Year of Release 1977
Area and Condition for which release Suited to middle and south Gujarat for transplanted and drilled condition and for summer cultivation
Special Features: Early maturity and long slender grains
Name of centre Nawagam
Average yield 4000-4500 kg/ha

Moderately resistant against WBPH, BLB & Blast.  Moderately   susceptible to  False smut and stem borer