It has been almost a decade since the government initiated prepaid gas metres. Those who have installed the prepaid metres have claimed that their minimal bills have been almost halved compared to traditional gas lines.
Despite the perks, only 4 lakh out of 43 lakh residential consumers have so far adopted prepaid gas metres.
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Why are prepaid gas metres being installed at this pace? What are the perks and concerns of this system?
In Straight from Star Newsroom, Khondoker Md Shoyeb is joined by The Daily Star Reporter Asifur Rahman to discuss these issues.