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Formed in the year 2000, the state of Chhattisgarh is fast emerging to be an important tourist centre and an industrial hub. Its strategic location and easy accessibility along with its cost effective transport system have majorly contributed to the development of this state. Along with a number of national highways passing through this state, it has a well organised system of roadways, with orderly distribution of traffic. There are numerous railway stations here, connecting this state to major other states via long distance trains. Swami Vivekananda Airport in Raipur caters to the air connectivity in this state.

Transport Services in Chhattisgarh
Raipur Junction

Chhattisgarh Transport Department

The roadways in Chhattisgarh state comes under the purview of Chhattisgarh Transport Department, with Shri Rajesh Munat as the transport minister. This department performs and supervises over various activities related to transportation, keeping in mind the public convenience and vehicle population in this state. Almost all the managerial activities of this department have been computerised, to provide the citizens an effective and efficient means of accessing various records and getting their grievances resolved in the least possible time. A variety of computerised services are provided to the citizens here, including e- sewa, license, online permit system, dealer point registration, online permit frequency etc. It is said to have been the first state to have successfully implemented Vahan (A national portal for vehicle registration) and Sarathi (A national portal for driving license). Apart from various steps for repair and maintenance of roads in Chhattisgarh, the government is also taking various efforts for the development of high speed road corridors for the improvement of traffic and road connectivity services in this state. There are RTOs distributed geographically, throughout the state for the convenience of the people here.

Chhattisgarh Transport Department
Address: Bus Stand Road, Pandri, Raipur, Chhattisgarh 492001
Website: http://cg.nic.in/transport/

RTOs in Chhattisgarh

Raipur (CG 04)
Address: Near Banjari Mandir, Rawabhata, Raipur – 493221

Dhamtari (CG 05)
Address: Rudri, Dhamtari - 493776

Mahasamund (CG 06)
Address: Near Collectorate, Mahasamund - 493445

Durg (CG 07)
Address: Jail Road, Panch Building, Malviya Nagar, Durg - 491001

Rajnandgaon (CG 08)
Address: Near Digvijay Stadium, Rajnandgaon – 491441

Kawardha (CG 09)
Address: Kabirdham - 491995

Bilaspur (CG 10)
Address: Lagra, Seepat Road, Near Traffic Park, Bilaspur – 495115

Janjgir Champa (CG 11)
Address: Near Netaji Chowk, Janjgir, Janjgir Champa – 495559

Korba (CG 12)
Address: Near New Era Prograssive School, Behind Tehsil Office, Rampur, Korba – 465977

Raigarh (CG 13)
Address: Behind Chakradhar Nagar Thana, Near Mini Stadium, Raigarh - 496100

Jashpur (CG 14)
Address: Jashpur - 496331

Koriya (CG 16)

Address: Rampur Colony, Baikunthpur, Koriya – 497335
Bastar (CG 17)
Address: Near Dharampura, Door Darshan Colony, Bastar - 494005

Dantewada (CG 18)
Address: D.E.T.I. Campus, Dantewada - 494449

Kanker (CG 19)
Address: Bardebhata, Kanker - 494334

Baloda Bazar (CG 22)
Address: Room No.17, Samanvit Karyalaya, Near New Bus Stand, Main Road, Baloda Bazar – 493332

Gariyaband (CG 23)
Address: Collectorate Compound, Gariyaband - 493889

Balod (CG 24)
Address: Collectorate Compound, Balod - 491226

Bemetara (CG 25)
Address: Collectorate Building, Bijabhat Chowk, Berla Road, Bemetara - 493221

Mungeli (CG 28)
Address: Dwarika Prasad Mishra Science College Compound, Nawagarh Road, Mungeli – 495334

Kondagaon (CG 27)
Address: Quarter No. F-01, DNK Colony Para, Beside CRPF Camp, Kondagaon - 424226

Surajpur (CG 29)
Address: Surajpur – 497229, Chhattisgarh

Sarguja (CG 15)
Address: Near Bus Stand, Ambikapur, Sarguja – 497001

Roadways in Chhattisgarh

Being an important industrial centre, it is necessary for Chhattisgarh to have good road connectivity to other Indian states. The road infrastructure here thus is undergoing major transformations. The length of the roadways here is about 35,388 kilometres, with connectivity, throughout the country. Out of this, about 2,184 kilometres is taken up by the national highways, while the state highways occupy about 3,611 kilometres. The remaining are taken up by district roads and village roads. Regular passenger buses are available, connecting major cities here to nearby areas, as well as rural villages, thus providing convenient as well a cost effective transport services.

National Highways passing through Chhattisgarh

The national highways in Chhattisgarh connect the headquarters of various districts in this state to major Indian cities like Mumbai, Vishakapatnam, Kolkata, Hyderabad etc. They carry most of the traffic belonging to the state and thus prove to be an efficient means of communication here. The state of Chhattisgarh being a major industrial hub, these national highways are beneficial for transport of steel and other items to major metro cities and commercial capitals. The national highways passing through this state include:

NH 6: Hajira - Dhule-Nagpur - Raipur- Mahasamund - Sambalpur - Baharagora-Kolkata
NH 43: Raipur-Vizianagaram Junction with National Highway No. 5 near Natavalasa
NH 200: Raipur-Bilaspur-Raigarh-Kanaktora-Jharsuguda-Kochinda-Deogarh-Talcher-Chandhikhol
NH 217: Raipur- Mahasamund - Gopalpur
NH 12A: Raipur-Jhansi
NH 16: Total length 460 km (290 mi), Passes through the states of Telangana, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh.
NH 163 links Hyderabad in Telangana and Bhopalpatnam in Chhattisgarh.
NH202
NH 216 links Raigarh and Saraipali in Chhattisgarh, India. It covers a distance of 80 km.
NH 221 connects Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh and Jagdalpur in Chhattisgarh. The total length of this highway is 329 km.
NH 78 which is about 559 km (347 mi) long connects Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand.
NH 111 is 200 km (120 mi) long and links Bilaspur with Ambikapur.

Bus Services in Chhattisgarh

Recently Central government approved state government's proposal and sanctioned 442 city buses for 21 premier cities in Chhattisgarh. This was aimed for providing better transport facility in the state. The project to introduce 442 buses would include both AC and non-AC buses. Twin cities of Bhilai-Durg region were allotted the maximum of 110 buses, 50 buses for Bilaspur, 42 for Korba, 35 for Ambikapur, 20 for Rajnandgaon and others for Mahasamund, Chirmiri, Kanker, Jagdalpur, Dhamtari etc.

Railways in Chhattisgarh

Railways in Chhattisgarh play a major role in transportation of passengers as well s cargo within and outside the state. The entire railway network here is operated by the South East Central Railway Zone, with Bilaspur being its zonal headquarters. Raipur, Durg and Bilaspur Railway Junction are the major railway junctions here, as they are the starting point of many long distance trains and are well connected to major Indian cities. The state of Chhattisgarh accounts for about one-sixth of our country’s railway revenue. It is also said to be having the highest freight loading in the country. Durg, Champa, Rajnandgaon, Bilaspur, Mahasamund are the major railway heads in this region. To increase the concentration of railways in this state, various new railway lines have been proposed and many new projects are in progress including Raigarh-Mand Colliery to Bhupdeopur rail line, Dalli-Rajhara–Jagdalpur rail line, Pendra Road-Gevra Road Rail Line rail line and Barwadih-Chirmiri rail line. A metro line connecting Durg-Bhilai-Raipur-Naya Raipur has also been proposed.

Railway Stations in Chhattisgarh


Station Name: Belgahna
Station Code: BIG
Address: Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Belha
Station Code: BYL
Address: Belha, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Bilaspur Junction
Station Code: BSP
Address: Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Chakarbhatha
Station Code: CHBT
Address: Chakarbhatha, Bilaspur (CG)

Station Name: Dadhapara
Station Code: DPH
Address: Dadhapara, Bilaspur, (CG)

Station Name: Gatora
Station Code: GTW
Address: Bilaspur, (CG)

Station Name: Ghutku
Station Code: GTK
Address: Ghutku, Bilaspur, (CG)

Station Name: Jairamnagar
Station Code: JRMG
Address: Bilaspur, (CG)

Station Name: Kalmitar
Station Code: KLTR
Address: Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Kargi Road
Station Code: KGB
Address: Bilaspur, (CG)

Station Name: Khodri
Station Code: KOI
Address: Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Khongsara
Station Code: KGS
Address: Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Pendra Road
Station Code: PND
Address: Pendra Road, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Salka Road
Station Code: SLKR
Address: Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Tenganmada
Station Code: TGQ
Address: Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Usalapur
Station Code: USL
Address: Usalapur, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Siliari
Station Code: SLH
Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Tilda
Station Code: TLD
Address: Tilda, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Urkura
Station Code: URK
Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Wrs Colony Halt
Station Code: WRSC Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Bade Arapur
Station Code: BDXX
Address: Bastar, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Bacheli
Station Code: BCHL
Address: Dantewada, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Bhansi
Station Code: BHNS
Address: Dantewada, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Dantewara
Station Code: DWZ
Address: Dantewada, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Dilmili
Station Code: DMK
Address: Dantewada, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Gidam
Station Code: GIZ
Address: Gidam, Dantewada, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Kamalur
Station Code: KMLR
Address: Dantewada, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Kirandul
Station Code: KRDL
Address: Dantewada, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Dhamtari
Station Code: DTR
Address: Dhamtari, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Kurud
Station Code: KRX
Address: Dhamtari, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Sankra
Station Code: SNKX
Address: Dhamtari, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Kapan
Station Code: KPNA
Address: Janjgir - Champa, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Madwarani
Station Code: MWRN
Address: Janjgir - Champa, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Kotmi Sonan Hlt
Station Code: KTSH
Address: Janjgir - Champa, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Naila
Station Code: NIA
Address: Janjgir - Champa, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Sakti
Station Code: SKT
Address: Janjgir - Champa, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Saragbundia
Station Code: SRBA
Address: Janjgir - Champa, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Champa
Station Code: CPH
Address: Jashpur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Kaklur
Station Code: KKLU
Address: Kanker, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Manendragarh
Station Code: MDGR
Address: Koria, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Nagar
Station Code: NGE
Address: Koria, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Udalkachar
Station Code: UKR
Address: Koria, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Bagbahra
Station Code: BGBR
Address: Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Belsonda
Station Code: BLSN
Address: Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Bhimkhoj
Station Code: BMKJ
Address: Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Komakhan
Station Code: KMK
Address: Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Mahasamund
Station Code: MSMD
Address: Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Bakal
Station Code: BAKL
Address: Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Raj Nandgaon
Station Code: RJN
Address: Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Bishrampur
Station Code: BSPR
Address: Surguja, Chhattisgarh
Station Name: Arand
Station Code: ARN
Address: Arand, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Arang Mahanadi
Station Code: ANMD
Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Baikunth
Station Code: BKTH
Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Bhatgaon
Station Code: BOV
Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Bhatapara
Station Code: BYT
Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Chataud
Station Code: CATD
Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Hathbandh
Station Code: HN
Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Kendri
Station Code: KDRI
Address: Kendri, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Lakhna
Station Code: LKNA
Address: Lakhna, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Lakholi
Station Code: LKE
Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Mandhar
Station Code: MDH
Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Mandir Hasaud
Station Code: MNDH
Address: Mandir Hasaud, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Marauda
Station Code: MXA
Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Nipania
Station Code: NPI
Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Raipur City
Station Code: RCT
Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Raipur R-V Bloc
Station Code: RVH
Address: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Rajim
Station Code: RIM
Address: Rajim, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Saraswati Nagar
Station Code: SRWN
Address: Saraswati Nagar, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Sarsonpuri
Station Code: SPY
Address: Dhamtari, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Ahiwara
Station Code: AWZ
Address: Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Balod
Station Code: BXA
Address: Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Bhilai
Station Code: BIA
Address: Bhilai, Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Bhilai Pwr Hs
Station Code: BPHB
Address: Bhilai, Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Bhilainagar
Station Code: BQR
Address: Bhilai, Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Dalli Rajhara
Station Code: DRZ
Address: Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Durg
Station Code: DURG
Address: Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Gundardehi
Station Code: GDZ
Address: Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Kumhari
Station Code: KMI
Address: Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Kusumkasa
Station Code: KYS
Address: Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Latabor
Station Code: LBO
Address: Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Mohandi
Station Code: MHND
Address: Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Risama
Station Code: RSA
Address: Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Sikosa
Station Code: SKSO
Address: Durg, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Akaltara
Station Code: AKT
Address: Janjgir - Champa, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Baradwar
Station Code: BUA
Address: Janjgir - Champa, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Manik Chauree H
Station Code: MCF
Address: Kawardha, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Daghora
Station Code: DAO
Address: Korba, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Gevra Road
Station Code: GAD
Address: Korba, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Korba
Station Code: KRBA
Address: Korba, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Urga
Station Code: URGA
Address: Korba, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Chirmiri
Station Code: CHRM
Address: Koria, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Darritola
Station Code: DTL
Address: Koria, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Katora
Station Code: KTO
Address: Koria, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Jatkanhar
Station Code: JTR
Address: Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Murhipar
Station Code: MUP
Address: Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Musra
Station Code: MUA
Address: Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Paniajob
Station Code: PJB
Address: Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Parmalkasa
Station Code: PMS
Address: Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh

Station Name: Ghaghara Chat
Station Code: GHT
Address: Surguja, Chhattisgarh

Air Connectivity in Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh state has a systematic and organised network of roadways and railways connecting this state to major Indian states and cities. At present, Swami Vivekanada Airport at Raipur is the only airport serving the visitors and residents in Chhattisgarh state. It is well connected to major adjoining places by regular flights. Apart from this, there are airstrips at Bhilai, Bilaspur, Jagdalpur, Baikunth, Raigarh, Ambikapur, Korba, Jashpur and Durg. In addition, airstrips have been proposed at Korba, Balrampur, Rajnandgaon, Surajpur, Bijapur, Dantewada, Kabirdham and Kanker. There are helipads throughout the state, used for special occasions. Air Taxi facility is available connecting Raipur to places like Raigarh, Ambikapur, Jashpur, Korba, Jagdalpur etc.

Swami Vivekanand International Airport

Formerly called as Mana Airport, this airport is located Mana in Raipur is one of the busiest ones in this state. Named after the great saint, Swami Vivekanand, this airport is well designed to meet the international standards. Known for its superior services, this airport topped the list of best non metro airports in the country in the year 2014. This airport connects Chhattisgarh state to major cities like Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Indore etc by regular flights.

Swami Vivekananda Airport
Address: Civil Aerodrome, Mana, Raipur - 492015 (Chhattisgarh)
Code: RPR
Phone No: +91-771-2418167, +91-771-2418168
Email: apdrpr@aai.aero
Website: http://www.aai.aero/allAirports/raipur_generalinfo.jsp

Raigarh Airport

Raigarh Airport is located near Kondatarai in the state of Chhattisgarh and is presently used for choppers and small aircrafts. The State Government along with the Airports Authority of India (AAI), has decided to develop Raigarh as the second airport here for domestic flights. The total cost of this is estimated to be around Rs. 280 crores and the airport is expected to start functioning by around May 2017.

Jagdalpur Airport

Jagdalpur Airport, near Jagdalpur in this state presently has no commercial flights operating, except a few private charters. It has been proposed to include night landing facilities in this airport, to handle emergency situations.

Jagdalpur Airport
Code: JGB
Address: Hatkachora, Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh 494001

Bilaspur Airport

This airport is located at Chakarbhatta village, to the south of Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh. Though it is owned and managed by the Airports Authority of India, it is currently used for pilot training and general aviation. It has been proposed by the Indian army to construct a training facility for the Special Forces in this airport.

Bilaspur Airport
Code: PAB
Address: Tilsara, Chhattisgarh 495220

Local Transport Mediums in Chhattisgarh

The state of Chhattisgarh is well connected to major Indian cities by roadways. Buses, auto rickshaws, taxis etc form the major means of local communication here. Working class population here own their own vehicles and thus one can see a number cars, mopeds, bikes etc on the roads, especially in the industrially developed areas. Hand pulled auto rickshaws, tuk tuks, tangas and bailgadis are also popular among the rural and the tribal areas in Chhattisgarh. Tempos and hand pulled auto rickshaws serve as an efficient and effective medium to reach nearby destinations. Taxis here, generally charge a fixed rate, depending upon the distance travelled. For those who wish to opt for sight seeing, there are a number of private travel agencies that offer rental cars and bus services.

Also Read
Transport in Bilaspur | Transport in Bhilai | Transport in Raigarh | Transport in Jagdalpur

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    Dennis kujur from bilaspur, chattisgarh 377 Days ago

    There no public road transport in district introduced new one 2 neighbouring district........

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