LALAMUSA - The government is not taking action against the industries and vehicles emitting smoke and causing environmental pollution in the district, people said.

There is no department with staff working in the district to check pollution and take appropriate steps to control the pollution by binding the industries to implement the laws and in this regard, they said.

PROJECT PLANNED: The Punjab government has released Rs3.56 billion while a plan has been devised for the construction of Shehbazpur Bridge with the start of work in a couple of weeks. Punjab highways officer Usman Mir said that many prominent construction companies have expressed their interest in the project, whereas Nespak will be consultant of the project.