Prime Minister will inaugurate the Sohna-Dausa stretch of the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway in Rajasthan’s Dausa.


About Delhi-Mumbai Expressway

  • It will be India’s longest expressway with a length of 1,386 km.
  • This expressway will reduce the travel distance between Delhi and Mumbai by 12 percent from 1,424 km to 1,242 km.
  • Travel time between Delhi Mumbai will be reduced from 24 hours to 12 hours.
  • It is being built at an estimated cost of Rs 98,000 crore by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).
  • The expressway will pass through six states of Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra and connect major cities like Kota, Indore, Jaipur, Bhopal, Vadodara and Surat.



  • It is an 8-lane access-controlled Greenfield Expressway with scope for future expansion upto 12-lane
  • It is the first expressway in Asia and only the second in the world to feature animal overpasses to facilitate unrestricted movement of wildlife.
  • It is the first expressway that is developed with a 21-meter median on principles of forgiving highways allowing inward expansion.
  • The expressway facilitates Rain Water Harvesting in 500m interval at over 2,000 plus water recharge points.
  • It will also have an automated traffic management system.