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PK’s survey reports Kakinada elections loss no big deal for YSRCP

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Political strategist Prashant Kishor’s reportedly conducted a survey to study the loss of YSR Congress Party in Nandyal and Kakinada elections. As per the survey, Kakinda Municipal Elections was ‘no loss no gain’ gig for YSRCP. Specifically, because TDP did not win additional voters confidence compared to the 2014 elections.

In 2014 elections, TDP in Kakinada polled 76467 votes while YSRCP polled 52467 votes of the 140523voters. TDP won with 24000 majority

In 2017, municipal elections TDP secured 69534 votes while BJP polled 7813votes. YSRCP secured 50944 votes. Totally 148582 votes were polled.

Even though TDP secured majority of wards, the number of votes have not increased enormously. Despite the ruling party announcing several welfare schemes, it reportedly has not done much to woo the Urban voters.

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Petrochemical corridor to come up at Kakinada SEZ

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Petrochemical corridor spread across 2000 acres will soon come up in Kakinada Special Economic Zone. Andhra Pradesh state government during the Sunrise AP meet signed a Memorandum of Understanding with GAIL and HPCL.

Collector Kartikeya Mishra reportedly said that required infrastructure facilities will be provided. He also said that the area has been identified to setup the corridor on priority basis in KSEZ.

For transporting the heavy equipment, one of the highways either NH5 or NH216 will be developed. Water will be sourced using the gravity or through pumping from Polavaram Left main canal. GAIL in association with HPCL will be working on the project.

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MoU signed for first LNG Terminal in East Coast

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Government of Andhra Pradesh today signed two MoUs for setting up a floating LNG Terminal at Kakinada Deep Water Port in Andhra Pradesh. The first MOU is the Terminal Company Agreement between APGDC, GDF SUEZ and Shell. It supports the development and execution of the terminal. APGas Development Corporationn (a JV company between the Government of AP and GAIL), GDF SUEZ ( UK based energy compnay )and Shell will have 48%, 26% and 26% equity in the project respectively.

The second MOU is the Trading Company Agreement between GAIL, GDF SUEZ and Shell and covers both the sourcing of LNG and the marketing of the regasified LNG from the terminal. GAIL, GDF SUEZ and Shell will have 48%, 26% and 26% equity in the project respectively. This will be the first LNG terminal on the East Coast of India. This is dubbed as the first step towards making East Coast into a logistic hub of Eastern Hemisphere. The Floating storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) will be constructed with a cost of Rs.1,800 crore initially.

The MoU signing took place in Vijayawada of the in presence Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and CMD of GAIL B.C. Tripathi, CEO of GDF Suez Philip Olivier, Anindya Chowdhury of Shell India and other executives from the companies. The Kakinada LNG terminal will use the Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) with a peak capacity of 5 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) with the provision to double the capacity. The terminal will use high-end technology and will be one of the first of its kind of PPP projects in India. The Kakinada port was found suitable for a project of this nature, owing to its availability of a natural break-water in the Hope Island – a barrier that protects against the impact of high seas.

Chief minister Naidu said he was sure that these domestic and international partners would bring state of the art technology and expertise to complete the project within 18 months.

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