Economy Ping! Elephants ahead: reducing human-elephant conflict, one SMS at a time Updated : March 07, 2019 06:51 AM IST Hassan has been a hotbed of human-elephant encounters for years and a challenge for forest authorities, who have been translocating crop-raiding elephants for decades. An integrated warning system has been replicated from a similar one in the elephant corridors of Tamil Nadu’s Valparai region. Fatalities from elephant-human conflict have reduced to nearly zero in the region. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.