Important Days and Dates in March 2022: National and International Days

Important Days and Dates in March 2022: Check below the complete list of important days and dates in March 2022 which include national, international events, festivals, etc. It not only enhances general knowledge but also helps in the preparation of exams. Take a look at the list of important days and dates in March 2022.
Updated: Mar 25, 2022 17:36 IST
Important Days and Dates in March 2022
Important Days and Dates in March 2022

Important Days and Dates in March 2022: Important days and events fall in every month, and some of them are observed with a particular theme. Some events spread awareness and also remember sacrifices made in the past. Here, we are providing a glance at important days and dates which not only boost your general knowledge but also help in the preparations for upcoming competitive examinations. Below given list of important days and dates is compiled on the basis of events and festivals observed in India and worldwide. 

The name of March is dedicated to the Roman god of war, Mars. It is the first month of the earliest Roman calendar. Every year March and June end on the same day of the week? March month is the first month of Spring. It is the month when animals start waking up from hibernation.

Important Days and Dates in March 2022

1st March – Zero Discrimination Day
Zero Discrimination Day is celebrated globally on 1 March every year so that everyone lives life with dignity regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, skin colour, height, weight, etc. The symbol of Zero Discrimination Day is the butterfly. Firstly, on 1 March, 2014 the UN had celebrated this day.

1st March - World Civil Defence Day
World Civil Defence Day is celebrated every year on 1st March to bring the attention of the world public about the importance of Civil protection and to pay tributes to the efforts, sacrifices, and accomplishments of all the services responsible to fight against disasters. International Civil Defence Organisation (ICDO) decided to celebrate this day in 1990. 

1st March - Self Injury Awareness Day

It is celebrated globally on 1 March. Its purpose behind celebrating the day is to remove the stigma attached to self-injury and to encourage parents, family members, educators, and healthcare professionals to recognise signs of self-harm.

3rd March - World Wildlife Day
This day is celebrated globally on 3rd March and is closely aligned with Sustainable Development Goal 12 that is Life without water, which focuses on marine species and highlights the problems, critical issues of marine wildlife to our everyday life. The theme of World Wildlife Day 2022 is “Recovering key species for ecosystem restoration”.

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3rd March - World Hearing Day
World Hearing Day is observed on 3rd March every year to raise awareness about how to prevent deafness and to promote hearing across the world.

4th March - National Safety Day
National Safety Day is celebrated in India on 4th March by the National Safety Council of India. This day is celebrated to make people get safe from several issues like financial loss, health problems, and also any other problems that people are facing in their life.

4th March - Employee Appreciation Day

Employee Appreciation Day is observed on 4 March. The day reminds us that for any successful business it is important to have a strong employer-employee relationship.

4th March - Ramakrishna Jayanti

As per the Hindu lunar calendar, Ramakrishna was born on Dwitiya in the month of Phalguna during Shukla Paksha. Every year his birth anniversary is observed across all Ramakrishna Maths. This year, it will be observed on 4 March. According to him, "the sole point of human birth is to acknowledge God".

8 March - International Women's Day
This day is observed globally every year on 8 March to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. Also, it is an action for accelerating gender parity. Purple is the colour that symbolizes women internationally. The combination of the purple, green and white colour is to symbolize the equality of women which is originated from the Women's Social and Political Union in the UK in 1908. Do you know that purple signifies justice and dignity, green symbolises hope and white purity?

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9 March - No Smoking Day (Second Wednesday of March)
No Smoking Day is observed every year on the second Wednesday of March to raise awareness about the harmful health effects of tobacco via smoking and to encourage people all over the world to quit smoking. This year, it falls on 9 March.

10 March - CISF Raising Day
The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Raising Day is observed every year on 10 March. The CISF was set up in 1969 under the act of the Parliament of India. It works under the Union Ministry of Home Affairs and its headquarter is in New Delhi. This organization works for seaways, airways, and some of the major installations in India. There are some reserved battalions in the CISF which work with the state police to protect law and orders.

12 March - Mauritius Day
Mauritius Day is celebrated annually on 12 March to mark two key events that took place in the history of the country that is independence from Britain in 1968 and it became a republic in 1992.

14 March – Pi Day
On 14 March Pi Day is celebrated around the world. Pi is a symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant. It is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter which is approx. 3.14.

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14 March - International Day of Action for Rivers
Every year on 14 March, the International Day of Action for Rivers is observed to raise voice to protect rivers and demand for improving the policies for Rivers. It is a day to educate one another about the threats facing our rivers and to find solutions.

15 March - World Consumer Rights Day
It is observed on 15 March every year for raising global awareness about consumer rights and needs. This day is a chance to demand that the rights of all consumers are respected and protected and to protest against social injustices.

16 March - National Vaccination Day
On 16 March every year, National Vaccination Day is observed in India which is also known as National Immunisation Day (IMD). It was first observed on 16 March 1995 when the first dose of Oral Polio Vaccine was given. It is an attempt to increase awareness for the eradication of polio from the planet earth.

18 March - World Sleep Day

World Sleep Day is held the Friday before Spring Vernal Equinox of each year. This year, it will be observed on 18 March, 2022. It is a call to action on important issues related to sleep, including medicine, education, social aspects, and driving. The slogan of World Sleep Day is Better Sleep, Better Life, Better Planet. 

18 March - Ordnance Factories Day (India)
On 18th March, Ordnance Factories Day is observed every year all over India. On this occasion, the Ordnance Factory, Field Gun Factory, Small Arms Factory, Ordnance Parachute Factory, and Ordnance Equipment Factory acknowledge the day.

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20 March - International Day of Happiness
International Day of Happiness is observed every year on 20 March. Since 2013, the United Nations has celebrated this day to recognize the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world. The UN launched the 17 Sustainable Development Goals in 2015 to end poverty, reduce inequality and protect our planet which are the three key aspects that lead to well-being and happiness.

20 March – World Sparrow Day
World Sparrow Day is celebrated across the world on 20 March to raise awareness about the conservation of sparrows. This day also celebrates the relationship between people and sparrows; spread a love for sparrows, awareness about their importance in our lives, etc.

20 March: World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day is celebrated on 20 March to raise awareness about oral health. The theme of World Oral Health day 2022 is "Be Proud Of Your Mouth". In other words, value and take care of it. 

21 March - World Forestry Day
On 21st March, World Forestry Day or International Day of Forests is celebrated every year to raise public awareness about the values, significance, and contributions of the forests to balance the life cycle on the earth. In 1971, World Forestry Day was established at the 23rd General Assembly of the European Confederation of Agriculture.

21 March - World Down Syndrome Day

World Down Syndrome Day is observed every year on 21st March. Down syndrome is a naturally occurring chromosomal arrangement in human which results in variable effects on learning styles, physical characteristics or health. The General Assembly has declared 21st March in December 2011 as World Down Syndrome Day.

21 March - World Poetry Day
On 21st March, World Poetry Day is celebrated every year to recognise the unique ability of poetry to capture the creative spirit of the human mind. To celebrate this day on 21st March was adopted during UNESCO's 30th session in Paris in 1999.

22 March – World Water Day
On 22 March, World Water Day is observed annually to raise awareness about the importance of freshwater and advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. It was recommended to celebrate in 1992 at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janerio. And then, in 1993 the first World Water Day is celebrated.

23rd March - World Meteorological Day
World Meteorological Day is celebrated on 23rd March every year to attract attention towards weather and climate for the safety and well-being of the society. On 23rd March 1950, the World Meteorological Organisation came into force. The theme of World Meteorological Day 2022 is "Early Warning and Early Action. Hydrometeorological and Climate Information for Disaster Risk Reduction."

23rd March - Martyr's Day

Martyr's Day or Shaheed Diwas is observed in India on several dates. March 23 is remembered as the day when three brave freedom fighters, namely Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Rajguru, and Sukhdev Thapar, were hanged by the British. Also, January 30th is observed as Martyr's Day or Shaheed Diwas in the memory of Mahatma Gandhi.

24 March - World Tuberculosis (TB) Day
World TB Day is celebrated every year on 24 March annually to commemorate the date when Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus that causes TB in 1882. This Day is observed to educate people about TB, its impact around the world.

25th March - International Day of the Unborn Child

It is observed on 25th March. It is an annual commemoration of unborn fetuses and is observed as a day of opposition to abortion. 

25th March - International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members

 Every year, it is observed on March 25 by the United Nation to commemorate the anniversary of the abduction of Alec Collett, who was a journalist and died while working for the UN.

26 March - Purple Day of Epilepsy

It is observed on 26 March to spread awareness about epilepsy and its impact on people's lives. The day also reminds people suffering from epilepsy that they are not alone.

27 March - World Theatre Day
World Theatre Day is celebrated on 27 March annually across the world since 1962 to raise the importance of the art form "theatre" and to act as a wakeup call for governments, politicians, and institutions that have not yet recognised its value to the people and also have not realised its potential for economic growth.

March 2022: Important Days and Dates

Date

Name of Important Days

1 March

Zero Discrimination Day

1 March

World Civil Defence Day

1 March

Self Injury Awareness Day

3 March

 

World Wildlife Day

3 March

World Hearing Day

4 March

National Safety Day

4 March

Employee Appreciation Day

4 March

Ramakrishna Jayanti

8 March

International Women's Day

9 March

No Smoking Day  (Second Wednesday of March)

10 March

CISF Raising Day

12 March

Mauritius Day

14 March

Pi Day

14 March

International Day of Action for Rivers

15 March

World Consumer Rights Day

16 March

National Vaccination Day

18 March

Ordnance Factories Day (India)

20 March

International Day of Happiness

20 March

World Sparrow Day

21 March

World Forestry Day

21 March

World Down Syndrome Day

21 March

World Poetry Day

22 March

World Water Day

23 March

World Meteorological Day

24 March

World Tuberculosis (TB) Day

25 March

International Day of the Unborn Child

25 March

International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members

26 March

Purple Day of Epilepsy

27 March

World Theatre Day

So, these are the National and International important Days in March 2022 that may also help in the preparation for several exams and also enhance your knowledge.

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