Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) has been launched by Govt. of lndia for promoting urban reforms and investments in the selected 63 cities of India. Ludhiana is one of the eligible cities. CDP is a requirement to access the funds under JNNURM as per the guidelines.
The Andhra Pradesh government is giving forests that sustain tribal communities to the Reliance group of industries for plantations. That, too, with the help of joint forest management institutions. The reason may be more than fund crunch