RICS study indicates a likely demand-supply gap of 44 million core professionals in India by 2020.

Given the potential future growth of the real estate, construction and infrastructure sectors, the industry is believed to be facing a considerable shortage of manpower, which may impede India's growth aspirations.

The research analyses the future contribution of built environment in India's economic growth, population trends and corresponding potential demand for real estate space and infrastructure. It further analyses the types of professions and skills that will be required, which is covered as demand and supply of core professions of civil engineering, architecture and planning; non-core professions; and new specialised professions that are emerging in the fast-paced and increasingly complex built environment.

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