Traffic Plan and Advice for April 29, 2024: Jammu-Srinagar National Highway (NH-44)
Traffic Plan and Advice for April 29, 2024: Jammu-Srinagar National Highway (NH-44)


  1. From April 27, 2024, 1700 hrs. to April 28, 2024, 1700 hrs., Jammu-Srinagar National Highway (NH-44) remained blocked for 1 hour due to repair work at Mehar, Ramban. Slow movement was observed on the National Highway (NH-44) due to the breakdown of six HMVs, four nomadic flocks, single-lane traffic at Dalwas, Mehad, Panthyal, Nachlana, Gangroo, Shalgarhi, etc., and the poor surface condition of the road at many places between Nashri and the NAVYUG Tunnel.
  2. Passengers and LMV operators are advised to prefer journeys on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway (NH-44) during the day, as movement of nomads towards Kashmir Valley may cause inconvenience to commuters and apprehension of shooting stones between Ramban and Banihal.
  3. Load carrier (HMV/LMV) Operators carrying fresh perishable or live stock are advised to load their vehicles as per the advisory issued by Traffic Police Headquarters from time to time, as there is single-lane traffic and poor road condition at Dalwas, Panthyal, Nachlana, Shalgarhi, etc. on Jammu Srinagar National Highway.
  4. HMV operators and owners are requested to desist from overloading and carry sufficient fuel during their journey on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway (NH-44). It is further requested that vehicle owners double-check the fitness of their vehicles and carry sufficient fuel before undertaking a journey on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway (NH-44).
  5. HMVs with only 06 and 10 tires shall be allowed to ply through Dhar Road.

Traffic Plan and Advice for April 29, 2024:


Jammu-Srinagar National Highway (NH-44)

Subject to fair weather and good road conditions, LMV passengers and private cars shall be allowed from both sides on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway (NH-44), viz., Jammu towards Srinagar and vice versa. However, HMVs shall be managed in a regulated manner after assessing the road condition.

Cut-off timing for LMVs in view of single roads at Dalwas, Panthyal, Nachlana, Kishtwari Pather, etc. (subject to change depending on road condition)

From Nagrota (Jammu) at 0600 hours to 1300 hours,

from Jakheni (Udhampur) at 0700 hrs. to 1400 hrs.

The NAVYUG Tunnel (Qazigund side) operates from 0600 hours to 1300 hours.

No vehicle shall be allowed after cut-off timing.

SF Convoy Movement:

Security Forces are advised or requested not to ply against the advisory or traffic plan in view of possible traffic congestion because of the narrow carriageway between Nashree and Banihal on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway. Tomorrow, they may fly from Jammu towards Srinagar after confirming the status of the National Highway from TCU Ramban.


Srinagar-Sonamarg-Gumari road is still blocked due to fresh snowfall on the Zojila axis.

Mughal Road:

Mughal Road is blocked due to fresh snowfall at Peer Ki Gali.

Bhaderwah-Chamba road:

The Bhaderwah-Chamba road is still blocked due to snow accumulation.


People are advised to undertake journeys on the National Highway (NH-44) only after confirming the status of the road from traffic control units as under:

  • Jammu (0191-2459048, 0191-2740550, 9419147732, 103)
  • Srinagar (0194-2450022, 2485396, 18001807091, 103)
  • Ramban (9419993745, 1800-180-7043)
  • Udhampur (8491928625)
  • PCR Kishtwar (9906154100)
  • PCR Kargil (9541902330, 9541902331)


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here