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Government of India
Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
20-March-2017 17:36 IST
National Highways Declared in Uttar Pradesh

            The total length of National Highways (NHs) in the country is about 1,13,298 km.  State roads are declared as new NHs from time to time on the basis of well established principles; the criteria for State roads for declaration as new NHs include roads running through length / breadth of the country, connecting adjacent countries, National Capitals with State Capitals / mutually the State Capitals, major ports, non-major ports, large industrial centers or tourist centers, roads meeting very important strategic requirement in hilly and isolated area, arterial roads which enable sizeable reduction in travel distance and achieve substantial economic growth thereby, roads which help opening up large tracts of backward area and hilly regions (other than strategically important ones), achieving a National Highways grid of 100 km, etc.

 

            The details of new NHs declared in State of Uttar Pradesh during 2014, 2015 and 2016 and their total length is annexed. The receipt of No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the State Government, regarding transfer of assets and liabilities of such new NHs, is an essential prerequisite for entrusting these to the agencies such as State Public Works Department (PWD), National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), etc., for taking up maintenance and development works on such new NHs.  The Ministry has received NOC from the State Government of Uttar Pradesh in respect of new NH No. 219, No. 227A, No. 334A, No. 334B and No. 731A only and these NHs have been entrusted to the State Government of Uttar Pradesh recently in December, 2016.  The Ministry has allocated an amount of Rs. 19.05 crores during year 2016-17 under Ordinary Repair (OR) sub head under Maintenance & Repair head (M&R) to meet the contingency for keeping all the NHs including these newly entrusted NHs in traffic worthy condition. The further development of these newly entrusted NHs are taken up depending upon the availability of funds, inter se priority, traffic count and approved annual plan.

 

 

ANNEXURE

 

The details of new National Highways declared in Uttar Pradesh during 2014, 2015 and 2016:-

 

Sl. No.

New NH No.

Date of Notification

Description of National Highways

Total Length

(Km)

Length in Uttar Pradesh (Km)

1

334B

14.03.2014

The highway starting from its junction with new NH-34 near Meerut in the State of Uttar Pradesh connecting Sonipat, Kharkhauda, Sampla, Jhajjar, Charkhi Dadri and terminating at its junction with NH 709 near Loharu in the State of Haryana.”

240

60

2

219

21.03.2014

The highway starting from its junction with new NH No. 19 near Mohania connecting Bhabhua, Chainpur, Chand in the State of Bihar and terminating at its junction with NH-19 near Chandauli in the state of Uttar Pradesh

49

05

3

334A

26.02.2014

The highway starting from Purkazi in the State of Uttar Pradesh connecting Laksar and terminating at Haridwar in the State of Uttrakhand.

60

15

4

727A

10.03.2015

The highway starting from its junction with NH 27 at Gorakhpur connecting Deoria, Salempur in the State of Uttar Pradesh and terminating at its junction with NH 227A near Mairwa in the State of Bihar.

106

100

5

227A

10.03.2015

The highway starting from its junction with NH 27 at Ayodhya connecting Chhawni, Kalwari, Barhalganj and Barhaj in the State of Uttar Pradesh, Siwan and terminating at its junction with NH 27 near Chakia in the State of Bihar.

329

218

6

731A

10.03.2015

The highway starting from its junction with NH 31 near Pratapgarh connecting Jethwara, Shrangverpur, Manjhanpur, Rajapur and terminating at its junction with NH 35 near Chitrakoot in the State of Uttar Pradesh.

160

160

7

330B

10.03.2015

The highway starting from its junction with NH 330 near Gonda and terminating at its junction with NH 927 near Jarwal in the State of Uttar Pradesh.

48

48

8

709A

10.03.2015

The highway starting from its junction with new NH No. 709 at Bhiwani connecting Mundal, Jind, Karnal in the State of Haryana, Shamli, Budhana and terminating at its junction with new NH No. 34 at Meerut in the State of Uttar Pradesh.

264

94

9.

552                Extended

14.06.2016

The highway starting from its junction with NH-52 near Tonk connecting Uniara, Sawai Madhopur, in the state of Rajasthan, Sheopur, Goras, Shampur, Sabalgarh, Morena, Porsa, Ater, Bhind (excluding stretch from Bhind to Mihona) Mihona, Bhander in the state of Madhya Pradesh and terminating at its junction with NH-27 near Chirgaon in the state of Uttar Pradesh

486

04

10

135 B

14.06.2016

The highway starting from its junction with NH-35 near Mau in the state of Uttar Pradesh connecting Dabhoura, Sirmaur and terminating at its junction with NH-39 near Rewa in the state of Madhya Pradesh.

90

10

11

21

07.12.2016

The highway starting from its junction with NH 48 near Jaipur connecting Dausa, Bharatpur in the State of Rajasthan Agra, Jalesar, Sikandra Rao and terminating at its junction with NH 30 near Bareilly in the State of Uttar Pradesh

465

265

Total length in Uttar Pradesh

979

 

This information was given by Minster of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shri Mansukh l. Mandaviya) in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today.

 

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