27 February is celebrated as the National Protein Day, in India. The day aims to create awareness about protein deficiency and encourage people to include this macronutrient in their diet. The National Protein Day was launched by the Right to Protein’, a national-level public health initiative on 27th February 2020.

Theme for 2021 National Protein Day is Powering with Plant Protein”. The year 2021 marks the second year for this nutritional awareness milestone in India by ‘Right to Protein’.

27 February India observes Second Protein Day 27 February India observes Second Protein Day