There are 14 Nos. National Highways as on 31.03.2014 with a total length of 1752.830 km. including by passes in Himachal Pradesh.
In a recent visit (May, 2016) by Union Transport Minister Shir. Nitin Gadkari, he has announced that the center has given in-principle approval for 17 new National Highways for the state of Himachal Pradesh. The total length of these national highways will be 1368.20 km.
These include stretches of state highways like Bhota-Newchowk, Ranital-Kotla, Rohru-Kiari-Kotkhai, Chailla-Sarahan-Narayangarh, Taradevi-Nalagarh-Ghanouli, Neripul-Rajgarh-Banethi, Mandi-Chailchowk-Nagan, Narkanda-Rohru, Taksal-Nogli et al.
Update on 20/04/2020
At present, 2,592 kms. of 19 National Highways are the main lifelines of the State Road network out of which 1,238 kms. length has been maintained/ developed by State Public Works Department. Beside above, the National Highway Authority of India has developed/ maintained 785 kms. of 5 National Highways and are under various stage for implementation 569 Kms. length of 3 National Highways are developed/ maintained by Border Road Organization.
The list of old National Highways is given in the following image.
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