Important National Highways in India


The 'national highways network of India is a network of highways that is managed and maintained by agencies of the Government of India. These highways measured over 96,260 km (59,810 mi) as of 2015, including over 1,000 km (620 mi) of limited-access expressways (motorways).
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is the nodal agency responsible for building, upgrading and maintaining most of the national highways network. It operates under the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. The National Highways Development Project (NHDP) is a major effort to expand and upgrade the network of highways. NHAI often uses a public-private partnership model for highway development, maintenance and toll-collection.
·       NH-1 and NH-2 are collectively called as the Grand Trunk Road.
·       NH-7 is the longest National Highway(Varanasi to Kanyakumari). Its length is 2369 km. and it crosses seven States namely UP, MP, Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu.
·       NH-47A (Kochi-Wellington Island Kerala) is the shortest National Highway
·       The Jawahar Tunnel is situated in the NH-1
·       NH-1 and NH-7 cross each other at Nagpur
·       NH-39 is called as “Lifeline of Myanmar”

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List of National Highways of India-
National Highway
Route
Distance
(KM)
NH-1
Jalandhar – Uri
663
NH-1A
New Delhi-Ambala-Jalandhar-Amritsar
456
NH-2
Delhi-Mathura-Agra-Kanpur-Allahabad-Varanasi-Kolkata
1465
NH-3
Agra-Gwalior-Nasik-Mumbai
1161
NH-4
Thane and Chennai via Pune and Belgaun
1235
NH-5
Kolkata - Chennai
1533
NH-6
Kolkata – Dhule
1949
NH-7longest
Varanasi – Kanyakumari
2369
NH-8
Delhi-Mumbai-(vai Jaipur, Baroda and Ahmedabad)
1428
NH-9
Mumbai-Vijaywada
841
NH-10
Delhi-Fazilka
403
NH-11
Agra- Bikaner
582
NH-12
Jabalpur-Jaipur
890
NH-13
Sholapur-Mangalore
691
NH-15
Pathankot-Samakhiali
1526
NH-17
Panvel-Edapally
1269
NH-22
Ambala-Shipkitr
459
NH-28
Lucknow-Barauni
570
NH-31
Barhi-Guwahati
1125
NH-37
Panchratna (near Goalpara) – Saiknoaghat
680
NH-44
Shillong-Sabroom
630
NH-49
Cochin-Dhanshkodi
440
NH-52
Baihata-Junction NH-47 (near Saikhoaghat)
850
NH-58
Delhi-Mana
538
NH-65
Ambala-Pali
690
NH-75
Gwalior-Ranchi
955
NH-76
Pindwara-Allahabad
1007
NH-78
Katni-Gumla
559
NH-86
Kanpur-Dewas
674
NH-91
Ghaziabad-Kanpur
405
NH-150
Aizawl-Kohima
700
NH-200
Raipur-Chandikhal
740
NH-205
Ananthapur-Chennai
442
NH-209
Dindigul-Bengaluru
456
NH-211
Solapur-Dhule
400
NH-217
Raipur-Gopalpur
508
NH-220
Kollam (Quilon)-Teui
265
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