About NHAI :
The National Highways Authority of India was constitued by an act of Parliment, the National Highways Authority of India Act,1988. It is responsible for development, maintenance and management of National Highways entrusted to it and for matters connected or incidental thereto.The Authority was operationalised in Feb, 1995.
NHAI'S Vision :
"To meet the nationís need for the provision and maintenance of National Highways network to global standards and to meet userís expectations in the most time bound and cost effective manner, within the strategic policy framework set by the Government of India and thus promote economic well being asnd quality of life of the people."
Indian Road Network :
Indian road network of 33 lakh Km.is second largest in the world and consists of :
- Expressways - 200 Km
- National Highways - 70,934 Km
- State Highways - 1,31,899 Km
- Major District Roads - 4,67,763 Km
- Rural and Other Roads - 26,50,000 Km