List of National Highways in India

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List of National Highways in India

According to the official website of the Ministry of Roads, Transport and Highways (MoRTH), There are 850+ National Highways in India till 2019. Recently, the MoRTH updated the number of national highways in the country. The longest national Highway in India is NH44 between Srinagar to Kanyakumari. Officially the operational length of National Highway 44 is 4,112 Kilometers.

List of National Highways in India

We have mentioned the list of important national highways connecting different states of India. Also, we have mentioned the old number and a new number of the highway.

Old NH Number States/UTs New NH Number
NH 1 A and NH 1 D Jammu & Kashmir NH 1
NH 1 B Jammu & Kashmir NH 244
NH 2 Bihar, Delhi, Haryana, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal NH 19 
NH 2A Uttar Pradesh NH 519
NH 2B West Bengal NH 114
NH 3 NH 50 Maharashtra NH 60
NH 223 Andaman & Nicobar Islands NH 4
NH 4 A Goa, Karnataka NH 748
NH 4 B Maharashtra NH 348
NH 60NH 5
NH 6NH 217
Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal NH 16 
NH 7 Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh NH 135
NH 7 A Tamil Nadu NH 138
NH 21,
NH 22NH 95
Haryana, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab NH 5
NH 23 Jharkhand NH 320
NH 24 Uttar Pradesh NH 530
NH 30 Bihar NH 319
NH 35 West Bengal NH 112
NH 39 Assam, Nagaland NH 129
NH 47 Kerala, Tamil Nadu NH 544
NH 79 Rajasthan NH 156
NH 152 Assam NH 127 A
NH 38 & NH 153 Assam, Arunachal Pradesh NH 315
NH 8 Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu NH 48 
NH 47 A Kerala NH 966 B
NH 47 C Kerala NH 966 A
NH 55 West Bengal NH 110
NH 56 Uttar Pradesh NH 731
NH 8 A Gujarat NH 41
NH 8 C NH 147
NH 8 D NH 151
NH 9 Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana NH 65
NH 11 Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh NH 21
NH 11 A Rajasthan NH 148
NH 12 Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh NH 45
NH 18 NH 4 Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu NH 40

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Quick Notes About National Highways in India

We have mentioned some quick notes about the national highways in India that can be helpful for candidates preparing for government exams.

  • NH44 is the longest highway in India.
  • 850+ national highways in the country.
  • NH-548 is the smallest/shortest national highway in India.
  • NHAI is the only government body that is responsible to built and maintain national highways in India.

What is a National Highway?

National Highways are those which connect states and their cities with industrial or metro cities. These roads are owned and managed by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). It is a government Agency.

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What is the Bharatmala project for National Highways?

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highway is working on the Bharatmala project with the aim to increase the efficiency of National Highways in India by building major infrastructure across the country.

Who constructs National Highways in India?

The National Highway Authority of India under MoRTH is the responsible government entity to maintain and constructing NHs in the country.

We hope you have a list of National Highways in India. If you want to binge on more facts like this, you can turn to our general knowledge page. Alternatively, you can also check out our blog on general knowledge for competitive exams here! Keep learning!   

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