It would be very expensive to replace all 50Hz equipment with 60Hz equipment. No one wants to foot the bill to change. People in India can just as easily say "Why can't the US change to 50?".
What is the frequency of AC household current in India?
In India, as well as in most of the world outside of North America, "household" current is supplied at a level of 220 Volts AC RMS, with a frequency of 50 Hz. ...
What is the standard frequency of alternating current in India?
Its 50 hertz as Ac change direction after every 1/100 second. Its 50 HZ or 50 Cycles per second. <<>> The standard frequency of alternating current in India is 50 Hz. ...