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Hexing Electrical : No metre yet from Bangladesh's first-ever prepaid metre-manufacturing plant
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A five-member board of directors was formed in this regard. There are two more employees beside the board of directors under WZPDCL.
To launch the plant and facilitate its activities, the
The company was scheduled to begin the manufacturing and assembling metres in June last, a plan which is left in the lurch.
Asked when the production will begin, WZPDCL secretary
Approached with the same question, WZPDCL managing director Eng. Mohamamd Shafik Uddin said it will be opened either in the first or second week of the December next.
Mentioning that production in a single shift will begin at the initial stage,
Although the price of the metre has not been fixed yet, they expect it to be less than the market one. But power consumers are not happy with the quality of prepaid meters which are already there in
Despite the criticism, locals said, WZPDCL is expediting the activities of the company jointly owned with
The mass demand on verifying the quality by
According to sources at WZPDCL, all its consumers will be brought under prepaid metres with the establishment of the new metre company.
Advocate Md Babul Howladar, member secretary of Khulna Nagarik Samaj, said it has already been proved that WZPDCL has wasted public money. 'Not only that, the WZPDCL authorities held a press conference and admitted their mistake while asking for six more months to launch the plant.
The crisis over WZPDCL's prepaid metre has been conveyed to the
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