Gujarat as a State has tremendous potential both naturally as well as physically. Being well connected by rail and road is an added advantage although air connectivity needs improvement. Its well-equipped ports are a tremendous boost for industries in the State.
Infrastructure plays a very significant role in economic development. The government has outlined various infrastructure development initiatives in the country, which include smart cities, nationwide connectivity networks of roads, power, gas and water grids.
The sector did lag behind due to delay in land acquisitions and environment clearances. Political blockage, heavy interest, cost burden and working capital crisis added to the woes of infrastructure companies but with the change of guard at the Centre things are looking up.