UPSC IAS Prelims Examination Major national highways in India 2017 -UPSC Civil services IAS 2017 Prelims exam is scheduled on 18th June 2017. Prelims exam is objective in nature. The UPSC has released the notifications for Civil Services exam for 2017.
Transportation is an essential part of Indian geography. There three types of transportation. They are the road, water, and air transportation. The road network in India is considered as one of the largest road networks in the world. The aggregate length of streets is more than 33 lakh km. The roads in the countries are categorized into Border Roads, National Highways, State Highways, District Highways, Village Roads, etc.UPSC IAS Prelims Examination Major national highways in India 2017
The international roads, Border road and the National highways are maintained by the Central Government, where the State highways maintained by the respective state government. The District highways are looking after by District Board.
The present length of the National Highways in India is approx. 45,000 km. They constitute just 2% of the aggregate road length and conveys almost 40% of the land transportation.
UPSC IAS Prelims Examination Major national highways in India 2017
Here we are giving the important highways in India and the routes which will help in your Prelims exam preparation.