The installation of pre-paid meter by Northern Electricity Supply Company (NESCO) has been postponed for the time being.
The decision was announced at a view-exchange meeting with different professionals including journalists at NESCO's head office in the city recently.
So far, 21 pre-paid meters have been installed in the city.
By monitoring advantages and disadvantages of the pre-paid meter services, customers are supposed to provide their ideas about meter usage.
Benefits of using pre-paid meters, usage rules and bill payment methods were discussed at the meeting.
NESCO Managing Director Zakiul Haque said pre-paid meters are being set up in order to achieve customers' credibility. Using of smart pre-paid meters will eliminate hassles in bill payment, he mentioned.