Proposals for converting state highways to new National Highways

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The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways receives proposals from various States/Union Territories for declaration of state roads as new national highways (NHs). These proposals are considered from time to time keeping in view the requirement of connectivity, inter-se priority and availability of funds. No separate allocation of funds is made as such for declaration of state roads as new NHs. The details of State roads declared as new NHs in the country during last two years and the current year are as follows

The State/UT-wise details of new NHs declared during the last two years and the current year:-

(Length in km)

Sl. No. State/ UT 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17

1.

Andhra Pradesh 80 676

2.

Arunachal Pradesh 733

3.

Assam 76 9 24

4.

Bihar 152 160

5.

Chhattisgarh 90

6.

Gujarat 978 46

7.

Haryana 185 395

8.

Himachal Pradesh 70 176

9.

Jammu & Kashmir 274 8

10.

Jharkhand 11

11.

Karnataka 138 70

12.

Madhya  Pradesh 9 2,369

13.

Maharashtra 734 387 36

14.

Manipur 257

15.

Mizoram 245

16.

Nagaland 194 22.7

17.

Orissa 193

18.

Punjab 233 530

19.

Rajasthan 80 20

20.

Sikkim 170 154

21.

Tripura 228 1.2

22.

Telangana 119

23.

Uttarakhand 432

24.

Uttar  Pradesh 620 14

25.

West Bengal 46
Total 5,662 3,180 2,602.9

About 47,890 km length of state roads have been approved “In-Principle” for their declaration as new NHs subject to outcome of their Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) and initiatives have been taken for their DPR preparations.

Details of State roads approved “In Principle” for declaration as new NHs

Sl. No. Name of State/U.T. Length in km
1 Andhra Pradesh 1,654
3 Assam 288
4 Bihar 2,134
6 Chhattisgarh 2,033
7 Delhi 9
8 Goa 109
9 Gujarat 846
10 Haryana 851
11 Himachal Pradesh 4,019
12 Jammu & Kashmir 167
13 Jharkhand 2,728
14 Karnataka 3,940
15 Kerala 183
16 Madhya Pradesh 2,967
17 Maharashtra 11,072
18 Manipur 90
19 Meghalaya 166
21 Nagaland 806
22 Odisha 1,171
24 Punjab 678
25 Rajasthan 2,774
26 Sikkim 534
27 Tamil Nadu 700
29 Telangana 1,810
30 Uttarakhand 582
31 Uttar Pradesh 2,715
32 West Bengal 292
33 Andaman & Nicobar Islands 90
34 Economic corridors 2,482
TOTAL

47,890

 

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