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  • Important Days for Celebration



    Important Day

    Suggested Activities

    24th January

    International Day of Education

    Education gives us knowledge of the world around us and changes it into something better.  Its aim is to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies.

    2nd Feb.

    World Wetland Day

    Students may be called for discussion on What is wetlands, Importance of wetland, Ramsar Convention, Managing wetlands and Biodiversity in wetland.

    28th Feb.

    National Science Day

    It is necessary to highlight the role of science in the protection of the environment. This day should be taken as a platform to put forward the message.

    3rd March

    World Wildlife Day

    The purpose of the day is to raise awareness of the dangers that threaten the survival of many animals around the world. Students may explore and list endangered animals.

    20th March

    World Sparrow Day

    This day is observed to protect these little birds and conserve their houses. Students may arrange for the availability of food grains and water for sparrows.

    21st March

    World Forestry Day

    Celebrate World Forestry Day by doing activities such as the planting of trees and highlighting the urgency to increase the green cover.

    22nd March

    World Water Day

    The decision to celebrate this day has been taken recently as drinking water sources are fast depleting. The world must wake up to the problem and begin conserving it.

    23rd March

    World Meteorological Day

    Everyone has to be reminded that weather is an integral part of the environment.

    7th April

    World Health Day

    This day is celebrated with the objective of raising global awareness on current health issues around the world. Students may explore the main facts about health care systems.

    18th April

    World Heritage Day

    Environment includes not just the natural surroundings but also the manmade ones.

    22nd April

    Earth Day

    Discover Earth Day activities for students including games, art projects, crafts and other Earth Day ideas. Let them find Earth Day information, activities and events to remind them of the importance of green living and sustainable lifestyles.

    22nd May

    International Day for Biological Diversity

    It focuses on to spread knowledge and awareness about the dependency of food system, nutrition, health on biodiversity and on healthy ecosystems.

    5th June

    World Environment Day

    This day is celebrated to spread awareness, to encourage people to take action and to protect the environment. You can make a difference – individual actions, when multiplied, can make an exponential difference to the planet !

    8th June

    World Oceans Day

    World Oceans Day is celebrated to remind everyone about the major role that oceans play in everyday life. They are the lungs of our planet, providing most of the oxygen we breathe.

    17th June

    World Day to Combat Desertification & Drought

    This Day is observed to promote public awareness of international efforts to combat desertification. Discuss on drought and desertification, its implications on society and ways to minimize the problem among the students.

    1 – 7th of July


    Students may be encouraged to share on importance of this vanamohatsav week, its history and let them do some exercise on biodiversity & plant as many as tree.

    11th July

    World Population Day

    World Population Day aims to increase people’s awareness on various population issues such as the importance of family planning, including gender equality, poverty, maternal health and human rights. Let the students share their information through competitions.

    26th July

    International Mangrove Day

    This Day is observed to raise awareness of the importance of mangrove ecosystems as a unique, special and vulnerable ecosystem and to promote solutions for their sustainable management, conservation and uses.

    16th September

    World Ozone Day

    This day is observed to spread awareness among people about the depletion of Ozone Layer and search possible solutions to preserve it. Share information about atmosphere, ozone, CFC, acid rain among students. Let them invite for participation in competition. They can go for awareness campaign on eco-friendly products.

    1 – 7th of October

    Wildlife week

    Let us share information about types animals, habitat, extinct, endangered species, food web, food chain, natural cycles among students and importance of each species in ecological balance. Students can go to local nearby park and help visitors as guide.

    4th October

    Animal Welfare Day

    We can discuss on importance of animals. Activities like giving unused foods, put a bin of water in the campus, make artificial nest in trees etc.

    13th October

    International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction

    Due to a change in the environment there has been an increase in the number of natural disasters. Efforts have to be taken to reduce these disasters.

    2nd December

    National Pollution Prevention Day

    Share information about types of pollution, about reduction, laws, local issues and finding solution from students. Promote ecofriendly practices like ban of polythene, use of cycle or by walk, plantation, water conservation practices.

    5th December

    World Soil Day

    This day is observed to highlight soil's importance on Earth. We need soil for basic survival - food and energy. This day is for to bring the attention on the importance of healthy soil and advocating for the sustainable management of soil resources.

    14th December

    National Energy Conservation Day

    This day is celebrated to highlight the importance of energy consumption and its use in our day-to-day life, its scarcity and its impact on sustainability of global eco systems.