World Heritage Day- 18 April

Every year, 18th April is celebrated Worldwide as World Heritage Day to create awareness about Heritage among communities. This year the theme is ‘Heritage for Generations’.

The theme emphasizes on inter-generational transfer of knowledge. In India, World heritage day will be celebrated at National Rail Museum, New Delhi. There are total 36 world heritage sites in India, as designated by UNESCO.
Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)

Static/Current Takeaways Important for NABARD Grade-A Exam 2018-
  • UNESCO- United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
  • France’s Audrey Azoulay- 11th DG of UNESCO, Headquarters- Paris, France.