At least central government and local mandarin tend to think so..in backward region grant of 25 crore per district , all districts of western MP i.e. Jhabua, Dhar, Khargone, Alirajpur etc have been left out
And this is happening when Mr Bhuria was cabinet minister and now state congress president
Sixty Tribal and Backward districts in 9 states to get Central Grant under IAP
The Ministry of Panchayati Raj has issued a Central Grant of Rs. 1500 crore to 60 selected Tribal and Backward districts of 9 states during the current financial year (2010-11) under the Integrated Action Plan (IAP) of these districts. The amount of Grant is Rs. 25 crore per district and is being given under the Development Grant Component of Backward Region Grant Fund (BRGF) to the concerned States.
The States and the districts are:
Andhra Pradesh (2) Adilabad, Khammam
Bihar (7) Arwal, Aurangabad, Gaya, Jamui, Jehanabad, Nawada and Rohtas
Chhattisgarh (10) Bastar, Bijapur, Dantewada, Jashpur, Kanker, Kawardha, Koriya, Narayanpur, Rajnandgaon and Sarguja
Jharkhand (14) Bokaro, Chatra, Garhwa, Gumla, Hazaribagh, Kodarma, Latehar, Lohardaga, Paschim Singhbhum, Palamu, Purbi Singhbhum, Ramgarh, Saraikela and Simdega
Madhya Pradesh (8) Anuppur, Balaghat, Dindori, Mandla, Seoni, Shahdol, Sidhi and Umaria,
Maharashtra (2) Gadchiroli, Gondiya,
Orissa (15) Bolangir, Debagarh/Deogarh, Gajapati, Kalahandi, Kandhamal/Phulbani, Kendujhar/Keonjhar, Koraput, Malkangiri, Mayurbhanj, Nabarangapur, Nuapada, Rayagada, Sambalpur, Sonapur and Sundargarh
Uttar Pradesh (1) Sonbhadra
West Bengal (1) Paschim Medinipur
The Integrated Action Plan (IAP) has been commenced after an approval by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) in November, 2010 with the objective of giving a fillip to development schemes in tribal and backward regions, mostly affected by Naxal violence. It is aimed at quick resolution of problems concerning healthcare, drinking water, education and roads.