Tag: construction sector

  • 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…