Tag Archives: Public Awareness Events in India

International Mother Language Day: Matribhasha Diwas

International Mother Language Day: Matribhasha Diwas

International Mother Language Day recognizes that languages and multilingualism can advance inclusion, and the Sustainable Development Goals’ focus on leaving no one behind. UNESCO believes education, based on the first language or mother tongue, must begin from the early years as early childhood care and education is the foundation of learning. This year’s observance is a call on policymakers, educators …

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World Day of Social Justice: 20 February

World Day of Social Justice

World Day of Social Justice: 20 February The digital economy is transforming the world of work. Over the past decade, expansion in broadband connectivity, cloud computing, and data have led to the proliferation of digital platforms, which have penetrated several sectors of the economy and societies. Since early 2020, the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have led to remote working …

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International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation is a United Nations-sponsored annual awareness day that takes place on February 6 as part of the UN’s efforts to eradicate female genital mutilation. It was first introduced in 2003. What is Female Genital Mutilation? Female Genital Mutilation is the partial or complete removal of external female genital organs, using non-medical tools …

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World Leprosy Day Information & Images

World Leprosy Day

World Leprosy Day, observed on the last Sunday of January, focuses on the target of zero cases of leprosy-related disabilities in children. Disabilities do not occur overnight, but happen after a prolonged period of un-diagnosed disease. Early detection is key to achieve this target, alongside scaling up interventions to prevent leprosy transmission. Leprosy affected 212,000 more people globally in 2015. …

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Jaipur Literature Festival Information

Jaipur Literature Festival Information

Jaipur hosts a number of literary giants every year in January amid giving farewell to winter. The atmosphere fills with the air of creativity in the beautiful ambiance of majestic Clarks Amer. Described as the ‘greatest literary show on Earth’, the Teamwork Arts Jaipur Literature Festival is the world’s largest free event of its kind. Originally it was an initiative …

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International Customs Day Information

International Customs Day Information: 26 January

International Customs Day, well known as the ICD, is celebrated by the custom organizations every year on 26th of January. It is celebrated to commemorate the very first official conference of the Customs Co-operation Council means the World Customs Organization, WCO. World Customs Organization, having over 177 custom administration members, is called as the only intergovernmental organization which solely highlights …

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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 Girl Child Day: Girl Child Rights in India

National Girl Child Day: Girl Child Rights in India

The National Girl Child Day is celebrated in India every year on January 24. It was started by the Ministry of Women and Child Development and the Government of India in 2008, with the purpose to spread awareness among people about all the inequalities girls face in the Indian society. The day is celebrated by organizing various programs including awareness …

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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

Charan Singh Jayanti: Farmers Day, Kisan Diwas

National Farmers Day: 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 …

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