Arunachal CM Pema Khandu demands separate Time Zone for North Eastern states

Posted on:13 Jun 2017 10:05:20
Arunachal CM Pema Khandu demands separate Time Zone for North Eastern states
13 June 2017 Current Affairs:

  • Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu has demand for a separate time zone for the northeastern states to improve work efficiency and save electricity in the region.

  • According to the government, several daylight hours are getting wasted as government offices open only at 10 am and closes as early as 4 pm.

  • India currently follows a time that is 5-1/2 hours ahead of the International standard, Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

  • The proposed new time zone would put the North-Eastern states six hours ahead of GMT.



  • Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu has demand for a separate time zone for the northeastern states to improve work efficiency and save electricity in the region.

  • According to the government, several daylight hours are getting wasted as government offices open only at 10 am and closes as early as 4 pm.

  • India currently follows a time that is 5-1/2 hours ahead of the International standard, Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

  • The proposed new time zone would put the North-Eastern states six hours ahead of GMT.


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