Government of India has officially published new numbering system for all the national highway network of India on 28 April 2010. As per the new numbering system, All major Highways will be single digit or double digit and also based on the orientation and the geographic location of the highway.
NH-44 –3,745 km | Srinagar to Kanyakumari
National Highway 44 (NH 44) is the longest National Highway in India, starts from Srinagar and terminates in Kanyakumari. The NH 44 highway has come into being by merging seven major national highways of old number that include NH 1A,NH 1,NH 2,NH 3, NH 75,NH 26 and NH 7. Major stretch of NH 44 are part of North South Corridor and the Golden Quadrilateral,connects several important Indian cities from Srinagar to Kanyakumari.
NH 27 – 3,507 km | Gujarat – Assam
National Highway 27 (NH 27) is a part of North South and East West Corridor of India,starts from Porbandar and terminates in Silchar. The 3,507 km long road is the second longest National Highway in India after National Highway 44 (old NH 7). Jhansi is the junction of North South and East West Corridors.
NH 48 – 2,807 km | Delhi – Chennai
National Highway 48 (NH 48) starts from Delhi and terminates at Chennai. The national highways of old NH 8, stretch from Delhi to Jaipur including Kishangarh expressway,National Expressway 1, Udaipur to Vadodara and Baroda to Bombay (NH 8 old) were merged and renumbered to NH 48. Ahmedabad Vadodara Expressway, Delhi Gurgaon Expressway, Jaipur-Kishangarh Expressway and Western Express Highway are the part of new numbered National Highway 48.
NH 52 – 2,317 km | Punjab – Karnataka
National Highway 52 (NH 52) is a 2,317 km long highway that connects north to south India. NH 52 passes through the major cities of Hisar, Jaipur, Kota, Indore, Dhule,Aurangabad, Bijapur to Hubli.
NH 30 – 2,010 km | Uttarakhand to Andhra Pradesh
National Highway 30 (NH 30) was previously National Highway 221, connecting Sitarganj in Uttarakhand with Ibrahimpatnam in Andhra Pradesh. NH 30 passes through 6 major states of India covering a distance of 2,010 km through the cities of Lucknow, Allahabad,Jabalpur, Raipur and Bhadrachalam.
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