Latest Data on Roads in Indian States

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Declaration of State Roads as new NHs are done from time to time keeping in view the requirements of connectivity, inter-se priority and availability of funds.

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).

Initiatives have been taken for their DPR preparations. The  State/Union Territory (UT)-wise details of NH density in the country is as follows :

States/ UT-wise details of NH density in the country

Sl. No. Name of State/U.T. Total NH length  in km Density of NH (in km/ 1000 sq. km) Density of NH (in km/ lakh population)
1. Andhra Pradesh  5,961 36.0 11.9
2. Arunachal Pradesh  2,513 30.0 181.7
3. Assam  3,845 49.0 12.3
4. Bihar  4,839 51.4 4.7
5. Chandigarh  15 134.0 1.4
6. Chhattisgarh  3,168 23.4 12.4
7. Delhi  80 53.9 0.5
8. Goa  262 68.7 18.0
9. Gujarat  5,017 25.6 8.3
10. Haryana  2,622 59.3 10.3
11. Himachal Pradesh  2,641 47.4 38.5
12. Jammu & Kashmir  2,601 11.7 20.7
13. Jharkhand  2,654 33.3 8.5
14. Karnataka  5,974 31.1 9.8
15. Kerala  1,812 46.6 5.4
16. Madhya Pradesh  7,563 24.5 10.4
17. Maharashtra  7,471 24.3 6.6
18. Manipur  1,746 78.2 64.1
19. Meghalaya  1,204 53.7 40.6
20. Mizoram  1,381 65.5 126.6
21. Nagaland  1,173 70.7 59.2
22. Odisha  4,838 31.1 11.5
23. Puducherry  64 129.4 5.1
24. Punjab  2,769 55.0 10.0
25. Rajasthan  7,906 23.1 11.5
26. Sikkim  463 65.2 76.2
27. Tamil Nadu  5,038 38.7 7.0
28. Telangana  2,636 23.0 7.5
29. Tripura  806 76.9 22.0
30. Uttar Pradesh  8,497 35.6 4.3
31. Uttarakhand  2,714 48.6 26.8
32. West Bengal  2,956 33.3 3.2
33. A & N Islands  331 40.1 87.0
34. Dadra & Nagar Haveli  31 63.7 9.0
35. Daman & Diu  22 196.4 9.1
TOTAL 103,613 31.5 8.6

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