Anti-locust operation, Latest situation

Anti-locust operation, Latest situation

🟫 Overall situation
According to the details released by the National Locust Control Center, joint teams of Agriculture Department, Food Security and Pakistan Army are conducting a comprehensive survey and control operation against locusts in different districts of the country. I am participating.
So far, surveys have been carried out on an area of ​​21439312 square kilometers (approximately 10.86 crore acres) and control operations have been carried out on 49-10720 square kilometers (approximately 49.26 lakh acres). More than 5,680 people and 717 vehicles took part in the survey and control operation.

  • In Punjab province, 261979 acres were surveyed in last 24 hours. A total of 2,898 people (including Pakistan Army) and 393 vehicles took part in the survey. So far, 27.3 crore acres have been surveyed and operations have been carried out on 1132563 acres across the province.

In the last 24 hours in Sindh province, a survey was conducted on 111650 acres and operation was carried out on 5416 acres in 5 districts (Tharparkar, Badin, Umerkot, Karachi and Thatta) on the presence of locusts. 640 people (including Pakistan Army) and 103 vehicles took part in the survey and control operation. So far 18.2 crore acres have been surveyed and 202629 acres have been operated across the province.

  • In the last 24 hours in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province 182314 acres were surveyed. The survey involved 847 people (including Pakistan Army) and 106 vehicles. So far 76.1 crore acres have been surveyed and 154527 acres have been operated across the province.
  • In the last 24 hours in Balochistan province, 192302 acres were surveyed and operation was carried out on 72 acres in 5 districts (Naseerabad, Washik, Dera Bugti, Harnai and Ziarat) in the presence of locusts. 1295 people (including Pakistan Army) and 115 vehicles took part in the operation. So far, a survey has been carried out on 63.3 million acres and an operation has been carried out on 1159371 acres across the province.