22 June 2022, New Delhi: Description: Variety recomended for Basmati growing areas Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Western UP, Uttarakhand and Jammu & Kashmir. It was released in 2014 by CVRC
Salient Feature: It has extra-long slender translucent grain. It is strongly aromatic. It is a MAS derived bacterial blight resistant line developed by pyramiding of bacterial blight resistance genes with yield and quality on par to the recurrent parent Pusa Sugandh 5 and also suitable for multiple cropping system in northern India.
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