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Lifeline of Indian Economy

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Understand India Road Network.

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  • 1. Initiatives :WealthHandHoldingRaggedMinds IAS Repository: RaggedMinds IAS Repository: WealthHandHolding Lifelines of Indian Economy: Level-1 For Complete presentation Contact us: whh@raggedminds.com
  • 2. RaggedMinds IAS Highways Brief ExpresswaysInitiatives : WealthHandHolding State Wise National Highways State Roads Yamunna Expressway Government Scehmes National Highway Development Project North South East West Corridor Golden Quadrilateral To Advertise in Presentation reaching more than !0000 people every week contact us: whh@raggedminds.com
  • 3. RaggedMinds IAS Class Length (km) Expressways 1,000 km (620 mi) Total National Highways 70,934 km (44,076 mi)Initiatives : WealthHandHolding National Highways (Already 4/6 laned) 16,000 km (9,900 mi) National Highways (Being 4/6 laned) 25,000 km (16,000 mi) State Highways 154,522 km (96,016 mi) Major and other district roads 2,577,396 km (1,601,520 mi) Rural & other roads 1,433,577 km (890,783 mi) Total (approx) 4,245,429 km (2,637,987 mi To Advertise in Presentation reaching more than !0000 people every week contact us: whh@raggedminds.com
  • 4. RaggedMinds IAS National Highway Authiority of India (NHAI) is responsible for building national Highways Constitute 2% of total roads of India and 40% of traffic as of 2010Initiatives : WealthHandHolding India has 70934 total National Highway as of August 2011 The Leh-Manali Highway is the highest highway in the world (average elevation of about 5000 m). It connects Leh in Ladakh (Jammu and Kashmir) with Manali in Himachal Pradesh. Ministry of Road Transport Road transport and Highways opted systematic Number system • East to West (Odd Numbers), North to South (Even Number) and increasing order from east to west and north to south To Advertise in Presentation reaching more than !0000 people every week contact us: whh@raggedminds.com
  • 5. RaggedMinds IAS NH7 is longest which runs between Varnasi in UP to Kanyakumari The shortest National Highway is NH-47A, which runs from Ernakulam to Kochi Port (about 6 km) The National Highway Act of 1956 allows private investment in building and maintenance of Highways.Initiatives : WealthHandHolding National Highway Act of 1988 led to the constitution of National Highway Authority of Act India’s road networks carry nearly 65% of freight traffic and 85% of passenger traffic in the country India has the highest density of highways in the world (0.66 km of highway per sq km of territory) With over 3.3 million km of roadways, India has the third largest road network in the world (behind USA and China) To Advertise in Presentation reaching more than !0000 people every week contact us: whh@raggedminds.com
  • 6. RaggedMinds IAS According to 2009 estimates by Goldman Sachs, India will need to invest US$1.7 trillion on infrastructure projects before 2020 to meet its economic needs, a part of which would be in upgrading Indias road network As of June 2012, India had completed and placed in use over 18,300 kilometers of recently built 4 or 6-lane highways connecting many of its majorInitiatives : WealthHandHolding manufacturing centers, commercial and cultural centers Road classification Authority responsible Total kilometers (as of 2011) Ministry of Road Transport & 70,934; plus 40,000 National Highways Highways (Central kilometers under government of India) implementation State governments (states State Highways 131,899 public works department) Local governments, Rural and urban roads panchayats and 3,117,763[ municipalities To Advertise in Presentation reaching more than !0000 people every week contact us: whh@raggedminds.com
  • 7. RaggedMinds IASInitiatives : WealthHandHolding To Advertise in Presentation reaching more than !0000 people every week contact us: whh@raggedminds.com
  • 8. RaggedMinds IAS Complete presentation is for Members. ContactInitiatives : WealthHandHolding us: whh@raggedminds.com To Advertise in Presentation reaching more than !0000 people every week contact us: whh@raggedminds.com