National Highway 163 (India)(old numbering)
|National Highway 163|
|Length:||334 km (208 mi)|
|National Highway 7 in Hyderabad
National Highway 9 in Hyderabad
National Highway 16 at Bhopalpatnam
|States:||Telangana: 244 km
Chhattisgarh: 36 km
|Warangal - Venkatapuram|
National Highway 163 (NH 163) is a National Highway in India that links Hyderabad in Telangana and Bhopalpatnam in Chhattisgarh. The road till Warangal was already a state highway. It was extended and upgraded to a NH as the shortest route to connect Chhattisgarh to an important city. Earlier it was in NH 202.
- In Hyderabad city, the highway passes through Golnaka, Amberpet, Ramanthapur, Uppal Kalan and Ghatkesar areas along the northern banks of River Musi.
- The highway passes through Ghatkesar, Bhongir, Aleru, Jangaon, Raghunathpalle, Station Ghanpur, Warangal, Atmakur, Mallampalli, Mulug, Eturu Nagaram, Chandrupatla and Bhadrakali.
- It is arbitrarily calculated about 280 kilometers, in which the stretch in Telangana is about 244 kilometers and in Chhattisgarh 36 kilometers.
- The highway joins National Highway 16 (India) at Bhopalpatnam, but there is no bridge across River Godavari at Nagaram village so travellers have to go all the way to Bhadrachalam to get into Chhattisgarh.
- The highway joins National Highway 7 (India) at Hyderabad.
|NH163||3249370||334 km||N 63 near Bhopalpatnam, Venkatapuram, Warangal, N 44 near Hyderabad|
- Openstreetmap NH 163
- "Rationalisation of Numbering Systems of National Highways". New Delhi: Department of Road Transport and Highways. Retrieved 2 September 2012.