National Highway 79 (India)

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Indian National Highway 79
National Highway 79
Road map of India with National Highway 79 highlighted in blue
Route information
Length: 500 km (300 mi)
GQ: 172 km (107 mi) (Nasirabad - Chittaurgarh)
Major junctions
From: Ajmer, Rajasthan
To: Indore, Madhya Pradesh
States: Rajasthan: 220 km (140 mi)
Madhya Pradesh: 280 km (170 mi)
Nasirabad - Neemuch - Mandsaur
Highway system
NH 78 NH 79A

National Highway 79 (NH 79) is a National Highway that links Ajmer in Rajasthan and Indore in Madhya Pradesh.[1] The highway is 500 km (310 mi) long, of which 220 km (140 mi) is in Rajasthan and 280 km (170 mi) is in Madhya Pradesh.


It is very important route of Southeastern Rajasthan & life line of Western Madhya Pradesh. Ajmer is the one end of this national highway and other end is Indore in Madhya Pradesh. It covers many important industrial, commercial & tourist places i.e. Ajmer(religious place), Nasirabad (Army cantt.), Bhilwara (known for industries), Chittorgarh (Famous tourist place & cement Industries), Nimbahera (cement industries & stone), Nimach (Cement Industries, Agriculture Business, Major Opium crop center & Govt. Opium Factory, Major CRPF Center), Mandsour(known for Pashupatinath temple), Ratlam (Division & Important center of Western Railway), Indore (Commercial Capital of M.P.) and Mhow (a major army headquarters). Now four-lane road constructed in madhya pradesh portion of this highway.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ [1] Start and end points of National Highways

External links[edit]

  • [2] NH network map of India