BAHAWALPUR - The spring tree plantation campaign has formally been launched in the district here the other day.

DCO Dr Naeem Rauf inaugurated the tree plantation drive by planting a sapling in DCO office’s lawn at a special ceremony.

At least 0.4 million saplings are targeted to be planted across the district during the campaign, DCO said during the ceremony

He said that the success of the campaign was necessary to make the atmosphere green and human friendly.

Meanwhile, the DCO directed the EDO Education to submit the report of plantation campaign weekly and issued the show cause notice to such department heads that did not take interest in plantation.

He also directed Bahawalpur Zoo Authorities plant the plants inside and outside of the Zoo and take care of these plants.