Himalaya Diwas is observed annually on September 9 in the state of Uttarakhand to create awareness about the importance of conservation of Himalayan ecosystem and region. It was officially declared as Himalaya Day in 2015 by the state government.
The theme for this yearÂ’s Himalaya Diwas is Â‘Contribution of Himalayas and our responsibilitiesÂ’. The National Mission for Clean Ganga and Naula Foundation jointly organized the event as part of the ongoing celebration of Â‘Azadi ka Amrit MahotsavÂ’. It highlighted the importance of Himalayan ecosystem and the human-interventions required to conserve the same.