Chemical spraying in targeted areas in 65 RD Banda area of Jaisalmer district in Rajasthan
July 8, 2020, 12:47:47 PM
Image of locust control in different places
Control operations to check damage to crops from locust attacks are continuing. Yesterday (04.07.2020), a new dimension was added to locust control activities.
A Bell Helicopter took its first sortie in 65 RD Banda area of Jaisalmer district in Rajasthan and completed its mission of chemical spraying in targeted areas; thereby augmenting the locust control efforts.
Starting from 11th April 2020 till 3rd July 2020, control operations have been done in 1,35,207 hectares area in the States of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana by Locust Circle Offices (LCOs). Till 3rd July 2020, control operations have also been done in 1,13,215.5 hectares area in the States of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhatisgarh, Haryana, and Bihar by State Governments.
In the intervening night of 3rd - 4th July 2020, control operations were carried out at 25 places in 6 districts viz. Jaisalmer, Barmer, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Nagaur, and Dausa of Rajasthan State and 2 places in Jhansi district of Uttar Pradesh by LCOs. Besides this, State Agriculture Departments also carried out control operations at 4 places in Jhansi and Mahoba districts of Uttar Pradesh and at 2 places in Bharatpur district of Rajasthan, in the intervening night of 3rd - 4th July 2020 against small groups and scattered population of locusts.
No Significant crop losses have been reported in the States of Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhatisgarh, Bihar, and Haryana. However, some minor crop losses have been reported in some districts of Rajasthan.
Swarms of immature pink locusts and adult yellow locusts are active in Jaisalmer, Barmer, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Nagaur, Dausa, and Bharatpur of Rajasthan State and Jhansi and Mahoba districts of Uttar Pradesh.
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The Bell Helicopter getting ready for its first sortie for locust control @ Jaisalmer
A fleet of Control Vehicles/teams poised to hit the road in Rajasthan for undertaking locust control
Drone manoeuvring during spray operations at Phalodi, Jodhpur
A section of mortal remains of locusts in a field at Dausa, Rajasthan
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Income Tax Department, India, Kolkata
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Rep. image, Office
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Rep. image, Train
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MoU, India, MCA, CBIC
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Digital Media, India