With over 33 lakh kilometers of roadways, India has the second largest road network in the world.
It includes all types of roads - paved roads, unpaved roads, national highways, state highways, major district roads, minor district roads, village roads, link roads etc. The national highways with a length of over 70, 548 kilometers, account for 2% of the total road network but carry 40% of the movement of goods and passengers. State Highways have a total length of 1,31,899 km, major district roads - 4,67,763 km; rural and other roads 26,50,000 km.
India has a large and extensive transportation system. The country has one of the world's largest roadway network transporting millions of people every year.
The total length of roads in India is over 33 lakh kms including both metalled and unmettaled roads. In terms of road length, India has one of the largest road networks in the world.