Minister gave directions for locust administration and management

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Rajasthan Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria has coordinated with the Locust Warning Organization (LWO) and directed for efficient locust administration and management. Kataria was reviewing the standing of grasshoppers within the state today by way of video conferencing with departmental officers. He additionally requested the tenants to take full assist for this. He stated that locust management is important to save lots of crops in time.

For this, the state authorities is offering all potential assets and has offered 40 autos to the locust warning group. Approval to rent 600 tractors has been issued. He knowledgeable that the Central Government has additionally been requested to supply further assets. <! –

                 Kataria instructed the officers to hold out grasshopper management by conducting an efficient survey. He stated that sufficient pesticides can be found.

Wherever pesticides are wanted, inform them instantly. The locust shouldn’t be uncontrolled wherever resulting from lack of autos, pesticides and different assets. He stated that the Agriculture Department officers ought to keep fixed coordination with the grasshopper alert group officers. Also, search full cooperation of progressive tenants. The Commissioner of the Department, Dr. Omprakash stated that the locust of Ganganagar, Barmer, Jodhpur, Nagaur and Ajmer are affected by grasshopper.

The departmental groups are surveying with full alertness and efficient locust management. 138 survey groups are engaged within the affected space. Insecticide spray is being performed by way of 45 trains on behalf of Locust Warning Organization. He stated that Chief Secretary DB Gupta has written a letter to the Union Agriculture Secretary urging to supply further autos for survey and pesticide spraying, drones for aerial spray and different vital assets. He knowledgeable {that a} letter is being written by the Chief Secretary to the Collector of all of the affected districts for efficient grasshopper management.

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