Roads in Nepal are administered by three levels of Government as below:
|1||Federal government||Department of Roads (under MoPIT)||National Highway|
|2||Provincial government||Ministry of Road Infrastructure and Urban development||Provincial Highway|
|3||Local government||District government, Municipal government||Urban/rural road|
The Economic Survey 2014–15 released by the Ministry of Finance (Nepal), shows that the country had total road network of 80,078 km in 2014/15 that included 26,935 km roads constructed and maintained by the Department of Roads (DoR) and 53,143 km roads constructed by the government of local bodies. This includes the national highway, feeder roads, district roads and urban roads.
Further information: National Highway System (Nepal)
National Highways are administered by Department of roads under Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport (Nepal). According to the Statics of National Highway SNH-2020/21 there are 80 National Highways in Nepal which are 14,913 KM long in total distance.
|#||Highway Numbers||Highway Name||Length (KM)|
|5||NH05||Madan Ashrit Highway||1016|
|9||NH09||Madan Bhandari Highway||1200|
|18||NH18||Pushpa Lal Highway||1,889|
|20||NH20||Kathmandu Terai Express way||193|
|21||NH21||Kathmandu Outer Ring Road||24
There are seven provinces in Nepal which have many provincial Highways and provincial roads which are marked by province's government. Provincial highway or road are marked as below:
'00' stands for highway or road numbers.