Save Loktak Lake Campaign at Itanagar


Worldwide Save Loktak Lake Campaign 
                                  Itanagar Chapter                               

Organised by
North East Centre for Environmental Education and Research, Imphal
NECEER, Imphal request supporters in and around Itanagar for help in organising the event.


Itanagar Co-ordinator
Mr. Rajiv Kangabam and Ms. Mary Thangjam

 Contact us at info.neceer@gmail.com

The campaign is an awareness programme initiated by NECEER, Imphal for the conservation of Loktak Lake. More than 700 volunteers and 32 city Coordinators are involved in organizing this campaign. The campaign is to create awareness about the conservation of Loktak Lake, the largest fresh water lake in Northeast India. The lake was recognised as Ramsar site in 1990. Keibul Lamjao, the only floating national park in the world is situated at the south west part of the lake. It is home to the endangered Manipur brow antlered deer ‘Sangai’ - Cervus eldi eldi and many endangered species. The lake is an Important Bird Area identified by BNHS, Mumbai and Birdlife International.

Involvement of youth and mobilization of public for the conservation of Loktak Lake is the main objective of the campaign. The campaign is supported by more than 20 international and national organizations. The campaign will conclude in 2012 with a grand campaign at the vicinity of the Lake by involving the local inhabitants, local NGOs and Government officials.