Important Days in March 2022, List of National and International Events

Important Days in March 2022

Important Days in March 2022: March is the third month of the year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. It is the 02nd month out of 07 months having a length of 31 days. Spring in the Northern Hemisphere starts from the 01st of March. The name of March comes from Martius, the first month of the ancient Roman Calendar.

There are various important national and international events observed in this month like Zero Discrimination Day, International Women’s Day, National Safety Day, World Water Day, etc. Nowadays many questions were asked from the important days in the various competitive exam held by UPSC, SSC, Banking Sectors, RRB, and many other organizations. Adda247 brings to you a complete list of Important Days and Events that occurs in the month of March.

Important Days in March 2022

Below shows the complete list of Important Days falling in the month of March 2022. Check the list of Important days of National and International Events falling in the month of March 2022

Dates Days  Events 
1st March Tuesday
  • Zero Discrimination Day
  • World Civil Defence Day
  • Self Injury Awareness Day
  • Maha Shivratri
3rd March Wednesday
  • World Wildlife Day
  • World Hearing Day
4th March Thursday
  • National Safety Day
  • Employee Appreciation Day
  • Ramakrishna Jayanti
8th March Tuesday
  • International Women’s Day
09 March (02nd Wednesday) Wednesday
10th March Thursday
  • CISF Raising Day
  • World Kidney Day
12th March Saturday
14th March Monday
  • Pi Day
  • International  Day of Action for Rivers
15th March Tuesday
  • World Consumer Rights Day
16th March Wednesday
18th March Friday
  • Ordnance Factories Day (India)
20th March Sunday
  • International Day of Happiness
  • World Sparrow Day
21st March Monday
  • World Forestry Day
  • World Down syndrome Day
  • World Poetry Day
22nd March Tuesday
23rd March Wednesday
24th March Thursday
  • World Tuberculosis (TB) Day
25th March Friday
  • International Day of Unborn Child
26th March Saturday
27th March Sunday

Important Days in March 2022- Significance

Zero Discrimination Day- 01st March

It is an annual day celebrated on 1st March every year by the UN and other International Organizations. It aims to promote equality before the law and in practice throughout all of the member countries of the UN. The day was first celebrated on 01st March 2014 and was launched by UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe. The theme of Zero Discrimination Day for the year 2022 is “Remove laws that harm, create laws that empower”.

World Wildlife Day- 02nd March

UN proclaimed 03rd March as the day of signature of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in 1973- as UN World Wildlife Day to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants. The commemoration was proposed by Thailand to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild fauna and flora. This year World Wildlife Day is celebrated under the theme “Recovering key species for ecosystem restoration”.  

National Safety Week- 04th March to 10th March

National Safety Day/Week is celebrated on 04th March every year on a national level all over the country to aware people about safety including the various health and environmental movements. Through this campaign, the need-based activities, self-observance with legal requisites, and professional SHE (safety, health, and environmental) activities are encouraged among staff at the workplace. In order to organize this campaign, a national level, and safe governmental support is given to the members. The theme of the National Safety Day for the year 2022 is “Sadak Suraksha – Jeevan Raksha”.

International Women’s Day- 08th March

Every year 08th March is celebrated as International Women’s  Day to observe the cultural, political, and socioeconomic achievements of women. It also focuses on the rights of women, fights against discrimination based on gender. The theme for the celebration of IWD in India is”‘Women of Tomorrow”.

Pi Day- 14th March

Pi Day is the annual day celebration of a mathematical constant Pi. The pi was first calculated by Archimedes of Syracuse, who lived from 287-212 BC. It was founded in 1988 by physicist Larry Shaw. The United States House of Representatives supported the designation of Pi-Day and celebrated the World’s 1st Pi Day on 14th March 2009.

International Day of Action for Rivers

International Day of Action for Rivers is celebrated on 14th March every year dedicated to saving, celebrating, and creating awareness about the importance of rivers. This year 25th Anniversary of the International Day of Action for Rivers is celebrated around the world.

World Consumer Right Day- 15th March

World Consumer Day is observed annually on 15th March to protect the rights of consumers. This day was inspired by former US president John F Kennedy when he gave a message about consumer rights while speaking at the US Congress on 15th  March 1962. This year the theme for World Consumer Rights Day 2022 is Fair Digital Finance.

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