In a notable development, AG&P Pratham has inaugurated two compressed natural gas (CNG) stations in Mandya district of Karnataka. The 10th CNG station was inaugurated near KIADB park along Bangalore- Mysuru National Highway (NH)- 275 while the 11th CNG station is located near the Ganangooru toll gate along the same highway. With this, there are 22 CNG stations in Mysuru- Mandya- Chamarajanagar geographical area (GA). Besides, has inaugurated its 10th CNG station in Hassan district. With this, there are 17 CNG stations in Chikmangaluru- Hassan- Kodagu GA. AG&P Pratham holds 25-year exclusive rights from the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) to develop city gas distribution (CGD) infrastructure and supply gas in more than 278,000 square km area across Rajasthan, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. This involves setting up more than 1,500 CNG stations and 17,000 inch-km of pipelines.