Infrastructure Development

Infrastructure Sector – One of the Biggest Job Market in Post-COVID era

Infrastructure Sector – One of the Biggest Job Market in Post-COVID era

Column, Infrastructure Development
Author: Suneel Wasan, Executive Director – HR, Egis India As the world scouts for a new manufacturing destination, after China started losing its popularity during the COVID era as the manufacturing hub of the world, India presents itself as an alternate destination to fill the global manufacturing gap. This situation augurs well with the decision of the Government of India to make India self-reliant with the Make in India Initiative adding further need in the creation of good infrastructure in all sectors – roads, aviation, power, water, port, urban infrastructure, etc. As per IBEF (1), the manufacturing sector in India is expected to reach US$ 1 trillion by 2025 and will contribute about 25% to its GDP. It is estimated that under the Make in India initiative, indigenous manufacturin...