The temple is located on the banks of the Bagmati river.
Minister for Culture and Tourism Rabindra Adhikari initiated the campaign to plant saplings.
Two hundred and fifty saplings of various species including Belpatra, Lothsallo, Chilaune, Lapsi and Parijat were planted at Mrigasthali area of the temple, according to Pravin Dhakal, chief of the Pashupati Area Development Trust.
The trust has decided to allow people to plant saplings in the Pashupati area on special occasions.
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