At the micro-level, farmers' teams have been constituted at the block level and have been asked to alert the authorities as soon as they spot any swarm of locusts in their area.
Accordingly, the airport was kept at high alert as operations could have bee n affected due to the incoming locust swarm.
Ground control teams are constantly tracking them and will undertake major control operations once they settle down.
It was the fourth time that his village was invaded by the insects, the farmer said.
Farmers said the locusts attacked vegetables sown in one kilometre area in an hour and returned to the jungles in Madhya Pradesh.
India had proposed to Pakistan and Iran for a coordinated approach in dealing with the alarming threat of fast-increasing desert locusts in the region.
Late last year, swarms of locusts coming from Pakistan ravaged crops over 25,000 hectares in the districts of Banaskantha, Patan, Kutch and Mehsana in Gujarat.
Minister for National Food Security and Research Syed Fakhr Imam said the government was keeping a vigil on the movement of swarms of desert locusts.
The locusts are now concentrated at Ajani village in Ramtek in Maharashtra, which is 200 km from the State border.
For the first time, a team of 25 drones is being prepared to fight the locust swarm, which will be ready in a day or two.
Some whose homes have disappeared overnight, while others have been trapped within their homes and are now taking their first tentative steps in the outside world, fearing the wrath of a tiny virus.
A panicky situation prevailed at BG Kothur village in the district on Wednesday after farmers spotted locusts on the trees near some brick kilns in their village.
Councillor Ram Dayal Pancharia said that seeing the swarm of locusts, people started making efforts to get rid off them by beating utensils and bursting firecrackers.
Locust swarms from Pakistan entered Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, and Madhya Pradesh threatening major damage to standing cotton crops and vegetables, a spokesperson of Ministry of Environment said.
Gujarat and Maharashtra have also been impacted by the swarm of millions of insects which eat up crops in the field they attack, inflicting heavy crop damage.