Important Days in January
Remembered Day: Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (NRI Day)
Purpose: To Mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community to the development of India. The day commemorates the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa in Bombay on 9 January 1915.
Remembered Day: World Hindi Day
Organized: India – Ministry of External Affairs
Remembered Day: National Youth Day
Purpose: To Mark birth anniversary of social reformer, philosopher and thinker Swami Vivekananda
Remembered Day: 67th Army Day
Purpose: Our Lieutenant General K.M Cariappa take over as the first Commander-in-chief of the Indian Army from Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India.
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Remembered Day: National Immunization Day (Polio Day)
Purpose: Focusing national efforts on promoting and crying out specific immunization campaigns, such as that for Poliomyelitis.
Remembered Day: 118th Birth Anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose / National Day of Patriotism / Desh Prem Divas
Remembered Day: National Girl Child Day
Purpose: The National Girl Child Day is celebrated to increase the awareness among people about all the inequalities faced by the girl child in the society.
Theme: ‘Adolescent Girls: Issues and Challenges’
Remembered Day: National Voters Day
Purpose: To encourage young voters to take part in political process & to mark the Election Commission’s foundation day.
2015 Theme: Easy Registration, Easy Correction
Remembered Day: National Tourism Day
Purpose: To aimed at increase awareness about tourism through a range of activities.
Remembered Day: 66th Republic Day
Purpose: Honors the date on which the constitution of india came into force on 26 January 1950 replacing the Government of India Act(1935) as the governing document of India.
2015 Theme: Women Empowerment (Nari Shakti)
Remembered Day: 63rd International Customs Day (ICD)
Organized: World Customs Organization
Purpose: To Recognizes the role of custom officials and agencies in maintaining border Security.
2015 Theme: Coordinated border management – An inclusive approach for connecting stakeholders
Remembered Day: International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust
Purpose: To Remembers the Holocaust that affected many people of Jewish origin during World War II
2015 Theme: Liberty, Life and the Legacy of the Holocaust Survivors
Remembered Day: 149th Birth Anniversary Lala Lajpat Rai
Purpose: Born in 1865, Lala Lajpat Rai Played a pivotal role in India’s fight for independence and was popularly known as “Punjab Kesari”(Lion of Punjab). He died on October 30 1928.
Remembered Day: 67th Death Anniversary Mahatma Gandhi (Martyrs’ / Sarvodaya Day)
Purpose: Martyrs day was required to salute the martyrdom of soldiers also, who lost their lives defending the sovereignty of the nation.
Remembered Day: National Cleanliness Day
Purpose: To maintain high standards of cleanliness in out homes, work place, road/streets and public places.
January 4th to 10th – Oil Conservation Week
January 10th to 16th – Road Safety Week
January 15th to 21st – Pin Code Week