Important National/International Days and Dates in March 2022

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

Important Days in March 2022: Important days and events have always played an important role in many government job examinations, including the SSC and Railway Exams. If we go deep into the analytics, we may see that roughly 30-40 questions are readily derived from this topic and are asked in various shifts and days of similar exams like SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC GD Constable, SSC MTS, RRB NTPC, RRB Group D etc. We have separated the significant days into distinct months to make it easier for you to remember the information. In this post, we will go through the significant days and dates in the month of March.

When it comes to learning, important days might appear frightening, but with the appropriate strategy, anybody can conquer them. In this section, we will not only grasp the significance and origin of the day, but we will also pay attention to the learning aspect so that you do not fall behind.

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Important Days in March 2022

As we all know that March is the month when spring starts and winter commences. It is the start of new beginnings. It was added to the Roman calendar after January and February around 700 BCE and named after the name of the Greek god of War “Mars”. So let’s discuss some important days that are observed in the month of March. It will help SSC Exam aspirants as in the General Awareness section these types of questions have been asked in the exam generally.




1st March

Zero Discrimination Day

It was first celebrated in 2014 by the UN. Since then it is celebrated globally so that everyone lives their life with dignity.

1st March

World Civil Defence Day

This day was integrated by International Civil Defence Organisation. It is celebrated to bring awareness about people’s protection and pay tribute to the efforts, sacrifices of all the organizations and services which protect us from disasters.

3rd March

World Wildlife Day

It is celebrated to raise awareness towards the world’s wild animals and plants.
Theme: “Recovering key species for ecosystem restoration”

3rd March

World Hearing Day

It is observed to raise awareness about the importance and means of hearing loss prevention through safe listening.
Theme: “To hear for life, listen with care!”

4th March 

National Safety Day

This day is observed to make the people of India aware of the safety measures, majorly of industrial accidents.

8th March 

International Women’s Day

It is celebrated to recognize the contribution of girls and women around the world, who are leading to building a more sustainable future for all.

Theme: “Equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”

9th March 

No Smoking Day

It is celebrated to encourage people to quit smoking by raising the awareness about harmful effects of tobacco. It is celebrated on the second Wednesday of March every year.

10th March 

CISF Raising Day

CISF Raising day is celebrated to honour the foundation day of the Central Industrial Security Force(CISF). The goal of CISF is to provide better safety and security to industrial enterprises including public and private sectors.

12 March

Mauritian National Day

It is celebrated due to 2 events that are marked in the history of Mauritius. It got independence from Britain in 1968 and become a republic in 1992.

13th March 

World Sleep Day

World Sleep Day is observed on the Friday before Spring Vernal Equinox of each year. It is observed to celebrate sleep and a call to action on issues related to sleep.

14th March 

Pi Day

Pi is celebrated by all the mathematicians around the world on Pi Day which is 14th March and also the birthday of Albert Einstien is on 14th March.

14th March

International Day of Action for Rivers

This day is celebrated to sensitise the people about the importance of rivers and bring the people across boundaries together to discuss the issue pertaining to river management globally.  

15th March

World Consumer Rights Day

It is observed across the world to raise awareness about consumer rights and needs. It is inspired by the congress speech of US President John F. Kennedy on 15th March 1962.

16th March

National Immunisation Day

It is also known as national vaccination Day. It is observed on 16th March every year as on this day in 1995 the first dose of Oral Polio was given.

18th March

Ordnance Factories Day (India)

It is observed to celebrate the foundation stone of India’s first ordnance factory in 1801, which was in Cossipore (Kolkata).

20th March 

International Day of Happiness

This day is celebrated to raise the importance of happiness in the everyday life of people.

20th March 

World Sparrow Day

This day is celebrated to raise awareness about the conservation of house sparrows every year on 20th March. It was first celebrated in 2010.

21st March 

World Forestry Day

World Forestry Day is observed to raise the importance of all types of forests across the world and conserve them.

21st March 

World Down Syndrome Day

United Nations observes 21st March as World Down Syndrome Day since 2012 to raise awareness for Down Syndrome. Down Syndrome is a naturally occurring Chromosomal arrangement. It usually causes varying degrees of intellectual and physical disability and associated medical issues.

21st March 

World Poetry Day

UNESCO recognizes the unique ability of poetry to capture the creative spirit of the human mind on 21st March in 1999 in UNESCO’s 30th session in Paris.

22nd March 

World Water Day

It is observed to highlight specific aspects of freshwater every year on 22nd March.

Theme: “Groundwater: making the invisible visible”

23rd March 

World Meteorological Day

On this day in 1950, World Meteorological Organisation Came into force. This day is observed to attract the attention towards Climate for society safety.
Theme: “ Early Warning and Early Action. Hydrometeorological and Climate Information for Disaster Risk Reduction.”

24th March

World TB Day

It is observed to raise awareness about Tuberculosis among the people as it is still an epidemic in some parts of the world. On this day Dr Robert Koch announced his discovery of mycobacterium Tuberculosis. So it is celebrated to commemorate his discovery as well.

27th March 

World Theatre Day

This day has been celebrated by the ITI Centres and Cooperating members on 27th March since 1962. This celebrated to spread the importance of an art form which is “theatre” among the politicians, govt. And institutions that have not realised its potential for economic growth.

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