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 NumberStates/UTsNew NH Number
NH 1 A and NH 1 DJammu & KashmirNH 1
NH 1 BJammu & KashmirNH 244
NH 2Bihar, Delhi, Haryana, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, West BengalNH 19 
NH 2AUttar PradeshNH 519
NH 2BWest BengalNH 114
NH 3 NH 50MaharashtraNH 60
NH 223Andaman & Nicobar IslandsNH 4
NH 4 AGoa, KarnatakaNH 748
NH 4 BMaharashtraNH 348
NH 60NH 5
NH 6NH 217
Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, West BengalNH 16 
NH 7Madhya Pradesh, Uttar PradeshNH 135
NH 7 ATamil NaduNH 138
NH 21,
NH 22NH 95
Haryana, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, PunjabNH 5
NH 23JharkhandNH 320
NH 24Uttar PradeshNH 530
NH 30BiharNH 319
NH 35West BengalNH 112
NH 39Assam, NagalandNH 129
NH 47Kerala, Tamil NaduNH 544
NH 79RajasthanNH 156
NH 152AssamNH 127 A
NH 38 & NH 153Assam, Arunachal PradeshNH 315
NH 8Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil NaduNH 48 
NH 47 AKeralaNH 966 B
NH 47 CKeralaNH 966 A
NH 55West BengalNH 110
NH 56Uttar PradeshNH 731
NH 8 AGujaratNH 41
NH 8 CNH 147
NH 8 DNH 151
NH 9Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, TelanganaNH 65
NH 11Rajasthan, Uttar PradeshNH 21
NH 11 ARajasthanNH 148
NH 12Madhya Pradesh, ChhattisgarhNH 45
NH 18 NH 4Andhra Pradesh, Tamil NaduNH 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.

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