Year of release 1973-74
Notified vide S.O. No. & date : 786,  02-02-1976
Released at Central or State level State
Developed by Oilseeds Research Station,
GAU, Junagadh, Gujarat
Pedigree / type of material VP-1 x VI-9
Recommended states Gujarat
Recommended ecology Irrigated and rainfed conditions
Duration Early
Days to 50% flowering 45-50 
Days to maturity for first picking 90-100 DAS
Growth habit Medium
Number of nodes to primary raceme 12-16
100 seed weight (g) 26-28
Oil content (%) 46-47
Mean seed yield (kg/ha) 1520 
Source of seed Gujarat State Seed Corporation,