Kakinada: The Central Government has sanctioned Rs. 90 crore for implementation of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) in the district. This is in addition to NREGS works which are under progress, costing Rs. 167 crore, according to the Collector Gopalakrishna Dwivedi.

He stated in a press release that the fresh tranche of funds would be useful in making payment to the works being done now and undertaking new ones across the district.