Facts about Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh is bordered by Jammu and Kashmir to the north and Uttar Pradesh to the south, to the Northwest is Punjab and Haryana is to the southwest. Uttaranchal is to the southeast of the state. With a sq Km of 55,653, the state is full of mountains, plains, hills, now peaked mountains, greenery and landscape. Tourists should carry a map to reach the right place as the place can get confusing due to the hilly region and the many roads that the state has. The state has many other towns like the Kullu, Dalhousie, Kangra, Dharmasala, Chamba, Manali, Dharmashala, Hamirpur etc, which are great places to visit. To reach these places a map can be very useful to find the exact roads and also places of interest while you pass by.
Himachal Pradesh Roads
Being a very important tourists and a place of many pilgrimage centers, the government is always striving to put up good roads for the convenience of the visitors. There are almost 2000 temples in the state of Himachal Pradesh and that is why people from all over the country visit the state many times a year. The twelve districts of Himachal Pradesh are well connected that provides great access for business and many other purposes. Due to the hilly region, the roads have to develop every time there is a natural disaster during bad weather.
The state has a good road network, in which 9 are national highways and 19 state highways. There are around 45 major district roads connecting various places. The Government has taken up various plans to build the infrastructure of the state road. Many revolutionary projects are coming up that would upgrade the present conditions of the roads in the state. With proper roads the chances of developing the industries and factories in this hilly region are going to increase and with it most of the district can get access to hospitals, schools, colleges, etc. various grants have been provided by the central government to focus on the development of roads.
Last Updated on : 13/06/2013