February 2022 : List of Important days & Events, with Themes


February 2022: List of Important Days & Events with Themes

1.  1st Feb     -  Indian Coast Guard Day

              Purpose   -  On 2021, it celebrated its 46th Raising Day.

                           The interim Indian Coast Guard first came into being on 1st February 1977.

                           It is the 4th largest coast guard in the world and comes under the Ministry                               of Defence.

      Director-General -  Virender Singh Pathania

      Headquarter        -  New Delhi

      Motto                  -   Vayam Rakshamah

2. 2nd Feb    -  World Wetlands Day

     Purpose            -  This day marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands                                    on 2nd Feb 1971 in Ramsar, Iran.

                                 The day was first celebrated in 1997.

Theme 2022          - " Wetlands Action for People & Nature"

3.  4th Feb     - World Cancer Day

        Purpose           - Celebrated by WHO to aware people of the disease, cancer, and how

                                    to cure it.

    Theme 2022        - "Close the Care Gap".

4. 4th Feb       -  International Day of Human Fraternity

          Purpose         -  To raise awareness about different cultures & religions, or beliefs                                            and the promotion of tolerance.

5. 6th Feb      - International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female                              Genital Mutilation

            Purpose      -  To spread awareness and educate people about the consequences and                                      problems that females faced due to genital mutilation.

                                  In 2012, the UN General Assembly designated Feb 6th as the                                                  International Day of Zero 

                                  Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation.

                                  The main aim of the day is to end female genital mutilation in one                                           decade.  


5. 8th Feb      -  Safe Internet Day

                                   It is observed on the 2nd day of the 2nd Week of February.

    Purpose               - To make the internet a safer and  better place for all, mainly for                                              children and young people.

6. 10th Feb     - National Deworming Day

             Purpose      -  To eradicate intestinal worms also known as Soil Transmitted                                                  Helminths (STH), among children in the age group of 1-19 years.

                                   It was an initiative of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, GoI 

                                   to make every child worm free in the country.

7. 11th Feb     - International Day of Women & Girls in Science

              Purpose      -  To recognize the role of women and girls in science.

8. 12th Feb    -  National Productivity Day/ National                                                  Productivity  Week

            Purpose      - To promote productivity culture in India.

                                 It is celebrated by the National Productivity Council (NPC) under the                                      ministry of commerce & industry.

                                 National Productivity Week is celebrated between 12-18 feb.

Theme 2022          - "Self Reliance through Productivity".

9. 12th Feb   - Lincoln Day/ Birth Anniversary of Abraham                                   Lincoln

                               He was the most popular president in the U.S.


10. 13th Feb - Sarojini Naidu Birth Anniversary/National                                      Women's Day

                            She was the first Indian woman President of the Indian National Congress.

                            She was also the first woman governor of the U.P (Uttar Pradesh earlier                                  known as United Province).

11. 13th Feb  - World Radio Day

     Theme 2022      - "Radio & Trust"

12. 14th Feb  - Saint Valentine's Day

13. 20th Feb    - World Day of Social Justice

      Purpose     - To encourage people to see how social justice affects poverty eradication.

                          To achieve full employement and support for social integration.

 Theme 2022   - "Achieving Social Justice through formal employment"

14. 21st Feb    - International Mother Language Day

       Purpose     - To aware of the diversity of the language and its variety.

                           This day promotes the awareness of language and cultural diversity 

                           across the world.

                           On November 1999, it was first announced by UNESCO.

Theme 2022     - "Using technology for multilingual learning: Challenges & Opportunities"

15. 22nd Feb  - World Scout Day

             Purpose     - Birth Anniversary of Lord Baden Powell, the pioneer of Scouting.

16. 24th Feb   - Central Excise Day

             Purpose     - To encourage the employees of the excise department to carry out the                                      central excise duty in a better way to prevent corruption in the                                                manufacturing  business out the best possible exercise services in                                            India.

17. 25th Feb   -  3rd Anniversary of National War Memorial

18. 26th Feb    - Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti

                            He was born on dashmi of the Krishna Paksh of Falgun (according to                                      hindu calender) which comes on 26th Feb this year.

                            He was the founder of Arya Samaj.

19. 27th Feb    -  World NGO Day

      Purpose     -   To recognize, celebrate & honour all non-governmental & non-profit                                      organisations.

20. 27th Feb    - National Protein Day

       Purpose    -  To raise awareness about protein deficiency and encourage people to                                       include macronutrient in their diet.

 Theme 2022    -  Food Futurism

22. 28th Feb  - National Science Day

       Purpose     -  To marks the discovery of the Raman Effect by Indian physicist Sir C.V.                                 Raman.

                             He got the Nobel Prize in Physics for the Raman Effect in 1930.

  Theme 2022   - "Integrated Approach in S&T for Sustainable Future".




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