Year of Release 1980
Area and Condition for which release Arid & semi-arid region of Rajasthan and Gujarat
Special Features: Perennial grass
Name of centre MFRS, Anand
Average yield GFY: 250-350 q/ha/year, DFY rainfed: 60-70 q/ha/year, DFY irrigated: 100-120 q/ha/year

Tall plant (76-90 cm), plants are sturdy, profuse tillering having 32-48 per cent leafiness. Suitable for making hay. Produce high quality of hay as well as green forage in short time. Protein content is 8.6 when the crop is harvested at boot stage.