Important National Highways in India

Some Important National Highways

► According to the 2001 census, there are 219 National Highways in the country.

Some of them are :

N.H 1 Delhi- Ambala- Amritsar - Indo-Pak Border (546 km).
N.H 2 Delhi-Agra- Kanpur- Varanasi - Kolkata (1490 km).
N.H.3 Agra- Gwaliar- Indore- Nasik- Mumbai (1161 km).
N.H. 4 JunctionwithN.H.3nearThane-Belgaum-Bangalore-Ranipet - Chennai (1235 km).
N.H. 7 Varanasi-Jabalpur-Nagpur-Hyderabad-Bangalore-Madurai - Kanyakumari (2369 km).
N.H. 8 Delhi- Jaipur- Ahmedabad- Vadodara- Mumbai (1428 km).
N.H. 9 Pune - Solapur- Hyderabad- Vijayawada (791 km).
N.H. 15 Pathankot - Amritsar - Bhatinda - Ganganagar - Bikaner -Jaisalmer - Kandla (1526 km).
N.H. 22 Ambala- Kalka- Shimla-Rampur- Indo-Tibet (China) Border near Shipki La (459 km).
N.H. 24 Delhi - Bareilly- Lucknow (438 km).
N.H. 39 Numaligarh- Imphal- Pale!- Indo- Myanmar Border (436 km).
N.H. 44 Shillong - Passi Badarpur - Agartala ( 495 km).
N.H. 47 Salem- Coimbatore - Trichur Emakulam Thiruvanantha-puram - Kanyakumari (640 km).
N.H. 48 Bangalore - Hasan - Mangalore (328 km).
N.H. 49 Kochi - Madurai - Dhanushkodi (440 km).
N.H. 55 Siliguri - Darjeeling (77 km).
N.H. 80 Makamah - Farakka (310 km.)
N.H. 102 Chapra - Muzaffarpur (80 km.)
N.H. 205 Ananthpur - Chennai (442 km.)

 

►The longest National highway in India is NH-7 , which has a total length 2369 Kms

 

State Highways

► West Bengal has the maximum road density.

► Maharashtra has the maximum length of roads.

► Maharashtra also has the maximum length of metalled roads.

► Orissa has the maximum length of unpaved roads.

► Roads on the borders are constructed and maintained by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO).

► Border Roads Organisation (BRO) was established in May 1960.

► The BRO, through ’ Project Dantak’ is constructing and maintaining a large road infrastructure and executing other prestigious projects in Bhutan.