Free milk project for children held up for want of funds, says KMF chief

Milk unions in the State cumulatively owe as much as Rs 117 crore to dairy farmers, Karnataka Milk Federation (KMF) chairperson G Somashekhara Reddy has said. Addressing presspersons here on Thursday, Reddy said the KMF has borrowed Rs 160 crore from HDFC Bank at 12 per cent interest to pay off the dues to dairy farmers.