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India is one of the largest tea producers in the world, although most of its tea is consumed within India itself. A number of renowned teas, such as Assam and Darjeeling, are grown in India. Tea gardens in Assam do not follow Indian Standard Time (IST), which is the time observed throughout India and Sri Lanka. The local time in Assam’s tea gardens, known as “Tea Garden Time” or Bagantime, is an hour ahead of IST, to allow for farming productivity.