A total of 1,355 km of roads across 11 sectors in the State have been listed and approved to be upgraded as National Highways.
The longest stretch is 211 km-long from the junction of National Highway 65 near Kodad-Miryalguda-Devarakonda and Kalwakurthi (Junction of NH 765) up to the National Highway 44 junction near Jadcherla.
Furnishing details of the developments, MLA and Telangana State president of the Bharatiya Janata Party, G. Kishan Reddy said the Centre is keen on doing everything it could, to accelerate progress and handhold the new State on its path to development.
He expressed his gratefulness to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari for the interest he had taken to get the eleven sectors approved.
The other stretches include 165 km from Junction of NH 563 near Karimnagar-Sircilla-Kamareddy and Yellareddy up to NH 161 near Pitlam, 160 km from Sircilla-Siddipet and Jangaon up to junction of NH 365 near Arvapally, 135 km from Utnoor-Kerimerei-Asifabad and Bellampalli till NH 63 near Macheral and 135 km from Hyderabad-Moinabad-Chevella-Manneguda and Kodangal and Karnataka border till NH 150 at Yadgir.
Other sectors are 120 km of extension of National Highway 563 from Warangal to Khammam till NH 365 A, 98 km from NH 30 near Bhadrachalam and Charla up to NH 163 near Venkatapuram, 84 km from NH 63 near Macheral and Peddapalli up to NH 563 near Karimnagar, 76 km from Madnoor and Bodhan up to NH 63 near Nizamabad, 74 km from Bodhan and Basar till NH 161 near Bhainsa, on NH 161 from Nizampet and Nayarankhed till NH 50 near Bidar, and 37 km from Adilabad to NH 44 in Gudihatnur and Utnoor.