UPSC IAS Prelims Examination Major national highways in India 2017

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UPSC IAS Prelims Examination Major national highways in India 2017

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

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.

Highway Name Details 

NH 1

  • Delhi-Ambala-Jalandhar-Amritsar-Indo-Pak Border

NH1A

  • Jalandhar-Madhopur-Jammu-Banihal-Srinagar-Baramula-Uri

NH1B

  • Batote-Doda-Kishtwar-Sinthan pass – Khanabal

NH1C

  • Domel to Katra

NH1D

  • Srinagar-Kargil-Leh

NH 2

  • Delhi-Mathura-Agra-Kanpur-Allahabad-Varanasi-Mohania-Barhi Palsit-Baidyabati-Bara-Calcutta

NH 2A

  • Sikandra to Bhognipur

NH 2B

  • Burdwan – Bolpur road (via Talit, Guskara and Bhedia)

NH 3

  • Agra-Gwalior-Shivpuri-Indore-Dhule-Nasik-Thane-Mumbai

NH 4

  • Junction with National Highways No. 3 near Thane-Pune Belgaum-Hubli-Bangalore-Ranipet-Chennai

NH 4A

  • Belgaum-Anmod-Ponda-Panaji

NH 4B

  • Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust near Km 109-Palaspe

NH5

  • Junction with National Highways No. 6 near Baharagora-Cuttack Bhubaneshwar-Visakhapatnam -Vijayawada-Chennai

NH5A

  • Junction with National Highway No. 5 near Haridaspur-Paradip Port

NH6

  • Hajira-Dhule-Nagpur-Raipur-Sambalpur-Baharagora-Calcutta

NH7

  • Varanasi-Mangawan-Rewa-Jabalpur-Lakhnadon-Nagpur-Hyderabad-Kurnool-Bangalore-Krishnagiri-Salem-Dindigul-Madurai-Cape-Kanyakumari

NH7A

  • Palayamkottai-Tuticorin Port

NH8

  • Delhi-Jaipur-Ajmer-Udaipur-Ahmedabad-Vadodara-Mumbai

NH 8A

  • Ahmedabad-Limbdi-Morvi-Kandla-Mandvi-Vikhari-Kothra-Naliya Narayan Sarovar

NH 8B

  • Bamanbore-Rajkot-Porbandar

NH 8C

  • Chiloda to Sarkhej

NH 8D

  • Chiloda-Gandhinagar-Sarkhej

NH 8E

  • Somnath to Bhavnagar

NH 9

  • Pune-Sholapur-Hyderabad-Vijayawada-Machilipatnam

NH 10

  • Delhi-Fazilka-Indo Pak Border

NH 11

  • Agra-Jaipur-Bikaner

NH 11A

  •  Manoharpur-Dausa-Lalsot-Kothum

 

NH 12

  • Jabalpur-Bhopal-Khilchipur-Aklera-Jhalawar-Kota-Bundi-Deoli Tonk-Jaipur

NH 18

  • Junction with NH 7 near Kurnool and Nandyal to Cuddapah and Junction with NH 4 near Chittoor

NH 19

  •  Ghazipur-Balia-Patna

NH 20

  •  Pathankot -Mandi

 NH 21

  • Junction with National Highway No. 22 near Chandigarh-Ropar-Bilaspur-Mandi-Kullu-Manali

 NH 22

  • Ambala to Indo China Border near Shipkila

 NH 23

  •  Chas-Ranchi-Rourkela-Talcher- Junction with National Highway No. 42

 NH 24

  •  Delhi- Bareilly-Lucknow

NH 27

  •  Allahabad to Mangawan

NH 29

  •  Gorakhpur to Varanasi

NH 30

  •  Junction with NH 2 near Mohania and Patna to Bakhtiyarpur

NH 35

  • Barasat to Petrapole on India and Bangladesh border

NH 39

  • Numaligarh to Palel and Indo Burma Border

NH 47

  • Salem to Kanyakumari

NH 47A

  •  Junction with NH 47 at Kundanoor to Willington Island in Kochi

 NH 47C

  • Junction with NH 47 at Kalamassery to Vallarpadam ICTT in Kochi

 NH 55

  • Siliguri to Darjeeling

 NH 56

  • Lucknow to Varanasi

 NH 58

  • Delhi to Mana Pass

 NH 79

  • Ajmer-Nasirabad-MP border

 NH 151

  • Karimganj – Bangladesh Border

NH 152

  • Patacharkuchi-Bhutan border

 NH 153

  • Ledo – Lekhapani – Indo / Myanmar – Border

 NH 233

  • The highway starting from India/Nepal border (connecting to Lumbini) via Naugarh, Siddharthnagar, Bansi, Basti, Tanda, Azamgarh and terminating at Varans

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