Construction and MSMEs in India

Alternative Perspectives

MSMEs in the Construction sector

For the construction business, Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are the one of the strongest drivers of economic development and employment – in job creation, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Read More

Grassroot Initiatives

Eco-friendly Approach for Construction

Construction practices in the mountain regions have been changing rapidly, mainly under the influence of cement-based practices which are often wrongly perceived by local populations as being better with respect to resist earthquakes. The project titled Delivery Model for Eco-Friendly Multi-Hazard Resistant Construction Technologies and Habitat Solutions in the Mountain States, Focus: Uttarakhand” was implemented by Development Alternatives (DA). The project focuses on minimizing the use of energy-intensive building materials like burnt clay red bricks, cement, steel, and sand and promotes the use of locally available materials like stone, soil, and chir pine timber in the mountainous region. It strengthens the seismic resistance of traditional construction practices like stone masonry by incorporating reinforcement for increased ductility. Read More

Data and Trends


Indian engineering and construction firm Larsen & Toubro is mapping new growth

CEO and managing director S.N. Subrahmanyan on how technology and sustainability are creating new opportunities. Read More

MSME sector to rebound with 15% growth in FY22, but NPAs to remain around 12%: Study

Ease of Doing Business for MSMEs: Overall annual MSME NPAs had increased from 8.6 per cent in FY19 to 12.6 per cent and 12.5 per cent in FY20 and FY21 respectively and is likely to stay around the same level for FY22 as well. Read More

MSME "Growth Stars" need support

Can we identify growth stars in MSMEs; companies that can grow non-linearly, and accelerate their growth? Read More

Budget 2022: Much-needed push to infra; support for MSME, housing

The Budget has been a balancing act; well-manoeuvred to offer a roadmap for economic growth and citizen welfare. Read More


Sydney Build Expo 2022 | Wednesday, 01 June 2022 - Thursday, 02 June 2022 | ICC Sydney, Exhibition Centre, Halls 2-4 14 Darling Dr, Sydney NSW 2000

Get in early to book your free ticket to the leading construction expo that will be held next year the at ICC Sydney in Darling Harbour and is co-hosted with the Sydney Infrastructure Expo. Sydney Build is the only event in Australia to offer 300+ accredited presentations, 500+ exhibitors and incredible networking opportunities for all of Australia’s construction, architecture, engineering, HVAC, project management, surveying, transport, infrastructure, design professionals and more. Read More

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