The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is the nodal agency responsible for building, upgrading, and maintaining most of the National Highways network. It operates under the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.
Which is the first national highway in India?
National Highway 1 (India, old numbering)
|National Highway 1|
|States||Delhi: 22 km (14 mi) Haryana: 180 km (110 mi) Punjab: 254 km (158 mi)|
|Primary destinations||Delhi – Panipat- Kurukshetra – Ambala – Jalandhar – Ludhiana – Phagwara – Amritsar – Indo-Pak Border|
Which authority maintains highways?
The state highways are maintained by the respective states or union territories through their public works department (PWD). Zilla Panchayats have the role of maintaining the road infrastructure of the area under the jurisdiction of the respective Panchayats.
Which state has highest national highway in India?
Uttar Pradesh – Road network of 50,000 km
You can find some of the longest roads in India in Uttar Pradesh, which embraces an immense road network of 50,000 km and as many as 31 National Highways of India, including the longest highway in India – NH 44 as well as the NH 11, NH 28, NH 19 and many more.
Which is the longest expressway in India?
The entire Ganga Expressway project is expected to cost over ₹36,000 crore and the construction is slated to begin in September this year. The Ganga Expressway will be approximately 594 kms long, according to the Uttar Pradesh govt.