Purchase mobileappIcon Download our Mobile App
Call Us at 011-40705070  or  
Click to Call
Select your Board & Class
  • Select Board
  • Select Class

why 82.30 E has been selected as the standard meridian of india?

Asked by trend.shailaa.....(student) , on 30/3/11

badges

India lies to the east of the Prime Meridian between 68O7’ to 97O25’E Longitude which makes a vast longitudinal extent of India about 30O. To have one uniform time in the country, India has accepted 82O30’E as the Standard Meridian of India. The local time at this Meridian has been accepted as the Indian Standard Time (IST) throughout the country. It has helped to avoid a lot of confusion which would have been there by following different local times or in absence of a uniform time.

Cheers!!

Posted by Abhinav Verma(student)on 30/3/11

More Answers

badges

 ITS SO EASY

 WHO EVEN ASKED IT???

Posted by Aakash(student)on 8/4/12

badges

India lies to the east of the Prime Meridian between 68O7’ to 97O25’E Longitude which makes a vast longitudinal extent of India about 30O. To have one uniform time in the country, India has accepted 82O30’E as the Standard Meridian of India. The local time at this Meridian has been accepted as the Indian Standard Time (IST) throughout the country. It has helped to avoid a lot of confusion which would have been there by following different local times or in absence of a uniform time.

Posted by Alister Gomes(student)on 28/4/12

Ask a QuestionHave a doubt? Ask our expert and get quick answers.
Show me more questions

close