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Floating research laboratory launched to analyse Loktak lake

 Source: The Sangai Express / DIPR

Bishnupur, February 24 2018: Embarking on its first venture, a floating research laboratory of Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (ISBD) was launched by Minister of Horticulture & Soil Conservation and Forest & Environment Thounaojam Shyamkumar at Sendra today.

The laboratory will monitor, run tests and conduct thorough researches on Loktak Lake and Phumdis.

Speaking to media persons, Minister Th Shyamkumar said that the floating research laboratory will check the quality of Loktak Lake while adding that the Scientist and specialist can study the Lake which has been polluted by various reasons.

The laboratory was constructed on a budget of Rs five lakh and equipments worth Rs 20 lakh will be added at the laboratory for efficient research and study.