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The length of National Highways, State Highways and Major district roads is 108 km, 700.5 km and 741 km respectively. Two National highways pass through Wardha district.

  • Surat-Kolkata National Highway no. 6 passes through the northern part of the district. Two important places on this route are Talegaon and Karanja.
  • Varanasi-Kanyakumari National Highway no. 7 passes through the district and connects to Delhi via Nagpur. The important places on this route are Hinganghat and Jam.

State highways and roads from the district headquarters at Wardha link all 8 tehsils (sub-districts) and major towns. Wardha city is well connected with the region through SH-3, which connects the city to Seloo, Buti Bori and Deoli. Pune is 686 km and Mumbai is 817 km away from Wardha. The nearest city with more than 1.0 lakh population is Nagpur, which is located at a distance of 77 km.


Wardha district is well connected by rail network with other cities of Maharashtra and nearby regions. The total length of the railway network in the district is about 397 km in which single broad-gauge railway track is 65 km, and double broad - gauge railway track is 225 km long. Triple broad – gauge track gauge track length of 70 km, and narrow – gauge track is 27 km long. The district has got the advantages of having the railways junction of all the connecting trains of Central, Southern as well as Northern line.

  • Mumbai - Kolkata (Central Railway) and Chennai - Delhi rail routes pass through the district. Wardha is an important station on both these routes.


The nearest air connectivity is available at Nagpur International Airport which is at a distance of 77 km from the Wardha city.

The ancient name of Amravati is "Udumbravati", prakrut form of this is "Umbravati" and "Amravati" is known for many centuries with this name.

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  • Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation Ltd
    Nepean Sea Road, Priyadarshini Park,
    Mumbai 400 036, Maharashtra, India.
  • 91 22 23685909,
    91 22 26517900,
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