Dr. Shiv Raj Singh
Professor Cum Chief Scientist
In-Charge Dry Land Improvement Project

It is small seeded, high yielding variety identified for cultivation in NEPZ and it is resistance to wilt and partial tolerance to rust. It can yield upto 22 Q/ha under better management. In addition, this variety is quite suitable for para cultivation alongwith paddy. Therefore, seeds of this variety is in great demand in paddy tracts of eastern U.P. and Bihar besides W.B. where small seeded variety was preferred.