Pithapuram: The Centre has released an additional Rs 150 crore (approx US$ 23 Million) for the proposed Pithapuram-Kakinada rail line project. Earlier, it released Rs 50 crore (approx US$ 7.6 Million) for the project.
The land acquisition has been going on for the railway line project.
South Central Railway is laying a 21.5 km BG railway line between Pithapuram and Kakinada.
Foundation stone for an indoor stadium at Pithapuram would be laid soon, the MLA said.