Every month brings with itself a list of days and events that commemorate various important occasions. These important dates and days are asked in several competitive exams such as NABARD Grade A, FCI AGM, EMRS Teaching Staff Selection, IBPS RRB among others in the General Awareness section.
We have compiled a brief list of some important occasions that are observed on July 1, every year. Read on to learn more about National Doctor’s Day, National CA Day, GST Day and why they are celebrated.
National Doctor’s Day
National Doctor’s Day is celebrated on July 1 in India every year. This day marks the birth and death anniversary of esteemed Bengali physician Bidhan Chandra Roy. He also served as the second Chief Minister of West Bengal. National Doctor’s Day was celebrated for the first time in 1991.
Every year, this day is observed to acknowledge and appreciate the important role played by doctors in our societies. Also, the day is also dedicated to celebrating the medical community at large and the medical advancements made in our country through the year.
After having been in the throes of a Pandemic for over a year now, as a society, we have learnt the importance of our doctors and the medical community at large. They have been working tirelessly to keep us and our families safe. This Doctor’s Day, take some time to pause and reflect on the role played by doctors.
National CA Day
National Chartered Accountants Day is celebrated in India on July 1 every year to mark the establishment of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). ICAI was established by the Parliament in 1949.
The ICAI is the second-largest organization of its kind with approximately 2.5 lakh members. The day is celebrated in honour of the Chartered Accountants in India.
The new Goods and Service Tax (GST) law was introduced in India in 2017. On July 1, 2018, the first anniversary of the GST law was celebrated as GST Day. Since then, July 1 is celebrated as GST Day in India. We have outlined all details concerning GST for your preparation. It can be assessed as part of your General/ Financial Awareness.
Other Events on July 1
The 1st of July is also dedicated to other occasions that are observed on this day.
- Canada Day
- National Postal Worker Day
- National U.S. Postage Stamp Day
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