National Highways Authority of India

Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India

  • Establish, maintain and conduct National Highways.
  • Suggest the Central Government on issues concerning to highways.
  • Establish employment opportunities for local people.
  • Develop a policy frame work for plantation along National Highways.

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National Highways Authority of India

NHAI is the committee created by the government who will be accountable for the maintenance and the improvement of the national highway networks. The objective of the national highways is that the interconnecting roads had been created to various cities and states with the maximum possible shortest distance. This will be very beneficial in reaching our destination in a minimum time. India has achieved a very good rank in the road transportation globally.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Ans:-The NHAI was formed through the proclamation of the National Highways Authority of India Act, 1988. Section 16 (1) of the Act states that the role of NHAI is to establish, maintain and conduct the national highways and any other highways vested in, or assigned to, it by the Government of India.

Ans:-NHAI was formed in the year 1988.

Ans:-According to the new numbering sytem, India has 87 highways, but if we consider an old numbering system, India has about 228 national highways. As per new numbering system, all north-south oriented highways will have even numbers increasing from the north to the south

Ans:-The NHAI was formed through the proclamation of the National Highways Authority of India Act, 1988. It is liable for the enhancement, maintenance and management of National Highways, summing over 92,851.05 km (57,694.97 mi) in length. The NHAI is also liable for the toll collection on several highways.