List of Important National and International Days


Important Days


Dates
Event
4th January
World Braille Day
9th January
NRI Day Pravasi Bharatiya Divas
10th January
World Hindi Day
12th January
National Youth Day
15th January
Indian Army Day
24th January
National Girl Child Day
25th January
National Voters Day
26th January
India’s Republic Day
29th January
World Leprosy Day
30th January
Martyrs’ Day, World Leprosy Eradication Day
4th February
World Cancer Day
6th February
International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
12th February
National Productivity Day
13th February
World Radio Day
20th February
World Day of Social Justice
21st February
International Mother Language Day
24th February
Central Excise Day
28th February
National Science Day
1st March
Zero Discrimination Day
3rd March
World Wildlife Day, National Defence Day
8th March
International Women’s Day
15th March
World Consumer Rights Day
18th March
Ordnance Factories Day
20th March
World Sparrow Day 
21st March
World Forestry Day, International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
22nd March
World Water Day
23rd March
World Meteorological Day
24th March
World TB Day
27th March
World Theatre Day
5th April
National Maritime Day
6th April
International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
7th April
World Health Day
10th April
World Homeopathy Day
11th April
National Safe Motherhood Day
17th April
World Hemophilia Day
18th April
World Heritage Day
22nd April
Earth Day
23rd April
World Book & Copyright Day
24th April
National Panchayati Day
25th April
World Malaria Day
26th April
World Intellectual Property Day
29th April
International Dance Day
1st May
International Labor Day
3rd May
Press Freedom Day
1st (Sunday)
World Laughter Day
1st (Tuesday)
World Asthma Day
2nd (Sunday)
Mother’s Day
7th May
World Athletics Day
8th May
World Red Cross Day, Mother’s Day
9th May
World Thalassaemia Day
11th May
National Technology Day / National Science Day
12th May
International Nurses Day
15th May
International Day of Families
17th May
World Telecommunication Day
18th May
World AIDS Vaccine Day
22nd May
International Day for Biological Diversity
21st May
National Anti Terrorism Day
24th May
Commonwealth Day
29th may
International Day of UN Peace Keepers
31st May
Anti-tobacco Day
1st June
World Milk Day
3rd June
World Bicycle Day
5th June
World Environment Day
8th June
World Ocean Day
3rd (Sunday)
Father’s Day
12th June
Anti-Child Labor Day
14th June
World Blood Donor Day
17th June
World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
20th June
World Refugee Day
21st June
International Yoga Day, World Music Day 
26th June
International Day against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking
27th june
UN MSME Day
29th June
National Statistics Day
30th June
International Day of Parliamentarism, Asteroid Day
1st July
GST Day, Doctor’s Day
6th July
World Zoonoses Day
7th July
International Day of Cooperatives
11th July
World Population Day
15th July
World Youth Skills Day
18th July
International Nelson Mandela Day
26th July
Kargil Vijay Diwas
29th July
International Tiger Day
30th July
World Day against Trafficking in Persons
1st August
World Breastfeeding Week
1st Sunday
International Friendship Day
6th August
Hiroshima Day
7th August
National Handloom Day
8th August
World Senior Citizen’s Day
9th August
Quit India Day, Nagasaki Day
10th August
World Bio-Fuel Day
11th August
National Daughter’s Day
13th August
Organ Donation Day
15th August
Indian Independence Day
19th August
Photography Day
28th August
World Nature Conservation Day
29th August
National Sports Day
1st September
National Nutrition Week
5th September
Teachers’ Day, Sanskrit Day
8th September
International Literacy Day
15th September
Engineers’ Day
16th September
World Ozone Day
21st September
Alzheimer’s Day
22nd September
Rose Day (Welfare of Cancer patients)
25th September
World Rivers Day
27th September
World Tourism Day
29th September
World Heart Day
1st October
International Day for the Elderly
2nd October
Gandhi Jayanthi, International Day of Non-Violence
1st (Monday)
World Habitat Day
4th October
World Animal Welfare Day
8th October
Indian Air Force Day
9th October
World Post Office Day
10th October
World Mental Health Day, National Post Day
13th October
International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
14th October
World Standards Day
16th October
World Food Day
24th October
World Development Information Day, UN Day
28th October
National Ayurveda Day
5th November
World Tsunami Day
7th November
National Cancer Awareness Day
9th November
Legal Services Day
11th November
National Education Day
14th November
Children’s Day, Diabetes Day
17th November
National Epilepsy Day
21st November
World Television Day
1st December
World AIDS Day
2nd December
National Pollution Control
3rd December
World Day of Handicapped
4th December
Indian Navy Day
7th December
Indian Armed Forces Flag Day
10th December
Human Rights Day
11th December
International Mountain Day
14th December
World Energy Conservation Day
16th December
Vijay Diwas
18th December
Minorities Rights Day
22nd December
National Mathematics Day
23rd December
Kisan Divas
24th December
National Consumers Day
25th December
Christmas, Good governance day