ConstructionWorld.in India has planned thousands of kilometers of new highway projects, yet only a fraction of them have been completed. Related Links: Inside Gurgaon, Indias Bustling Commercial Hub Will India's Cheap Labor Last Forever? In India, Small Backhoes Mean Big Business India's construction market in 2012 swallowed a bitter cocktail of policy paralysis, tight liquidity, rising inflation and increased activism, bringing double-digit economic growth in 2010 to an estimated rate of less than 6% this fiscal year. For many firms, this feels like a recession. The present economic crunch and inflationary pressures are adversely affecting workloads in the infrastructure sector.