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September 2 2017
Remember Day
: World Coconut Day
Purpose :World Coconut Day has been observed to make people understand that this crop is a vital source in reduction of poverty
Theme : ‘coconut, the diet of the whole family, the basis of health and happiness prosperity.’
Organization: Coconut Development Board

September 1 to 7 2017
Remember Day
: National Nutrition Week
Purpose :To make the people get every knowledge about the nutrition and its importance for human body.
Theme :“Optimal Infant & Young Child Feeding Practices: Better Child Health”

September 5 2017
Remember Day
: National Teachers Day
Purpose : Teacher’s Day is celebrated to mark in honour of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.
Organization: GOI

Remember Day: International Day of Charity
Purpose : to raise awareness and provide a common platform for charity related activities all over the world
Organization: UNGA

September 8 2017
Remember Day
: International Literacy Day
Purpose :On this day, public awareness is created to eradicate illiteracy and spread the importance of adult education programmes
Organization: UNESCO

September 9 2017
Remember Day
: HimalayanDay
Purpose :Himalayan Day will be observed across the country on 9th September and the main programme will be held in Dehradun.
Theme :Contribution of Himalayas and Our Responsibility’

September 10 2017
Remember Day
: World Suicide Prevention Day
Purpose :Awareness to prevent suicide
Theme : Take a minute, change a life
Organization: International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and World Health Organization (WHO)

September 12 2017
Remember Day
:United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation
Purpose :To celebrate the economic, social and political developments made in recent years by regions and countries in the South.
Theme :South-South Cooperation in the Era of Economic, Social and Environmental Transformation: Road to the 40th Anniversary of the Adoption of the Buenos Aires Plan of Action (BAPA+40)”.
Organization: UN

September 14 2017
Remember Day
: Hindi Diwas (Day)
Purpose : In order to promote the use of Hindi Indian Prime Minister Mr.Jawaharlal Nehru declared 14th September as the Hindi Diwas.
Organization: GOI

September 15 2017
Remember Day
: International day on democracy
Purpose :To set an international standard to guide governments, parliaments and citizens through today’s many challenges to democracy around the world.
Theme:“In defence of democracy: The 20th anniversary of IPU’s Universal Declaration on Democracy”
Organization: Inter-Parliamentary Union of UN

Remember Day: Engineers day
Purpose :It is celebrated as a tribute to the greatest Indian Engineer Bharat Ratna Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya
Theme:“Role of Engineers in a devolping India”
Organization: GOI

September 16 2017
Remember Day: World Ozone Day
Purpose :To raise awareness on depletion of Ozone Layer
Theme:“Caring for all life under Sun ”

Remember Day:The International Coastal Cleanup day
Purpose :People all over the world remove trash from the shores and document what they find. Organization: UNEP &South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme (SACEP)

September 21 2017
Remember Day: International Day of Peace
Purpose :The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.
Theme:“Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All.”
Organization: UN

September 25 2017
Remember Day
: Antyodaya Diwas
Purpose :To mark the birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay, Ministry of Rural Development conducted an event named ‘Bharat ke Kaushalzaade’
Organization: Ministry of Rural Development

September 27 2017
Remember Day: World Tourism Day
Purpose :The purpose is to foster awareness among the international community of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic value.
Theme:‘Sustainable Tourism – a Tool for Development’.
Organization: UNGA

September 28 2017
Remember Day: World Rabies Day
Purpose :To raise awareness about rabies prevention.
Theme : ‘Rabies: Zero by 30’.

Remember Day: World Maritime Day
Purpose :The main aim is to do so by focusing on helping International Maritime Organization (IMO) member states to develop and implement maritime strategies to invest in a joined-up, interagency approach. 
Theme : Connecting Ships, Ports and People’
Organization : International Maritime Organization (IMO)

September 29 2017
Remember Day: World Heart Day
Purpose :To raise awareness on Cardiovascular diseases (CVD)
Theme:‘share the power’.
Organization : World Heart Federation (WHF)

September 30 2017
Remember Day: International Translation Day
Purpose :The Day was celebrated with an aim to pay tribute to the work of language professionals.
Theme: Translation and Diversity’
Organization:UNGA

 

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