Tag Archives: Public Awareness Days History

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas: Non-Resident Indian Day

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas: Non-Resident Indian Day

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas: Non-Resident Indian Day is a celebratory day observed (starting in 2015) on 9 January by the Republic of India to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community towards the development of India. The day commemorates the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to Mumbai on 9 January 1915. Established in 2000, it is sponsored by …

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Army Day Information For Students And Children

Army Day - 15 January: Celebration, Army Day Parade

Army Day in India is celebrated with great enthusiasm every year on 15th of January. It has been started celebrating to respect the Lieutenant General of India, K. M. Cariappa (Kodandera Madappa Cariappa) who was the first Indian Army’s Commander-in-Chief. It is celebrated every year at all the Army Command headquarters and national capital by organizing army parades including many …

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National Youth Day Information For Students

National Youth Day: Swami Vivekananda Birthday - 12 January

National Youth Day (Yuva Diwas or Swami Vivekananda Birthday) is celebrated with the great joy and enthusiasm in India every year on 12th of January. It is celebrated to commemorate the birthday of Swami Vivekananda, maker of the modern India. It was first declared by the Government of India in the year 1984 to celebrate the birthday of Swami Vivekananda …

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Charan Singh Jayanti: Farmers Day, Kisan Diwas

Kisan Diwas

Chaudhary Charan Singh Jayanti or the birth anniversary of Ch. Charan Singh is on December 23. It is observed as Kisan Diwas or Farmers day. Since, farmers are the backbone of an economy therefore our nation celebrates Farmers Day in the memory of late Ch. Charan Singh, the ex-Prime Minister of India. He was primarily a farmer himself and his …

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National Energy Conservation Day: 14 December

National Energy Conservation Day: 14 December

The National Energy Conservation Day is being celebrated every year on December 14 since 1991. The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), under Ministry of Power spearheads the celebrations every year. National Energy Conservation Day: Objective The objective to celebrate the National Energy Conservation Day is to drive mass awareness about the importance of energy efficiency and conservation. National Energy Conservation …

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Human Rights Day Information For Students

Human Rights Day - 10 December: Celebration, Theme, Objective

Human Rights Day: 10 December Human Rights Day (HRD) is commemorated every year all over the world on 10th of December. It was first announced to be celebrated every year by the United Nations General Assembly on 10th of December in the year 1948. It is celebrated at this particular date annually to honor the United Nations General Assembly for …

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Navy Day In India Information For Students

Navy Day in India - 4th December

Navy day in India is observed on 4th of December every year to celebrate the magnificence, achievements and role of the naval force to the country. Indian navy is the marine branch (means naval branch) of the India’s armed forces which led by the President of India as a Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Navy. The Maratha emperor, Chhatarpati Shivaji Bhosle …

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World Aids Day Information For Students

World aids day is celebrated every year all over the world on 1st of December to raise the public awareness about AIDS (Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome). AIDS is a pandemic disease caused due to the infection of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). The day is celebrated by the government organizations, NGOs, civil society and other health officials by organizing the speeches …

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International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2019

International Film Festival of India (IFFI)

The International Film Festival of India (IFFI), founded in 1952, is one of the most significant film festivals in Asia. Held annually, currently in the state of Goa, on the western coast of the country, the festival aims at providing a common platform for the cinemas of the world to project the excellence of the film art; contributing to the …

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World Tsunami Awareness Day Information

World Tsunami Awareness Day Information For Students

Tsunamis are rare events, but can be extremely deadly. In the past 100 years, 58 of them have claimed more than 260,000 lives, or an average of 4,600 per disaster, surpassing any other natural hazard. The highest number of deaths in that period was in the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004. It caused an estimated 227,000 fatalities in 14 …

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