Odisha State Cooperative Milk Producers Federation[Omfed] is worried given a stiff challenge it has to confront from private companies working in the dairy sector, reports New Indian Express. OMFED has 11 milk unions in the state.
The Union collects milk from farmers though Primary Milk Product Cooperative Society for supplying it to OMFED.
OMFED has two milk chilling centres in Tirtol and Balikuda. The federation had procured 87,000 litre of milk from Tirtol and 50,000 litre from Balikuda last year. However, it has come down to 50,000 litre in Tirtol and 25,000 litre in Balikuda.