Important Days & Themes 2024 For Kerala PSC

Important Days & Themes 2024

In this post below, we will be covering some of the most important days and their themes from January to May -- celebrated nationally and internationally -- for the year 2024 for candidates preparing for various Kerala PSC exams.

List of Important Days & Themes 2024  

January 2024

January 1Global Family DayEmbracing Diversity, Strengthening Families
January 2World Introvert Day-
January 3 International Mind-Body Wellness DayHolistic Wellness: Mind, Body, and Soul
January 4World Braille DayEmpowering Through Inclusion and Diversity
January 5National Birds DayRight to Fight
January 6World Day of War OrphansOrphan Lives Matter
January 8 African National Congress Foundation Day-
January 8Earth’s Rotation DayHonoring the Discovery of Our Planet's Movement
January 9Pravasi Bharatiya DivasDiaspora: Reliable Partners for India's Progress in Amrit Kaal
January 10World Hindi DayHindi – Bridging Traditional Knowledge and Artificial Intelligence
January 11Death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri -
January 11-17National Road Safety WeekBe a Road Safety Hero
January 11National Human Trafficking Awareness DayActivate Connections to Prevent Human Trafficking
January 12National Youth DayArise, Awake, and Realise the Power You Hold
January 12World Tamil Diaspora Day'Tamil Vellum' which translates to 'Tamil will win'
January 15Indian Army DayIn Service of the Nation
January 15Martin Luther King Jr. DayShifting the Cultural Climate through the Study and Practice of Kingian Nonviolence
January 16National Startup DayStartups Unlocking Infinite Potential
January 17Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti
January 17Benjamin Franklin Day
January 19Kokborok Day / Tripuri Language Day-
January 1919th National Disaster Response Force Raising DayNDRF: Serving Humanity with Compassion and Valour
January 20Penguin Awareness Day-
January 21Tripura, Manipur & Meghalaya Foundation Day-
January 23Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose JayantiNetaji: The Inspiration for a New India
January 24National Girl Child Day-
January 24International Education DayLearning for lasting peace
January 25National Tourism DaySustainable Journeys, Timeless Memories
January 25National Voters' DayNothing Like Voting, I Vote For sure
January 25Mahayana New Year
January 26International Customs DayCustoms Engaging Traditional and New Partners with Purpose
January 2675th Republic DayViksit Bharat’ (developed India) & ‘Bharat - Loktantra Ki Matruka’ (India - the mother of democracy)
January 26International Day of Clean EnergyClean Energy for People and Planet
January 27National Geographic DayCelebrating a Legacy of Exploration and Discovery
January 27International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the VictimsRecognizing the Extraordinary Courage of Victims and Survivors of the Holocaust
January 28Indian Newspaper Day-
January 28Birth anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai-
January 28Birth anniversary of Field Marshal Kodandera M. Cariappa-
January 28World Leprosy DayBeat Leprosy
January 30    World Neglected Tropical Diseases DayUnite. Act. Eliminate
January 30    Martyrs’ Day / Shaheed Diwas-
January 31International Zebra Day

February 2024

February 1 Indian Coast Guard Day Innovating, Protecting, and Serving with Valor
February 1-7World Interfaith Harmony Week Uniting for Peace
February 2Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Day Living Well with RA: Early Diagnosis, Effective Management, and a Brighter Future
February 2World Wetlands Day Wetlands and Human Wellbeing
February 3National Golden Retriever Day Celebrating the Heart of Gold
February 4National Day of Sri Lanka Let’s stand together
February 4-10 International Development Week Go for the Goals
February 4World Cancer DayClose the Care Gap
February 4International Day of Human Fraternity-
February 6International Day of Zero ToleranceHer Voice. Her Future
February 6Safer Internet DayInspiring Change? Making a difference, managing influence and navigating change online
February 8National Opera Day Celebrating the Heart of Opera
February 9Death anniversary of Baba Amte-
February 10National Deworming Day Eliminate STH: Invest in a healthier future for children
February 10World Pulses Day Pulses: Nourishing Soils and People
February 11International Day of Women and Girls in ScienceWomen and Girls in Science Leadership, a New Era for Sustainability
February 11World Day of the SickIt is not good that man should be alone — Healing the Sick by Healing Relationships
February 11World Unani DayUnani Medicine for One Earth, One Health
12th FebruaryDarwin Day-
February 12Abraham Lincoln's Birthday-
February 12National Productivity DayArtificial Intelligence (AI) – Productivity Engine for Economic Growth
February 12International Day for the Prevention of Violent Extremism Living Together: Fostering Community Resilience to Prevent Violent Extremism as and when Conducive to Terrorism
February 12International Epilepsy Day Milestones on My Epilepsy Journey
February 13National Women’s Day / Sarojini Naidu's Birth Anniversary  -
February 13World Radio DayRadio: A century informing, entertaining and educating
February 14World Congenital Heart Defect Awareness DayHearts United: Raising Awareness, Fostering Hope, Promoting Care
February 15World Hippo Day-
February 15International Childhood Cancer DayUnveiling Challenges
February 16World Anthropology Day Connections and Collaborations
February 17Global Tourism Resilience Day Resilient Tourism: Building Back Better
February 17World Pangolin Day-
February 18World Whale Day-
February 19Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti-
February 20Arunachal Pradesh Foundation DayCultural Heritage and Diversity
February 20Mizoram Foundation DayCultural Pride and Social Progress
February 20World Day of Social JusticeBridging Gaps, Building Alliances
February 21 International Mother Language DayMultilingual education is a pillar of intergenerational learning
February 22World Thinking DayOur World, Our Thriving Future
February 23World Peace and Understanding DayService above Self
February 24Central Excise Day-
February 2577th Raising Day (Defence Security Corps)
February 27World NGO DayBuilding a Sustainable Future: The Role of NGOs in Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
February 27National Protein Day Solve with Protein
February 28National Science DayIndigenous Technologies for Vikasit Bharat
February 29Rare Disease DayShare Your Colours

March 2024

March 1Zero Discrimination DayTo protect everyone’s health, protect everyone’s rights
March 1World Civil Defence DayHonor Heroes and Promote Safety Skills
March 1World Compliment DaySpread Kindness and Appreciation
March 1Self-Injury Awareness Day-
March 122nd Foundation Day of of Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE)Energy Transition through Electrification and Decarbonization in India
March 148th Civil Accounts DayImproving Service Delivery Through End-to-End Digitisation for Secure and Efficient Financial Engagement.
March 1World Seagrass DayHealthy Seagrass, Healthy Planet
March 3World Hearing DayChanging mindsets: Let’s make ear and hearing care reality for ll!
March 3World Wildlife DayConnecting People and Planet: Exploring Digital Innovation in Wildlife Conservation
March 4National Security DayFocus on Safety Leadership for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Excellence
March 4World Day of Fight Against Sexual Exploitation-
March 4National Safety DaySafety Leadership for ESG Excellence
March 4National Grammar DayIt's not only a date, it's an imperative: March forth on March 4 to speak well, write well, and help others do the same
March 4World Obesity DayLet’s Talk About Obesity and..
March 5International Day for Disarmment and Non-Proliferation Awareness-
March 7Generic Medicine Day
March 8International Women’s DayInspire Inclusion
March 10(CISF) Rising Day-
March 10International Day of Women JudgesEmpathy and Action: Women and girls in carceral settings
March 11-17World Rotaract DayCelebrating Rotaract
March 12Ramakrishna Jayanti-
March 12Mauritius Day-
March 13No Smoking DayProtecting children from tobacco industry interference
March 14International Day of Action for RiversWater for All
March 14Pi DayEngineering Solutions for Sustainable World
March 14World Kidney DayKidney Health for All – Advancing Equitable Access to Care and Optimal Medication Practice
March 15World Consumer Rights DayFir and Responsible AI for Consumers
March 15International Day to Combat Islamophobia-
March 16National Vaccination DayVaccines Work For All
March 18Global Recycling Day#RecyclingHeroes
March 18Ordinance Factories DayOperational Efficiency, Readiness, and Mission Accomplishment in the Maritime Domain
March 20World Sparrow DayI Love Sparrows
March 20World Oral Health DayA HAPPY MOUTH IS… A HAPPY BODY
March 20International Day of HappinessReconnecting for Happiness: Building Resilient Communities
March 20(UN) French Language DayCreate, innovate, undertake in French.
March 20World Day of Theatre for Children and Young People-
March 21World Poetry DayTo promote the reading, writing, publishing, and teaching of poetry
March 21World Down Syndrome DayEnd The Stereotypes
March 21International Day for the Elimination of Racial DiscriminationA Decade of Recognition, Justice, and Development: Implementation of the International Decade for People of African Descent
March 21International Day of Nowruz
March 21World Puppetry DayThe Climate
March 21World Forestry DayForests and Innovation: New Solutions for Better World
March 22Bihar Diwas-
March 22World Water DayLeveraging Water for Peace
March 23Martyr's Day-
March 23World Meteorological DayAt the front line of climate action
March 23Earth Hour 2024Biggest Hour for Earth
March 24International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violation and for the Dignity of Victims-
March 24World Tuberculosis DayYes! We can end TB
March 25International Day of the Unborn ChildHonouring the Unborn
March 25International Day of Solidity with Detained and Missing Staff Members
March 25International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave TradeStories of Courage: Resistance to Slavery and Unity against Racism
March 26Purple Daysymbolises hope and courage for those living with this neurological disorder.
March 27World Theatre DayTheatre and Culture of Peace, and the message, Art is Peace
March 28World Piano DayCelebrating the marriage of tradition and innovation in piano music
March 29Good Friday-
March 30Rajasthan Day-
March 30International Day of Zero WasteTowards Circular Future
March 31Eiffel Tower Day-
March 31International Transgender Day of VisibilityTrans Love Letters

April 2024

April 1Odisha Foundation Day-
April 1-7Prevention of Blindness Week
April 2World Autism Awareness Day
Empowering Autistic Voices
April 2International Children’s Book Day
Cross the Seas on the Wing of your Imagination
April 2International Fact-Checking Day
April 3260th Raising Day (of Army Medical Corps)Swastha Bharat, Viksit Bharat
April 4International Carrot Day For sharing carrot-related recipes and creative ways to enjoy this vegetable.
April 4International Day for Mine Awareness
Witnessing a Way Forward: Protecting Lives. Building Peace.
April 5International Day of Conscience
Promoting the Culture of Peace with Love and Conscience
April 5National Maritime DayNavigating the Future: Safety First!
April 6National Handmade Day
Buy a Handmade Product
April 6International Day of Sports For Development And Peace
Sport for the Promotion of Peaceful and Inclusive Societies.
April 7World Health Day
My Health, My Right.
April 7International Day of Reflection
April 8International Romani Day
We exist, respect our humanity
April 959th Bravery Day (Valour Day) (CRPF) 
April 10World Homoeopathy Day
Homeoparivar: One Health, One Family.
April 10National Siblings Day Celebrating the Weird and Wonderful. Through Thick and Thin: Celebrating Sibling Support.
April 11National Safe Motherhood Day-
April 11World Parkinson’s Day
April 12International Day of Human Space Flight
Encourage Scientific Curiosity
April 12International Day for Street ChildrenBelonging
April 13Jallianwala Bagh Massacre -
April 1340th Siachen Day (Operation Meghdoot)Grit and determination
April 14Ambedkar Jayanti Social justice and equality
April 14World Chagas Disease Day
Tackling Chagas disease: detect early and care for life
April 14World Quantum Day
Raising a Quantum Ready Workforce
April 14National Fire Service Day
Ensure Fire Safety to Contribute towards nation building.
April 15World Art Day A Garden of Expression: Cultivating Community Through Art.
April 16World Voice Day
Resonate, Educate, Celebrate!
April 17World Hemophilia Day
Equitable access for all: recognizing all bleeding disorders.
April 18World Heritage Day
Discover and Experience Diversity
April 19Satellite Technology Day -
April 19World Liver DayBe Vigilant, Get Regular Liver Check-Up, and Prevent Fatty Liver Diseases
April 20United Nations Chinese Language DayYouth Together for a Better World
April 21National Civil Service Day
Public Service in a Changing World
April 22World Creativity and Innovation Day
April 22International Mother Earth Day
Planet vs. Plastics
April 23World Book and Copyright Day
Read Your Way
April 23English Language Day
Use of Technology for Multilingual Teaching: Challenges and Opportunities
April 23Spanish Language Day
April 24National Panchayati Raj Day
April 24World Day For Animals in Laboratories
Protect animals – protect people
April 24-30World Immunization Week
Humanly Possible: Immunization for All
April 24Administrative Professionals Day
April 24International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace
April 25World Malaria Day
Accelerating the fight against malaria for a more equitable world.
April 25World Penguin Day
Promoting penguin conservation and awareness of threats like pollution.
April 25International Girls in ICT Day
April 25International Delegate's Day
Together, we challenge those in power
April 26World Intellectual Property DayIP and the SDGs: Building our common future with innovation and creativity.
April 26International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day
April 27World Tapir Day
To raising awareness about these fascinating creatures
April 27World Veterinary Day
Veterinarians are Essential Health Workers
April 27International Sculpture Day
April 27World Design Day
Is it kind?
April 28World Day for Safety and Health at Work
The impacts of climate change on occupational safety and health.
April 29International Dance Day
Dance Connects
April 30Ayushman Bharat Diwas
April 30International Jazz DayMusic of improvisation and collective creation.

May 2024

May 1International Labour Day / May DaySocial Justice and Decent Work for All
May 1Gujarat Day / Gujarat Foundation Day-
May 1Maharashtra Day
May 2World Tuna Day
May 3World Press Freedom DayA Press for the Planet: Journalism in the Face of the Environmental Crisis
May 4Coal Miners Day
May 4International Firefighter’s Day
May 5World Laughter Day (first Sunday of May)Laugh Together, Heal Together
May 6International No Diet DayEmbrace Yourself: Reject Diet Culture, Love You
May 7World Athletics DayWorld Mile Challenge
May 7World Asthma Day (First Tuesday of May)Asthma Education Empowers
May 7Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti
May 8World Red Cross Day / World Red Crescent DayI give with joy, and the joy I give is a reward
May 8World Thalassaemia DayEmpowering Lives, Embracing Progress: Equitable and Accessible Thalassaemia Treatment for All
May 10World Lupus Day
May 11National Technology DayFrom Schools to Startups: Igniting Young Minds to Innovate
May 11World Migratory Bird Day
(second Saturday in May &
second Saturday in October)
May 12International Nurses DayOur Nurses. Our Future. The Economic Power of Care
May 12Mother's Day (Second Sunday of May)
May 15International Day of FamiliesFamilies and Climate Change
May 16National Dengue DayDengue Prevention: Our Responsibility for a Safer Tomorrow
May 16International Day of LightLight in Our Lives
May 16International Day of Living Together in Peace
May 17World Telecommunication DayDigital Innovation for Sustainable Development
May 17World Hypertension DayMeasure Your Blood Pressure Accurately, Control It, Live Longer!
May 17National Endangered Species Day (Third Friday in May)Celebrate Saving Species
May 18World AIDS Vaccine Day
May 18International Museum DayMuseums for Education and Research
May 18Armed Forces Day (Third Saturday of the May, USA)
May 20International HR DayShaping the New Future
May 20World Bee DayBee engaged with Youth
May 21National Anti-Terrorism DayUnited Against Terror: Building a Secure and Inclusive Future
May 21International Tea Day
May 21World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
May 22International Day for Biological DiversityBe Part of the Plan
May 23Buddha Jayanti or Buddha Purnima
May 23World Turtle Day
May 23International Day to End Obstetric FistulaBreaking the Cycle: Preventing Fistula Worldwide
May 24National Brother's Day-
May 25Africa DayEducation Fit for the 21st Century
May 25-31Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-Self-Governing Territories
May 27National Memorial Day (last Monday of May)
(US Armed Forces)
May 28International Day of Action for Women’s HealthInvest in Women: Accelerate Progress
May 29International Day of UN PeacekeepersFit for the Future: Building Better Together
May 30Goa Statehood Day-
May 30Corpus Christi
May 30International Day of PotatoHarvesting Diversity, Feeding Hope
May 31Anti-Tobacco DayProtecting Children from Tobacco Industry Interference
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