Role of Infrastructural Projects in Sustainable Development: Analysis of Local Government Services of Emerging Economies

  • Ashfaq Ahmad Associate Professor, Hailey College of Commerce, University of the Punjab, Lahore. Pakistan
  • Zaheer ud Din Babar MS. Scholar, COMSATS University, Islamabad. Pakistan
  • Khalid Latif Assistant Professor, College of Commerce, Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan
Keywords: Project Success, Local Government Services, Infrastructure sector, Sustainable development


Purpose: The current study is carried out to examine the role of local government services in project success for sustainable development through infrastructure projects in the selected part of Pakistan Local Government services are considered essential for sustainable development in the contemporary world especially in the infrastructure sector. Emerging economies like Pakistan are struggling to improve quality of life by providing better opportunities to its masses through local government services for sustainable development. Therefore, such topic is worth essential to study.

Design/Methodology/Approach: A structured questionnaire (using five points liker scale ranging 1 to 5) is used to collect data from 217 respondents who are directly engaged in infrastructure projects by using random sampling technique. SPSS is used for data analysis through selected statistical techniques.

Findings: Results indicate that there is statistically significant relationship between services of local government and project success in infrastructure sector. Moreover, Local Govt. Services contribute towards sustainable socio-economic development in the economy.


It is suggested that policy makers and relevant authorities should improve the quality of local government services with diversity to develop infrastructure sector by executing success projects for individual and collective well-being.


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Ashfaq Ahmad, Zaheer ud Din Babar, & Khalid Latif. (2021). Role of Infrastructural Projects in Sustainable Development: Analysis of Local Government Services of Emerging Economies. Journal of Business and Social Review in Emerging Economies, 7(1), 119-130.