March is the third month of the year in the Georgian calendar and marks the beginning of summer in the Indian territory. Most of the competitive exams expect the candidates to be aware of the important days of the year. In this article, we shall discuss all the Important National and International days in March.
Important Days in March 2023
Given below are the Important National & International days in March 2023
|World Wild Life Day
|International Women’s Day
|No Smoking Day
|World Pi Day
|World Consumer Rights Day
|World Water Day
|World Meteorological Day
March 3: World Wild Life Day
World Wild Life Day is celebrated in order to spread awareness about the various wild flora and faunas of the world. The masses are made aware of the endangered species and various precautions are taken in order to save them.
March 8: International Women’s Day
On this day the women all over the world celebrate their achievements in social, economic, political, cultural and various other fields of life.
March 11: No Smoking Day
No Smoking Day is observed on every second Wednesday in the month of March to encourage every human being around the globe to quit smoking.
March 14: International Day of Action for Rivers
This day is celebrated in order to remove the dams and restore the rivers. The people are made aware of the harmful effects of dams and are encouraged to avoid building them.
March 15: World’s Consumer Rights Day
Started by John F Kennedy in the year 1962 when he spoke about the rights of the consumer on the 15th of March.
1) International Day of Happiness
It is the day that encourages international happiness, wellbeing, and freedom of every life on the face of this earth.
2) UN French Language Day
UN French Language Day is also celebrated on the 20th of March every year to spread awareness about the history and culture of all the 6 official languages of the world body.
1) International Day of the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
This day is observed on the memory of the 69 peaceful protesters who were killed by the police open firing on 21st March 1960. This day encourages people in the world to boycott racial discrimination completely.
2) World Poetry Day
This day was started by UNESCO in the year 1999 in order to celebrate linguistic diversity and preserve endangered languages.
3) World Down Syndrome Day
The celebration of this day began in the year 2006. This day is celebrated in order to spread awareness about this disease caused due to genetic disorder in the 21st chromosome.
4) International Day of Forests
This day celebrated to encourage planting as many trees through national, international and local campaigns.
March 22: World Water Day
This day raises awareness of those millions of people who don’t have access to safe water. This day is celebrated to encourage people to use water wisely.
March 23: World Meteorological Day
This day marks the establishment of the world meteorological organization. It keeps us informed about the day to day weather and hazards like earthquakes, floods, etc.
|National Safety Day
|CISF Raising Day
|National Vaccination Day
March 4: National Safety Day
National safety day is celebrated on March 4 as National Safety Council was established on this day. This day gives importance to keeping oneself safe from all mishaps and accidents that may occur due to one’s carelessness.
March 10: CISF Raising Day
CISF Raising Day is celebrated in the memory of the establishment of the same in the year 1969 on the same day that is March 10. On this day the CISF is honored and thanked by the government and the citizens of India for its services towards the country.
March 16: National Vaccination Day
National Vaccination Day is celebrated on the 16th of March every year to increase the awareness of the eradication of polio. This day was first celebrated on March 16 of 1995 when the first dose of polio was given.