IS Code for our national flag

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Indian Statidard

IS:l-1968
( Reaffirmed 1998 )

SPECIFICATION FOR
THE NATIONAL FLAG OF INDIA
(COTTON KHADI)

( Second Revision)
Fourth. Reprint MAY
( Incorporating

Amendment

1989
No. 1 )

/
UDC

929.9(5UO):677.21.06’+
i
1

@ Copurighl 1970

BUREAU
MANAK

Gr 4

OF

BHAVAN,

INDIAN

STANDARDS

9 BAHADUR SHAH
NEW DELHI 110002

ZAFAR

MAHG

October 1968

IS:l-1968

Indian Standard
SPECIFICATION
FOR
THE NATIONAL
FLAG OF INDIA
(COTTON
KHADI)

( Second
Satinnal

E‘iaF

of India

Revision )

Serticmal

Shri

Ram

TDC 8

Committee,

Institute

for Industrial

Dvrstuffs

Mantlfacturers

klinistrv

of Home

Research,

Awwiation

Delhi

of India,

Covernmrnt

of Rajasthan

Directorate
Delhi

General

Khadi

8r Village

I+estuf?s

of Supplies

Industries

Manufacturers

Shri

Gandhi

Thr

Drlhi

Rr Disposals,

Commission,

Association

Ashram,

Mills Co Ltd, Delhi

Village

Dirrctor

( Ex-oficioA~fembcr
)

Assistant

MANAK

OF
BHAVAN,

Director

INDIAN

9 BAHADUR
NEW DELHI

(Tex),

Bombay

Mcerut

Ch~th Rr General

Gmeral.

New

Bombay

of India.

Hombay Subltrban
Romba!

BUREAU

Bombay

Affairs

ISI

Industries

161

STANDARDS
SHAH
110002

ZAFAR

MARG

Association,

ISrl-1968

Indian

Standard

SPECJFICATWN
FOR
THE NATIONAL FLAG OF INDIA
1COTTON KHADI )

( Second Revision)
0.

FOREWORD

0.1 This Indian Standard
( Second Revision)
was adopted by the Indian
Standards
Institution
on 17 August 1968, after the draft finalized bv the
National
l-lag of India Sectional
Committee
had heen approved by the
Textile Division Council.
0.2 This standard was first published in 1951 and was revised in 1964 with a view to changing
over completely
the dimensions
in metric system
subsequent
to its adoption by the Government
of India.
In the revised
standard the details of yarn for warp and weft of cotton khadi bunting and of cotton khadi duck were deleted, the dimensions
of hemp cordage and
those of wooden toggles used for different sizes of flags were amended, and the pH value of the aqueous extract of hunting
and tolerances
on the
dimensions
of the flag and Asoka Chakra were prescribed.
0.3 The dimensions
of flags specified in the first revision of the standard
were the exact equivalents
of the Iron-metric
values specified in the first
version of the standard.
In the present revision the dimensions of flags have
been expressed in the rationalized
metric values.
This opportunity
has also
been taken to amend:
i) method of attaching
the panels of the flags: fa) in order to make
the panels of equal widths on both sides of the flags, and (h; for positioning
the Chakra, exactly in the rentrc of the \\,hite panel
on both the sides: and
ii) tolerances on the dimensions
of the flag and the Chakra.
0.4 This standard contains clauses 8.1, 9.3, 9.5 and 9.6 (h) which call for agreement between tlw buyer and the manufacturer.
0.5 For the purpose.of deciding
whether a particular
requirement
of this
standard is complied with, the final value, observed or calculated expressing the result of a test, shall be rounded oflin accordance with IS : 2-1960*.
The number of significant places retained in the rounded off value should be the same as that of the specified value in this standard.

2

ISrl-1968
1. SCOPE
1.1 This standard prescribes the design, constructional
details and other
particulars of the National Flag of India made of hand-spun and handwoven cotton khadi bunting. 2. DESIGN
flag shall be rectangular
width shall be 3: 2.

2.1 The

However,

NOTE-

ratio different

IC required

from 3

in shape and ratio of the length

to the

for special purposes, flags having length to width

: 2, may be made.

2.2 The flag shall be a tricolour panel made up of three rectangular...
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