Road Map of India | Indian Road Network Map

Road Map of India | Indian Road Network Map

Road Map of India makes you familiar with the Indian road network. India has a network of over 5,897,671 kilometers (3,664,643 mi) of roads as of 31 March 2017. This makes India the second-largest road network in the world, after the United States with 6,645,709 kilometers (4,129,452 mi). At 1.80 kilometers (1.12 mi) of roads per square kilometer of land, the quantitative density of India’s road network is equal to that of Germany and substantially higher than the United States (0.68 km, 0.42 mi), China (0.49 km, 0.30 mi) and Russia (0.09 km, 0.056 mi).

The length of national highways in India has increased from 70,934 km (44,076 mi) in 2010–11 to 142,126 km (88,313 mi) in 2018–19. As of May 2017, India had completed and placed into use over 28,900 kilometers (18,000 mi) of four- or more-lane highways connecting many of its major manufacturing, commercial and cultural centers. The Indian roads carry almost 90 percent of the country’s passenger traffic. In India sales of automobiles and movement of freight by roads are growing at a rapid rate.

Statistics Related to the Indian Roadways Network

Indian Road Network

Type Length (km)
State Highways 128,000
Expressways/National Highways 66,754
Rural and other roads 2,650,000
Important district roads 470,000
Total (approximate figure) 3,314,754

List of expressways in India

Only operational length is shown. The total length listed in this table is 1,642.5 km (1,020.6 mi).

Name States Length (km/mi) Year
Agra–Lucknow Expressway Uttar Pradesh 302 km (187.7 mi) 2017

Ahmedabad–Vadodara Expressway

(National Expressway 1)

Gujarat 93.1 km (57.8 mi) 2004
Bangalore Elevated Tollway Karnataka 9.9 km (6.2 mi) 2010
Belghoria Expressway West Bengal 8 km (5.0 mi) 2012
Chennai Bypass Tamil Nadu 32 km (19.9 mi) 2010
Delhi–Faridabad Skyway Delhi, Haryana 4.4 km (2.7 mi) 2010
Delhi–Gurgaon Expressway Delhi, Haryana 27.7 km (17.2 mi) 2008
Delhi–Meerut Expressway Delhi, Uttar Pradesh 31 km (19.3 mi) 2018
Delhi–Noida Direct Flyway Delhi, Uttar Pradesh 9.2 km (5.7 mi) 2001
Eastern Freeway (Mumbai) Maharashtra 16.8 km (10.44 mi) 2013
Eastern Peripheral Expressway

(National Expressway 2)

Uttar Pradesh, Haryana 135 km (83.9 mi) 2018
Elevated Road Amritsar Punjab 4.5 km (2.8 mi) 2014
Guntur-Vijayawada Expressway Andhra Pradesh 32 km (19.9 mi)
Himalayan Expressway Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh 27.1 km (16.8 mi)
Hindon Elevated Road Uttar Pradesh 10.3 km (6.4 mi) 2018
IT Expressway Tamil Nadu 20 km (12 mi) 2008
Jaipur Elevated Road Rajasthan 8 km (5.0 mi) 2014
Mumbai–Pune Expressway Maharashtra 94.5 km (58.7 mi) 2002
Noida–Greater Noida Expressway Uttar Pradesh 24.5 km (15.2 mi) 2012
Outer Ring Road, Chennai Tamil Nadu 60 km (37.3 mi) 2014
Outer Ring Road, Hyderabad Telangana 158 km (98.2 mi) 2018
P.V. Narasimha Rao Expressway Telangana 11.6 km (7.2 mi) 2009
Panipat Elevated Expressway Haryana 10 km (6.2 mi) 2008
Western Freeway (Mumbai) Maharashtra 29.3 km (18.2 mi)

(Partially opened)

2009
Western Peripheral Expressway Haryana 135.6 km (84.3 mi) 2018
Yamuna Expressway Uttar Pradesh 165 km (102.5 mi) 2012

Market size

Highway construction in India increased at 17.00% CAGR between FY16-FY21. Despite pandemic and lockdown, India has constructed 13,298 km of highways in FY21.

In FY21, 13,298 km of the highway was constructed across India. In June 2021, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways constructed 2,284 km of national highways compared with 1,681 km in June 2020.

Road Map of India | Indian Road Network Map is the Map of India . You can also free download Map images HD Wallpapers for use desktop and laptop.

National highways In India

National highways In India

As of December 2018, 1,31,326 km of national highways are operational in India and the government plans to increase this 2,00,000 km. The national highways comprise around 2.7 % of India's road network but carry around 40% of the total road traffic. It forms the economic backbone of the country and many new towns have developed along the major highways. The National Highway Authority of India working under the administrative control of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has the responsibility to construct, maintain, and manage the national highways of India.

State highways In India

State Highways are the roads that link the important centers of industry, trade, and commerce, and state capitals with the district headquarters of the state. State highways are often also linked to the national highways and are constructed and maintained by the state governments. Maharashtra has the largest share of state highways (22.14%), followed by Karnataka (11.11%) and Gujarat (9.76%).

Golden Quadrilateral is a highway network that connects the four major metro cities of India namely Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, and Kolkata. It is the largest Highway project in India and consists of four and six-lane highways built at a cost of Rs 600 billion. The scheme was launched in 2001 which got completed in 2012.

Amazing Facts About The Indian Road Network

Amazing Facts About The Indian Road Network

Longest National Highway

The National Highways Network of India is covered 79,243 km of the country including 1000 km of the limited-access highway or limited-access road. NH 7 is the longest national highway in India with a total distance of 4,572 km from Varanasi to Kanyakumari but as per new scheme, the longest national highway will run from Srinagar to Kanyakumari NH 44.

Best National Expressway

The Ahmedabad Vadodara Expressway is known as one of the best Expressway in India and also referred to as National Expressway 1. The 95 km long Express highway connects Ahmedabad and Vadodara and constructed under the Golden Quadrilateral Project by NHAI in 2004.

Longest Elevated Freeway

Chennai Port Maduravoyal Elevated Expressway will be the longest Elevated Expressway of the country with a total length of 19 km followed by the PVNR Elevated Expressway of Hyderabad and Hosur road elevated expressway of Bangalore.

Largest Cloverleaf Interchange

The Kathipara Junction of Chennai is the largest cloverleaf interchanges in India and largest cloverleaf flyover in the whole of Asia. Kathipara cloverleaf grade separator is located at the intersection of Grand Southern Trunk Road,Inner Ring Road, Poonamallee road and Anna Salai.