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Indian Government released 106 new varieties of 31 major crops for Farmers

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03 October 2023, New Delhi: The Indian Government after consultation with the Central Seed Committee has released 106 varieties of 31 crops to be sold for the purposes of agriculture in India. The major varieties notified include Rice, Cotton, Maize, Pearl Millets, Sugarcane, etc. The notification was released by Pankaj Yadav, Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare on 25th September 2023.

Below is the list of varieties released for sale in India.

S.No.CropTypeName of Variety/ HybridRecommended sale in  State Union territories
1RiceOpen Pollinated Variety28P67Punjab and Haryana
2RiceOpen Pollinated VarietyMalviya Sugandhi Dhan-156 (HUR156-IET25419)Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal
3RiceOpen Pollinated VarietyCR Dhan 323 (Jyotsna)Odisha
4RiceOpen Pollinated VarietyCR Dhan 324 (Abhaya Paushtik)Odisha
5RiceOpen Pollinated VarietyCR Dhan 326 (Panchatatva)Odisha
6RiceOpen Pollinated VarietyCR Dhan 327 (Madhumita)Odisha
7RiceOpen Pollinated VarietyCR Dhan 328Odisha
8RiceOpen Pollinated VarietyCRDhan-704 (Shyamdev)Odisha
9RiceOpen Pollinated VarietyCR Dhan 805 (Naveen Shakti)[IET 29203]Odisha
10RiceOpen Pollinated VarietyCR Dhan 806 (VarsadhanSub1)Odisha
11RiceOpen Pollinated VarietyCR Dhan 911(Basudev) [IET 28414]Odisha
12RiceOpen Pollinated VarietyPusa Narendra KN1 (Pusa1638-07-130-2-67-1-1) (IET26204)Uttar Pradesh
13RiceOpen Pollinated VarietyPusa CRD KN2 (Pusa1638-07-171-1-81-1-2) (IET26213)Uttar Pradesh
14RiceOpen Pollinated VarietyADT 58 (AD 12132) (IET 291211)Tamil Nadu
15RiceOpen Pollinated VarietyCO 56 (CB12132(IET27408& IET 25531)Tamil Nadu
16RiceOpen Pollinated VarietyOUAT Kalinga Rice 8 (Surya shree) (IE27737)Odisha
17RiceOpen Pollinated VarietyOUAT Kalinga Rice 7 (Barunei) (IET 23666)Odisha
18RiceOpen Pollinated VarietyJR 21 (JR 81-01)Madhya Pradesh
19RiceOpen Pollinated VarietyOUAT Kalinga Rice 1 (Kolab) (IET 25295)Odisha
20RiceOpen Pollinated VarietyOUAT Kalinga Rice 2 (Salandi) (IET 28444)Odisha
21RiceOpen Pollinated VarietyOUAT Kalinga Rice 5 (Nabanna) (IET 25140)Odisha
22RiceOpen Pollinated VarietyOUAT Kalinga Rice 6 (Bhargavi) (IET 23565)Odisha
23RiceOpen Pollinated VarietyASD 21 (AS 15024) (IET 29799)Tamil Nadu
24RiceOpen Pollinated VarietyAAU-TTB-Dhan-42 (TTB-238) (Patkai) (IET 29034)Assam
25RiceOpen Pollinated VarietyAAU-TTB-Dhan-43 (TTB 1048-60-1) (Shatabdi) (IET 29087)Assam
26RiceOpen Pollinated VarietyAAU-TTB-Dhan-44 (TTB 1041-204-1) (Prachur) (IET 29075)Assam
27Rice HybridHybridIndam 200-022 (IET 20710)Assam
28MaizeOpen Pollinated VarietyHT 5110 (HT 519074)Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal, Eastern Uttar Pradesh
29MaizeHybridPusa Jawahar Hybrid Maize-2 (AH-4271)Madhya Pradesh
30MaizeOpen Pollinated VarietyJawahar Maize- 1014 (HMM 1014)Madhya Pradesh
31MaizeHybridCOH (M) 11 (CMH 12-686)Tamil Nadu
32SorghumOpen Pollinated VarietyRaj  Vijay  Jowar  2357  (RVJ 2357) (SPV 2357)Madhya Pradesh
33SorghumOpen Pollinated VarietyK 13Tamil Nadu
34SorghumOpen Pollinated VarietyParbhani     Vasant    (PVRSG 101)Maharashtra
35Pearl milletHybridADV 955 (16ADV0055)Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
36Pearl milletHybridPearl  Millet  Hybrid  COH  10 (TNBH 1619)Tamil Nadu
37Pearl milletHybridVPMH 14Zone-3 of Karnataka
38Little milletOpen Pollinated VarietyDHLM-28-4 (LMV 513)Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh
39Little milletOpen Pollinated VarietyJK-  95  (Jawahar  Kutki-  95) (DLM- 95)Madhya Pradesh
40Finger milletOpen Pollinated VarietyShreeratna   (OUAT   Kalinga Finger Millet-1) (OEB 601)Odisha
41KodomilletOpen Pollinated VarietyJK-  9-1  (Jawahar  Kodo  9-1- (DPS 9-1)Madhya Pradesh
42ProsomilletOpen Pollinated VarietyATL 2 (TNPm 238)Tamil Nadu
43Barnyard MilletOpen Pollinated VarietyATL 1 (TNEf 317)Tamil Nadu
44Indian mustardOpen Pollinated VarietyCS 64 (CS 2005-143)Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh, Plains of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh
45Indian mustardOpen Pollinated VarietySampoorna (OUAT Kalinga Mustard 1 )Odisha
46Indian mustardOpen Pollinated VarietyGujarat   Mustard   6   (Banas Sona) (SKM 1328)Gujarat
47Indian mustardOpen Pollinated VarietyAnand Hema (Gujarat Mustard 8 ) (ANDM 14-09)Gujarat
48Indian mustardOpen Pollinated VarietyPant Rai-22 (PRL-2013-17)Uttarakhand
49GobhiSarsonOpen Pollinated VarietyHim Palam Sarson 2 (AKGS- 19-8)Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir
50Yellow SarsonOpen Pollinated VarietyPant    Pili    Sarson-2    (PYS- 2016-8)Uttarakhand
51GroundnutOpen Pollinated VarietyGroundnut    VRI    10    (VG 17008)Tamil Nadu
52SesameOpen Pollinated VarietyGujarat Til 7 (Banas Gaurav) (SKT 1501)Gujarat
53SesameOpen Pollinated VarietyVRI 5 (VS 19036)Tamil Nadu
54SesameOpen Pollinated VarietyAshrit (OUAT Kalinga Sesame- 1)Odisha
55SafflowerOpen Pollinated VarietyRVSAF-18-1 (Raj Vijay Safflower 18-1)Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra  Pradesh,  Madhya  Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand
56SunflowerHybridSunflower COH  4 (CSH 15020)Tamil Nadu
57LinseedOpen Pollinated VarietySabour Tisi-4 (BRLS 121)Uttar Pradesh (Excluding Bundelkhand), Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Assam and Nagaland
58LinseedOpen Pollinated VarietyShuats Alsi-4 (SH-4)Uttar Pradesh
59LinseedOpen Pollinated VarietyJawahar   Linseed   Sagar   122 (JLS 122) (SLS- 122)Madhya Pradesh
60LinseedOpen Pollinated VarietyAzad Pragya (LCK 1516)Uttar Pradesh
61ChickpeaOpen Pollinated VarietyKota Kabuli Chana 4 (RKGK 13-416)Andhra Pradesh, Telangana  and Karnataka
62ChickpeaOpen Pollinated VarietyADVIKA  (NC 7)Gujarat, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh
63ChickpeaOpen Pollinated VarietyGNG 2461Punjab, Haryana, Delhi North western and Rajasthan, Western Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Jammu and Kashmir
64ChickpeaOpen Pollinated VarietyJG  18  (Jawahar  Gram  2019-155-118)Madhya Pradesh
65ChickpeaOpen Pollinated VarietyJG  52  (Jawahar  Gram  2018-52)Madhya Pradesh
66ChickpeaOpen Pollinated VarietyPusa Chickpea Vijay (BGM 10217)Uttar Pradesh
67ChickpeaOpen Pollinated VarietyJawahar Gram 14 (JG 14)Gujarat
68LentilOpen Pollinated VarietyLL 1613Haryana, Punjab, Northern Rajasthan, Plains of Uttarakhand, Delhi, Western Uttar Pradesh and part of Jammu and Kashmir
69LentilOpen Pollinated VarietyPant Lentil 12 (PL 245)Uttarakhand
70MungbeanOpen Pollinated VarietyMalaviya Jankranti (HUM 27)Uttar Pradesh
71MungbeanOpen Pollinated VarietyVBN 6 (VGG 15-030)Tamil Nadu
72MungbeanOpen Pollinated VarietyOUAT  Kalinga  Greengram  1 (Shreejan) (OBGG 58)Odisha
73MungbeanOpen Pollinated VarietyCo-9 (COGG 13-19)Tamil Nadu (except Kanyakumari and Nilgiris Distt.)
74MungbeanOpen Pollinated VarietySGC 20 (AAU     SHN     Mung     02) (Buroi)Assam
75UrdbeanOpen Pollinated VarietyPant Urd 11 (PU 13-05)Uttarakhand
76UrdbeanOpen Pollinated VarietyTJU  339  (Trombay  Jawahar Urd 339)Madhya Pradesh
77UrdbeanOpen Pollinated VarietyTJU  130  (Trombay  Jawahar Urd 130)Madhya Pradesh
78UrdbeenOpen Pollinated VarietyDristi (IPU 17-2)Madhya Pradesh
79UrdbeenOpen Pollinated VarietyNarmada (IPU 19-10)Madhya Pradesh
80UrdbeanOpen Pollinated VarietySBC 47  (AAU SHN Urd  02) (Pabhoi)Assam
81UrdbeanOpen Pollinated VarietyBlack   gram   ADT   7   (AD) (TR) BG 14003Tamil Nadu
82FieldpeaOpen Pollinated VarietyShikhar (IPFD 19-1)Bihar, Jharkhand, Assam, West Bengal and central and eastern parts of Uttar Pradesh
83FieldpeaOpen Pollinated VarietyPant Pea 462 (Pant P 462)Jharkhand,  Bihar, West Bengal, Assam, West Bengal and Eastern Uttar Pradesh
84FieldpeaOpen Pollinated VarietyArpan (IPFD 19-3)Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Assam and West Bengal
85FieldpeaOpen Pollinated VarietyHFP 1426Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Assam
86FieldpeaOpen Pollinated VarietyAAU SPC 101 (AAU     SHN     Motor     01) (Xeuti)Assam
87CowpeaOpen Pollinated VarietyVBN 4  (VCP 14-001)Tamil Nadu
88OatsOpen Pollinated VarietyJWGO-01 (Jawahar Wellington    Grain    Oats-01) (V8)Madhya Pradesh
89Forage SorghumOpen Pollinated VarietyPant Chari 12 (UTFS 79)Uttarakhand
90Forage SorghumOpen Pollinated VarietyPant Chari 13 (UTFS 83)Uttarakhand
91Forage SorghumOpen Pollinated VarietyPant Chari 14 (UTMC 545)Uttarakhand
92Forage SorghumOpen Pollinated VarietyPant Chari 15 (UTMC 559)Uttarakhand
93Dinanath grassOpen Pollinated VarietyBudel Dinanath-3 (JHD-19-4)West Bengal, Jharkhand, Odisha, Assam, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh
94SunnhempOpen Pollinated VarietyADT 1Tamil Nadu
95SugarcaneOpen Pollinated VarietyCo 11015 (Atulya)Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh
96SugarcaneOpen Pollinated VarietyCo 14005 (Arunima)Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh
97SugarcaneOpen Pollinated VarietyPhule Sugarcane 13007 (MS 14082)Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh
98SugarcaneOpen Pollinated VarietyCO 16030 (Karan 16)Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Central and Western Uttar Pradesh.
99SugarcaneOpen Pollinated VarietyIkshu-10 (CoLK 14201)Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh (Western & Central) and Uttarakhand (North West Zone)
100SugarcaneOpen Pollinated VarietyIkshu-14 (CoLK 15206) (LG 07584)Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh (Western & Central) and Uttarakhand (North West Zone)
101SugarcaneOpen Pollinated VarietyIkshu-15 (CoLK 16466)Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal and Assam
102SugarcaneOpen Pollinated VarietyRajendra Ganna-5 (CoP 11438)Uttar Pradesh,  Bihar and West Bengal and Assam
103SugarcaneOpen Pollinated VarietySugarcane Co 18009Tamil Nadu
104SugarcaneOpen Pollinated VarietyCoA 17321Andhra Pradesh
105CottonOpen Pollinated VarietyPhule Satpuda (JLA-1207)Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, South Rajasthan and Gujarat
106CottonOpen Pollinated VarietyGujarat Cotton-46 (G.Cot-46: Sorath Swet Hem)Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and  Odisha
Indian Government released 106 new varieties of 31 major crops for Farmers

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