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1. Salient features of Variety: Semi-dwarf variety, panicle compact and fully exserted (19-22 cm). Grains medium fine, non-aromatic. Recommended for early kharif (sown in February) and main kharif (sown in June) in mid-altitude lowland areas of Manipur, photo-insensitive, flowering in 2nd week of April in pre-kharif and in September in main kharif, duration from seeding to 50% flowering: 70-75 days in pre-kharif and 85-90 days in main kharif. Moderately resistant to gall midge and stem borer, Escapes blast in early kharif otherwise moderately susceptible.
2. Year of release: 1992
3. Yield (t/ha): 4.5 – 5.0
4. Seed production status: In seed production chain