Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath praised Baba Gokarnath Rural Township developed in Kumbhi block of Lakhimpur Kheri district. This township has state-of-the-art facilities. In which 26 families were settled.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
– Photo : Amar Ujala
If you read these words together, then the picture formed in the mind is called “Londonpur”. …and this Londonpur is not an unknown city of any fairy tale, it is “Baba Gokarnath Rural Township” developed in Kumbhi block of Lakhimpur Kheri district. The architect of this innovative integrated rural township, the then Chief Development Officer Arvind Singh, is the concept of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. City explains.
On Wednesday, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath gave home entry to 26 families in this magnificent integrated rural township by giving them the keys of their houses. Talking to the families of the township through virtual medium, the local people told about the merits of the township, then suddenly the CM also said, Wow! Londonpur seems to be the real London.
These days, Arvind Singh, posted as the Vice-Chairman of Kanpur Development Authority, narrated the whole story of township development in front of the Chief Minister. On Wednesday, he was specially called by the government for this innovative work in a program organized at the Chief Minister’s residence. Arvind Singh told in the presentation that he prepared a model for PM Awas Yojana in Londonpur Grunt village of Lakhimpur Kheri district, giving benefits of 30 other schemes of the central and state government. In this, a gated township was developed for 26 very poor families of scheduled caste and landless, which had all the facilities. No additional grant was taken from the government for free housing to all for this township of poor with boundary wall and gate.
Chief Minister Yogi appreciated
Let us tell that young IAS Arvind Singh, while being CDO in Lakhimpur, has also been in the headlines for the innovative scheme “Operation Kavach” to prepare PPE kits for the Indian Army during the Kovid period. And during the Corona period, hundreds of kilometers of roads were built in the villages, eliminating Chakrod, Sector Marg disputes, making MNREGA a weapon through Operation Chaturbhuj, which created employment within the village itself.
Not only this, PM Modi had discussed the efforts of women self-help groups to make “Bana Fiber” under his direction in “Mann Ki Baat” in the past. On Wednesday, CM Yogi praised the work done through self-help groups in Kheri district of Terai.
Such is the Londonpur Grunt township of Lakhimpur Kheri
No additional grant was taken from the government for the township.
– Free allocation for individual housing under PM Awas Gramin.
Water supply to the houses through tap water and water tank in every house.
Electricity connection in every house, separate transformer.
– 26 individual toilets, 26 compost pits.
Under Govansh participation, cows were provided to all.
Public park, open gym from MNREGA, walking track.
– Temple of Lord Shiva, Beautiful Pond, Ayushman Gold Card.
Women’s group, office and store under Livelihood Mission.
– Ration card, pension scheme, MNREGA job card, India mark handpump, street light, pylon gate, pucca drain, waste management.
Chief Minister Yogi appreciated