World Blood Donor Day
The Day was established by the then-Governing Council of the UN Development Programme in 1989, an outgrowth of the interest generated by the Day of Five Billion, which was observed on 11 July 1987. By resolution 45/216 of December 1990, the UN General Assembly decided to continue observing World Population Day enhance awareness of population issues, including their relations to the environment and development.
India’s concerns about World Population Day are clear: it has only 2% of the world’s mainland and 16% of the world’s population. Between the 2001 and 2011 censuses, the country added 18% more people to its population, or about 181 million. It is the second-most populous country in the world with an estimated population of around 1.37 billion by 2019. According to the population division of the UN Department of Economy and Social Affairs, India’s population is expected to add almost 273 million people over the next three years. decades and will surpass China’s population over the next 7 years.