GST No. 07AAECN7759E1Z7
National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd.
Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India

The Particulars of the Organization, functions and duties


The National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) was incorporated as a Public Sector Undertaking under the Companies Act, 2013, on 18th July, 2014 under Ministry of Road Transport & Highways,Government of India, inter alia, with authorized share capital of ₹10 crores and paid up capital of ₹ 1 crore with an objective to fast pace construction ofNational Highways and other infrastructure in the North Eastern Region and Strategic Areas of the country which share international boundaries. The effort is aimed at economically consolidating these areas with overall economic benefits flowing to the local population while integrating them in more robust manner with the mainstream. The company started its effective functioning on 22nd Sep. 2014 with first appointment of Shri. Anand Kumar, IAS (KL:1984) and Shri Sanjay Jaju, IAS (TS:1992) as Managing Director and Director (A&F) respectively.

The company has been entrusted with the task of developing and improving road connectivity of an approximate aggregate length  of 10,000 km including the international trade corridor in the North East, and 500 km in the North Bengal and North Eastern region of India to enable efficient and safe transport   regionally with other South Asia Sub-regional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) member countries & promote cross border trade and commerce besides helping safeguard India’s international borders.

The company envisages creating customized and specialized skills for addressing issues like complexities of geographical terrains and addressing extensive coordination requirements with security agencies. The company would endeavor to undertake infrastructure projects including but not restricted tourban infrastructure and urban or city transport and to act as an agency for development of all types of Infrastructure. The company envisages working towards cross sharing of technical know-how and enhancing opportunities for business development with other nations and their agencies, including the multilateral organizations and institutions.

ii) Vision

To fast-pace the construction of National Highways and other Infrastructure in the North Eastern Region, near border and strategic areas like Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh and also in the state of Uttarakhand and UT of Andaman & Nicobar islands. • Facilitate to consolidate South–South East Asia Links and socio-economic development of NER.

iii) Mission

To become a professional company which works in most efficient and transparent manner, and designs, develops and delivers infrastructure projects in a time bound manner for maximizing benefits to all stakeholders.

Our Mandate

iv) Our Mandate

• Charge of building infrastructure that involves roads, and highways and tunnels, inter state and international connectivity mainly in North Eastern Region (NER), Himalayan region and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
• Implementation of Government’s action plan in bringing ‘Act East Policy’ on the ground and act as Nodal agency in NER. Major objective includes minimum 2-Lane connectivity to each district of NER.
• Implementation of SARDP-NE and to act as a Nodal agency for development of NH in the NER.
• Implementation of Bharat Mala Pariyojana (BMP) to develop Border roads, Economic Annual Report | 2021-22 5 corridors, Feeder roads for inland waterways, Improvement of choke/congestion points and International connectivity roads.
• A ‘lean and thin’ organization to work with limited staff equipped with expertise in different arena for fast track decision making for cost-effective construction.
• Broad improvement in the infrastructure development process through an inclusive development strategy.
• Specialized ways to shorten the time span taken by other executing bodies in the states, with a better technical know-how.
• Planning and construction of tunnels in Himalayan region.
• To yield IT initiatives on behalf of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. Some of the IT initiatives are e-PACE, INAMPRO & INAMPRO+, INFRACON and SAP.
• Development of automated parking, multi-modal logistics parks and bus ports. • Other infra works assigned by the Ministry including Project Management Consultancies.


NHIDCL has 13 Regional Offices, 47 Project Monitoring Units and 76 Site Offices for effective implementation of its projects. For details click here


Managing Director is the Head of NHIDCL. He/She is appointed by Govt. of India. The past and present Managing Director are as under:

S.No Name Period
     From                To
1 Shri Anand Kumar, IAS  (KL: 1984) 20.09.2014 23.06.2017
2 Shri N.N. Sinha, IAS  (JH: 1987) 07.08.2017 04.03.2019
3 Shri N.N. Sinha, IAS (JH: 1987)

(Chairman NHAI with additional charge of NHIDCL)

05.03.2019 23.10.2019
4 Shri K.K. Pathak, IAS (BH:1990) 05.11.2019 01.10.2021
5 Shri Mahmood Ahmed, (IP&TAFS:1993)

(JS, Morth and additional charge of NHIDCL)

01.10.2021 31.01.2022
6 Shri Chanchal Kumar, IAS (BH:1992) 31.01.2022