Colombo, Sri Lanka is facing a tremendous economic crisis but still it has to spend crores of rupees on elephants. Every year in Sri Lanka, the government spends 2800 crore rupees to save human settlement and crop from wild elephants. This information was given by the newspaper ‘Daily Mirror’ on Thursday, quoting Agriculture, Wildlife and Forest Resources Conservation Minister Mahinda Amaraweera. The amount of firecrackers needed every year to keep elephants away from human habitation costs crores of rupees. . Even after spending so much, there is no permanent solution to this problem and there are conflicts between elephants and humans and elephants also destroy crops.