Friday, 4 August 2017

National Highways along Coastline

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has taken up detailed review of National Highways network with a view to develop road connectivity to border areas, development of coastal roads including road connectivity for non-major ports, improvement in the efficiency of National Corridors, development of Economic Corridors, Inter Corridors and Feeder Routes along with integration with Sagarmala, etc., under proposed Bharatmala Pariyojana. Total length of National Highways (NHs) along the coastline, State/Union Territory (UT) wise is as follows:-

Sl.
No.
State/Union Territory (UT)
Total Length of NHs along coastline in km
1.
Andhra Pradesh
974
2.
Andaman & Nicobar Islands
25
3.
Daman & Diu
22
4.
Goa
262
5.
Gujarat
940
6.
Karnataka
298
7.
Kerala
692
8.
Maharashtra
493
9.
Odisha
437
10.
Puducherry
41
11.
Tamil Nadu
154
12.
West Bengal
7


This information was given by Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Shri Pon. Radhakrishnan in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today (August 3, 2017).


Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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