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.
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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 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.
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.
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!