Basmati Rice Varieties

Basmati rice is considered to be the best rice in the world known for its sleek, slender , tapering grains with unique aroma and taste as also for its grain elongation upon cooking.
Basmati Varieties: Currently there are 32 Notified Basmati Varieties under Section 5 of Seed Act, 1966 of India .

Sl. No.Variety Notification No. & Date
1Basmati 217 4045 – 24.09.1969
361 (E) – 30.06.1973
2Punjab Basmati 1 (Bauni Basmati)596 (E) - 13.08.1984
3Basmati 386647 (E) – 09.09.1997
4Punjab Basmati 21708 (E) – 26.07.2012
5Punjab Basmati 33540(E) - 24.11.2016
6Basmati 370 361 (E) – 30.06.1973
786 – 02.02.1976
7Haryana Basmati 1793 (E) - 22.11.1991
8Taraori Basmati (HBC 19) 1(E) – 01.01.1996
9Type 3 (Dehraduni Basmati) 13 – 19.12.1978
10Pant Basmati 1 (IET 21665)112(E)- 13.01.2016
11Pant Basmati 2 (IET 21953)112(E) - 13.01.2016
12Kasturi615 (E) - 06.11.1989
13Mahi Sugandha408 (E) - 04.05.1995
14Basmati CSR 301134(E) – 25.11.2001
After amendment2126 (E) – 10.09.2012
15Malviya Basmati Dhan 10-9 (IET 21669)2817 (E) – 19.09.2013
16Ranbir Basmati 1 (E) - 01.01.1996
17Basmati 564268 (E) – 28.01.2015
18Pusa Basmati 1615 (E) - 06.11.1989
19Improved Pusa Basmati 1 (Pusa 1460)1178 (E) – 20.07.2007
20Pusa Basmati 11211566 (E) – 05.11.2005
After amendment2547 (E) - 29.10.2008
21Pusa Basmati 1509 (IET 21960)2817 (E) – 19.09.2013
22Pusa Basmati 6 (Pusa 1401) 733 (E) – 01.04.2010
23Pusa Basmati 16092680(E)- 01.10.2015
24Pusa Basmati 16373540(E) - 24.11.2016
25Pusa Basmati 17283540(E) - 24.11.2016
26Vallabh Basmati 222187 (E) – 27.08.2009
27Vallabh Basmati 21 (IET 19493)2817 (E) – 19.09.2013
28Vallabh Basmati 23268 (E) – 28.01.2015
29Vallabh Basmati 24268 (E) – 28.01.2015
30Pusa Basmati 17182805(E) - 25.08.2017
31Punjab Basmati 41379 (E) – 27.03.2018
32Punjab Basmati 51379 (E) – 27.03.2018
33Haryana Basmati 23220 (E) – 05.09.2019
34Pusa Basmati 1692Minutes released. Waiting for notification