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Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
(09-May, 2016 16:06 IST )

Declaration of National Highways in Uttarakhand


The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has declared about 432 kms of road stretches in the state of Uttarakhand as new NHs since the year 2014-15

The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has declared about 432 kms of road stretches in the state of Uttarakhand as new NHs since the year 2014-15. The details of these NHs are given below:

State

New National Highways No.

Description of National Highways

Uttarakhand

9

The highway starting from its junction with NH-7 near Malaut in the State of Punjab connecting Dabwali, Sirsa, Fatehabad, Hisar, Hansi, Rohtak, Bahadurgarh in the State of Haryana, Delhi, Ghaziabad, Moradabad, Rampur, Bilaspur in the State of Uttar Pradesh, Rudrapur, Sitarganj, Khatima, Tanakpur, Pithoragarh, Ogla and terminating at Askot near Indo/Nepal border in the State of Uttrakhand.

Uttarakhand

707A

The highway starting from its junction with NH No. 707 at Tiuni connecting Chakrata, Bhediyana, Mussoorie, New Tehri and terminating at its junction with NH No. 7 at Srinagar in the State of Uttrakhand.

Uttarakhand

309B

The highway starting from its junction with new NH No. 109 near Almora and terminating at its junction with new NH No. 9 at Rameshwar in the State of Uttrakhand.

 

Apart from this, about 550 kms of state roads in the State of Uttarakhand has been approved “In Principle” for their declaration as new NHs subject to the outcome of their Detailed Project Reports.

            This information was given by Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, Shri Pon. Radhakrishnan in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today. 

 

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