National Highways in India

National Highways in India

One of the most common modes used for transportation in India among all the three available options is via road. The development of roads comes under the Ministry of Roads Transport and highways which is currently headed by Shri Nitin Gadkari. Roads in India are constructed and managed by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI), the National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation (NHIDCL), and the Public Works Departments (PWD) of state governments.

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is an agency under the jurisdiction of the Government of India. NHAI was set up in 1988 under the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) Act, 1988, Section 16 of Parliament. It is responsible for the maintenance, development, and management of Highways of the network. The total length of National Highways increased from around 91,287 km in 2014 to about 142,126 km in 2019. The current chairman of NHAI is an IAS officer Mr. Sukhbir Singh Sandhu. He is serving as a Chairman in NHAI since October 2019.

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National Highways in India
National Highways in India

In today’s article, I have listed down all the national highways currently operating in India along with their length and route. This topic will help you to fetch 1 to 2 marks in the examinations. Please note down all the highways I have listed below and make a schedule to revise it on a weekly basis.

 

 

National Highways in India

 

National Highways in India
National Highways in India
National Highways in India

• NH 1 – Delhi-Jalandhar-Amritsar-Wagah Border
• NH 1A – Jalandhar-Jammu-Srinagar-Uri
• NH 2 – Delhi-Agra-Allahabad-Kolkata
• NH 3 – Agra-Indore-Dhule-Mumbai
• NH 4 – Thane-Pune-Bangalore-Chennai
• NH 5 – Jharpokaria-Baleshwar-Cuttack-Vijaywada-Chennai
• NH 6 – Dhule-Nagpur-Kolkata
• NH 7 – Varanasi-Nagpur-Bangalore- Kannyakumari
• NH 8 – Delhi-Jaipur-Ahmadabad-Mumbai
• NH 8A – Mandvi – Ahmadabad

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• NH 8B – Porbandar to Bamanbor
• NH 8D – Somnath to Jetpur
• NH 9 – Pune-Solapur-Hyderabad-Vijaywada
• NH 10 – Pacca-Chisti-Fazilika-Abohar-Delhi
• NH 11 – Agra-Jaipur-Bikaner
• NH 12 – Jaipur-Bhopal-Jabalpur
• NH 13 – Solapur-Bijapur-Chitradurga
• NH 14 – Radhanpur- Sirohi-Beawar
• NH 15 – Pathankot- Amritsar-Jaisalmer- Samkhiyali
• NH 16 – Nizamabad-Mancheral-Jagdalpur
• NH 17 – Panvel – Mapusa – Mangalore-Kozhikode
• NH 18 – Kurnool- Kalakada- Chittoor
• NH 19 – Ghazipur – Rudrapur- Sonpur-Hajipur- Patna
• NH 20 – Pathankot-Gaggal-Palampur- Mandi
• NH 21 – Chandigarh- Bilaspur-Mandi-Kullu-Manali
• NH 22 – Ambala-Kalka-Solan-Rampur-Jangi-Khab
• NH 23 – Chas-Ramgarh-Ranchi-Samal-Nuhata
• NH 24 – Delhi-Bareilly-Lucknow
• NH 25 – Lucknow-Jhansi-Shivpuri
• NH 26 – Jhansi-Sagar-Lakhnadon
• NH 27 – Allahabad – Sohagi- Mangawan
• NH 28 – Lucknow to Barauni
• NH 29 – Varanasi- Sarnath- Gorakhpur
• NH 30 – Mohania -Kochas-Patna- Bakhtiyarpur
• NH 31 – Barhi-Chandi-Purnia-Nalbari- Guwahati
• NH 32 – Gobindpur- Asansol- Purliya-Jamshedpur
• NH 33 – Barhi -Hazirabagh- Chandil- Baharagora
• NH 34 – Kolkata -Rajinagar- Durgapur- Dalkhola
• NH 36 – Nagaon-Dabaka-Dimapur
• NH 37 – Goalpara-Dispur-Chabua-Saikhoa Ghat
• NH 39 – Numaligarh-Golaghat-Dimapur-Kohima-Mayanmar Border
• NH 40 – Jorabat-Umling-Shillong-Jowai
• NH 41 – Kolaghat – Tamluk- Durgachak-Haldia
• NH 42 – Sambalpur – Angul-Cuttack
• NH 43 – Raipur-Keskal-Sunabeda-Chittivalasa
• NH 44 – Shillong to Sabroom
• NH 45 – Chennai – Tiruchchirappalli- Dindigul
• NH 45A – Viluppuram – Pondicherry- Nagore -Nagapattinam
• NH 45B -Tiruchhirapalli to Tuticorin
• NH 46 – Ranipettati- Arcot-Vellore -Krishnagiri
• NH 47 – Salem-Kollam- Thiruvananthapuram-Kannyakumari
• NH 48 – Mangalore – Hassan-Solur- Nelamangala
• NH49 – Kochi to Rameswaram
•H 50 – Pune – Khed- Nadur- Sinner
• NH 53 – Imphal-Silchar-Bhanga
• NH 55 – Siliguri – Matigara- Darjeeling
• NH 56 – Lucknow-Jaunpur-Phulpur – Varanasi
• NH 57 – Muzzaffarpur – Madhepur-Purnia
• NH 58 – Mana -Badrinath-Haridwar – Meerut- Modinagar- Delhi
• NH 59 – Ahmadabad-Rajgarh-Dhar-Indore
• NH 60 – Asansol – Medinipur- Basta0-Rupsa- Balasor
• NH 63 – Ankola-Hubli-Bellari- Gooty
• NH 64 – Chandigarh -Banar-Patiala- Barnala- Bhatinda-Dabwali
• NH 65 – Ambala -Fatehpur -Jodhpur -Pali
• NH 66 – Krishnagiri -Nattur-Kiliyanur-Pondicherry
• NH 67 – Coimbatore -Karur- Thanjavur-Nagappattinam
• NH 68 – Salem- Attur-Elavanasur-Ulundurpettal
• NH 69 – Obaidukkagan-Multai-Chicholi-Nagpur
• NH 71 – Jalandhar -Jind- Rohtak- Rewari-Bawal
• NH 72 – Ambala -Paonta Sahib-Dehradoon-Haridwar
• NH 73 – Ambala -Saharanpur- Roorkee
• NH 74 – Bareilly -Sitarganj-Nagina-Haridwar
• NH 75 – Gwalior-Jhansi-Panna-Satna-Rewa
• NH 76 – Pindwara-Jhansi-Attara – Allahabad
• NH 77 – Sonbarsa -Dumra-Muzzafarpur-Hazipur
• NH 78 – Katni-Pali-Nagpur-Karabel-Gumla
• NH 79 – Ajmer-Bhilwara-Ratlam -Ghat Bilod
• NH 83 – Patna – Gaya- Bara -Dobhi
• NH 87 – Nanital-Ranibagh-Haldwani- Rampur
• NH 200 – Raipur-Bilaspur-Naikul-Sukinda
• NH 201 – Bargarh – Kesinga- Ampani-Boriguma
• NH 202 – Hyderabad – Ghanpur- Nagaram – Bholpalpatnam
• NH 204 – Ratnagiri – Malkapur – Kolhapur
• NH 205 – Anantapur -Tiruparti- Nagari – Chennai
• NH 206 – Honavar -Sagar- Kadur- Banavar-Tumkur
• NH 208 – Kollam -Sivagiri- Kallupatti -Madurai
• NH 209 – Bangalore – Pollachi- Palani – Dindigul
• NH 210 – TiruchchirapFalli – Kiranur- Devipattinam
• NH 211 – Solapur- Vedshi-Adul-Dhule

National Highways in India

The road network of India has grown from 4 lakh kms in 1951 to more than 33 lakh km. It is the second largest in the world. In India, roads are classified on the basis of management into three categories: National Highways; State highways; and Border Roads. Here, we are giving the list important National Highways which can be used as quick revision GK study material in the preparation of different competitive examinations.

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