About LDA Lakhimpur (Lakhimpur Development Authority)
LDA Lakhimpur (Lakhimpur Development Authority) was established in the year 2000. It is a nodal agency responsible for Lakhimpur Region. The district was notified as Lakhimpur District through a proclamation issued by then Governor General on July, 1839. On 2nd October, 1971, the district was reorganized with two sub divisions viz. Dhemaji and North Lakhimpur. Later it was again reorganized in the year 1989 with two subdivisions viz. Dhakuakhana and North Lakhimpur leaving Dhemaji as a separate district.
The district was earlier regarded as ”Koliapani” because there was practically no road communication to this district till 1950. In the year 1954, the temporary aerodrome was started. From 1957, the ASTC buses started plying from Lakhimpur and from 1963 the North East Frontier Railway started train services from this district.
Objectives of LDA Lakhimpur (Lakhimpur Development Authority)
- Carrying out integrated planning and physical development of declared urban areas.
- Formulating and submitting development plans, including capital investment plans.
- Undertaking the execution of development projects and schemes.
- Formulating and implementing urban land use policy.
- Developing environmental standards and preparing schemes for the environmental improvement of urban areas.
- Providing technical planning services.
- Preparation and implementation of regional Plans, Master plans, New township Plans and Town Improvement Schemes.
- Promoting research and development of new techniques in City planning, Urban Development and Housing Construction.
- To promote and secure better planning and development of the state.
In order to achieve its objectives, LDA Lakhimpur operational frame work and area of focus revolves around:
- Creating affordable housing using environment-friendly building materials and cost-effective building technologies.
- Creating self-contained and self-sustaining residential complexes in the shape of Urban Estate/Integrated Townships.
- Undertaking projects which focus on promoting urban development, developing commercial complexes, creating state-of-the art infrastructure.
- Optimum utilization of vacant government lands to generate additional resources for the State government for financing city redevelopment, regeneration and other infrastructural development.
- Create ethos of conversation to enhance overall development in the state.