What are the causes of deforestation in India?

indian-economy
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Following are the causes of deforestation :
(i) Construction of buildings due to the growing population.
(ii) Use of overgrazing and encroachments.
(iii) Indiscriminating sites of development projects.
(iv) Diversion of forestry for non-forestry purposes.
(v) Increase in population resisting into more demand for fuel wood and timber.