In an effort to create environmental awareness among the general public, North East Centre for Environmental Education & Research (NECEER), Imphal recently organised an photography contest entitled 1st State Level Manipur Nature Photography Contest 2013 (MNPC 2013). A photograph of LOKTAK LAKE by Mr. Devendra Hijam was declared winner of the contest. The award will be conferred to the winner at the 3rd Enviro Youth summit of Manipur at Bishnupur in January 2014. The photograph will appear in the NECEER’s Calendar 2014. The contest was organised as a part of NECEER’s GREEN MOVEMENT 2013. 2nd State Level Manipur Nature Photography Contest 2014 will be organised in early 2014.