Important Days in February
February 1 2015
Remembered Day: 38th Indian Coast Guard Day
Purpose: To protects India’s maritime interests and enforces maritime law, with jurisdiction over the territorial waters of India, including its contiguous zone and exclusive economic zone.
February 2 2015
Remembered Day: World Wetland Day
Purpose: To raise public awareness of wetland values and benefits and promote the conservation and wise use of wetlands.
Theme: Wetlands for Our Future.
February 4 2015
Remembered Day: World Cancer Day
Organized: Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) & UN
Purpose: To raise awareness of cancer among the people and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment.
Theme: ‘Not beyond us’
February 06 2015
Remembered Day: International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
Purpose: The day is being observed to make the world aware of female genital mutilation (FGM) and to promote its eradication.
Theme: Mobilization and Involvement of Health Personnel to Accelerate Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation.
February 10 2015
Remembered Day: National Deworming Day
Purpose: Focused on reducing the threat of parasitic worm infections in India.
February 13 2015
Remembered Day: World Radio Day
Purpose: To promote greater participation of youth in radio, not only as listeners, but as producers and broadcasters.
Theme: Youth and Radio
February 20 2015
Remembered Day: World Day of Social Justice
Organized: International Labour Organization & UN
Purpose: to promote efforts to tackle issues such as poverty, exclusion and unemployment.
Theme: Ending human trafficking and forced labour
February 21 2015
Remembered Day: International Mother Language Day (IMLD)
Organized: UNESCO & UN
Purpose: To promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism.
Theme: Inclusion in and through education: Language counts
February 24 2015
Remembered Day: Central Excise Day
Purpose: To encourage the employees of excise department to carry out the central excise duty all over the India in better way in order to prevent the corruption in goods manufacturing business as well as implement other rules to carry out best possible excise services.
Theme: Year of Tax Payers
February 28 2015
Remembered Day: National Science Day
Purpose: To spread the message of importance of science and its application among the people.
Theme: Science for Nation Building
Remembered Day: Rare Disease Day
Purpose: To raise awareness for rare diseases and improve access to treatment and medical representation for individuals with rare diseases and their families
Theme: Day-by-Day, Hand-in-Hand