General Awareness section is not something that can be mastered in a day. But from an exam point of view, if you prepare it on regular basis, you can perform exceptionally well in it in comparatively less time.

Through this post, we will discuss one the major topics of Static Awareness being asked in the exam i.e Important Days, Dates & Themes.

 

Month wise Important Days, Dates & Themes

January

Date

Days

Themes 2017

9 Jan

Pravasi Bartiya Divas – NRI Day

Redefined Engagement with Indian Diaspora

10 Jan

World Hindi Day

 

World Laughter Day

 

12 Jan

National Youth Day

Indian youth for development skill and harmony

15 Jan

Indian Army Day

 

24 Jan

National girl child day

Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao

25 Jan

National Tourism day

 

National Voter’s day

Empowering young and future events

26 Jan

India’s Republic day

Skill India and Beti Bachao Beti Padhao

 

International Custom’s day

Digital Customs: Progressive Engagement

27 Jan

International day of Commemoration in memory of victims of Holocaust

From Words to Genocide: Anti-Semitic Propaganda and the Holocaust

29 Jan

National Immunization Day

 

30 Jan

World Leprosy Eradication day

To live is to help to live

 

Martyr’s day

 

 

February

Date

Day

Themes (2017)

2 Feb

World Wetlands Day

Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction

4 Feb

World Cancer Day

We can I can

6 Feb

International day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

Building a solid and interactive bridge between Africa and Worlds to accelerate ending Female Genital Mutilation by 2030

7 Feb

Safer Internet day

Be the change: unite for a better internet

10 Feb

National Deworming day

Krimi se chhutklara, sehatmand bhavishya hamara and worm-free children healthy children

11 Feb

International day Women and Girls in science

Gender, Science and sustainable development: The impact of media

12 Feb

National Productivity day

From Waste to Profits-through Reduce, Recycle and Reuse

13 Feb

World Radio Day

Radio is You

20 Feb

World day of Social Justice

Preventing conflict and sustaining peace through decent work

21 Feb

International Mother Language day

Towards sustainable through Multilingual Education

22 Feb

World Thinking Day

Connect Activity Park

24 Feb

Central Excise Day

 

28 Feb

National Science Day

Science and Tech for specially Able person

 

March

Date

Day

Theme

1 Mar

Zero Discrimination Day

Make some noise for Zero Discrimination

3 Mar

World Wildlife Day

Listen to the young voices

4 Mar

World Hearing Day

Action for hearing loss: make sound investment

8 Mar

International Women’s Day

Women in challenging world to work: Planet 50-50 by 2030

12 Mar

World Kidney day

Kidney Disease and Obesity

15 Mar

World Consumer Rights Day

Building a Digital World Consumers can Trust

Commonwealth Day

A Peace- Building Commonwealth

20 Mar

International day of Happiness

 

21 Mar

International Day of Forests

Forests and Energy

World Down Syndrome Day

My Voice My Community- Enabling people with down syndrome to speak up, be heard and influence government policy and action, to be fully included in the community

22 Mar

World Water day

Why wastewater?

23 Mar

World Meteorological Day

Understanding clouds

24 Mar

World TB Day

Unite to end TB

27 Mar

World Theatre Day

 

 

April

Date

Day

Theme

2 Apr

World Autism Awareness Day

Towards Autonomy and Self-Determination

4 Apr

International day of Mine Awareness and Assistance

Needs Driven- People Centered

5 Apr

National Maritime Day

Connecting Ships, Ports, and People

7 Apr

World Health Day

Depression: Let’s Talk

10 Apr

World Homeopathy Day

Enhancing quality research in Homeopathy through scientific evidence and rich clinical experiences

11 Apr

National Safe Motherhood Day

Improving Maternal Health by Empowering Women!

17 Apr

World Hemophilia Day

Hear their Voices

18 Apr

World Heritage Day

Cultural Heritage & Sustainable Tourism

21 Apr

Civil Services Day

Making New India

22 Apr

International Mother Earth Day

Environmental & Climate Literacy

24 Apr

Women’s Political Empowerment Day

Climate change, women & role of Panchayats

25 Apr

World Malaria Day

End Malaria for Good

26 Apr

World Intellectual Property Day

Innovation-Improving lines

28 Apr

World day for Safety and Health at Work

Optimize the collection and use of OSH data

24-30 Apr

World Immunization Week

Vaccines work

 

May

Date

Day

Theme

1 May

International Labour Day

Securing Decent Works for Sustainable Social Economic Development

2 May

World Asthma Day

Better Air Better Breathing

3 May

World Press Freedom day

Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies

8 May

Red Cross Crescent day

Less Known Red Cross Stories

10 May

World Migratory Bird Day

Their Future is our Future: A healthy planet for migratory birds and people

11 May

National Technology Day

Technology for inclusive and sustainable growth

12 May

International Nurses Day

A voice to lead- Achieving the Sustainable development

15 May

International Families Day

Families, education, and well-being

17 May

World Telecommunication Day

Big Data Big Impact

18 May

Worlds AIDS Vaccine Day

Know your number

20 May

World Metrology Day

Measurement for transport

29 May

International day of UN Peacekeepers

Investing in Peace Around the World

31 May

World No Tobacco Day

Tobacco- A threat to development

 

June

Date

Day

Theme

1 Jun

World Milk Day

 

4 Jun

World Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

 

5 Jun

World Environment Day

Connecting People to Nature

8 Jun

World Brain Tumor Day

 

 8 Jun

 World Oceans Day

Our Oceans, Our Future

12 Jun

World Day Against Child Labor

 In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour

14 Jun

World Blood Donor Day

What can you do?

Secondary message- “Give blood. Give now. Give Often”

15 Jun

World elder abuse awareness day

 

3rd Sunday

World Father’s Day

 

16 Jun

International Integration Day

 

18 Jun

International Picnic Day

 

20 Jun

World Refugee Day

 

21 Jun

 

World Music day

 

International Yoga Day

Yoga for Health

23 Jun

International Olympic Day

 

26 Jun

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Listen First- Listening to children and youth is the first step to help grow healthy and safe

 

July

Date

Day

Themes

1 July

National Doctors’ Day

 

2 July

World Sports Journalists Day

 

7 July

Global Forgiveness Day

 

11 July

World Population Day

Family Planning: Empowering People, Developing Nations

12 July

World Malala Day

 

15 July

World Youth Skills Day

Skills for All

17 July

World Day for International Justice

Preventing conflict and sustaining peace through decent work

18 July

Nelson Mandela Day

 

26 July

Kargil Vijay Diwas

 

28 July

World Hepatitis Day

Eliminate Hepatitis

28 July

World Nature Conservation Day

 

29 July

International Tiger Day

Slogan-Fresh Ecology for Tigers Protection

30 July

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

Act to protect and assist trafficked persons

 

We hope this list of important days, dates and themes will prove to be helpful for upcoming competitive exams of 2017. We will soon update this list wih the remaining months. 

Stay tuned for more updates!

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