Churachandpur, originally & locally known as Lamka, town is the
district headquarters of Churachandpur district in Manipur. "Due to its
commercial origins, Churachandpur is the most multi-ethnic and cosmopolitan hill
town in Manipur.
The town is served by a combination of state government high schools, competitive private schools and Central Government run Higher Secondary Schools namely.
Lalpuithluai Foundation School is one of the few schools in CCpur district to offer Computer Science as an additional subject. In fact, Lalpuithluai Foundation
School is one of the very few school in India to introduce Tablets in place of traditional textbooks with the objective of taking learning to a new level.  Most
of the schools are affiliated to Board of Secondary Education, Manipur (BSEM). Jawahar Novodaya Vidhyalaya (Tuinom), St. Paul's Institute (New Lamka) and Rayburn High
(New Lamka) are the three schools in Lamka which are affiliated to CBSE. Mount Olive Elementary School Simveng has a unique reputation of imparting basic education
to children below the age of 5 using Multimedia technology in all their Kindergarten Classes.
The district is inhabited by several tribes such as Paite, Tedim Chin, Thadou, Hmar, Mizo, Vaiphei, Gangte, Zou, Simte, Kom and other Chin-Kuki-Mizo-Zomi ethnic peoples. Each tribe has a distinct social order as well as community laws.