Infrastructure sector in India - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

Infrastructure sector in India. The market is segmented by the Infrastructure segment (Social Infrastructure, Transportation Infrastructure, Extraction Infrastructure, Manufacturing Infrastructure)

Market Snapshot

Infrastructure sector in India Summary
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: 7 %
Infrastructure sector in India Major Players

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Market Overview

· The Infrastructure in India is estimated to grow at a CAGR of approximately 7% during the forecast period.

· Government plans to invest about INR 102 lakh crore on infrastructure projects by 2024-25. The five-year-long National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP) will enter its second year in FY21, during which INR 1,950,397 crores are to be invested. About INR 19.5 lakh crore has been budgeted during FY21 as part of the NIP. Urban infrastructure, road transport, energy, and Railways account for about 70% of allocation this 2020.

· About 42% of the projects in the NIP are under implementation, which means construction work is already going on. Another 19% is under a development stage, while a big 31% is still in the conceptual stage

· During the fiscals 2020 to 2025, sectors such as Energy (24%), Roads (19%), Urban (16%), and Railways (13%) amount to around 70% of the projected capital expenditure in infrastructure in India

Scope of the report

The Infrastructure in India covers the growing construction projects in different sectors, like Social Infrastructure, Transportation Infrastructure, Extraction Infrastructure, Manufacturing Infrastructure. Along with the scope of the report also it analyses the key players and the competitive landscape in the Infrastructure in India.

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Key Market Trends

Increase in Road infrastructure

Development of highways would be undertaken, including the development of 2,500 km access control highways, 9,000 km of economic corridors, 2,000 km of coastal and land port roads, and 2,000 km of strategic highways. FASTag mechanism encourages greater commercialization of highways enabling the NHAI to raise more resources. It was proposed to monetize at least 12 lots of highway bundles of over 6,000 km before 2024. The government has allocated INR 1,963,943 crore for road infrastructure in Budget.

Infrastructure sector in India: Length of National Highways constructed, 2015-19 (IN 1,000 KM)

Increase in FDI:

Multilateral institution Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced a USD 100 million funding for the Indian infrastructure sector through the government-promoted NIIF. Foreign investments are crucial for India as the country for overhauling its infrastructure sector such as ports, airports, and highways to boost growth. Infrastructure is one of the sectors which gets the highest foreign direct investment (FDI). Inflows in the verticals such as townships, construction development projects, and housing were recorded at USD 25.5 billion between FY00 and FY19. Schemes such as ‘Housing for all’ and ‘Smart Cities Mission’ have benefitted from these investments. Saudi Arabia is looking to make investments in India potentially worth USD 100 billion in the areas of energy, refining, petrochemicals, infrastructure, agriculture, minerals, and mining.

Infrastructure sector in India: FDI inflow for the infrastructure sector in India, 2015-18 (In USD Billion)

Competitive Landscape

The report covers the major players operating in the Infrastructure sector in India. The market is Fragmented, the market is expected to grow during the forecast period due to the inflow of FDI(Foreign Direct Investment) in the infrastructure sector and the government allocated INR 100 Lakh Crore in infrastructure and many other factors are driving the market.

Major Players

  1. Larsen & Toubro Limited

  2. Tata Projects Ltd

  3. Hindustan Construction Co. Ltd

  4. Simplex Infrastructures Ltd

  5. Jaiprakash Associates Ltd

Infrastructure sector in India Concentration

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

    4. 4.4 Value Chain / Supply Chain Analysis

    5. 4.5 Porters 5 Force Analysis

      1. 4.5.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.5.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.5.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.5.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.5.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

    6. 4.6 Market Insights

      1. 4.6.1 Current Economic and Construction Market Scenario

      2. 4.6.2 Technological Innovations in the industry

      3. 4.6.3 Impact of Government Regulations and Initiatives on the Industry

      4. 4.6.4 Impact of COVID -19 on the market


    1. 5.1 By Infrastructure segment

      1. 5.1.1 Social Infrastructure

        1. Schools

        2. Hospitals

        3. Defence

        4. Others

      2. 5.1.2 Transportation Infrastructure

        1. Railways

        2. Roadways

        3. Airports

        4. Waterways

      3. 5.1.3 Extraction Infrastructure

        1. Power Generation

        2. Electricity Transmission & Disribution

        3. Water

        4. Gas

        5. Telecoms

      4. 5.1.4 Manufacturing Infrastructure

        1. Metal and Ore Production

        2. Petroleum Refining

        3. Chemical Manufacturing

        4. Industrial Parks and clusters

        5. Others


    1. 6.1 Vendor Market Share

    2. 6.2 Mergers & Acquisitions

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 Larsen & Toubro Limited

      2. 6.3.2 Tata Projects Ltd

      3. 6.3.3 Hindustan Construction Co. Ltd

      4. 6.3.4 Simplex Infrastructures Ltd

      5. 6.3.5 Jaiprakash Associates Ltd

      6. 6.3.6 Gammon India Ltd

      7. 6.3.7 Nagarjuna Construction Company Limited (NCC Ltd)

      8. 6.3.8 Shapoorji Pallonji & Co. Ltd

      9. 6.3.9 Lanco Infratech Limited

      10. 6.3.10 Reliance Infrastructure Limited

    4. *List Not Exhaustive

  8. 8. APPENDIX

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Frequently Asked Questions

The India Infrastructure Sector Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The India Infrastructure Sector Market is growing at a CAGR of 7% over the next 5 years.

Larsen & Toubro Limited, Tata Projects Ltd, Hindustan Construction Co. Ltd, Simplex Infrastructures Ltd, Jaiprakash Associates Ltd are the major companies operating in India Infrastructure Sector Market.

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