Panna (Madhya Pradesh): District Administration in Panna used police sirens to scare away the locust swarms. The insects were seen in Patna Tiger Reserve yesterday where they attacked wild plants.
Suman, Agriculture Officer in Patna, talking about this ANI. He said that we used police sirens to scare away the locust. We adopted this method from administrative side to save the crops.
The Agriculture Ministry told in press release that Department of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare has stepped locust control operations in Rajasthan, Punjab, Gurajat, and Madhya Pradesh.