List of Important Days With Themes

December 2019

Date Day Theme
1st December 2019 World Aids Day Theme: "Communities Make the Difference"
1st December 2019 Indigenous Faith Day To preserve the rich culture and identity of the State.
2nd December 2019 International Day for the Abolition of Slavery To raise awareness of the atrocities of modern slavery.
3rd December 2019 International Day of Persons with Disabilities Theme:  “Promoting the Participation of Persons with Disabilities and their leadership: Taking Action on the 2030 Development Agenda”
4th December 2019 Indian Navy Day  Theme: "Indian Navy - Silent, Strong and Swift".
5th December 2019 International Volunteer Day Theme: “Volunteer for an inclusive future”
5th December 2019 World Soil Day Theme: “Stop soil erosion, Save our future”
7th December 2019 Armed Forces Flag Day To express gratitude to the nation towards forces guarding the borders and their families.
7th December 2019 International Civil Aviation Theme: “75 Years of Connecting the World”
9th December 2019 International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime To raise awareness of the Genocide Convention and its role in combating and preventing the crime of genocide, as defined in the Convention, and to commemorate and honour its victims.
9th December 2019 International Anti-Corruption Day Theme: “United Against Corruption”
10th December 2019 World Human Rights Day Theme: “Youth Standing up for Human Rights”
11th December 2019 International Mountain Day Theme: “Mountains Matter for Youth”
12th December 2019 International Day of Neutrality To promote the use of preventive diplomacy, which is the core objective of the UN.
12th December 2019 International Universal Health Coverage Day Theme: “Keep the promise”
14th December 2019 National Energy Conservation Day To showcase India’s achievements in energy efficiency and conservation and spread mass awareness.
14th December 2019 Martyred Intellectuals Day To commemorate the intellectuals killed by the Pakistan army on this day in 1971.
15th December 2019 International Tea Day To draw global attention to the impact of the global tea trade on workers and growers for price supports and fair trade.
16th December 2019 Vijay Diwas To commemorate India’s victory over Pakistan in 1971 war.
18th December 2019 Minorities Rights Day By National Commission for minorities in India.
18th December 2019 International Migrants Day To protect the rights of migrant workers and members of their families.
20th December 2019 International Human Solidarity Day To remind governments to respect their commitments to international agreements.
22nd December 2019 National Mathematics Day To raise awareness among people about the importance of mathematics for the development of humanity.
23rd December 2019 National Farmers’ Day To promote awareness among people about the importance of the farmers to the society and overall economic and social development of the country.
24th December 2019 National Consumer Day Theme: “alternate consumer grievance/dispute redressal”.
25th December 2019 Good Governance Day To honour Prime Minister Vajpayee by fostering awareness among the Indian people of accountability in government.

November 2019

Date Day Theme
1st November 2019 State’s Formation Day Formation day for five States -
Kerala, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Karnataka
1st November 2019 World Vegan Day To focus and promote the lifestyle of vegans and their importance.
1st November 2019 Army Aviation Crops To celebrate the Thirty Fourth Raising Day of Army aviation corps.
5th November 2019 World Tsunami Awareness Day --
6th November 2019 International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict To ensure that the environment is not destroyed during incidents of armed confrontations.
7th November 2019 National Cancer Awareness Day To stress upon the early detection and cure of cancer.
7th November 2019 Infant Protection Day To spread awareness about the safety of infants and protect their lives by taking proper care of infants.
8th November 2019 International Day of Radiology 2019 Theme: "Sports Imaging"
9th November 2019 Foundation Day of Uttarakhand To Celebrate the 18th Foundation Day of Uttarakhand.
9th November 2019 Legal Services Day -- 
11th November 2019 World Science Day for Peace and Development Theme: “Open science, leaving no one behind”
11th November 2019 National Education Day To celebrate the birth anniversary of Independent India's first Education Minister, freedom fighter, scholar and eminent educationist Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. 
12th November 2019 Public Service Broadcasting Day  To commemorate first and only visit of Bapu to All India Radio.
12th November 2019 World Pneumonia Day Theme: “Healthy lungs for all”
12th November 2019 550th birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev --
13th November 2019 World Kindness Day Theme: Empathy, encouraging people across the globe to better understand “the pains of others” and touch their lives “positively”
14th November 2019 Children’s Day To commemorate the birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru.
14th November 2019 World Diabetes Day (WDD) Theme: “Family and Diabetes”
16th November 2019 “International Day for Tolerance” To Promote the Tolerence and Non-Violence
16th November 2019 National Press Day To commemorate the establishment of the Press Council of India.
17th November 2019 “World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims” Theme: Road Safety- Safer Vehicles
17th November 2019 National Epilepsy Day To create awareness about the disease.
19th November 2019 World Toilet Day To tackle the global sanitation crisis.
20th November 2019 Africa Industrialization Day Theme: “Positioning African Industry to Supply the AfCFTA Market”
21st November 2019 World Philosophy Day --
21st November 2019 World Fisheries Day --
21st November 2019 World Television Day --
22nd November 2019 World COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Day Theme: All Together to End COPD
25th November 2019 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women Theme: “Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands Against Rape”
26th November 2019 National Milk Day --
26th November 2019 Constitution Day --
29th November 2019 International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People --

October 2019

Date Day Theme
1st October 2019 International Day of Older Persons Theme: The Journey to Age Equality
1st October 2019 International Coffee Day --
2nd October 2019 International Day of Non-Violence
2nd October To 13th October 2019 Paryatan Parv 2019 --
4th October 2019 World Animal Day --
4th October To 10th October 2019 World Space Week Theme: The Moon: Gateway to the Stars
5th October 2019 World Teacher’s Day Theme: ‘Young Teachers: The future of the Profession’
7th October To 11th October 2019 World Cotton Day --
7th October 2019 World Habitat Day Theme: Frontier Technologies as an innovative tool to transform waste to wealth
9th October 2019 World Post Day --
10th October 2019 World Mental Health Day Theme: Suicide Prevention
10th October 2019 World Sight Day --
11th October 2019 International Day of the Girl Child Theme: GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable
11th October 2019 World Obesity Day --
12th October 2019 World Migratory Bird Day Theme: Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution!
13th October 2019 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction Theme: Reduce disaster damage to critical infrastructure and disruption of basic services
14th October 2019 World Standards Day Theme: Video standards create a global stage
15th October 2019 International Day of Rural Women Theme: “Rural Women and Girls Building Climate Resilience”
15th October 2019 World Student’s Day --
15th October 2019 World Math’s Day --
15th October 2019 Global Handwashing Day Theme: Global Handwashing Day is Clean Hands for All
15th October 2019 White Cane Safety Day --
16th October 2019 World Food Day Theme: “Our Actions Are Our Future”
17th October 2019 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty Theme: Acting Together to Empower Children, their Families and Communities to End Poverty
20th October 2019 World Statistics Day Theme: “Better Data, Better Lives”
21st October 2019 World Iodine Deficiency Day --
22nd October 2019 International Stuttering Awareness Day --
23rd October 2019 International Snow Leopard Day --
23rd October 2019 National Mole Day --
24th October 2019 United Nations Day --
24th October 2019 World Development Information Day --
24th October 2019 World Polio Day --
25th October 2019 Ayurveda Day
27th October 2019 Infantry Day
27th October 2019 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage Theme: “Engage the Past Through Sound and Images”
28th October 2019 International Animation Day --
28th October to 2nd November 2019 Vigilance Awareness Week Theme- “Integrity- a way of life”
29th October 2019 World Stroke Day --
29th October 2019 International Internet Day --
30th October 2019 World Thrift Day --
31st October 2019 World Cities Day Theme: “Changing the world: innovations and better life for future generations” 
31st October 2019 National Unity Day --

September 2019

Date Day Theme
September 1-7 National Nutrition Week The crisis of malnutrition in India
September 2 World Coconut Day Coconut for family wellness
September 8 International Literacy Day Literature and Multilingualism
September 10 World Suicide Prevention Day Working together to prevent suicide
September 12 United Nations Day for South South Cooperation From commitment to actions-Follow up to Buenos Aires
September 14 World First Aid Day Addressing exclusion through first aid
September  14 Hindi Diwas To mark the importance of Hindi language in the country
September 15 National Engineers Day Engineering for change
September 15 International Day of Democracy Participation
September 16 World Ozone Day 32 years of healing
September 18 World Bamboo Day Bamboo for sustainable development goals of United Nations
September 21 International Day of Peace Climate actions for peace
September 21 World Alzheimer’s Day Raising awareness and challenging stigma
September  22 World Rose Day To bring happiness in the lives of cancer patients
September 22 World Rhino Day Five Rhino species forever
September 23 International Day of Sign Language Sign language-Rights for all
September 26 World Maritime Day Empowering women in the maritime community
September 27 World Tourism Day Tourism and jobs-a better future for all
September 28 World Rabies Day Rabies-vaccinate to eliminate
September 28 Freedom from hunger day To raise awareness  about global hunger and poverty
September 29 World Deaf Day Sign languages-Right for all
September 29 World Heart Day My heart, Your heart
September 30 International Translation Day Translation and indigenous languages

August 2019

Date Day Theme
1st Aug to 7th Aug 2019 World Breastfeeding Week Theme: “Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding”.
6th August 2019 Hiroshima Day To remembrance of the first atomic bombing of the world by the United States in the city of Hiroshima.
7th August 2019 5th National Handloom Day To honour the handloom weavers in the country and also highlight India’s handloom industry. 
9th August 2019 International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples Theme: Indigenous Languages.
9th August 2019 Nagasaki Day On this day the US dropped the atomic bomb on the Nagasaki city of Japan in 1945 during World War II. 
10th August 2019 World Biofuel Day Theme: “Production of Biodiesel from Used Cooking Oil (UCO)”
12th August 2019 International Youth Day Theme: “Transforming education”.
12th August 2019 World Elephant Day To create awareness and bring attention to the urgent plight (dangerous situation) of Asian and African elephants. 
13th August 2019 World Organ Donation Day To motivate people to donate their healthy and precious organs after death to save lives. 
15th August 2019 73rd Independence Day The Day will be celebrated by colours and various events across the country.
19th August 2019 World Humanitarian Day To pay tribute to workers who risk their lives in humanitarian services and to gather support for people affected by crises around the world. 
19th August 2019 World Photography Day People around the world can communicate their feelings and express themselves through the art of photography.
20th August 2019 Sadbhavana Diwas To commemorate the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
21st August 2019 International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism To aid healing and recovery as well as become stronger and more united against terrorism.
21st August 2019 World Senior Citizens Day To increase awareness about the issues that affect older adults.
22nd August 2019 International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief To honor the victims and survivors of disgraceful acts who often remain forgotten.
23rd August 2019 International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition To inscribe the tragedy of the slave trade in the memory of all peoples.
29th August 2019 International Day Against Nuclear Tests  To increase awareness and education about the effects of nuclear weapon test explosions.
29th August 2019 National Sports Day To mark the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand. 
30th August 2019 International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances To prevent enforced disappearances and bring to justice those responsible, as enforced disappearance has frequently been used as a strategy to spread terror within the society. 

July 2019

Date Days Theme
1st July 2019 GST Day To mark the Second anniversary of the new indirect tax regime. 
1st July 2019 National Doctor's Day  Theme: "Zero tolerance to violence against doctors and clinical establishment"
2nd July 2019 World UFO Day To encourage the government to reveal their flies on UFO sightings.
6th July 2019 International Day of Cooperatives Theme:  COOPS 4 DECENT WORK
6th July 2019 World Zoonoes Day To raise awareness of the risk of zoonotic diseases amongst the people.
11th July 2019 World Population Day To spread the awareness about population growth.
12th July 2019 National Simplicity Day To honour Henry David Thoreau who advocates the life of simplicity.
12th July 2019 National Paper Bag Day To recognise the importance of an invention of Paper Bag
15th July 2019 World Skills Day Theme: “Learning to learn for life and work”
17th July 2019 World Day of International Justice Theme: 'If you want Peace and Development, Work for Social Justice'.
18th July 2019 Nelson Mandela International Day Theme: “Take Action; Inspire Change; Make Every Day a Mandela Day.” 
23rd July 2019 National Broadcasting Day --
24th July 2019 Income Tax Day --
24th July 2019 National Thermal Engineer Day --
25th July 2019 National Refreshment Day --
28th July 2019 World Hepatitis Day Theme: “Invest in eliminating hepatitis”
28TH July 2019 World Nature Conservation To increase awareness about protecting the natural resources 
28th July 2019 National Parents Day To promote the responsible parenting and to recognise positive parental role models.
29th July 2019 Global Tiger Day To create awareness about tiger conservation.
30th July 2019 World Day Against Trafficking Theme: Human Trafficking: “Call Your Government To Action”

June 2019

Date Day Theme
1st June 2019 World Milk Day Theme: “Drink Milk: Today & Everyday.”
1st June 2019 Global Day of Parents Theme: “Honor Your Parents”
2nd June 2019 Telangana State Formation Day --
3rd June 2019 World Bicycle Day --
4th June 2019 International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression --
3rd June to 7th June 2019 Financial Literacy Week Theme: ‘Farmers’
5th June 2019 World Environment Day Theme: “Beat Air Pollution”
7th June 2019 World Food Safety Day Theme: “Food Safety, everyone’s business”. 
8th June 2019 World Oceans Day Theme: “Gender and Oceans”
12th June 2019 World Day Against Child Labour Theme: Children shouldn’t work in fields, but on dreams!
13th June 2019 International Albinism Awareness Day Theme: Still Standing Strong.
14th June 2019 World Blood Donor Day Theme: Blood Donation and Universal Access to Safe Blood Transfusion.
17th June 2019 World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought Theme: “Let’s grow the future together.”
20th June 2019 World Refugee Day Theme: Take A Step on World Refugee Day.
21st June 2019 Fifth International Yoga Day Theme: Climate Action
26th June 2019 International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking Theme: 'Health for Justice. Justice for Health'. 
27th June 2019 MSME Day Theme: Big Money For Small Business: Financing the SDGs.
29th June 2019 Statistics Day Theme: Statistics Day is Sustainable Development Goals.

May 2019

May 1 International Workers' Day “Sustainable Pension for all: The Role of Social Partners”.
May1 Gujarat and Maharashtra foundation day In 1960, two western states Gujarat and Maharashtra were formed from Bombay state.

May 2

World Tuna Day
It is observed to raise awareness about the importance of tuna and to promote more sustainable fishing practices. Started in 2017.

May 3

World Press Freedom Day
Media for Democracy: Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation”

May 3

National Space Day
Every Year National Space Day is celebrated on the first Friday of May to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields among young people.
May 4 Coal Miners Day Highlight the toughest profession and the people working in coal mines.
May 5 World Laughter Day World Laughter Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of May every year. It is a day to raise awareness about laughter and its many healing benefits. First celebrated in 1998.
May 5 International Midwives Day “Midwives: Defenders of Women’s Rights”
May 6 International No Diet Day This day is celebrated to promoting a healthy lifestyle and raise awareness of the dangers and futility of dieting.
May 7 World Asthma Day ‘STOP for Asthma’.
May 8 World Red Cross Day #Love.
May 8 International Thalassaemia Day Universal access to quality thalassaemia healthcare services: Building bridges with and for patients. “
May 9 Birth Anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore Rabindranath Tagore 158th birth anniversary, also known as Pochise Boishakh 2019. He is the only known person to have written the national anthems for two different countries.
May 11 National Technology Day Science for People and People for Science”.
May 11 and October 12 World Migratory Bird Day The day is celebrated every year to raise awareness of issues affecting migratory birds. The theme for 2019 is : “Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution!”
May 12 International Nurses Day  "Nurses – A Voice to Lead – Health for All".
May 15 International Day of Families “Families and Climate Action: Focus on SDG 13".
May 16 Sikkim Foundation Day On 16 May 1975 that Sikkim, India’s least populous state officially became a part of India after 36th constitutional Amendment.
May 16 International Day of Light IDL aims to raise awareness of the critical role light-based technologies play in our lives, elevating science, technology, art, and culture to help achieve the goals of UNESCO – education, equality, and peace.
May 16 National Dengue Day It is observed to create awareness about dengue; and to intensify preventive measures and preparedness for the control of disease in the country before transmission season starts.
May 17 World Telecommunication and Information Society Day "Bridging the standardisation gap".
May 20 World Bee Day It is celebrated to raise awareness of the importance of bees.
May 20 World Metrology Day The International System of Units - Fundamentally better
May 21 Anti-Terrorism Day It is observed to raise awareness about the violence caused by the terrorists and also in the memory of former Indian PM Rajiv Gandhi.
May 22 International Day for Biological Diversity 'Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health'.
May 29 International Everest Day Nepal decided to observe the International Everest day as International Everest Day since 2008, when the legendary climber Hillary passed away.
May 29 International Day of UN Peacekeepers “Protecting Civilians, Protecting Peace”

May 31
World No Tobacco Day Tobacco and lung health."

April 2019

Date Day Theme/Aim
April 1-7 Prevention of Blindness Week  To alert and awaken the society towards various factors which causes blindness
April 2 World Autism Awareness Day Theme: Assistive Technologies, Active Participation
April 4 International Mine Awareness Day  Theme: 'United Nations Promotes SDGs- Safe Ground- Safe Home'
April 5 National Maritime Day Theme: “Indian Ocean- An Ocean of Opportunity”
April 6 International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
April 7 World Health Day Theme: Universal Health Coverage: everyone, everywhere”
April 7-13 World Allergy Week 2019  The theme for World Allergy Week 2019 is “The Global Problem of Food Allergy”.
April 10 World Homeopathy Day
April 11 National Safe Motherhood Day (NSMD) The theme of 2019 NSMD is "Midwives for Mothers".
April 11 World Parkinson's Day Parkinson's disease is a progressive nervous system disorder.
April 12 International Day of Human Space Flight
April 12 International Day for Street Children Aim: To give a louder voice to the millions of street children all around the world so their rights cannot be ignored.
April 13 Rajouri Day Aim: To commemorate the bravery and valour of the soldiers who laid down their lives for the liberation of Rajouri district
April 17 World Haemophilia Day The theme for 2019 is"Reaching out - connect to your community."
April 18 World Heritage Day Theme: Rural Landscapes.
April 21 Civil Services Day Not Observed due to  Lok Sabha elections.
April 22 Annual Earth Day Theme: 'Protect Our Species'.
April 23 English Language Day Commemorate both the birthday and date of death of William Shakespeare.
April 23 World Book Day
April 24 National Panchayati Raj Day
April 25 World Malaria Day Theme: Zero Malaria Starts with Me
April 26 World Intellectual Property Day Theme: Reach for Gold: IP and Sports
April 28 World Veterinary Day 2019  The theme for the day is the Value of Vaccination
April 29 International Dance Day Aim: To celebrate dance, revel in the universality of this art form, cross all political, cultural and ethnic barriers and bring people together with a common language which is the dance.
April 24-30 World Immunization Week
April 30 Ayushman Bharat Diwas Aim: To create awareness about the National Health Protection Mission and verify and update details in the Socio-Economic and Caste Census database.

March 2019

Date Day Theme/Aim
1st March 2019 Zero Discrimination DayTheme: "Act to change laws that Discriminate"
3rd March 2019World Wildlife DayTheme: “Life Below Water: For people and planet”.
4th March 2019 National Security Day and National Safety Day--
8th March 2019 International Women's DayTheme:"Think equal, build smart, innovate for change"
10th March 2019 National Immunisation Day--
14th March 2019 World Kidney's Day Theme: Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere.

15 March 2019 World Sleep Day Theme: "Healthy Sleep, Healthy Aging"
15 March 2019 World Consumer Rights Day Theme: "Trusted Smart Products"
20 March 2019 World Sparrow Day Theme: "I Love Sparrows"
20 March 2019 International Day of Happiness Theme: "Happier Together"
21 March 2019 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Theme: Mitigating and countering rising nationalist populism and extreme supremacist ideologies”.
21 March 2019 World Down Syndrome Day --
21 March 2019 World Poetry Day --
21 March, 2019 International Day of Forests 2019 Theme: Forests and Education – Learn to Love Forests
22 March 2019 World Water Day Theme: Leave No One Behind.
22 March 2019 107th Bihar Diwas Aim: To commemorate the day when Bihar was carved out of the Bengal Presidency in the year 1912.
23 March Shaheed Divas or Martyr’s Day --
23 March World Meteorological Day Theme: The Sun, the Earth and the Weather”
24 March World Tuberculosis Day Theme: ‘It’s time
26 March World Purple Day Aim: To share stories and start conversations about epilepsy and to raise funds.
27 March World Theatre Day --
30th March World Rajasthan Day --

February 2019

Date Day Theme/Aim
2nd February 2019 World Wetlands Day  Theme: "Wetlands and Climate Change".
4th February 2019 World Cancer Day Theme: "I Am and I Will"
4th – 10th February 2019 National Road Safety Week Theme: Sadak Suraksha-Jeevan Raksha
6th February 2019 International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation Aim: Celebrated as part of the UN’s efforts to eradicate female genital mutilation.
10th February 2019 World Pulses Day Aim: To highlight the contribution of Pulses to sustainable food production and towards food security and nutrition.
10th February 2019 National Deworming day Aim: To deworm all preschool and school-age children between the ages of 1-19 years.
11th February  2019 Unani Day Aim: For the distribution of AYUSH Awards for Unani Medicine 
11th February 2019 International Day of Women and Girls in Science Theme: “Investment in Women and Girls in Science for Inclusive Green Growth.”
11th February 2019 World Day of the Sick 2019 --
12th – 18th February 2019 National Productivity Week Theme: Circular Economy for Productivity & Sustainability
13th February 2019 World Radio Day Theme:  Dialogue, Tolerance and Peace.
20th February 2019 World Day of Social Justice Theme: If You Want Peace & Development, Work for Social Justice
21st February 2019 International Mother Language Day Theme: Indigenous languages as a factor in development, peace and reconciliation
24th February 2019 Central Excise Day  Aim:  To encourage the Employees of excise department to carry out the central excise duty all over India in better way.
27th February 2019 World NGO day Aim: To inspire people to become more active and encourage to be involved within NGOs and both the public and private sector for the betterment of society.
28th February 2019 National Science Day Theme: Science for the People, and People for the Science
28th February 2019 Rare Disease Day Theme: Bridging health and social care

January 2019

Date Day Theme/Aim
1st January 2019 Global Family Day Theme: "One Day In Peace"
1st January 2019 Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Day To develop state of the art weapon system for the country's armed forces. 
4th January 2019 World Braille Day To commemorate the importance of braille.
9th January 2019 Bharatiya Pravasi Day or Non Resident Day Theme: "Role of Indian Diaspora in building New India"
10th January 2019 World Hindi Day To spread the greatness of Hindi language
11th January 2019 Missionary day It commemorates the arrival of the first two Christian missionaries to the area in 1894.
12th January 2019 National Youth Day Theme: “Let's Bring Change to the World”.
15th January 2019 Indian Army Day Theme: NATION FIRST
24th January 2019 National Girl Child Day Theme: Empowering Girls for a Brighter Tomorrow
24th  January 2019 International Day of Education Focus on improving the universal quality of education
25th  January 2019 National Voters Day Theme : No voter to be left behind
25th  January 2019 National Tourism Day To raise awareness of the importance of tourism for the country's economy.
26th January 2019 Republic Day Theme:  ‘Gandhi’
26th January 2019 International Customs Day Theme: “Smart Borders for Seamless Trade, Travel and Transport”.
27th  January 2019 International Holocaust Remembrance Day Theme: Holocaust Remembrance: Demand and Defend Your Human Rights
27th  January 2019 World Leprosy Day Theme: ‘ending discrimination, stigma and prejudice’.  
28th  January 2019 Data Privacy Day Theme: Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust
30th January 2019 National Martyr’s Day or Sarvodaya Day or Shaheed Diwas To pay homage to the victims who fought for the freedom, welfare and progress of the India and sacrificed their lives.

January 2018

Jan 4 World Braille day Education for the blind population of the world
Jan 9 NRI day / Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Ancient Route, New Journey: Diaspora in the Dynamic ASEAN INDIA Partnership
Jan 10 World Hindi day -
Jan 12 National youth day Sankalp Se Siddhi
Jan 15 Army day -
Jan 24 National girl child day A girl is flower, not a thorn
Jan 25 National Voters Day Accessible Elections
Jan 26 International Customs Day  A secure business environment for economic development
Jan 26 69th Republic Day Sangat and Pangat
Jan 27 International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust Holocaust Remembrance and Education: Our Shared Responsibility
Jan 28 World Leprosy Day Zero disabilities in boys and girls
Jan 30 Martyrs day -

February 2018

Date Day Theme
Feb 2 World Wetlands Day Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban Future
Feb 4 World Cancer Day Reduce the illness and related deaths by 2020
Feb 6 International day of Zero Tolerance to female genital mutilation End FGM
Feb 7 Safer Internet Day Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you
Feb 10 National Deworming Day
Feb 11 International day Women and girls in Science Equality and Parity in Science for Peace and Development
Feb 12 National Productivity Day Industry 4.0 Leapfrog Opportunity for India
Feb 13 World Radio Day Radio and Sports
Feb 20 World Day of Social Justice Workers on the move: the quest for social justice
Feb 21 International Mother language day Linguistic diversity and multilingualism: keystones of sustainability and peace
Feb 22 World Thinking day Impact
Feb 24 Central Excise Day
Feb 28 National Science Day Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future

March 2018

March 1World Civil Defence DayCivil defence and the national institutions for more efficient disaster management”
March 1Zero Discrimination Day -
March 3National Defence Day-
March 3World Wildlife DayBig cats – predators under threat
March 3World Hearing DayHear the Future
March 4National Security Day-
March 8International Women’s DayPress for Progress
March 8World Kidney DayKidneys and Women’s Health – Include, Value, Empower
March 10CISF Raising Day-
March 12Commonwealth DayTowards a Common Future
March 15
World Consumer Rights Day
Making Digital Marketplaces Fairer
March 16National Vaccination Day-
March 16World Sleep DayJoin the Sleep World, Preserve Your Rhythms to Enjoy Life
March 18Ordnance Factories Day-
March 18
Global Recycling Day
The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) proclaimed March 18, 2018 the first Global Recycling Day
March 20
International Day of Happiness
Share Happiness
March 20World Sparrow dayI Love Sparrows
March 21International Day for the Elimination of Racial DiscriminationPromoting tolerance, inclusion, unity and respect for diversity in the context of combating racial discrimination.
March 21International Day of ForestsForests and Sustainable Cities
March 21
World Poetry day
March 21World Down Syndrome DayWhat I bring to my Community
March 22World Water dayNature for Water
March 23World Meteorological DayWeather-ready, climate-smart
March 24
World Tuberculosis Day
Wanted: Leaders for a TB-free world
March 25International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave TradeRemember Slavery: Triumphs and Struggles for Freedom and Equality
March 27World Theatre Day-

April 2018

April 1Prevention of Blindness Week-
April 2World Autism Awareness DayEmpowering women and girls with autism
April 2International Children’s Book Day
April 4National Day For Mine Awareness and assistance in Mine actionAdvancing Protection, Peace and Development
April 5
National Maritime Day
Indian Shipping – An Ocean of opportunity
April 6International Day for Sports Development and Peace

April 7World Health DayUniversal Health Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere
April 7Handloom Week
April 8International Romani DayRomipen (Romani-ness)
April 8World Tradition Day

April 10World Homeopathy DayInnovate: Evolve,Progress: Exploring Science since 40 years
April 11National Safe Motherhood DayRespectful Maternity Care
April 11National Pet DayDon’t shop! Adopt!
April 12International Day of Human Space Flight
April 13Jallianwala Bagh Massacre (99th anniversary)

April 14World Liver DayRiding New Waves in Liver Diagnosis, Staging and Treatment
April 14Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Jayanti Customs Day

April 14National Dolphin Day

April 17
World Hemophilia Day
Sharing Knowledge makes us stronger
April 18World Heritage DayHeritage for Generations
April 21Civil Services DayNew India - Shaping the Future
April 22World Earth DayEnd Plastic Pollution
April 23World Book and Copyright DayReading: It’s my right!
April 24World Lab Animals Day
April 24National Panchayati Day

April 24Women’s Political Empowerment DaySwachh Panchayat, Swachh Bharat
April 25World Malaria DayReady to beat Malaria
April 26World Intellectual Property DayPowering Change: Women in Innovation and Creativity.
April 28World Day for Safety and Health at WorkOSH (Occupational Safety and Health) Vulnerability of young workers
April 28World Veterinary DayThe role of the veterinary profession in sustainable development to improve livelihoods, food security and safety
April 29International Dance Day
April 30International Jazz Day

May 2018

Date Day Theme
May 1
International Labour Day Uniting Workers for Social and Economic Advancement
May 1 World Asthma Day Never too early, never too late. It's always the right time to address airways disease
May 1 Gujarat, Maharashtra Day
May 3 World Press Freedom Day Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and The Rule of Law
May 4 International Firefighters’ Day
May 5 World Cartoonist’s Day
May 6 International No Diet Day
May 7 World Athletics Day
May 7 Border Roads Organisation (BRO) Raising Day
May 8 World Red Cross Day Memorable smiles from around the world
May 11 National Technology Day Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future
May 12 International Nurses Day Nurses A Voice to Lead – Health is a Human right
May 15 International Day Of Families Families and inclusive societies
May 17 world hypertension day Know Your Numbers with a goal of increasing high blood pressure (BP) awareness in all populations around the world.
May 17 International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia Alliances for Solidarity
May 17 World Telecommunication And Information Society Day Enabling the positive use of Artificial Intelligence for All
May 18 International Museum Day Hyperconnected museums: New approaches, new publics
May 18 World AIDS Vaccine Day
May 21 Anti-Terrorism Day
May 22 International Day For Biological Diversity Celebrating 25 Years of Action for Biodiversity
May 24 Commonwealth Day Towards a Common Future
May 29 International Day Of UN Peacekeepers UN Peacekeepers: 70 Years of Service and Sacrifice

June 2018

World Bicycle Day : 3 June It was the first official World Bicycle Day. celebrated to raise awareness about the benefits of using the bicycle for transport and leisure.
Financial Literacy Week Begins June 4 to June 8 The theme is “customer protection “. It focuses on creating awareness among customers of banks about financial products and services, good financial practices and going digital.
World Environment Day: 05th June The theme is "Beat Plastic Pollution".
World Ocean Day: 8th June Main focus - to prevent plastic pollution and encourage solutions for a healthy ocean
World Day Against Child Labour: 12th June Main Focus on child labour and the action and efforts needed to eliminate it.
World Blood Donors Day: 14 June theme - ‘Be there for someone else. Give blood. Share life’.
World Refugee Day: 20 June The theme is ‘Now More Than Ever, We Need to Stand with Refugees’. Celebrated to celebrate the courage, strength and perseverance of millions of refugees.
4th International Yoga Day: 21 June It was organised at Forest Research Institute in Dehradun, Uttarakhand and The theme is "Yoga for Peace".
World Music Day: 21 June known as 'Fete de la Musique' after a music festival that began in France in 1982.
United Nations Public Service Day: 23 June theme - “Transforming governance to realize the Sustainable Development Goals”.
International Widows' Day: 23 June It is a global awareness day to give special recognition to the situation of widows of all ages and across regions and cultures.
International Day Against Drug Abuse And Illicit Trafficking: 26 June theme -"Listen First - Listening to children and youth is the first step to help them grow healthy and safe."

July 2018

National Doctors’ Day – July 1 “Zero tolerance to violence against doctors and clinical establishment’.
Goods And Services Tax Day: 1 July 1st Anniversary of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) coming into force on 1st July 2017 also commemorated as ‘GST Day.
World Sports Journalists Day : July 2 The International Sports and Press Association (AIPS) was established in the year 1924 
World UFO day : July 2 World UFO day is an awareness day for people to gaze at the heavens scanning for unidentified flying objects and was founded by the UFO hunter Haktan Akdogan.
America Independence Day : July 4 242nd America Independence Day
World Zoonosis Day : July 6 Zoonosis are infectious diseases (virus, bacteria and parasites) that can be spread from animals to humans, and vice versa. Zoonosis can spread from direct contact with animals or indirectly, vector-borne or food-borne.
Global forgiveness day : July 7 7th July was founded by CECA (Christian Embassy of Christ’s Ambassadors),
World Chocolate Day : July 7 Celebrated since 2009.
International Day Of Cooperatives: 7 July ‘Sustainable societies through cooperation’.
World Population Day: 11 July 'Family Planning is a Human Right'.
International Malala Day: 12 July 12 July, the day of Malala’s Birth was declared as Malala Day by UN General Secretary Ban-Ki-Moon on her 16th Birthday.
NABARD Foundation Day: 12 July 37th Foundation Day. Founded on: 12 July 1982
World Youth Skills Day - July 15 The United Nations General Assembly has decided to celebrate the first World Youth Skills Day (WYSD) on 15 July 2015.
World Day for International Justice- July 17 The aim of this day is to unite everyone who wants to support justice as well as promote victims rights.
Nelson Mandela International Day: 18 July The Nelson Mandela Foundation is dedicating this year's Mandela Day to 'Action Against Poverty',
Kargil Vijay Diwas - July 26 India Celebrates 19th Anniversary
World Hepatitis Day- July 28 Test. Treat. Hepatitis
World Nature Conservation Day- July 28 “Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.”
International Tiger Day - July 29 Established at the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit in 2010 to raise awareness for this species.
World Day against Trafficking in Persons - July 30 Responding to the trafficking of children and young people
World Ranger Day - July 31 World Ranger Day is organised by the International Ranger Federation and was first held in 2007.

August 2018

Earth Overshoot Day 2018 – 1st August An initiative of Global Footprint Network, which is an international research organization that is changing how the world measures and manages its natural resources.
73rd Hiroshima day – 6th August
National Handloom Day - 7th August
International Day Of The World's Indigenous Peoples – 9th August Theme - ‘Indigenous peoples’ migration and movement’.
World Biofuel Day -  10th August Narendra Modi unveiled a Booklet on “National Policy on Biofuels 2018”.
18th International Youth Day – 12th August Theme: “Safe space for Youth”.
World Elephant Day - 12th August
International left handers day – 13th August
Shaheed Saman Diwas - 14th August Observed in all districts of Madhya Pradesh, to honour families of martyrs of Madhya Pradesh origin.
72nd Independence Day - 15th August Rajasthan government announced that it would observe September as ‘month of nutrition’
World Photography Day – 19th August
World Humanitarian Day - 19th August Campaign launched on World Humanitarian Day is "#NotATarget"
World Mosquito Day – 20th August
National Sadbhavana Day – 20th August 74th birth anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi
World senior citizen day – 21st August Theme - “Stepping into the Future: Tapping the Talents, Contributions and Participation of Older Persons in Society.”
National Sports Day – 29th August Birthday of legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand
International Day against Nuclear Tests – 29th August
International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances – 30th August

September 2018

September 2 World Coconut Day Coconut  for Good Health, Wealth and Wellness
September 1-7 National Nutrition Week Go Further with Food
September 5 International Day for Charity -----
September 8 World Literacy Day Literacy and Skill Development
September 14 Hindi Diwas -----
September 15 International Day of Democracy Democracy Under Strain: Solution for a Changing World
September 16 International Day for Preservation Keep cool and Carry on : The Montreal Protocol
September 21 International Day of Peace The Right to peace- The Universal Declaration of Human Rights AT 70
September 21 World Alzheimer’s Day To create Awareness about Alzheimer
September 23 International Day of Sign Languages With sign languages everyone is included.
September 28 World Rabies Day Rabies: Share a message, Save a life
September 29 World Heart Day My Heart, Your Heart
September 27 World Maritime Day IMO 70: Our Heritage: Better Shipping for better future
September 27 World TOURISM day Tourism and the digital transformation
September 30 International Translation Day Translation: Promoting cultural heritage in changing times.

October 2018

Date Day Theme
October 1 World Habitat Day Municipal Solid Waste Management
October 1 International Day For Older Persons Celebrating Older Human Rights Champions
October 1 International Coffee Day Women In Coffee
October 2 International Day Of Non Violence
October 4 World Animals Day
October 5 World Teachers Day The Right To Education Means Right T A Qualified Teacher
October 9 World Post Day
October 10 World Mental Health Day Young People And Mental Health In A Changing World
October 11 International Day Of Girl Child With Her-Skilled Girl Force
October 11 World Obesity Day To Focus On Weight Stigma
October 11 World Sight Day Eye Care Everywhere
October 12 World Arthritis Day
October 12 World Egg Day
October 15 International Day For Rural Women Sustainable Infrastructure, Services And Social Protection For Gender Equality And Empowerment Of Rural Women And Girls
October 16 World Food Day Our Actions Are Our Future. A 0 Hunger World By 2030 Is Possible
October 15 World Students Day
October 15 Rashtriya Mahila Kisan Diwas
October 17 International Day For Eradication Of Poverty Coming Together With Those Farthest Behind To Build An Inclusive World of Universal Respect for Human Rights and Dignity
October 20 National Solidarity Day --
October 17 World Trauma Day -
October 24 World Polio Day --
October 24 United Nation’s Day -
October 31 Ekta Diwas To Commemorate The Birth Anniversary Of  Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel

November 2018

Date Day Theme
November 1 World Vegan Day Be Veg Be Healthy
November 2 International Day To End Impunity For Crimes Against Journalists To Promote Safe And Enabling Environment For Journalists
November 1 Army Aviation Day
November 5 Ayurveda Day Ayurveda For Public Health
November 5 World Tsunami Awareness Day
November 8 International Day Of Radiology Cardiac Imaging
November 7 National Cancer Awareness Day Don’t Be Too Late In Detecting
November 9 18th Foundation Day of Uttrakhand
November 10 World Science Day For Peace And Development Science, A Human Right
November 11 National Education Day To Recall Contribution Of Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad
November 12 World Pneumonia Awareness Day To Create Awareness Of Pneumonia Among Youth
November 12 Public Service Broadcasting Day
November 14 Children’s Day
November 14 World Diabetes Day The Family And Diabetes
Oct 29 – 3 Nov Vigilance Awareness Week By Indian Army Eradicate Corruption – Build A New India
November 14 Rosogulla Day To Celebrate 1st Anniversary Of Receiving GI Tag For Rosogulla
November 16 International Day For Tolerance
November 16 National Press Day Freedom Is The Need
November 17 National Epilepsy Day Every Patient Is Important
November 18 The World Day For Remembrance Of Road Traffic Victims Roads Have Stories
November 18 1st Naturopathy Day
November 19 World Toilet Day When Nature Calls
November  20 Universal Children’s Day Children Are Taking Over And Turning The World Blue
November 21 World Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day Never Too Early, Never Too Late
November 26 National Constitution Day/National Law Day
November 27 Formation Day Of National Disaster Mgt. Authority Early Warning For Disasters

December 2018

Date Day Theme/Purpose
1st December 2018 World AIDS Day Theme: Know Your Status
2nd  December 2018 National Pollution Control Day To give the honor and memorialize those thousands of people who had lost their life due to the Bhopal gas calamity
2nd  December 2018 International Day for Abolition of Slavery To fighting against slavery and considers bonded labour, forced labour, the worst forms of child labour and trafficking people as modern forms of slavery.
2nd  December 2018 World Computer literacy Day To increase awareness of 'Digital divide' and increase access to information technology for disadvantaged communities.
2nd  December 2018 National Fritters Day Food-related holiday
2nd  December 2018 UAE National Day 47th National Day for UAE
2nd  December 2018 National Mutt Day To embrace, save and celebrate mixed breed dogs
2nd  December 2018 National Special Education Day Education available to all American children and this day honors the progress that has been made in special education.
3rd   December 2018 International Day of Disabled Persons Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality
3rd   December 2018 World Conservative Day To protect environment, wildlife and limited natural resources
3rd   December 2018 Agriculture Education Day To attract youngsters towards agricultural education
4th December 2018 Indian Navy Day Theme: Indian Navy, Mission-deployed and Combat-ready
5th December 2018 World Soil Day Theme: Be the Solution to the soil Pollution
5th December 2018 International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development Theme: International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
7th December 2018 International Civil Aviation Day Theme: Working together to ensure no Country is left Behind.
7th December 2018 Armed Forces Flag Day- India To secure the Country people from the dangerous Enemies Attacks and to make a Strong Security of the Country.
8th December 2018 SAARC Charter Day To increase awareness and to renew the commitment of Governments to the SAARC process.
8th December 2018 Plastic Free Day Focus on cleanliness and water conservation, and at making the division dirt-free.
8th – 14th December 2018 All India Handicrafts Week   To increase the awareness, cooperation and its importance in the society about handicrafts among the people of all the states of the country
9th December 2018 International Anti-Corruption Day To eliminate corruption to make a way for a prosperous society in the whole world.
Theme: Together, We Are United Against Corruption
10th December 2018 Human Rights Day Theme: Stand Up For Human Rights.
10th December 2018 International Day for Broadcasting To celebrate the recent Development in Broadcast which are direct satellite broadcasting and the internet as means of reaching foreign, rather than a domestic, audience.
11th December 2018 International Mountain Day Theme: #MountainsMatter
12th December 2018 Universal Health Coverage Day Theme: Now is the Time For Collective Action
14th December 2018 World Energy Conservation Day To appoint professional, qualified and energetic managers and auditors who have expertise in policy-making, financial management and implementation of energy-related projects.
16th December 2018 Vijay Diwas, Victory Day To celebrate the India’s military victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war.
18th December 2018 International Migrants Day Theme: Migration with Dignity
18th December 2018 Minorities Rights Day Theme: Declaration on the Rights of Persons belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities
20th December 2018 International Human Solidarity Day To maintain international peace and security
22nd December 2018 National Mathematics Day To honor the birth anniversary of the famous mathematician Sir Srinivasa Ramanujan.
23rd December 2018 Kisan Diwas, National Farmers’ Day With the focus on the upliftment of the status of farmers
24th December 2018 National Consumer Day  Theme: Timely Disposal of Consumer Complaints
25th December 2018 Good Governance Day To honor Atal Bihari Vajpayee by encouraging Awareness among the people of Accountability in Government.

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  1. Sir, Please update the pdf till DEC 2018.

  2. Sir pdf nahi mili days with theme ka

  3. Bhai migratory bird day 12 October ko celebrate kiya jata aap logon ne 2 time de rkha or dono time wrong
    13oct&12 may or ptani kitne galt h thik se kro yar future ka swal h hmara credibility nam ki koi chij hoti ese m or dates pr kaise belive kre

    1. World Migratory Bird Day is observed twice on May 11 and October 12, please check the official website :


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