Share of construction infrastructure spending in Indian GDP FY 2008-2017
Financial market uncertainties and the reluctance of banks to lend has affected investments in the industry. Inflation pressures, improper planning and faulty implementation models have prevented the industry from reaching its true potential. However, as of 2018, most Indians agreed that there has been sufficient infrastructure development has taken place in the past three years. On the other hand, information and cyber security were rated the biggest threats to this sector during the same time period.
The country has collaborated with Japan to develop infrastructure in the north-eastern states. This meant setting up an India-Japan Coordination Forum for Development of North East to undertake strategic projects. Smooth implementation of policy changes and structural reforms can further up the demands for infrastructural investments.