This is a 125 days paddy variety with the following characteristics :
- It can be cultivated in sandy clay soil either by dry sowing or by transplantation.
- Since it is a short duration variety, it can be cultivated in all the three seasons.
- The rice is coarse and red coloured. It is extremely suitable for preparation of idly and dosa.
- The grain weight is quite heavy.
- It grows well in areas which have good drainage facility.