Zero Mile Stone is a monument built via British for the duration of Great Trigonometrical Survey of India in 1907 in Nagpur, Maharashtra. The Zero Mile Stone includes a pillar made from sandstone and every other small stone representing the GTS Standard Bench Mark, and four stucco horses that have been brought later. The peak of the pinnacle of the pillar is 1020.171 feet above mean sea stage. In 2008, The Times of India undertook to keep the monument for the next five years.
Contrary to the popular perception, there is no verifiable evidence that it is a monument finding the geographical centre of colonial India in the metropolis of Nagpur, Maharashtra, or that the Zero Mile Stone changed into erected via the British to apply this factor to degree all the distances. The following table gives the distances from Zero Mile in Nagpur to locations as marked at the hexagonal base of the pillar. Colonial India became the part of the Indian subcontinent which turned into below the jurisdiction of European colonial powers, at some stage in the Age of Discovery.