Some 120,000 prepaid gas meters are likely to be added to the ongoing project of Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Ltd (Tas Gas T&D) to install those in the southern part of capital Dhaka.
According to official sources at the Titas Gas, a proposal now remains pending with the Japanese financing agency JICA for their final consent.
“We hope, JICA will give its clearance within a month in this regard,” a top official at Titas Gas told the news agency.
Titas Gas T&D, entrusted with the responsibility of natural gas transmission and distribution across Dhaka city and adjoining areas, has taken a project to install 200,000 prepaid metres for the household consumers to check gas pilferage and its misuse.
As per Titas Gas official data, it has about 2.783 million consumers in its command area of which 2.764 are household consumers.