In 2011-12, infrastructure investment as a share of GDP was approximately 8 per cent and it is expected to rise to 10 per cent of GDP over the next five years, experts opined.
The infrastructure investment will reach 8.37 per cent of GDP in the terminal year of the 11th Plan (2011-12). Net bank credit to infrastructure has increased by 59 per cent over previous year. However, total FDI inflows during April-November 2010 were 26.67 per cent lower compared to the inflows during the same period in the previous year.
The Britain India Infrastructure Group (BIIG) was launched in UK to facilitate the development of infrastructure in India with the involvement of senior officials from both sides and the major private sector players in infrastructure development.