Government assessing feasibility of different time zones in India

Government assessing feasibility of different time zones in India

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) is conducting a study to assess the feasibility of having different time zones in the country.

The study is being conducted to give “scientific inputs” on the matter, DST secretary Ashutosh Sharma said.

Recently, Pema Khandu, the chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh, had demanded a separate time zone for the northeast.

“The DST has been conducting studies on this, looking at what is the potential of energy saving if you have two different time zones,” Sharma said.  Read More…

 

Credit By : The Economics Times

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