Infrastructure is the basic physical systems of a business or nation; transportation, communication, sewage, water and electric systems roads. These systems are high-cost investments; however, they are vital to a country's economic development and prosperity The activities that registered the highest growth include highway construction/widening power generation import/export cargo at major ports Infrastructure sector is a key driver for the Indian economy. The sector is highly responsible for propelling India's overall development. This sector enjoys more focused attention by the Central and State Governments in India. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) received in Construction Development sector (townships, housing, built up infrastructure and construction development projects) from April 2000 to March 2017 stood at US$ 24.3 billion, according to the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP).
REAL ESTATE SECTOR
In India, real estate is the second largest employer The real estate sector comprises four sub sectors - housing, retail, hospitality, and commercial.. The construction industry ranks third among the 14 major sectors in terms of direct, indirect and induced effects in all sectors of the economy.
The Indian real estate market is expected to touch US$ 180 billion by 2020. The housing sector alone contributes 5-6 per cent to the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Industry such as IT and ITeS, retail, consulting and e-commerce have registered high demand for office space in recent times. The office space absorption in 2016 across the top eight cities amounted to 34 million square feet (msf) with Bengaluru recording the highest net absorption during the year. Information Technology and Business Process Management sector led the total total space uptake in 2016.