Calendar of Events / Important Days for Celebration
International Day of Education
Education gives us knowledge of the world around us and changes it into something better. Its aim is to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies.
World Wetland Day
Students may be called for discussion on What is wetland, Importance of wetland, Ramsar Convention, Managing wetlands and Biodiversity in wetland.
National Science Day
It is necessary to highlight the role of science in the protection of the environment. This day should be taken as a platform to put forward the message.
World Wildlife Day
The purpose of the day is to raise awareness of the dangers that threaten the survival of many animals around the world. Students may explore and list endangered animals.
World Sparrow Day
This day is observed to protect these little birds and conserve their houses. Students may arrange for the availability of food grains and water for sparrows.
World Forestry Day
Celebrate World Forestry Day by doing activities such as the planting of trees and highlighting the urgency to increase the green cover.
World Water Day
The decision to celebrate this day has been taken recently as drinking water sources are fast depleting. The world must wake up to the problem and begin conserving it.
World Meteorological Day
Everyone has to be reminded that weather is an integral part of the environment.
World Health Day
This day is celebrated with the objective of raising global awareness on current health issues around the world. Students may explore the main facts about health care systems.
World Heritage Day
Environment includes not just the natural surroundings but also the manmade ones.
Discover Earth Day activities for students including games, art projects, crafts and other Earth Day ideas. Let them find Earth Day information, activities and events to remind them of the importance of green living and sustainable lifestyles.
International Day for Biological Diversity
It focuses on to spread knowledge and awareness about the dependency of food system, nutrition, health on biodiversity and on healthy ecosystems.
World Environment Day
This day is celebrated to spread awareness, to encourage people to take action and to protect the environment. You can make a difference – individual actions, when multiplied, can make an exponential difference to the planet !
World Oceans Day
World Oceans Day is celebrated to remind everyone about the major role that oceans play in everyday life. They are the lungs of our planet, providing most of the oxygen we breathe.
World Day to Combat Desertification & Drought
This Day is observed to promote public awareness of international efforts to combat desertification. Discuss on drought and desertification, its implications on society and ways to minimize the problem among the students.
1 – 7th July
Students may be encouraged to share on importance of this vanamohatsav week, its history and let them do some exercise on biodiversity & plant as many as tree.
World Population Day
World Population Day aims to increase people’s awareness on various population issues such as the importance of family planning, including gender equality, poverty, maternal health and human rights. Let the students share their information through competitions.
International Mangrove Day
This Day is observed to raise awareness of the importance of mangrove ecosystems as a unique, special and vulnerable ecosystem and to promote solutions for their sustainable management, conservation and uses.
World Nature Conservation Day
This Day is observed to raise awareness of the importance of the nature and the best practices on Green Good Deeds to protect our nature.
World Ozone Day
This day is observed to spread awareness among people about the depletion of Ozone Layer and search possible solutions to preserve it. Share information about atmosphere, ozone, CFC, acid rain among students. Let them invite for participation in competition. They can go for awareness campaign on eco-friendly products.
1 – 7th October
Let us share information about types animals, habitat, extinct, endangered species, food web, food chain, natural cycles among students and importance of each species in ecological balance. Students can go to local nearby park and help visitors as guide.
Animal Welfare Day
We can discuss on importance of animals. Activities like giving unused foods, put a bin of water in the campus, make artificial nest in trees etc.
International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
Due to a change in the environment there has been an increase in the number of natural disasters. Efforts have to be taken to reduce these disasters.
National Pollution Prevention Day
Share information about types of pollution, about reduction, laws, local issues and finding solution from students. Promote eco-friendly practices like ban of polythene, use of cycle or by walk, plantation, water conservation practices.
World Soil Day
This day is observed to highlight soil's importance on Earth. We need soil for basic survival - food and energy. This day is for to bring the attention on the importance of healthy soil and advocating for the sustainable management of soil resources.
National Energy Conservation Day
This day is celebrated to highlight the importance of energy consumption and its use in our day-to-day life, its scarcity and its impact on sustainability of global eco systems.