN Chinese Language Day The day has been chosen to pay tribute to Cangjie, who is a mythical figure who is presumed to have invented Chinese characters about 5,000 years ago.
21 April World Creativity and Innovation Day The World Creativity and Innovation Week is also observed from April 15-21.

Theme 2022: Collaboration

21 April National Civil Services Day To commemorate the day when Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the first Home Minister of Independent India addressed probationers of Administrative Services Officers at Delhi’s Metcalf House in 1947.
22 April World Earth Day, also known as International Mother Earth Day Theme 2022: ‘Invest in our planet’
23 April World Book and Copyright Day, also known as World Book Day & International Day of the Book The UN agency chose this particular date to posthumously commemorate and immortalise the memory of literary personalities like Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, Miguel de Cervantes and William Shakespeare – two of which died on April 23 and the other (Miguel) on April 22 (1616).

Theme 2022: ‘Read…So you never feel alone.’

23 April UN English Language Day
23 April UN Spanish Language Day
24 April National Panchayati Raj Day The Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992 that came into force with effect from 24th April, 1993 has vested constitutional status on Panchayati Raj institutions.
24 April International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace
24 April World Day for Laboratory Animals or World Day for Animals In Laboratories or World Lab Animal Day The week surrounding the WDLA is referred to as Lab Animal Week or World Laboratory Animal Liberation Week. The lab Animal week is annually celebrated from 20th to 26th April.
24-30 April (last week of April) WHO’s World Immunization Week Theme 2022: ‘Long Life for All’
25 April International Delegate’s Day
25 April World Malaria Day Theme 2022: “Harness innovation to reduce the malaria disease burden and save lives”
25 April World Penguin Day
26 April World Intellectual Property Day, also called World IP Day Theme 2022: ‘IP and Youth: Innovating for a Better Future.’
26 April International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day to raise awareness of the consequences of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and the risks of nuclear energy in general.
27 April 2022 (last Wednesday of April) World Stationery Day
28 April World Day for Safety and Health at Work Theme 2022: “Act together to build a positive safety and health culture”
28 April 2022 (fourth Thursday in April) International Girls in ICT Day Theme 2022: access and safety
29 April International Dance Day The day marks the birth anniversary of Jean-Georges Noverre, the creator of modern ballet.
30 April 2022 (last Saturday of April) World Veterinary Day Theme 2022: “Strengthening Veterinary Resilience”.
30 April Ayushman Bharat Diwas This day is of national importance to mark the launch of Ayushman Bharat Yojana which is also known as Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY). It was launched by PM Narendra Modi in the year 2018 to provide various benefits with a cover of 5 lakh rupees per family to be given per year.
30 April International Jazz Day Theme 2022” ‘A Call for Global Peace and Unity’.


Important Day (March, 2022)

Date Day Theme/Importance
1-7 March Janaushadhi Diwas week On 7th March 2022, the 4th Jan Aushadhi Diwas will be celebrated. The theme of 4th Janaushadhi Diwas: “Jan Aushadhi-Jan Upyogi”.
1 March Zero Discrimination Day Theme 2022: “Remove laws that harm, create laws that empower”
1 March World Civil Defence Day Theme 2022: “Civil defence and management of displaced populations in face of disasters and crises; role of volunteers and the fight against pandemics”.
2 March 2022 46th Civil Accounts Day
3 March World Wildlife Day Theme 2022: ‘Recovering key species for ecosystem restoration’.
 3 March World Hearing Day Theme 2022: “To hear for life, listen with care”
3 March World Birth Defects Day Theme 2022: “Many births defects, one voice”. 
4 March National Security Day (Rashtriya Suraksha Diwas) National Security Week 2022 is being celebrated from March 4 to March 10, 2022.
4 March National Safety Day Theme 2022: ‘Nurture young minds – Develop safety culture’ 
 4 March World Obesity Day Theme 2022: ‘Everybody Needs to Act’.
7 March Janaushadhi Diwas Theme 2022: “Jan Aushadhi-Jan Upyogi”.
8 March International Women’s Day Theme 2022: “gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”.
9 March (second Wednesday of March) No Smoking Day Theme 2022: “Quitting Smoking Doesn’t Have to be Stressful”.
10 March 2022 CISF 53rd Raising Day CISF was set up under an Act of the Parliament of India on 10 March 1969, to provide security cover to industrial units, government infrastructure projects and facilities and establishments located all over India.
10 March (second Thursday of March) World Kidney Day Theme 2022: ‘Kidney Health for All’
10 March International Day of Women Judges
12 March World Glaucoma Day World Glaucoma Week (WGW) 2022 is celebrated from 6th to 12th March 2022. 

Theme 2022: “The world is bright, save your sight”.

13 March World Rotaract Day Theme 2022: “Rotary Making a Difference”.
14 March Pi Day or International Day of Mathematics Theme 2022: Mathematics Unites!
14 March International Day of Action for Rivers Theme 2022: “the importance of rivers to biodiversity.”
15 March World Consumer Rights Day Theme 2022: “Fair Digital Finance.”
15 March International Day to Combat Islamophobia The 193-member United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has adopted a resolution to proclaim 15 March as the International Day to Combat Islamophobia every year, starting from 2022.
16 March National Vaccination Day or National Immunisation Day Theme 2022: “Vaccines Work for all”.
18 March Ordnance Factory Day
18 March 2022 World Sleep Day Every year on the Friday before the Spring Vernal Equinox, World Sleep Day is observed to highlight the importance of quality sleep.

Theme 2022: ‘Quality Sleep, Sound Mind, Happy World’


18 March Global Recycling Day Theme 2022: “recycling fraternity”
20 March World Oral Health Day The three-year theme (2021-2023) for World Oral Health Day is “Be proud of your mouth”.
20 March International Day of Happiness Theme 2022: “Build Back Happier”.
20 March World Sparrow Day Theme 2022: “LOVE Sparrows.” 
20 March United Nations’ French Language Day March 20 is also recognized by the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF) as the International Day of La Francophonie that celebrates the anniversary of the Agency for Cultural and Technical Cooperation (ACCT) that began March 20, 1970.

OIF celebrates the International Day of La Francophonie 2022 under the theme “La Francophonie of the future”.

21 March International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Theme 2022: “VOICES FOR ACTION AGAINST RACISM”.
21 March World Poetry Day
21 March International Day of Forests or World Forestry Day Theme 2022: “Forests and sustainable production and consumption.”
21 March World Down Syndrome Day Theme 2022:  ‘#InclusionMeans’.
21 March World Puppetry Day On this day, Sangeet Natak Akademi under the Ministry of Culture (MoC) is organizing a puppet festival ‘Putul Utsav’ in five cities in India, which include Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Hyderabad (Telangana), Angul (Odisha), New Delhi and Agartala (Tripura).

Theme: ‘Azadi ke Rang, Putul Ke Sang’.

22 March World Water Day Theme 2022: “Groundwater, Making the Invisible Visible”. 
22 March Bihar Diwas This year, the state is celebrating the 110th Bihar Diwas.

Theme 2022: ‘Jal, Jeevan, Hariyali’.

23 March World Meteorological Day Theme 2022: Early Warning and Early Action.
23 March Shaheed Diwas or Martyrs’ Day The day was observed to pay tribute to the death anniversary of the freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar, and Shivaram Rajguru, who laid their lives for the freedom of India. Also, 30 January is observed as Martyr’s Day or Shaheed Diwas in the memory of Mahatma Gandhi.
24 March World Tuberculosis Day Theme 2022: ‘Invest to End TB. Save Lives.’
24 March International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims
25 March International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members
25 March International Day of the Unborn Child
25 March International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade Theme 2022: “Stories of Courage: Resistance to Slavery and Unity against Racism”.
26 March 2022 (last Saturday of the March) Earth Hour Theme 2022: ‘Shape Our Future‘
26 March 2022 Bangladesh 52nd Independence Day
27 March World theatre Day
29 March 2022 World Piano Day World Piano Day is annually observed across the globe on the 88th day of the year (mostly falls on 29th or 28th March), which is the same as the number of keys on the piano, with an aim to celebrate the Piano, an acoustic, keyboard, stringed percussion instrument.
30 March Rajasthan Diwas or Rajasthan Foundation Day
31 March International Transgender Day of Visibility
31 March World Backup Day
31 March International Day of Drug Checking
5 October National Dolphin Day Union Ministry for Environment, Forest and Climate Change has designated 5th October as National Dolphin Day every year, from 2022. The day will aim to create awareness for conservation of Dolphins.


Important Day (February 2022)

Date Day Theme/Importance
1 February Indian Coast Guard Raising Day ICG celebrated its 46th Raising Day on 1 February, 2022.
1-7 February NPCI UPI safety and awareness week Whole month of February will be UPI Safety and Awareness Month.
1-7 February World Interfaith Harmony Week World Interfaith Harmony Week is an annual event observed during the first week of February, after General Assembly designation in 2010.
2 February World Wetlands Day Theme 2022: Wetlands Action for People and Nature
2 February Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Day
4 February World Cancer Day Theme 2022: “Close the Care Gap”
4 February International Day of Human Fraternity The Day is a part of the ‘World Interfaith Harmony Week’, observed during the first week of February, as proclaimed by UN General Assembly in 2010.
6 February International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation Theme 2022: “Accelerating Investment to End Female Genital Mutilation.”
8 February 2022

(Second day of the second week of February)

Safer Internet Day Theme 2022: ‘Together for a better internet’
10 February World Pulses Day Theme 2021: “Pulses to empower youth in achieving sustainable agrifood systems”.
10 February National Deworming Day The NDD is a Bi-annual round of deworming. Annually the 10th February and 10th August are observed as the National Deworming Day (NDD). 
11 February International Day of Women and Girls in Science Theme 2022: “Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Water Unites Us”
11 February World Unani Day to mark the birth anniversary of “Hakim Ajmal Khan”, an eminent Indian Unani physician.

The theme for the international conference of 2022 is ‘Diet and Nutrition in Unani Medicine for good health and well-being’.

11 February FICCI CASCADE’s ‘Anti-Smuggling Day’ FICCI’s Committee Against Smuggling and Counterfeiting Activities Destroying the Economy (CASCADE) has taken the initiative to launch Anti-Smuggling Day, which will be marked on 11 February every year. The inaugural Anti-Smuggling Day was observed on February 11, 2022.
12 February National Productivity Day National Productivity Council will be celebrating productivity week across the nation from 12-18 February.

Theme 2022: “Self Reliance Through Productivity.”

13 February National Women’s Day to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sarojini Naidu. This year Nation celebrates her 143rd birth anniversary.
13 February World Radio Day Theme 2022: ‘Radio and Trust‘.

Sub-themes 2022:

Trust in radio journalism

Trust and accessibility

Trust and viability of radio stations

13 February 2022 Agricultural Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) 36th Foundation Day
14 February 2022 (Second Monday of February) International Epilepsy Day
15 February International Childhood Cancer Day The 3-year campaign for ICCD 2021-2023 called, ‘Tree of Life’

Theme 2022: ‘Better Survival’ is achievable #throughyourhands 

15 February Bihar Shahid Diwas Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar announced that, February 15 would now be commemorated as “Shahid Diwas”, in the honour of 34 freedom fighters who were killed by police 90 years ago, in Tarapur town in Munger district of Bihar.
19 February 2022

(Third Saturday of February)

World Pangolin Day
19 February Soil Health Card Day to commemorate the launch of the Soil Health Card (SHC) Scheme, and create awareness about the benefits of the scheme.
20 February Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh Foundation Day
20 February World Day of Social Justice Theme 2022: Achieving Social Justice through Formal Employment
21 February International Mother Language Day Theme 2022: “Using technology for multilingual learning: Challenges and opportunities”. 
22 February World Thinking Day & World Scout Day World Thinking Day Theme 2022: Our World: Our Equal Future: The Environment and Gender Equality
24 February Central Excise Day The day is being celebrated to honour the service of the Central Board of Excise and Custom (CBEC) to the country. The day is celebrated to commemorate the legislation of the Central Excise and Salt act on 24 February 1944.
27 February World NGO Day
27 February Polio National Immunization Day 2022 In 2022, the Government of India has organised the Polio National Immunization Day 2022 (also known as ‘’Polio Ravivar”) on February 27, 2022, to give two drops of oral polio vaccine (OPV) to every child in the country under the age of five.
27 February National Protein Day Theme 2022: ‘Food Futurism‘.
28 February National Science Day to mark the discovery of the Raman Effect by Indian physicist Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman. On February 28, 1928, he discovered the Raman Effect, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics topic in 1930.

Theme 2022: ‘Integrated Approach in S&T for Sustainable Future’. 

28 February 2022 (last day of February) Rare Disease Day Theme 2022: “Share Your Colors.”
30 January 2022 Anti-Untouchability Day Government of Tamil Nadu observed the day to mark the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.


Important Day (January 2022)

Date Day Theme/Importance
1 January, 2022 64th DRDO Foundation Day DRDO was established on January 1, 1958 after merging Directorate of Technical Development & Production of Indian Ordnance Factories and Technical Development Establishment, with Defence Science Organisation.
4 January World Braille Day To commemorate the birthday of Braille inventor, Louis Braille. The day aims to recognize the right of access to braille by blind people and raise awareness of the importance of braille
6 January World Day of War Orphans To create awareness about the plight of children who have lost their parents due to conflict. It was started by the French organisation SOS Enfants en Detresses, which aimed to help children affected by conflict.
6 January, 2022 75th BIS Foundation Day The BIS foundation day commemorates the day on which BIS came into existence as the Indian Standards Institution (ISI) (6th January 1947).
10-16 January Startup India Innovation Week The virtual event will be organised from January 10 to January 16, 2022. The event also aims to commemorate the 75th year of India’s independence ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’.
9 January Non-Resident Indian (NRI) Day or Pravasi Bharatiya Divas To mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community towards the development of India. This day also commemorates the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to Mumbai on 9 January, 1915.
10 January World Hindi Day To promote the use of the Hindi language worldwide. The day also marks the anniversary of the World Hindi Conference, which was held for the first time in the year 1975.
11 January National Human Trafficking Awareness Day In 2007, the United States Senate ratified the resolution establishing January 11th as National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. In 2010, President Obama dedicated the entire month of January to awareness and prevention of human trafficking.
12 January National Youth Day Theme 2022: “It’s all in the mind.”
14 January Indian Armed Forces Veterans Day 6th Indian Armed Forces Veterans Day was celebrated on 14 January(1st – 2017) as a recognition of the services rendered by the first Commander-in-Chief of Indian Armed Forces, Field Marshal KM Cariappa, OBE who retired on 14 Jan 1953.
15 January Indian Army Day To commemorate the day when General (later Field Marshal) KM Carriappa took over the command of the Army from General Sir FRR Bucher, the last British Commander-in-Chief in 1949.

Theme 2022: “In Stride with the Future.”

16 January, 2022 1st National Startup Day In 2022, the National Startup Day is celebrated on six themes: ‘Growing from Roots’; ‘Nudging the DNA’; ‘From Local to Global’; ‘Technology of Future’; ‘Building Champions in Manufacturing’; and ‘Sustainable Development.’
19 January NDRF Raising Day In 2022, the NDRF is observing its 17th Raising Day. NDRF is an Indian specialized force under the National Disaster Management Authority, constituted under the Disaster Management Act, 2005, to carry out the special responses in situations of threatening disaster.
17-21 January 2022 Open Data Week Aim: To highlight the benefits of open data: Increased efficiency, Transparency, a spur in innovation, and Economic growth.
19 January Tripura celebrated 44th Kokborok Day Aim: To develop the Kokborok Language.
10-17 January DAY-NRLM celebrated Agri Nutri Garden Week Aim: To support rural poor households to have Agri Nutri Garden to fulfil the need of the family’s nutrition and any excess production can also be sold for income generation.
21 January Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura Statehood Day The princely states of Manipur and Tripura were joined with India in 1949. They were then granted the union territory status. In 1972, Meghalaya and Tripura were granted complete statehood. The states were formed under the North Eastern Region (Re-organization) Act, 1971.
23 January Parakram Diwas To commemorate the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

The central government has decided to start the Republic Day celebrations from January 23 to include Bose’s anniversary, which will be celebrated as ‘Parakram Diwas’ (day of valour) starting this year.

24 January International Day of Education Theme 2022: Changing Course, Transforming Education. 
24 January National Girl Child Day The day aims to focus on the inequalities faced by girls, to promote the education, health & nutrition of the girl child, and to spread awareness about the rights of a girl child.

NOTE: This year, Ministry of Culture is organising an event called ‘Umang Rangoli Utsav’, as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.

25 January National Voters Day Theme 2022: ‘Making Elections Inclusive, Accessible and Participative’
25 January National Tourism Day Theme 2022: “Rural and Community Centric Tourism”
25 January Himachal Pradesh Statehood Day On December 18, 1970, the State of Himachal Pradesh Act was passed by Parliament, and the new State came into being on January 25, 1971.
26 January 73rd Republic Day Republic Day marks the date on which the Constitution of India came into effect on 26 January 1950. It replaced the Government of India Act (1935) as the governing document of India.
26 January International Customs Day Theme 2022: ‘Scaling up Customs Digital Transformation by Embracing a Data Culture and Building a Data Ecosystem’
27 January International Holocaust Remembrance Day Theme 2022: “Memory, Dignity and Justice”
28 January Data Privacy Day Observance of the day is “an international effort of creating awareness on importance of respecting privacy, enabling trust and safeguarding data”.
30 January Martyrs’ Day or Shaheed Diwas It is observed every year on January 30 in the memory of Mahatma Gandhi, who was assassinated by Nathuram Godse at Gandhi Smriti in the Birla House by Nathuram Godse in 1948.

NOTE: Martyrs’ Day is also observed in India on March 23 to pay respect to Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Rajguru and Sukhdev Thapar, who was hanged death on this day in 1931.’

30 January World Leprosy Day 2022 World Leprosy Day (WLD) is celebrated on the last Sunday of January.

Theme 2022: ‘United for Dignity’

30 January World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day Theme 2022: ‘Achieving health equity to end the neglect of poverty-related diseases’.

Slogan 2022: “From neglect to care”.

31 January 30th Foundation Day of National Commission for Women The theme of the programme is ‘She The Change Maker’, aimed at celebrating the achievements of women in different fields.




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