State-Wise Highways in India:

The Longest Highway in India is National Highway 7, which connects the city of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh with the city of Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu, Southern corner of India. Its length is 2,369 km. The Shortest Highway is the 6 km long National Highway 47A, which connects Ernakulam to Kochi Port. The Central Government is responsible for the development and maintenance of National Highways. At present, the network of highways spans a total length of 70,548 km. The Development and maintenance of all national highways is carried out by the Ministry of Transport, State Public Works Departments, National Highways Authority of India and Border Roads Organisation. In order to boost Economic Development in India, the government has taken up the Comprehensive National Highway Development Project. The National Highway Development Project is the biggest highway project in the country till date. The project is being implemented by the National Highways Authority of India.

Achievements of National Highways Development Project (NHDP I & II) Phase I and Phase II Activities are as follows:

  • The Golden Quadrilateral to connect the four metropolitan cities - Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata with a highway length of 5846 km.
  • The North-South and East-West Corridors having a length of 7142 kms and connect Srinagar to Kanyakumari and Silchar to Porbandar including the Kochi-Salem spur route respectively.
  • The 380 km long National Highway connecting 12 major ports of the country is proposed to be made four-laning.
  • Renovation of 962 km long International Highways. Under Phase I and II of NHDP, an estimated expenditure of Rs.80,626 crore will be incurred for construction and renovation of National Highways of total length of 14,145 kms.

National Highways Development Project Phase-III: NHDP Phase-III to make 12,109 km of high-traffic highways 4/6 laning at an estimated cost of Rs.80,616 crore connecting state capitals, major tourist destinations and places of economic importance.

National Highways Development Project Phase-IV: 20,000 km of highways in Phase IV of NHDP are two lanes with footpaths.

National Highways Development Project Phase-V: NHDP Phase-V to construct 6,500 km of Four-Lane highways on a Design Build Finance and Operate (DBFO) basis as six laning of Golden Quadrilateral and other highways at an estimated cost of Rs.41,210 crore. Covers a stretch of 5,700 km. Under the National Highways Development Project, the government has approved 5000 km of one lane medium sized two lanes. Approval has been given for widening/improving long National Highways.

National Highways Development Project Phase-VI: Phase VI will have 1000 kms under Public and Private Sector Partnership on Design-Build-Finance-Operate (DBFO) basis. The construction of expressway of K.K. has been approved. Its estimated cost is Rs 16680 crore.

National Highway Development Project Phase-VII: Phase VII includes approval for construction of Ring Road, Bypass Grade Separator, Flyover, Underpass, Over Bridge Elevated Road and repair of roads at an estimated cost of Rs.16,680 crore.

List of National Highways of India:

National Highway No. Travel route Length in the State (Km) Total Length (Km)
National Highway 1 Delhi - Ambala - Jalandhar - Amritsar - Attari (India Pakistan border) Delhi (22), Haryana (180), Punjab (254) 456
National Highway 1A Jalandhar - Madhopur - Jammu - Banihal - Srinagar - Baramulla - Uri Punjab (108), Himachal Pradesh (14), Jammu and Kashmir (541) 663
National Highway 1B Batote - Doda - Kishtwar - Sinthan Pass - Khanabal Jammu and Kashmir (274) 274
National Highway 1C Domel - Katra Jammu and Kashmir (8) 8
National Highway 2 Delhi - Mathura - Agra - Kanpur - Allahabad - Varanasi - Mohania - Barhi - Palsit - Baidyabati - Barachatti - Kolkata Delhi (12), Haryana (74), Uttar Pradesh (752), Bihar (202), Jharkhand (190), West Bengal (235) 1465
National Highway 2A Sikandra - Bhognipur Uttar Pradesh (25) 25
National Highway 3 Agra - Gwalior - Shivpuri - Indore - Dhule - Nashik - Thane - Mumbai Uttar Pradesh (26), Rajasthan (32), Madhya Pradesh (712), Maharashtra (391) 1161
National Highway 4 Mumbai - Thane - Pune - Satara - Sangli - Kolhapur Belgaum - Hubli - Bangalore - Kolar - Chitoor - Thiruvalam - Ranipet - Walajpet - Sriperumbudur - Chennai Maharashtra (371), Karnataka (658), Andhra Pradesh (83), Tamil Nadu (123) 1235
National Highway 4A Belgaum - Anmod - Ponda - Panaji Karnataka (82), Goa (71) 153
National Highway 4B Navasheva - Kalamboli - Palspe Maharashtra (27) 27
National Highway 5 Near Jharpokharia National Highway 6 - Cuttack - Bhubaneshwar - Visakhapatnam - Vijayawada - Chennai Orissa (488), Andhra Pradesh (1000), Tamil Nadu (45) 1533
National Highway 5A Near National Highway 5 Haridaspur - Paradip Port Orissa (77) 77
National Highway 6 Hazira - Dhule - Nagpur - Raipur - Sambalpur - Baharaghoda - Kolkata Maharashtra (813), Chhattisgarh (314), Orissa (462), Jharkhand (22), West Bengal (161), Gujarat (177) 1949
National Highway 7 Varanasi - Mangawan - Rewa - Jabalpur - Khannadon - Nagpur - Hyderabad - Kurnool - Bangalore - Krishnagiri - Salem - Dindigul - Madurai - Tirunavali - Kanyakumari Uttar Pradesh (128), Madhya Pradesh (504), Maharashtra (232), Andhra Pradesh (753), Karnataka (125), Tamil Nadu (627) 2369
National Highway 7A Palayamkottai - Tuticoran Port Tamil Nadu (51) 51
National Highway 8 Delhi - Jaipur - Ajmer - Udaipur - Ahmedabad - Vadodara - Mumbai Delhi (13), Haryana (101), Rajasthan (688), Gujarat (498), Maharashtra (128) 1428
National Highway 8A Ahmedabad - Limbadi - Morvi - Kandla - Mandvi Gujarat (618) 618
National Highway 8B Bamanbor - Rajkot - Porbandar Gujarat (206) 206
National Highway 8C Chiloda - Gandhinagar - Sarkhej Gujarat (46) 46
National Highway 8D JETPUR - SOMNATH Gujarat (127) 127
National Highway 8E Somnath - Bhavnagar Gujarat (445) 445
National Highway 9 Pune - Solapur - Hyderabad - Vijayawada - Machilipatnam Maharashtra (336), Karnataka (75), Andhra Pradesh (430) 841
National Highway 10 Delhi - Fazilka - India Pakistan Border Delhi (18), Haryana (313), Punjab (72) 403
National Highway 11 Agra - Jaipur - Bikaner Uttar Pradesh (51), Rajasthan (531) 582
National Highway 11A Manoharpur - Dausa - Latsot - Kotham Rajasthan (145) 145
National Highway 12 Jabalpur - Bhopal - Khilchipur - Aklera - Jhalawar - Kota - Bundi - Deoli - Tonk - Jaipur Madhya Pradesh (490), Rajasthan (400) 890
National Highway 12A Jabalpur - Mandla - Chilpi - Simga (Near Raipur) Madhya Pradesh (152), Chhattisgarh (128) 280
National Highway 13 Solapur - Chitradurga - Shimoga - Mangalore Maharashtra (43), Karnataka (648) 691
National Highway 14 Bewar - Sirohi - Radhapur Rajasthan (310), Gujarat (140) 450
National Highway 15 Pathankot - Amritsar - Bhatinda - Ganganagar - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Barmer - Samakhiali (near Kandla) Punjab (350), Rajasthan (906), Gujarat (270) 1526
National Highway 16 Nizamabad - Mancheral - Bhopalpatnam - Jagdalpur Andhra Pradesh (220), Maharashtra (30), Chhattisgarh (210) 460
National Highway-17 Panvel - Mahad - Panaji - Karwar - Mangalore - Kannur - Kozhikode - Ferokh - Kuthipuram - Pudu - Ponani - Chowghat - Kannur - Edapally (Near National Highway 47) Maharashtra (482), Goa (139), Karnataka (280), Kerala(368) 1269
National Highway 17A (Near National Highway 7),
Courtlam - Margao
Goa (19) 19
National Highway 17B Ponda - Varna - Vasco Goa (40) 40
National Highway 18 Near National Highway 7 Kurnool - Nandyal - Cuddapah - Near National Highway 4 Chittoor Andhra Pradesh (369) 369
National Highway 19 Ghazipur - Ballia - Patna Bihar (120), Uttar Pradesh (120) 240
National Highway 20 Pathankot - Mandi Punjab (10), Himachal Pradesh (210) 220
National Highway 21 From National Highway 22 near Chandigarh - Ropar - Bilaspur - Mandi - Kullu - Manali Chandigarh (24), Punjab (67), Himachal Pradesh (232) 323
National Highway 21A Pinjore - Nalagarh - Swarghat Haryana (16), Himachal Pradesh (49) 65
National Highway 22 Ambala - Kalka - Shimla - Narkanda - Rampur - Shipkila near India China border Haryana (30), Punjab (31), Himachal Pradesh (398) 459
National Highway 23 Chas - Ranchi - Rourkela - Talcher - From the confluence of National Highway 42 Jharkhand (250), Orissa (209) 459
National Highway 24 Delhi - Bareilly - Lucknow Delhi (7), Uttar Pradesh (431) 438
National Highway 24A Bakshi Ka Talab - Chenhat (National Highway 28) Uttar Pradesh (17) 17
National Highway 25 Lucknow - Kanpur - Jhansi - Shivpuri Uttar Pradesh (270), Madhya Pradesh (82) 352
National Highway 25A (National Highway 25) - Bakshi Ka Talab Uttar Pradesh (31) 31
National Highway 26 Jhansi - Lakhandon Uttar Pradesh (128), Madhya Pradesh (268) 396
National Highway 27 ALLAHABAD - MANGAWAN Uttar Pradesh (43), Madhya Pradesh (50) 93
National Highway 28 Near Barauni from National Highway 31 - Muzaffarpur - Pipra - Kothi - Gorakhpur - Lucknow Bihar (259), Uttar Pradesh (311) 570
National Highway 28A From National Highway 28 near Pipra - Kothi - Sagauli - Raxaul - Indo Nepal Border Bihar (68) 68
National Highway 29 Gorakhpur - Ghazipur - Varanasi Uttar Pradesh (196) 196
National Highway 30 Mohania (Near National Highway 2), - Patna - Bakhtiyarpur Bihar (230) 230
National Highway 30A Fatuha - Chandhi - Hamaut - Barh Bihar (65) 65
National Highway 31 From National Highway 2 near Barhi - Bakhtiyarpur - Mokmeh - Purnia - Dalkola - Siliguri - Sivok - Cooch - Behar - North Salmara - Nalbari - Charli - From the confluence of NH 37 near Amingaon Bihar (393), West Bengal (366), Assam (322), Jharkhand (44) 1125
National Highway 31A SIVOK - GANGTOK West Bengal (30), Sikkim (62) 92
National Highway 31B North Salmara - Confluence of National Highway 37 near Jogighopa Assam (19) 19
National Highway 31C Near Galgaliya - Baghdoghara - Chalsa - Nagarkata - Goyerkata - Dalgaon - Hasimra - Rajbat Khawa - Kochgaon - Sidili - Near Bijni up to National Highway 31 West Bengal (142), Assam (93) 235
National Highway 32 From the confluence of National Highway 2 near Gobindpur - Dhanbad - Jamshedpur Jharkhand (107), West Bengal (72) 179
National Highway 33 From National Highway 2 near Barhi - near Ranchi - Baharaghora
National Highway up to 6
Jharkhand (352) 352
National Highway 34 From National Highway 31 near Dalkola - Baharampur - Barasat - Kolkata West Bengal (443) 443
National Highway 35 Barasat - Bangaon - India Bangladesh Border West Bengal (61) 61
National Highway 36 Nowgong - Dimapur(Manipur Road) Assam (167), Nagaland (3) 170
National Highway 37 From National Highway 31B near Goalpara - Guwahati - Jorabat - Kamargaon - Makum - Shaikhoaghat Assam (680) 680
National Highway 37A Near Kuarital - Tezpur up to National Highway 52 Assam (23) 23
National Highway 38 Mukum - Ledo - Lekhpani Assam (54) 54
National Highway 39 Numaligarh - Imphal - Palel - India - Myanmar Border Assam (115), Nagaland (110), Manipur (211) 436
National Highway 40 Jorbat - Shillong - Dawki - Jowai near India Bangladesh border Meghalaya (216) 216
National Highway 41 From the confluence of National Highway 6 near Kolaghat – Haldia Port West Bengal (51) 51
National Highway 42 From the confluence of NH 6 near Sambalpur - Angul - to the confluence of NH 5 near Cuttack Orissa (261) 261
National Highway 43 Jagdalpur - Vizianagaram up to the confluence of National Highway 5 near Natavalasa Chhattisgarh (316), Orissa (152), Andhra Pradesh (83) 551
National Highway 44 Shillong - Passi - Badarpur - Agartala - Sabroom Meghalaya (184), Assam (111), Tripura (335)
630
National Highway 44A Aizawl - Manu Mizoram (165), Tripura (65) 230
National Highway 45 Chennai - Thrissurapally - Dindigul Tamil Nadu (387) 387
National Highway 45A Villupuram - Puducherry - Chidambaram - Nagapatnam Tamil Nadu (147), Puducherry (43) 190
National Highway 45B Trichirapalli - Melur - Tuticorin Tamil Nadu (257) 257
National Highway 46 Krishnagiri - Walajpet Tamil Nadu (132) 132
National Highway 47 Salem - Coimbatore - Trichur - Ernakulam - Trivandrum - Kanyakumari Tamil Nadu (224), Kerala (416) 640
National Highway 47A Confluence with National Highway 47 Willington Island Kerala (6) 6
National Highway 48 Bangalore - Hassan - Mangalore Karnataka (328) 328
National Highway 49 Cochin - Madurai - Dhanushkodi Tamil Nadu (290), Kerala (150) 440
National Highway 50 Pacan - Tura - Lentils Assam (22), Meghalaya (127) 149
National Highway 52 Baihata - Charli - Tezpur - Bander Deva - North Lakhimpur - Pasighat - Tezu - Sitapani - Near Saikhoaghat up to National Highway 37 Assam (540), Arunachal Pradesh (310) 850
National Highway 52A Bander Deva – Itanagar – Gohpur Assam (15), Arunachal Pradesh (42) 57
National Highway 52B Kulajan - Dibrugarh Assam (31) 31
National Highway 54 Dabaka - Lumding - Silchar - Aizawl - Tuipong Assam (335), Mizoram (515) 850
National Highway 54A Theriot - Lungi Mizoram (9) 9
National Highway 54B Venus Saddle - Saiha Mizoram (27) 27
National Highway 55 Siliguri - Darjeeling West Bengal (77)  77
National Highway 56 Lucknow - Varanasi Uttar Pradesh (285) 285
National Highway 56A Chenhat (National Highway 28) - (National Highway 56) Uttar Pradesh (13) 13
National Highway 56B (National Highway 56), - (National Highway 25) Uttar Pradesh (19) 19
National Highway 57 Muzaffarpur - Dharbhanga - Forbesganj - Purnia Bihar (310) 310
National Highway 58 Delhi - Ghaziabad - Meerut - Haridwar - Badrinath - Manpas Uttar Pradesh (165),Uttarakhand (373) 538
National Highway 59 Ahmedabad - Godhra - Dhar - Indore Gujarat (211), Madhya Pradesh (139) 350
National Highway 59A Indore - Betul Madhya Pradesh (264) 264
National Highway 60 Balasore - Kharagpur - Asansol Orissa (57), West Bengal (248) 305
National Highway 61 Kohima - Wokha - Mukokchung - Jhanji Nagaland (220), Assam (20) 240
National Highway 62 Dudhnai-Damra-Meghalaya Border Assam (5), Meghalaya (190) 195
National Highway 63 Ankola - Hubli - Hospet - Gooty Karnataka (370), Andhra Pradesh (62) 432
National Highway 64 Chandigarh - Rajpura - Patiala - Sangrur - Bhatinda - Dabwali Punjab (256) 256
National Highway 65 Ambala - Kaithal - Hisar - Fatehpur - Jodhpur - Pali Haryana (240), Rajasthan (450) 690
National Highway 66 Puducherry - Tindivanam - Jingi - Thiruvannamalai - Krishnagiri Puducherry (10), Tamil Nadu (234) 244
National Highway 67 Nagapatnam - Trichirapalli - Karur - Coimbatore Tamil Nadu (357) 357
National Highway 68 Ulundrupet - Salem Tamil Nadu (134) 134
National Highway 69 Nagpur - Obedullaganj Maharashtra (55), Madhya Pradesh (295) 350
National Highway 70 Jalandhar - Hoshiarpur - Hamirpur - Dharampur - Mandi Himachal Pradesh (120), Punjab (50) 170
National Highway 71 Jalandhar - Moga - Sangrur - Rohtak - Bawal Punjab (130), Haryana (177) 307
National Highway 71A Rohtak - Panipat Haryana (72) 72
National Highway 72 Ambala - Nahan - Paonta Sahib - Dehradun - Haridwar Haryana (50), Himachal Pradesh (50), Uttar Pradesh (100) 200
National Highway 72A Chhutmalpur - Biharigarh - Dehradun Uttarakhand (15),Uttar Pradesh (30) 45
National Highway 73 Roorkee - Saharanpur - Yamunanagar - Saha - Panchkula Haryana (108), Uttar Pradesh (59), Uttarakhand (21) 188
National Highway 74 Haridwar - Nagina - Kashipur - Kichha - Pilibhit - Bareilly Uttar Pradesh (147),Uttarakhand (153) 300
National Highway 75 Gwalior - Jhansi - Chhatarpur - Rewa - Renukoot - Garwa - Daltonganj - Ranchi Madhya Pradesh (600), Uttar Pradesh (110), Jharkhand (245) 955
National Highway 76 Pindwara - Udaipur - Tuesday - Kota - Shivpuri - Jhansi - Banda - Allahabad Madhya Pradesh (60), Uttar Pradesh (467), Rajasthan (480) 1007
National Highway 77 Hajipur - Sitamarhi - Sonbarsa Bihar (142) 142
National Highway 78 Katni - Shahdol - Ambikapur - Jasnagar - Gumla Madhya Pradesh (178), Chhattisgarh (356), Jharkhand (25) 559
National Highway 79 Ajmer - Nasirabad - Neemuch - Mandsaur - Indore Madhya Pradesh (280), Rajasthan (220) 500
National Highway 79A Kishangarh (National Highway 8) - Nasirabad (National Highway 79) Rajasthan (35) 35
National Highway 80 Mokameh - Rajmahal - Farakka Bihar (200), Jharkhand (100), West Bengal (10) 310
National Highway 81 Kora - Katihar - Malda Bihar (45), West Bengal (55) 100
National Highway 82 Gaya - Bihar Sharif - Mokameh Bihar (130) 130
National Highway 83 Patna - Jehanabad - Gaya - Bodh Gaya - Dhobi Bihar (130) 130
National Highway 84 Arh - Buxar Bihar (60) 60
National Highway 85 Chhapra - Siwan - Gopalganj Bihar (95) 95
National Highway 86 Kanpur – Chhatrapur – Sagar – Bhopal – Dewas Uttar Pradesh (180), Madhya Pradesh (494) 674
National Highway 87 Rampur - Pantnagar - Haldwani - Nainital Uttar Pradesh (32),Uttarakhand (51) 83
National Highway 88 Shimla - Bilaspur - Hamirpur - Bhawan - National Highway 20 Himachal Pradesh (115) 115
National Highway 90 Baran - Aklera Rajasthan (100) 100
National Highway 91 Ghaziabad - Aligarh - Etah - Kannauj - Kanpur Uttar Pradesh (405) 405
National Highway 92 Bhongaon – Etawah – Gwalior Uttar Pradesh (75), Madhya Pradesh (96) 171
National Highway 93 Agra - Aligarh - Babrala - Chandausi - Moradabad Uttar Pradesh (220) 220

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The longest National Highway (NH 7) in India connects Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh to Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu.

National Highway 1 is a 456 kilometer long national highway running from Delhi to Attari near the India-Pakistan border. Its route is Delhi - Ambala - Jalandhar - Amritsar - Attari.

The development of the first national highways in India dates back to the reign of Emperor Ashoka, who ruled during the Maurya Empire in the 3rd century BCE. Ashoka is known for his extensive road network, which connected different parts of his empire.

This 1465 kilometer long highway connects Delhi to Kolkata. Its route is Delhi - Mathura - Agra - Etawah - Kanpur - Allahabad - Varanasi - Mohania - Barhi - Palsit - Baidyabati - Bara - Kolkata. Tajnagari Agra, located on this highway, is only 203 km away from Delhi.

Indian National Highway 7 is the longest National Highway connecting Varanasi and Kanyakumari. The highway is approximately 2,369 kilometers (1,472 mi) long and passes through the states of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala.

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