Tag: construction in india

  • India’s construction slowdown threatens to increase poverty

    India’s construction slowdown threatens to increase poverty

    Abhirup Bhunia The construction sector in India, which employed more than 44 million people at the end of 2010 (the last date for which official data are available), is witnessing a slowdown, affecting millions of people moving from farming to the construction sector. Constituting 7.8 percent of India’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2013-14, the…

  • L&T Construction wins Rs.3,205 crore worth orders

    L&T Construction wins Rs.3,205 crore worth orders

    Mumbai : (IANS) The construction arm of heavy engineering major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has won orders worth Rs.3,205 crore across its various businesses, the company said on Wednesday. The buildings and factories business has bagged Rs.2,018 crore of orders while its power transmission and distribution division got Rs.710 crore of new orders both in…