Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
27-August-2012 16:07 IST
Advertisement Hoardings on National Highways
As per Ministry of Road Transport & Highwkays extant policy, no advertisement hoardings are permitted on National Highways/Expressways within the Right of Way except informatory signs of public interest such as hospitals, bus stations etc. or advertisement of temporary nature announcing local events such as Mela, Flower show etc. Under the policy of private sponsorship of road signs and greening of National Highways, the private entrepreneurs are allowed to depict the name/logo of their company in a sign of specified dimension.

Instructions have been issued from time to time to executing agencies for dismantling/removal of existing advertisement hoardings on National Highways within the Right of Way.

This information was given by the Minister of State of Road Transport and Highways, Shri Jitin Pradada, in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

Sanjay Kumar/kd