The broad operational environment that affects the construction sector has several unique features not shared by other industries. This is true not only with respect to the dominance of contract based works giving rise to a distinct culture and problems of a different nature but also with respect to issues like finance, taxation and man-power related policies.
Construction Federation of India (CFI) was therefore set up by the leading heavy civil engineering construction firms of India as a forum that would strive for bringing about all-round improvements in the construction sector apart from aiming at long-standing problems while striving towards resolution of operational as well as policy level problems faced by the industry.
CFI thus is a representative body “of the sector, for the sector and by the sector”
The Federation is a representative body of the leading engineering construction firms of the country engaged in the construction of critically important infrastructure projects such as dams, power stations, roads & highways, bridges, tunnels, seaports, airports, metros, housing & urban development and such other basic amenities. These firms have been integral part of the nation building process over several decades and are today playing a critical role towards achieving the highly ambitions infrastructure creation targets.
Since its inception, CFI has been instrumental in identifying problem areas which have a detrimental impact on the construction industry in particular an on the project implementation process in general and advocating rationale & appropriate changes in laws, rules & regulations at the Central and State levels for tuning them with the needs of the industry.