National Highway 79 (India)(old numbering)

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National Highway 79 marker

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 a 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. ^ [2] Start and end points of National Highways

External links[edit]

  • [1] NH network map of India