Indian Air Force also has conducted trials in anti-locust operation by using a Mi-17 helicopter and the results are encouraging.
In view of the interest of farmers, the first installment of all schemes should be released immediately to the state, Rajasthan Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria said.
The green panel said the plea is the same as filed in June earlier and it has only added that representation of the applicant has been ignored.
A resident, Nihal Singh who came out for a walk, said that a large number of locusts surfaced this early in the morning and it became difficult for the locals to even walk.
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.
It was the fourth time that his village was invaded by the insects, the farmer said.
Superintendent of Police (Fire Brigade) RS Nigwal told PTI spraying of pesticides had begun around Vallabh Bhawan and 74 Bungalows areas, adding the situation would be controlled soon.
Swarms of locusts entered the Prayagraj district on Thursday and destroyed standing crops in the farms.
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.
In Nizamabad, the district Agriculture Department officials have already alerted their staff and farmers to buckle for the battle.
The swarms flew in from the Koltimara area in the west and descended over Borban, Chor Bahuli, Silari and Pipriya forest areas in the east, said Field director of Pench Tiger Reserve Ravikiran Govekar
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.
The Centre has plans to step up aerial spray using drones and helicopters.