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Loktak Lake is now home to country's first-ever floating elementary school


Loktak Lake is now home to country's first-ever floating elementary school

Manipur, Bishnupur, Feb 03 (ANI): Loktak Lake, the largest freshwater lake in the country, has now become home to first of its kind Loktak Floating Elementary School. Situated about 50 km from Imphal, the school has been inaugurated at Langolsabi Leikai of Champu Khangpok village in Manipur. The school has been opened under the initiative undertaken by All Loktak Lake Fisherman's Union with the support of an NGO - People Resources Development Association (PRDA). The school will not only cater to the need of the children but for the illiterate adults as well.The school will be accommodating around 25 students and two teachers from the community. The honorarium of the volunteers will be sanction by the PRDA, under the project called 'Empowering vulnerable local communities for sustainable development', which is funded by Action Aid India. It is worth mentioning that the Loktak Development Authority had removed more than 700 floating huts as part of clearing the lake after the introductio

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