New Delhi. The Union Home Ministry has been alerted to the threat of locusts in the country. The Union Home Ministry held a high-level meeting in the Home Ministry last Friday about the threat of locusts. The meeting was attended by NDMA officials as well as NDRF officials, Air Force, Agriculture Ministry and representatives of some states. It may be noted that this year, the alert of large locust attack has come in Gujarat and Rajasthan in June 2020.
According to the information, this locust party can enter India from Pakistan, Oman and southern Iran. Although its effect is going to be studied in other countries of the world as well. For this, many countries have held big meetings. The special issue of the meeting of the Ministry of Home Affairs was that whenever the locust party would attack in the desert area. Then how will the Airforce spray pesticide on them and drive them away. The meeting also reviewed the availability of helicopters from the Airforce and their functions.
Let us tell you that the Desert Locust Control Committee, an integral part of the United Nations Organization for Agriculture and Food (FAO), met in Ethiopia from 10 to 14 December. . The meeting was attended by more than 20 delegates from 20 countries including India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Italy. It was discussed in the meeting that why the outbreak of locusts is increasing so much. The logic given behind it says that after 26 years the number of grasshoppers is being attributed to good rain in Yemen.
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